White Bean Chili


1 pound of dried Northern Beans (or 3 cans)


2 medium white onions


1 clove of garlic


1 tablesp of veg. oil


4 cups of diced chicken cooked


5 cups chicken broth


2 (41/2 oz) green chilies, chopped and drained


2 Tasp. Cumin


teasp of cayenne peper


teasp of dried oregano


teasp of ground cloves


teasp of chili powder


1/8 teasp of cardamom (optional)


Grated Jack Cheese


Sour Cream



Cook beans according to directions. Saute onion and garlic in oil. Combine beans, onion mixture, chicken and next 9 ingredients in stockpot, bring to boil. Simmer for 1 hour. Add additional seasonings to taste. Serve with cheese, sour cream, and salsa. Best prepared in advance.