10 White Chili Recipes to Cozy Up With This Fall

Fall means shorter days, cooler temps, and heartier dishes that will warm you from the inside out. These stick-to-your-ribs chili recipes skip the beef and prove that white after Labor Day is perfectly acceptable (and delicious!).

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1. White Chicken Chili

Fall means football, and this creamy white chicken chili from What Should I Make For... is going to become your tailgating staple. Perfect for big games and big appetites.

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2. Spicy Chili Verde with White Beans and Optional Chicken

Tart and tangy tomatillos (say that three times fast) roasted with jalapenos until soft and caramelized are the base for this spicy chili verde with white beans from Kitchen Treaty. You can add chicken for a protein pop, or go the vegetarian route. Either way, you're guaranteed a big bowl of delicious!

3. Roasted Pork White Chili

Take the leftovers from Saturday night's roast pork and transform it into Sunday dinner. Whipperberry gives us a smoky, spicy, rich, and creamy chili that proves white does not mean light in the flavor department.

4. Cheesecake Factory White Chicken Chili and Rice Bowls

A one-pot wonder! This white chicken chili from Naive Cook Cooks is bursting with bright flavor thanks to tons of homemade salsa verde swirled into the mix. Smoky and tangy, it's restaurant-quality chili from the comfort of your own home.

5. Paleo White Chicken Chili

Coconut milk makes this velvety white chicken chili from Health Starts in the Kitchen rich and dairy-free. Serve over rice or top with avocado chunks for a meal perfect for paleos.

6. Vegan White Bean Chili in a Pressure Cooker

A pressure cooker means this hearty bowl of vegan white bean chili can be on your table in minutes, not hours. If you're a pressure-cooker rookie, Holy Cow! gives you plenty of reasons to add this to your must-have appliance list. Dry beans transform into tender morsels in 10 minutes? Sign me up!

7. Spicy Chicken Sausage White Bean Beer Chili

The Beeroness marries spicy chicken sausage with pale ale in this chili for a twist on the comfort-food staple. We all know a cold brew is a great way to wash down a bowl of spicy chili, but when poured into the pot and cooked down, beer brings unparalleled complexity and deep flavor to the dish.

8. White Chicken Chili

Three kinds of peppers and a dash of cayenne bring the heat in spicy white chicken chili from Brown Eyed Baker. Finish with a splash of cream and a handful of Monterey Jack for a decadent chili that will hit the spot after a long day of raking leaves and carving pumpkins.

9. Crock Pot White Chicken Chili

Low and slow for the win in this healthy and hearty bowl of crock pot white chicken chili from Iowa Girl Eats. Toss the ingredients in your slow cooker, then run your errands, watch the game, or take a nap while the magic happens. Just a little effort yields tons of flavor.

10. Chili with Chicken and Hominy

Think you don't have time to cook after a long day? Think again. This satisfying chili loaded with hominy and beans can be on your table in 15 minutes! Which means you'll still have plenty of time after dinner to put your feet up and unwind.

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