Organic Tomatillo Green Chili Recipe Organic Tomatillo Green Chili Recipe

Organic 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.



MAKES: 8 servings


Use organic ingredients where possible.

  • 112 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 ounces) cannellini beans
  • 1 tablespoon Simply Organic® Ground Cumin Seed
  • 2 teaspoons Simply Organic® Oregano Leaf
  • 1 teaspoon Simply Organic® Ground Coriander Seed
  • 12 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.
  8. Add chicken, tomatillo and pepper mixture, cannellini beans, cumin, oregano, coriander, the ½ teaspoon salt and chicken stock. Add a pinch of ground cloves and black pepper.
  9. Simmer for 20 to 30 minutes.
  10. Top with fresh avocado, cabbage, additional cilantro and lime wedges.


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