A trio of ways to make white chicken chili pop with flavor

This undated photo provided by America's Test Kitchen in December 2018 shows White Chicken Chili in Brookline, Mass. This recipe appears in the cookbook "Complete Diabetes Cookbook." (Carl Tremblay/America's Test Kitchen via AP)

White chicken chili is a fresher, lighter cousin of the thick red chili most of us know and love. Its appeal is not surprising because it is a healthier alternative and, when made well, packed with vibrant flavors and spiciness. All too often, however, this chili is lackluster.