Posted on March 25, 2023 by in Comfort Food, Poultry, Recipes Blog, Soup

Experience a fiesta of flavors with this Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Soup – a comforting blend of tender chicken, vibrant veggies, creamy cheese, and bold enchilada sauce.

Chicken Enchilada Soup
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes
Serves: 10

2 tablespoons Our Family® 100% Pure Vegetable Oil
1/2 medium yellow onion, chopped
1 container (32 ounces) Our Family® Reduced Sodium Chicken Broth
1 can (10 ounces) enchilada sauce
2 jars (16 ounces each) medium Our Family® Mild Corn & Black Bean Salsa
8 (6-inch) corn tortillas, cut into 1/2-inch strips, strips separated
3 1/2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken meat
1 1/2 cups mild cheddar cheese, shredded
1/4 teaspoon salt
Optional garnishes: avocado, sliced pitted black olives, crispy tortilla strips, fresh cilantro, green onion, hot sauce, jalapeño pepper, lime wedges and/or sour cream

1. In large saucepot, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Add broth and enchilada sauce; heat to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add salsa and tortilla strips; cover and cook 8 minutes or until tortilla strips begin to soften and soup thickens, stirring occasionally. Add chicken; cook 5 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in cheese and salt. Makes about 10 cups.
2. Serve soup topped with garnishes, if desired.

Approximate nutritional values per serving (1 cup): 309 Calories, 12g Fat, 2g Saturated Fat, 58mg Cholesterol, 1157mg Sodium, 26g Carbohydrates, 3g Fiber, 6g Sugars, 0g Added Sugars, 21g Protein

Chef Tip(s): To make the crispy tortilla strips garnish, cut tortillas into 1/4-inch strips and transfer to a rimmed baking pan. Spray the tortilla strips with cooking spray and toss, then bake at 400° for 6 minutes or until

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Comfort Food, Poultry, Recipes Blog, Soup | March 25th, 2023