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4 from 2 votes

White Chickpea Chili

Recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod

This healthy chili is loaded with flavor! Top with your favorite chili toppings and enjoy!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins


For the Chili:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large yellow onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 15 oz can white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 15 oz can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 16 oz jar mild salsa verde
  • 4 cups low sodium vegetable broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped cilantro
  • Juice from 1 medium lime
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Optional Toppings:

  • Sour cream or plain Greek yogurt
  • Tortilla chips
  • Chopped avocado
  • Chopped cilantro
  • Shredded cheese
  • Lime wedges


  • 1. In a large pot, heat the olive oil over high heat. Add the onion and cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes. Stir in the white beans, chickpeas, salsa verde, vegetable broth, cumin, chili powder, oregano, cilantro, and fresh lime juice. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste.
  • 3. Simmer chili on low for about 15-20 minutes. Ladle chili into bowls and serve warm. Garnish with toppings of your choice!
  • Note-this chili freezes well. For vegan, don't top with sour cream or cheese.