138.8...Slow-Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup

As promised, here is the Skinnytaste recipe for Slow-Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup. The weather is perfect for soup so get out your slow cookers and get cooking!

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Slow-Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup (Serves 6)

Recipe from Skinnytaste



2 tsp. olive oil

1/2 cup chopped onion

3 garlic cloves, minced

3 cups chicken broth

1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce

1 to 2 tsp. chipotle chile in adobo sauce, chopped

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained

1 (14.5-ounce) can petite diced tomatoes

2 cups frozen corn kernels

1 tsp. ground cumin, plus more to taste

1/2 tsp. dried oregano

1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts


3/4 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese

1/4 cup chopped scallions

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

1 medium (4 ounces) Haas avocado, sliced

6 Tbsp reduced-fat sour cream (optional)


1. For the soup: In a medium nonstick skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook, stirring, until soft, about 3 minutes. Add to the slow-cooker along with the broth, tomato sauce, chipotle in adobo, cilantro, beans, tomatoes, corn, cumin, and oregano. Add the chicken breasts. Cover and cook on low for 4 to 6 hours.

2. Remove the chicken, shred it with two forks, and return it to the slow cooker.

3. For the toppings: To serve, ladle into 6 serving bowls and dividing evenly, top each with 2 Tbsp of cheddar, scallions, cilantro, avocado, and sour cream (if using).

Printable Recipe 

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On Saturday night we met some friends for dinner at Del Mar Rendezvous. I had the Chef’s Shrimp Sauté with brown rice:

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Afterwards we went to Yogurtland. I couldn’t help myself this time. 

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Sunday’s breakfast:

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We went to the Chargers game. I had the make-your-own nacho bowl without the chips or cheese. It was just a bowl of pollo asado, refried beans, salsas and pickled jalapeños.

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My husband wasn’t feeling well so we left early. Doesn’t matter anyway, the Chargers ended up losing to the Raiders. Big surprise.

We decided to have Milton’s for dinner. I wasn’t super hungry so just opted for chicken noodle soup.  No one felt like picking it up so we gave UberEats a try. An hour later, our food arrived. It was spectacular. 

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You see, there aren’t many delivery options where I live, so this is a fun new find for sure!!

This morning I had to get some blood work done so I couldn’t eat before. I brought this Kirkland bar with me to eat afterwards.

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I went to the gym to get my workout in, then ran some errands. Lunch was the rest of the chicken noodle soup, cheese and crackers. 

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Dinner is in the slow-cooker and I’m getting stuff done around the house. A productive day!

How often do you use your slow-cooker?

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  1. Was the soup still warm? I'm considering finally caving and trying these food delivery services. I hear great things about door dash and postmates too.

  2. @karebear
    We ordered soup and it was warm but I wanted it warmer so I threw it in the microwave. Not sure how other dishes would be though....


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