Instant Pot White Chicken Black Bean Chili: A Flavorful Twist!

Are you searching for a quick and delicious recipe to add variety to your dinner menu? Look no further! We present to you an Instant Pot white chicken chili that is not only incredibly easy to make but also bursting with unique flavors. Whether you’re a fan of slow cooking or prefer the convenience of an Instant Pot, this recipe has got you covered. Let’s dive in and discover the mouthwatering goodness of this dish!

Instant Pot white chicken chili in white bowl with spoon and shredded cheese.

A Twist on Tradition

Thanksgiving week may revolve around turkey, rolls, and pies, but why don’t we add a little excitement to our taste buds? This white chicken chili recipe is perfect for those days when you need a break from the holiday madness. Even though we’re busy planning our Thanksgiving feast, we still have to feed our families on other days, right? And let’s be honest, who can resist a delicious dinner any day of the week?

The Instant Pot Advantage

Chili is a versatile and easy meal, making it an ideal choice during this busy week. With this recipe, we’ve taken the classic white chicken chili and made it even easier and more hands-off by adapting it for the Instant Pot. The addition of black beans gives it a heartier texture, while a combination of dried herbs and cream cheese adds a zesty and creamy kick. Don’t be intimidated by the seemingly long ingredient list – it’s just a matter of tossing everything into the Instant Pot (or slow cooker), setting the time, and walking away.

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Ladling in Instant Pot white chicken chili into white bowl.

The Secret to Flavor and Creaminess

You might be wondering why we’ve included dry milk and other unusual seasonings in this chili recipe. Trust us, it’s all about enhancing the flavor and achieving the perfect level of creaminess. Inspired by a friend’s popular slow cooker white chicken chili, we set out to create a homemade version that didn’t rely on store-bought ranch dressing mix. After a few tries, we nailed it! The unconventional seasonings in this Instant Pot white chicken chili elevate the dish to new levels of flavor pizazz.

Give It a Try!

Don’t hesitate to make room in your heart (and your recipe collection) for another white chicken chili. This Instant Pot version is crazy delicious and incredibly easy to prepare. Whether you’re hosting a gathering or simply looking for a comforting meal, this white chicken chili will not disappoint. Say goodbye to boring dinners and embrace a culinary adventure with Rowdy Hog Smokin BBQ!

Instant Pot white chicken chili in white bowl and shredded cheese.


1. Can I use a slow cooker instead of an Instant Pot?
Absolutely! If you prefer to use a slow cooker, we’ve included directions to adapt the recipe accordingly. You’ll still achieve the same amazing flavors and creamy texture.

2. Can I customize the spice level?
Certainly! Feel free to adjust the amount of spices and any additional seasonings according to your taste preferences. If you like it hot, add some extra chili powder or jalapenos for a fiery kick.

3. How can I make this recipe vegetarian-friendly?
To make a vegetarian version of this white chili, simply omit the chicken and replace it with additional vegetables or plant-based protein alternatives like tofu or tempeh. You’ll still enjoy the hearty flavors of this dish.

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4. Can I freeze the leftovers?
Absolutely! This chili freezes well, so go ahead and make a big batch. Store the leftovers in an airtight container and freeze for up to three months. Just thaw and reheat for a quick and satisfying meal on a busy day.


Step out of your comfort zone and explore the world of white chicken chili with this incredible Instant Pot recipe from Rowdy Hog Smokin BBQ. With its mouthwatering flavors and easy preparation, this chili will become a staple in your dinner rotation. Embrace the spirit of culinary adventure and share the joy of delicious food with your loved ones. Happy cooking!

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