Winter White Bean Chili
Bush’s<sup>®</sup> Winter White Bean Chili

Bush’s® Winter White Bean Chili

"I liked the White Bean Chili a lot! I even ate some for breakfast the next morning," Kyle, 13-year-old from Michigan. This kid-friendly vegetable recipe was tested by families on BUSH'S® Beans Moms & Kids Panel.

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Recipe Details

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 4 hours 45 minutes
  • Servings: 9


  • 2 cans (15.8 oz) BUSH'S® Great Northern Beans, with liquid
  • 1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 2 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 1 lb chicken breasts, shredded, boneless, skinless
  • 2 cups chopped zucchini
  • 1/2 cup brown rice (not instant)
  • 2 1/2 cups low sodium chicken stock
  • 2 cans (4 oz) mild Mexican green chilies, drained
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1 Tbsp chopped oregano
  • 1 Tbsp chopped parsley
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese, to taste
  • Green salsa verde, to taste


  1. Heat olive oil over medium heat in a medium saute pan. Add onions, celery, and garlic. Cook until garlic is aromatic, approximately 5 minutes.
  2. Place carrots in bottom of slow cooker. Top with chicken, onions, celery and garlic mixture.
  3. Add zucchini, rice, chicken stock, chilies, cumin, and beans.
  4. Cook in 4-quart slow cooker on high setting for 4 hours or until vegetables and chicken are tender.
  5. Add oregano and parsley. Cook for 5 minutes. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper. Serve with desired amount of cheese and green salsa verde on top.