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A few years back, my Mom was a guest at a Sunday football “get together”, and one of her best friends had made white chicken chili. The following morning, I got an earful about just how “amazing” this chili was, and that she had the recipe for me. I had never even heard of a version of chili described as “white”, as I was more accustomed to traditional red, meaty chilis full of different beans and herbs and spices. But, this “new” chili was intriguing, so I thought I would give it a try…
…and now, it virtually is the only chili I enjoy making, and eating.
Full of white beans, chicken, sour cream, onions, garlic, and spices – this white chili is hands down my go-to recipe for any group get together. It’s been a hit (and repeated request) at numerous tailgates for USC games, so many times in fact that this chili simply became known as “Lesley’s Famous Chili”.
Best made the day before and reheated, pack this chili into disposable 1/2 hotel pans, place them right on the tailgate BBQ grill, and with an occasional stir every so often you have a true tailgate winning chili on your hands!