Chicken Enchilada Soup I

Chicken Enchilada Soup I


"This is a wonderful substantial Mexican-inspired soup based on the flavors of enchiladas. It is a wonderful beginning to a fiesta! Serve with tortilla chips on the side."


servings 619 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 619 kcal
  • 31%
  • Fat:
  • 32 g
  • 49%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.9g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 43.8 g
  • 88%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 151 mg
  • 50%
  • Sodium:
  • 871 mg
  • 35%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine chicken stock and tortilla strips in a large pot. Cook over medium heat until strips soften and broth thickens somewhat.
  2. Stir in enchilada sauces and cumin. Stir in chicken and half-and-half; heat through.
  3. Divide among four bowls and garnish with diced tomato, jalapeno pepper, and cheese. Serve with tortilla chips.
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  1. 110 Ratings


I've made this soup 4 times in a month, it tastes exactly like Chili's restaurant enchilada soup which is my favorite. I only use 5 tortillas to put in the chix broth, so it's not as thick. I a...

This is a wonderful creamy soup that is great when short on time. I use a roasted chicken (shredded), one large can of green sauce (no red sauce) and a small can of green chilis (no jalapeno). ...

I added a can of Nacho Cheddar cheese soup - really made it wonderful

Very good, but I think it needed some tweaks to make it 5 stars. Ten tortillas is too many for the amount of liquid...I cut it to 8 and still needed to add more broth. Granted, it gave me more s...

This is an excellent recipe! Very versatile, as it can be eaten as soup or used as a dip for chips or crackers. I have done both.

I didn't have the corn tortillas so the soup was much thinner than it should have been. Added some extra spices- cumin and chili powder to kick up the flavor. Fresh chopped green pepper, chedd...

Everyone loved it. We spread on it crackers, cocktails rye and dipped with tortillas - couldn't go wrong with any of them. Hotness Hint: If you don't want too much of a kick, eliminate the jal...

Tasted just like enchiladas! Very easy to make and delicious! Made enough for 4 generous servings. The tortillas did turn to mush, so if you don't like a chowder consistency, add them at the ...

This is a WONDERFUL soup. It is sooo much like the enchilada soup at a popular eating establishment. Trust me... you won't be sorry you tried it. Now I wasn't too sure about the corn tortilla...