Iron skillet full of cooked cannellini beans on a tablecloth

Easiest Chicken Chili

Last updated: October 2022

Does anyone else crave soup when the temperature starts to drop? Soup season is one of my favorites because a large pot easily feeds a hungry family. And because this chicken chili recipe includes protein, carbohydrates, and vegetables, I can feel good about what I am feeding my family!

When you are looking for new recipes and have type 2 diabetes, keeping blood sugar stable adds an extra consideration. But pairing protein with carbohydrates is a great way to control blood sugar. Try this quick recipe next time you are craving something warm and hearty!

Makes 4 servings
Serving Size: 2 ¼ cups
Prep Time: 10 minutes                       
Cook Time: 10 minutes (or more if desired)

Ingredients for easiest chicken chili

  • 1 cup cooked rotisserie chicken, cubed
  • 4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup frozen mixed vegetables
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • Black pepper to taste

Directions for easiest chicken chili

  1. Place all ingredients, except the heavy whipping cream, into a large pot.
  2. On a stovetop, cook on medium-high heat until the vegetables are soft.
  3. Remove soup from heat, and stir in heavy whipping cream.
  4. Serve.

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 236
  • carbohydrate: 26g
  • fat: 4g
  • fiber: 6g
  • potassium: 664mg
  • protein: 18g
  • sodium: 642mg
  • sugar: 2g

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