This recipe will warm you up when there is a chill in the air. It is even good year round!
Chicken Enchilada Soup
Recipe type: Dinner, appetizer
- 2 tsp olive oil
- ½ cup onion, chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 3 cups low sodium fat-free chicken broth
- 8 oz can tomato sauce
- 1-2 tsp chipotle chili in adobo sauce (or more to taste)
- ¼ cup chopped cilantro (plus more for garnish)
- 15 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
- 14.5 oz can petite diced tomatoes
- 2 cups frozen or canned corn
- 1 tsp cumin
- ½ tsp dried oregano
- 2 -8 oz skinless chicken breasts (16 oz total)
- ¼ cup chopped scallions, for topping
- ¾ cup shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese
- fat free sour cream (optional)
- Heat oil in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Add onion and garlic and sauté until soft, 3-4 minutes. Slowly add the chicken broth, tomato sauce and chipotle adobo sauce and bring to a boil. Add cilantro and remove from heat. Pour into crock pot.
- To the crockpot, add drained beans, diced tomatoes, corn, cumin, oregano and stir. Add the chicken breasts; cover and cook on low heat for 4-6 hours.
- Remove chicken and shred with two forks. Add chicken back into the soup, adjust salt and cumin to taste. Serve in bowls and top with fat free sour cream, cheese, scallions and cilantro. You can also top with avocado or crushed tortilla chips. Enjoy!
**Gluten Free** This can easily be made gluten free with a gluten free broth. As with all recipes read your ingredient labels carefully. **Dairy Free** Omit the Sour Cream & cheese or use a dairy free alternative