The "Whole Enchilada" Chicken Soup

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

My very own creation! My husband had an Enchilada soup in restaurant and based off his description I came up with this rich soup. The fun part is the toppings. I place them in small bowls on the table and everyone adds their favorite things to the soup base. The soup alone is great, but my family likes to customize!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium sauce pan heat 1 tsp of cooking oil, sautee garlic and onion until tender and translucent.
  2. Turn heat to low and shred chicken meat into vegetable mixture, stir until combined and heated.
  3. Set aside.
  4. Pour enchilada sauce into a small mixing bowl and add Masa Harina, stir with a whisk until there are no lumps and mixture is smooth.
  5. Heat chicken broth in a large pot and add 1 1/2 cups of Masa Harina/Enchilada mixture to broth.
  6. Stir with a whisk.
  7. Continue to heat and add cumin, chili powder and tomato or tomato and green chili combo.
  8. Bring to a slow boil and reduce heat, add chicken/onion/garlic mixture.
  9. Simmer for 20-30 minutes.
  10. Serve with toppings, may add a dollop of sour cream and then sprinkle on toppings of your choice.
  11. Tortilla Strip option: While soup is simmering cut corn tortillas into small strips.
  12. Brush with remaining cooking oil and cook at 350°F for 5-8 minutes until very lightly brown and crisp.


Most Helpful

I made this soup last night and my husband and I absolutely loved it! It is just spicy enough and the toppings really make the dish. Thanks Dawn! We will be making this again very soon.

Ummsami January 15, 2009

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