White Chicken Chili
1 lb white meat chicken (ground or diced)
3 slices bacon, chopped
1 med onion, diced
1 Tbsp minced garlic
2 C chicken broth
2 14oz cans Great Northern beans
1 4oz can chopped green chiles
1 Tbsp cumin
1 tsp thyme
1 tsp coriander
1 C grated pepper jack cheese
salt and pepper
Render bacon in a large pot. When bacon is about halfway rendered, add onions. Saute 5-7 minutes, until bacon is fully rendered and onions are soft. Add chicken. Lightly salt and pepper. Brown. Stir in garlic, cook about 1 minute.
Add broth, beans, chiles and spices. Bring to boil, reduce to simmer. Simmer 15-20 minutes.
Stir in cheese a few minutes before serving. Stir briskly and constantly while adding cheese to ensure it melts smoothly into the soup.
Serve and top with your favorite chili toppings.