Chicken Enchilada Soup

This EASY Chicken Enchilada Soup recipe can be made on the stove top or in the Crock Pot! Use chicken breast, chicken thighs, or leftover chicken along with simple pantry ingredients.

Ingredients

Seasonings

  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon mustard powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin
  • 1 pinch cinnamon
  • 1 pinch cayenneoptional

Soup

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 yellow oniondiced
  • 1 jalapeno pepperdiced with seeds removed
  • 3 cloves garlicminced
  • 10 oz. red enchilada sauce
  • 10 oz. diced tomatoes with green chiliesundrained
  • 15 oz. black beansdrained and rinsed
  • 15 oz. canned whole kernel corndrained
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauceoptional
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 large boneless skinless chicken breast (or 2 small.)see notes if using cooked chicken
  • 4 oz. cream cheesecubed and softened
  • 1 cup cheddar cheeseshredded
  • ½ cup Monterey Jack cheeseshredded. (Can also use more cheddar.)
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