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White Chicken Chili


Warm up during the cold winter months with this healthy white chicken chili, infused with the health benefits of cumin, oregano, and lemon essential oils.


[recipe title=”White Chicken Chili” servings=”8″ time=”15 minutes active; 1 hour inactive” difficulty=”Easy”]


  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 3/4 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup celery, diced
  • 4 cups cooked chicken, diced
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 3 cans white beans
  • 2 cans green chilies (4 oz. size)
  • 1 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. ground coriander
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • Dash of cayenne pepper
  • 2 drops cumin essential oil
  • 1 toothpick oregano essential oil
  • 2 drops lemon essential oil


  • Crushed tortilla chips
  • Grated cheese
  • Chopped green onion
  • Sour cream
  • Cilantro
  • Avocado
  • Salsa


  1. Pour olive oil into a large pot, and brown the onion over medium-high heat. Add celery, and cook slightly.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients (except for the essential oils), reduce the heat to low, and then let simmer for at least one hour. Remove from heat.
  3. Add essential oils, and let the flavors blend for at least 5 minutes before serving.
  4. To serve, place 2 Tbsp. of crushed tortilla chips and 2 Tbsp. of shredded cheese in soup bowls. Ladle in the soup. Top with additional crushed tortilla chips, grated cheese, green onion, sour cream, cilantro, avocado, and salsa. Serve immediately.


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