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Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada Soup

Make the healthier version of your favorite comfort food in soup form and with a little help from your crock pot. Are you ready to enjoy this rich and savory take on chicken enchiladas completely guilt-free with this crock pot chicken enchilada soup?

Categories Clean, Clean0, Crock Pot, gluten free, Healthy, Slow Cooker
Difficulty Easy
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 344 kcal
Author Lacey Baier of A Sweet Pea Chef

Ingredients

  • 2 cups salsa verde (see my easy recipe)
  • 1 can white beans, low sodium, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can black beans, low sodium, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 cups fresh tomatoes, (approx. 2 large tomatoes), diced
  • 4 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 3 tbsp fresh cilantro
  • 2 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup plain greek yogurt
  • Garnish: fresh lime optional, cilantro, shredded jack cheese

Instructions

  1. In a large crockpot, pour in the chile verde sauce, drained white beans, drained black beans, boneless skinless chicken thighs and breasts, diced fresh tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, sea salt, ground black pepper, chopped cilantro, and low sodium chicken broth. Stir to combine.
  2. Now, cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours or on high for 3-4 hours, or until the chicken is tender and easily shreds.
  3. Remove the chicken from the crockpot and set aside.
  4. Add in plain greek yogurt into the crockpot and stir to combine.
  5. Cover and cook on high for another 15-20 minutes, or until the yogurt melts completely and is easily stirred into the soup.
  6. Shred the chicken with 2 forks and then add back into the soup.
  7. To serve, top with a dollop of greek yogurt, shredded jack cheese, and extra cilantro and don’t forget the lime to squeeze on top.
Nutrition Facts
Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada Soup
Amount Per Serving (2 cups)
Calories 344 Calories from Fat 64
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.1g 11%
Saturated Fat 2.4g 12%
Cholesterol 83.2mg 28%
Sodium 917.1mg 38%
Total Carbohydrates 35.2g 12%
Dietary Fiber 10.3g 41%
Sugars 5.7g
Protein 35.9g 72%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.