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The Cook's Helper Cookbook
NEP participants that complete 7 lessons receive a fabulous cookbook free! The Cook’s Helper includes a variety of recipes including Appetizers & Beverages, Soups & Salads, Vegetables & Side Dishes, Main Dishes, Breads & Rolls, Desserts, Cookies & Candies, and so much more! Cookbooks are also available for purchase. Contact your Local NEP Office.
Try our award winning White Chili recipe:
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
1 (4 oz.) can green chilies, drained
2 (15 oz.) cans great northern beans
1 (14.5 oz.) can chicken broth
2 teaspoons garlic powder
½ teaspoon pepper
2 teaspoon ground cumin
1½ cups cooked chicken, cubed
4 ounces low-fat Monterey jack cheese, shredded
1. In a large sauce pan, heat oil. Add onion and cook until tender.
2. Add green chilies, beans (do not drain), chicken broth, garlic powder, pepper, ground cumin, and chicken. Bring to a boil.
3. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes or until desired consistency.
4. Serve hot, topped with cheese.
Nutrition Information per Serving: 280 Calories, 11 g Total Fat (17% DV), 3.5 g Saturated Fat (17% DV), 35 mg Cholesterol (12% DV), 630 mg Sodium (26% DV), 22 g Total Carbohydrate (7% DV), 5 g Dietary Fiber (22% DV), 1 g Sugars, 22 g Protein, 2% Vitamin A, 10% Vitamin C, 15% Calcium, 15% Iron.