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May
24
2017

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada and Rice Soup

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My Cheesy Chicken Enchilada and Rice Soup makes the perfect quick fix weeknight dinner!
Cheesy Chicken Enchilada and Rice Soup

It’s always a pleasure partnering with Old El Paso to bring you new Mexican style recipes.

This soup is such a great quick and simple weeknight dinner.  We love enjoying soup all year round, a favorite for sure!

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada and Rice Soup

You’ll need just a few simple ingredients to whip up this hearty soup.  We love having Old El Paso Red Enchilada Sauce stocked in the pantry for quick fix dinners.  So great in this soup recipe.

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada and Rice Soup

Start by warming up your enchilada sauce.

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada and Rice Soup

Stir in your chicken broth.

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada and Rice Soup

Cooked shredded chicken.

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada and Rice Soup

Cooked rice.

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada and Rice Soup

Cumin.

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada and Rice Soup

Stir in the sour cream.

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada and Rice Soup

Stir in and melt the cheese.

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada and Rice Soup

Shortly before serving, stir in the chopped fresh cilantro.

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada and Rice Soup

Top with more shredded cheese and cilantro if you’d like.  You’re in for a treat, so excited for you to try this one!

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada and Rice Soup

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada and Rice Soup

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada and Rice SoupPrep time: 5 min | Cook time: 15 min | Total time: 20 min

Ingredients

  • two 19 ounce cans Old El Paso Red Enchilada Sauce
  • 2 cups reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups cooked shredded chicken
  • 2 cups cooked rice, I used white basmati
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves

Directions

  1. Place enchilada sauce and chicken broth into a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir to combine. Stir in chicken rice, cumin, sour cream and cheese, stirring until hot and cheese melted. Before serving stir in the fresh cilantro. Top each bowl with additional cheese and cilantro if desired.

Makes 6 Servings

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  1. 1

    This looks amazing! I want a big bowl of this soup tonight!

  2. 2

    I love how easy this soup is to make. And, you know, all of the cheese! Looks delish.

  3. 3
    Naomi says:

    I love how easy this is!

  4. 4

    This just blew my mind! I adore enchiladas but never thought about making soup ~ what a great easy weeknight meal, since we always have rotisserie chicken in the fridge AND El Paso in the cupboard ~ love it!

  5. 5
    Maria Lichty says:

    My boys are going to love all that cheese!

  6. 6
    Gaby Dalkin says:

    LOVE this, and how easy it is to prepare!

  7. 7
    Liz says:

    SO flavorful and EASY!!! Perfect dinner for this rainy spring day!

  8. 8

    My family loves all these ingredients. And I love how easy this recipe is – need to make!!

  9. 9

    My boys would love this with some tortilla chips!

  10. 10
    Kim Beaulieu says:

    This looks fanastic. I love their products, they’re always top notch.

  11. 11

    This looks soooo good! I wish I had a bowl right now!

  12. 12
    Charlene says:

    It’s a delicious food. And importantly, it is very easy to do.

  13. 13
    Danielle says:

    This looks fantastic. I am looking at the picture of your shredded chicken. It looks like it’s mixed with a sauce or a seasoning. Can you share what you mixed your chicken with? Thanks!!

  14. 14

    We love enjoying soup all year round, a favorite for sure!


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