Recipes and Cooking Chunky Bean and Chicken Chili 3.8 (50) 2 Reviews If you are looking for a chili recipe without the tomato base, try this hearty soup that calls for cannellini beans, green chiles, and Monterey Jack cheese. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on December 1, 2008 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Cook Time: 5 mins Broil Time: 1 mins Total Time: 20 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 3 cup tortilla chips 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts or thighs, cut in bite-size pieces 2 teaspoon cooking oil 2 19 ounce cans cannelini beans, rinsed and drained 6 ounce shredded Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeño peppers (1-1/2 cups) 1 4.5 ounce can diced green chilies 1 14 ounce can reduced sodium chicken broth Fresh cilantro (optional) Directions Preheat broiler. Coarsely crush 2 cups of the chips. In 4- to 5- quart Dutch oven brown chicken in hot oil over medium-high heat. Add beans, 1 cup of the cheese, the chilies, broth, 1/2 cup water; and crushed chips. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, for tortilla crisps, place remaining 1 cup chips on baking sheet lined with nonstick foil. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Broil 6 inches from heat for 1 to 2 minutes, until cheese is melted and begins to brown. Serve chili with tortilla crisps. Sprinkle cilantro. Makes 4 servings. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 575 Calories 23g Fat 52g Carbs 55g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 575 % Daily Value * Total Fat 23g 29% Saturated Fat 10g 50% Cholesterol 111mg 37% Sodium 1172mg 51% Total Carbohydrate 52g 19% Total Sugars 1g Protein 55g Vitamin C 7.7mg 39% Calcium 434.2mg 33% Iron 4.1mg 23% Potassium 712mg 15% Folate, total 8.1mcg Vitamin B-12 0.7mcg Vitamin B-6 0.6mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.