Chicken Enchilada Soup Recipe

This hearty soup has all the flavors of chicken enchiladas with just a few minutes of prep and your slow cooker.
  • Ready in: 8 hours, 5 minutes
  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 8 hours
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  • Servings: 6

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  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed
  • 15 oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 (14.5 oz.) cans diced fire-roasted tomatoes
  • 2 (10 oz.) cans red enchilada sauce
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
  • Green onions (optional)
  • Black olives (optional)
  • Avocado, pitted, peeled and chopped (optional)
  • Tortilla chips (optional)

cooking methods

  • Slow Cooker


Combine first 7 ingredients and 1½ cups of cheese in a greased slow cooker. Cover; cook on low 7-8 hours. Serve in bowls topped with remaining cheese. Serve soup topped with green onions, black olives, chopped avocados and tortilla chips, if desired. Makes 6 servings. 

Make Ahead & Freeze
Combine first 7 ingredients in a gallon resealable freezer bag. Seal well, label and freeze. Thaw and prepare as directed above.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from " Souper" Easy!! Absolutely delicious! Put this in the slow cooker the morning of Oct was so nice to come home to a nice, hearty bowl of soup. Didn't have to worry about making dinner before the kids went out with their costumes! Will be making this again very soon!
Date published: 2017-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yum Yum! Delicious! I love this soup! It is a hit in our family! My oldest loves this soup!
Date published: 2017-01-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful Taste My husband and I love this soup! Very tasty and not too spicey!
Date published: 2017-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing soup with flavor! Our family looooved this soup! Great flavor & so easy to throw it in the crockpot to have for dinner when you get home from work!
Date published: 2016-04-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So EASY and DELICIOUS!! My house smelled amazing all day as this cooked in the slow cooker. But, it tasted EVEN BETTER!! Best enchilada soup I have ever had!!
Date published: 2016-01-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great tasting soup! This soup was delicious and so easy to make! It tasted like it was from a restaurant. It makes a crock pot full, so it's great for a large family. Definitely a keeper!
Date published: 2016-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mexican flare New fave with my husband and I. I love how stinkin' easy, delicious and healthy this recipe is. I will definitely make this again!! I even shared some with my neighbor!
Date published: 2016-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Out if this world!!! 15 minutes is all I had this morning to throw it all in the slow cooker.... It was easy and it was AMAZING!!! A must recipe for any busy mom!!!
Date published: 2016-01-16
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