Kid Made Recipe: White Bean Chicken Chili

by ParentCo. September 08, 2017

kid made mix vegitable

Check out more Kid Made videos on Facebook!

Chilly fall afternoon on the soccer field? We’ve got a chili for that! If you’ve got leftover chicken and a tween prep cook, you’re on your way to a warm, hearty delicious dinner that everyone will love.

White Bean Chicken Chili

Serves: 6 with some leftovers Prep Time: 45 minutes (if you roast the potatoes) Simmer Time: 20 minutes Total time: 1 hour 5 minutes


  • 4 cups diced cooked chicken
  • 2 cups diced potatoes, boiled until just tender - about 5-6 minutes, or roasted at 400 for 15 minutes
  • 2 ½ cups white beans - we used Great Northern
  • ½ cup chopped poblano peppers - fresh or canned
  • ¼ cup diced onions - sauteed in a little butter just until translucent
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese, plus more for topping


  1. Boil or roast potatoes, sautee onions, and chop poblanos.
  2. In a large heavy bottomed sauce pan, combine all prepped ingredients except cheese. Stir to combine.
  3. Heat to a low boil over medium heat, then reduce heat slightly and allow to simmer, stirring gently occasionally, for 20 minutes or until the chili starts to thicken up a bit.
  4. Remove from heat, add ½ cup of grated cheddar and stir until it melts into the chili.
  5. Serve it up! Top with extra cheese!



Also in Conversations

sun's rays fall on the boy's face inside a dark room
How Long Does the Pain of Bullying Last?

by ParentCo.

Bullying can have long term impact on mental health. These days parents don’t just have to watch for traditional bullying such as physical violence, taunts and social exclusion, we also have to monitor for cyber-bullying. If bullying happens, how can you help?

Continue Reading

Human brain learning tendency with sparling bulb
Want to Be Happier This Year? Learn Your Tendency

by ParentCo.

Knowing our tendency can impact how we parent, how we interact with others, and how much grace we offer ourselves.

Continue Reading

young girl happy in bed with white sheets
Why learning how to be adaptable is more important for kids than ever

by Emily Glover

If you had asked someone this time last year to explain “social distancing,” what would they have said? As we all know, adults weren’t the only ones who had to make adjustments when the pandemic began: Kids around the world were thrust into remote schooling situations, moved playdates exclusively to video calls, and were encouraged to wear face masks in public.

Continue Reading