Easy Cheesy Enchilada Soup

1
Leslie Campbell

By
@Headnurse1961

I had a similar soup like this at work last week and it was so good I came up with my own version. You can change the amount of spiciness to your liking.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

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  • 2-3 lb
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless- diced
  • 1 pkg
    taco seasoning mix
  • 1 large
    onion- chopped
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 32 oz
    chicken broth
  • 12-16 oz
    velvetta cheese- cubed
  • 8 oz
    cheddar or monteray jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 jar(s)
    salsa- mild, medium- hot- your choice
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 jar(s)
    red or green enchilada sauce
  • 1 can(s)
    whole kernal corn- drained
  • 1 can(s)
    black beans- drained
  • 2 bunch
    sliced green onions for garnish
  • ·
    fritos or tortilla chips for garnish
  • 1 pt
    sour cream for garnish

How to Make Easy Cheesy Enchilada Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large frying pan add the olive oil, chicken breasts and taco seasoning mix. Saute over medium heat until chicken is no longer pink inside. Set aside.
  2. In large soup pot add the butter and onions and cook over medium heat until cook onions are translucent. Slowly add the flour, stirring continuously over medium low heat for 2-3 minutes. Don't let it burn.
  3. Add the chicken broth to the flour onion mixture a little at a time stirring until thickened for 2-3 minutes over medium heat.
  4. Add the Velvetta, shredded cheese, corn, black beans, enchilada sauce and salsa and cook over medium low heat until the cheeses are melted.
  5. Add in the chicken and heat through but do not boil.
  6. Serve and garnish with the Fritos/tortilla chips, sour cream and green onion.

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