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Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Soup garnished with avocado, pico, sour cream, and shredded cheese

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Soup

April King
This Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Soup is an easy soup recipe loaded with bold flavor, tender chunks of meat, and lots of melty cheese. Made with chicken breasts, enchilada sauce, Masa Harina (corn flour), black beans, corn, cheese, and diced green chili's. Better than any soup you will get at a restaurant, and perfect for loading up with your favorite toppings.
4.72 from 7 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 8
Calories 217 kcal


  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups warm water
  • 1 cup Masa Harina (corn flour)
  • 1 10 oz. can red enchilada sauce
  • 16 oz. cheddar cheese dip, or Velveeta cheese
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 3 chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
  • 1 cup corn
  • 1 15 oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 7 oz. can diced green chilis


  • In a large soup pot heat oil over medium-high heat. When it is hot add diced onion and sauté for about 4 minutes or until onions become translucent.
  • Add minced garlic and and sauté for an additional 30 seconds.
  • Pour chicken broth into pot.
  • In a medium size mixing bowl add water and Masa Harina, whisk together until fully combined. Add to pot and stir to combine.
  • Next pour enchilada sauce, cheddar cheese dip, salt, cumin and chili powder to pot. Stir to combine ingredients well.
  • Bring soup to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally.
  • Once soup has come to a boil, reduce heat to low.
  • Add cooked shredded chicken, corn, black beans, and diced green chili’s.
  • Simmer for 30-40 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Serve immediately with sour cream, Pico de Gallo, avocado, and shredded cheddar cheese. Enjoy!


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Calories: 217kcalCarbohydrates: 23.8gProtein: 12.3gFat: 7.8gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 12.5mgSodium: 658mgPotassium: 178mgFiber: 2.8gSugar: 5.1gVitamin A: 1IUVitamin C: 1.8mgCalcium: 5.3mgIron: 4.6mg
Keyword Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Soup, Chicken Enchilada Soup
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