Jim's White Chili
1 lb great northern beans, dried
1 1/2 qt chicken stock
1/2 t garlic, Minced
2 medium onions, chopped
1 T vegetable oil
8 oz mild green chiles, chopped
2 t cumin, Ground
1 1/2 t oregano, Dried
1/4 t cloves, Ground
1/4 t cayenne pepper
4 c diced chicken, Cooked
3 c monterey jack cheese, shred
1 sour cream
Pick through beans, removing bad beans and stones. Soak overnight for faster cooking. Drain & rinse; rinse again.
Add chicken broth, garlic and only one half of the onions to the beans and cook until tender.
Add more water if needed. When beans are about done, saute remaining onions, chiles and spices.
Add this and diced chicken to the pot. Simmer 1 hour longer. Serve in individual bowls topped with jack cheese, salsa and sour cream.