Cheesy Chicken Enchilada and Rice Soup

This Cheesy Chicken Enchilada and Rice Soup makes the perfect quick fix weeknight dinner. It’s packed with your favorite Mexican flavors!
Cheesy Chicken Enchilada and Rice Soup

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

How to Make Chicken Enchilada 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

Tips For Making Enchilada Soup

*Serve Cheesy Chicken Enchilada and Rice Soup with a nice green salad and roasted vegetable.

*Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada and Rice Soup

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada and Rice Soup

This Cheesy Chicken Enchilada and Rice Soup makes the perfect quick fix weeknight dinner. It's packed with your favorite Mexican flavors!
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 305kcal
Author: Jenny
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Equipment

  • Stove

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

Instructions

  • 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.

Nutrition

Calories: 305kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 1730mg | Potassium: 171mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 1679IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 193mg | Iron: 2mg
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14 Responses
  1. Danielle

    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!!

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