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    Chicken Cheese Enchilada Soup

    Chicken Cheese  Enchilada Soup. Photo by loof

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    25 mins

    5 mins

    20 mins

    Kittencalskitchen's Note:

    This is one of my family's all-time favorite soups that I have made for years --- you may adjust the peppers to suit heat level, all other amounts may be adjusted also :)

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a large pot, bring the chicken broth to a light boil.
    2. 2
      Add in chopped tomatoes; simmer on low.
    3. 3
      Meanwhile, in a skillet, heat the butter, and saute the onion, add in the chiles; cook 2-3 minutes.
    4. 4
      Stir in cumin and chili powder, then flour, blending well.
    5. 5
      Gradually add in the half and half; stir to combine.
    6. 6
      Transfer the mixture into the pot with the broth; cook at a bare simmer over very low heat for 15 minutes, stirring often.
    7. 7
      Add in the cheese and sour cream carefully, stirring often.
    8. 8
      Add in the cooked chicken; mix until combined.
    9. 9
      Top with crushed tortilla chips, and grated cheddar sprinkled on top.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 13, 2013

      55

      This was very good. I did add more flour to make it thicker (added about two handfuls) and also put in a can of Rotel instead of the tomato/chilis. Thanks!

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    • on February 04, 2013

      55

      I made this for Super Bowl Sunday and it was a big hit. It was thinner than expected, but everyone loved it. I substituted diced tomatoes with chilis for fresh, and added whole jalepenos but ended taking them out after a few hours simmering in the crockpot because I didn't want it too spicy. Also, I cut back the cheddar chees by half and left out the sour cream, as I was trying to make it more healthy. 3 people asked for the recipe.

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    • on February 05, 2011

      45

      This was pretty good. I made half a recipe and used lowfat cheese. It came out a little thinner than expected, but sure was tasty. I could even go for more spice, so next time might use the seeds with the jalepeno! Thanks for sharing!

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken Cheese Enchilada Soup

    Serving Size: 1 (537 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 504.5
     
    Calories from Fat 326
    64%
    Total Fat 36.2 g
    55%
    Saturated Fat 20.8 g
    104%
    Cholesterol 129.6 mg
    43%
    Sodium 1135.6 mg
    47%
    Total Carbohydrate 14.5 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
    7%
    Sugars 4.9 g
    19%
    Protein 30.4 g
    60%

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