Tomatillo Green Chili

This light, yet satisfying tomatillo green chili contains the delicious flavors of cumin, coriander and a trio of roasted chili peppers paired with hearty chicken and cannellini beans.

Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
45 min
65 min


  • 1½ pounds tomatillos

    2 jalapenos, halved, seeds and ribs removed

    1 green bell pepper, halved and seeded

    1 poblano pepper, halved and seeded (optional)

    6 garlic cloves, peeled

    2 tablespoons olive oil, divided

    2 bunches cilantro leaves, cleaned and roughly chopped

    1 yellow onion, chopped

    1 pound boneless chicken, cooked and shredded

    1 can (15 oz) cannellini beans

    1 tablespoon Simply Organic Ground Cumin Seed

    2 teaspoons Simply Organic Oregano Leaf

    1 teaspoon Simply Organic Ground Coriander Seed

    ½ teaspoon sea salt, plus more for sprinkling peppers

    6 cups low-sodium chicken stock

    Pinch of Simply Organic Ground Cloves

    Simply Organic Daily Grind Black Pepper, to taste

Optional toppings

  • Avocado

    Red cabbage, finely shredded

    Lime wedges


1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil.

2. Peel husks off tomatillos and cut tomatillos in half. Lay cut-side down on baking sheet.

3. Lay jalapenos, bell peppers and poblanos cut-side down on same baking sheet. Add garlic cloves.

4. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil and sprinkle with salt.

5. Roast in oven for about 20 minutes, until tomatillo and pepper skins blister. Remove from oven and let cool.

6. Into a blender, place tomatillos (skins included), roasted garlic, jalapeno, green bell pepper, poblano and cilantro. Pulse until finely chopped and mixed.

7. In a large stock pot over medium heat, add 1 tablespoon olive oil and onion. Sauté for about 5 minutes, until onion is tender. 

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1 cup
  • Calories 350
  • Carbohydrate Content 42 g
  • Cholesterol Content 40 mg
  • Fat Content 7 g
  • Fiber Content 11 g
  • Protein Content 31 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 1.5 g
  • Sodium Content 390 mg
  • Sugar Content 6 g
  • Trans Fat Content 0 g