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Crockpot Chicken Enchilada Soup Recipe

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This Crockpot Chicken Enchilada Soup Recipe is the perfect way to enjoy a hot bowl of soup. If you’re a fan of cooking with slow cookers and Instant Pots, this is going to become one of our favorite soups.

It’s safe to say that one bowl of this slow cooker chicken enchilada soup just isn’t going to be enough! I have a huge list of easy soup recipes you’re going love!

Every bite of this creamy crockpot chicken recipe is full of flavor and taste and will leave you wanting more.

Make sure to check out my Comforting Winter Soups for even more delicious flavors and recipes.

I love this soup because the crockpot does all the hard work for me. Not only do I get to dump in the ingredients and wait, but my entire house just smells so delicious as well!

Crockpot Chicken Enchilada Soup Recipe

Although it does take 7 hours for the chicken to cook and get nice and tender in the crockpot, it’s totally worth it! All the flavors come together perfectly once you add in the cream cheese and shredded. The soup gets a nice and creamy type of texture that coats the interior of your mouth perfectly.

My boys are huge soup fans and this one is at the top of their list! They’re patient with the cooking time because they know what’s waiting for them at the end. This soup recipe is so good to have slow cooking all day on a long winter day!

What toppings go well with chicken tortilla soup?

The top toppings for this type of soup would be tortilla strips, shredded cheese, green chiles, and maybe even a tad bit of chili powder sprinkled right on top.

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Make it a Meal:

Thinking that now is the time to start meal planning? It totally is! Meal planning is the perfect way to use up those cans of black beans or that extra cooked chicken breast that’s leftover! Not only that but it saves you so much stress and time, too!

Vegetable Side: Flavorful Applesauce Wheat Rolls Recipe

Starch Side: Parmesan Steak Fries with Ranch

Refreshing Drink: Delicious Peppermint Mocktail

Don’t forget Dessert: Cranberry Orange Whoopie Pies Recipe

Best Soup Recipes:

Once you make this Tortilla Soup Recipe, you might as well stockpile some other great soup recipes, too! Below are just a few of my favorites that I think you’re going to love and enjoy. In my opinion, you can never have too many yummy soups to fall back on!

This Fast and Simple Stuffed Pepper Soup is always a hit no matter when I make it.

Let your Instant Pot take over and make this Hearty Instant Pot Ham and Potato Soup.

This Cabbage Roll Soup Recipe is such a yummy and easy homemade soup.

This simple Potato Soup recipe is what a hearty soup is all about!

If you’ve never made Chicken Orzo Soup before, start with this one!

Grab and bowl and get ready to try all of these Delicious Ground Beef and Onion Soup Mix Recipes!

When it comes to homemade soup recipes, add this Easy Chilled Cucumber Soup Recipe to the top of your list!

How hard is it to shred chicken?

Shredding chicken isn’t hard at all! Once you remove the chicken from the slow cooker, you should be able to just use two forks to pull apart the chicken meat. Since it’s been cooking low and slow for a few hours, it should be nice and tender and shred easily.

More Chicken Recipes:

Crockpot Chicken Enchilada Soup Recipe

Crockpot Chicken Enchilada Soup Recipe

Yield: 6-8 bowls
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 7 hours
Total Time: 7 hours 10 minutes

This simple soup recipe is the perfect way to get that enchilada taste and flavor easily!


  • 2 boneless and skinless Chicken Breasts 
  • 28 ounces Green Enchilada Sauce
  • 3 cups of chicken broth/stock 
  • 1 cup of half and half or whipping cream 
  • 16 ounces of shredded cheese 
  • 6 ounces of room temperature cream cheese
  • 6 ounces of Salsa Verde
  • Salt and Pepper as needed


Put the chicken breasts, broth/stock, and sauce in the crock pot on low. Cook for about 7 hours.

Once done, take the chicken out and shred it. Put the chicken back into the slow cooker and add in the cream, salsa verde, cheese, and cream cheese. Stir until melted and mixed well.

Serve with your favorite toppings.

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