Green Chile Enchilada Soup Recipe

Green Chile Enchilada Soup Recipe

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How To Make Green Chile Enchilada Soup

It takes only 30 minutes to cook this enchilada soup from scratch. What you get is a hearty dish loaded with beans, chicken, and green chiles.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • ½tbspextra virgin olive oil
  • 1cuponion,diced
  • 3clovesgarlic,minced
  • 3cupsunsalted chicken broth
  • cupsgreen chile enchilada sauce
  • 4cupschicken,cooked and shredded
  • 14ozwhite great northern beans,(2 cans) drained
  • 7ozdiced green chilies,(1 can)
  • 1tspground cumin
  • 1tspsalt
  • 8ozmonterey jack cheese,shredded

For Optional Toppings:

  • sour cream
  • monterey jack cheese
  • cilantro,diced


  1. Heat olive oil in a large dutch oven, or large pot over medium heat.

  2. Add the diced onion and saute until the onion is soft and translucent. Add the minced garlic and cook an additional 30 seconds until fragrant.

  3. Add in the chicken broth, green enchilada sauce, shredded chicken, drained beans, diced green chiles, cumin and salt. Stir to combine.

  4. Bring the soup to a simmer, cover and simmer for at least 10 minutes.

  5. Remove the pot from the heat, allow to cool for about 2 minutes, then add in the shredded cheese. Stir while the cheese melts into the soup.

  6. Serve warm and top with any additional toppings desired.


  • Calories: 374.00kcal
  • Fat: 20.85g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.78g
  • Trans Fat: 0.07g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.77g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.84g
  • Carbohydrates: 20.27g
  • Fiber: 4.05g
  • Sugar: 6.12g
  • Protein: 27.07g
  • Cholesterol: 77.73mg
  • Sodium: 824.52mg
  • Calcium: 264.85mg
  • Potassium: 546.79mg
  • Iron: 2.67mg
  • Vitamin A: 110.78µg
  • Vitamin C: 65.56mg
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