Chili with Chicken and Hominy


Hominy beans join great Northern beans in a white chili with chicken recipe that's ready in 15 minutes.

Chili with Chicken and Hominy
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Total Time:
15 mins


  • 1 medium onion, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil

  • 1 15-16 ounce can hominy, rinsed and drained

  • 1 15-16 ounce can great Northern beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 14 ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 1 9 ounce package frozen cooked chicken breast strips

  • ¼ cup lime juice

  • 2 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ cup shredded colby and Monterey Jack cheese, Monterey Jack, or cheddar cheese (2 oz.)

  • White corn tortilla chips

  • Bottled green salsa (optional)


  1. In a large saucepan cook onion in hot oil over medium heat for 3 minutes. Stir in hominy, beans, chicken broth, frozen chicken, lime juice, cilantro, cumin, and pepper. Cover and bring to boiling over high heat, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; cool slightly. Divide into 4 microwave-safe containers. Cover and chill overnight.

To Tote:

Pack chili, cheese, corn chips and salsa separately in an insulated container with ice packs. To serve, cover chili with vented plastic wrap and heat on 100% power (High) for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring once, until hot. Top with cheese, chips, and salsa.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

434 Calories
14g Fat
48g Carbs
31g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 434
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 58mg 19%
Sodium 1001mg 44%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 17%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 31g
Vitamin C 10mg 50%
Calcium 201.9mg 16%
Iron 3.1mg 17%
Potassium 550mg 12%
Folate, total 100.8mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*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.

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