White Bean Chili
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5 from 1 vote

White Bean Chili

Quick and easy–ready for company–recipe! Substitute ground turkey with ground beef, or make it vegetarian. If you don’t have Trader Joe’s corn chili, use plain corn and double the salsa.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Servings: 8 -10


  • 1 large sweet onion diced
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 2 15 oz. cans diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 15 oz. cans Bush’s cannelini beans, drained
  • 2 15 oz. cans Bush’s great northern beans, drained
  • 2 cups salsa
  • 1 cup corn chili I buy at Trader Joe’s
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup cilantro chopped


  • In a medium pan, heat the olive oil and add the onion. Cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Add the ground turkey to the onions and cook until done for 5 minutes; strain. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • In a large chili pot add the tomatoes, beans, salsa, corn chili, spices, and the meat mixture. Heat on medium high for 10 minutes, stirring constantly. Turn down to low and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Add the fresh cilantro, stir and serve with chili toppings such as green onions, red onions, sour cream, cheese, salsa, and chips.
  • Season to taste!