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Slow cooker green enchilada soup

Slow cooker green enchilada soup -everything you love about classic enchiladas in the form of soup. It only takes about 10 minutes to prep and then the slow cooker does all the rest!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time4 hrs 45 mins
Total Time5 hrs
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 574kcal
Author: Jamielyn Nye


  • 5 chicken breasts I usedĀ frozen
  • 1 16 ounce container chicken stock
  • 1 cup water
  • 20 ounces 10 ounce cans Old El Paso green enchilada sauce
  • 9 ounces 4.5 ounce cans Old El Paso chopped green chiles
  • 15 ounces 15 ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 15 ounces 15 ounce can corn, drained
  • 1/3 ounces rd cup chopped onion
  • 1 Tablespoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 8 ounces 8 oz block cream cheese, softened and cubed
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Optional toppings: shredded monterey jack cheese sour cream, cilantro and tortilla strips


  • Combine the chicken breasts, chicken stock, water, enchilada sauce, green chiles, black beans, corn and onion in a large slow cooker. Add in the cumin, chili powder and garlic powder and cook on high for 3-4 hours, or until the chicken is tender enough to shred. Remove chicken and place on a cutting board. Stir cream cheese in the slow cooker and then turn the heat to low. Next, shred the chicken, removing any fat and then place back in the slow cooker and cook for an additional hour, or until the cream cheese has melted. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve with shredded cheese, sour cream, cilantro and tortilla strips. Enjoy!


Calories: 574kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 53g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 164mg | Sodium: 1540mg | Potassium: 1199mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 1405IU | Vitamin C: 10.6mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 4mg