Copycat Chili’s Enchilada Soup with Velveeta Cheese

This soup is so good, and so easy. My husband hasn’t stopped talking about it since we had it. He said to put it on our “Recipes We Like” List…I didn’t know we had one. But we do now!

Copycat Chili's Enchilada Soup with Velveeta Cheese is always a crowd pleaser. This creamy, delicious soup is a must have soup recipe for fall.

Copycat Chili’s Enchilada Soup with Velveeta Cheese Recipe


  • 2T vegetable oil
  • 2 medium onions, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 quart chicken stock
  • 1T chicken soup base
  • 2 t ground cumin
  • 2 t chili powder
  • 1/2 t black pepper
  • 1/4 to 1/2 t cayenne pepper, to taste
  • 1 (8oz.) can tomato soup
  • 1 (19oz.) can enchilada sauce
  • 1 cup crunchy tortilla strips
  • 16 oz. Vlveeta cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup co-jack cheese, shredded
  • 3-4 chicken breast
  • 1 can whole kernel corn, drained
  • Garnishes: tomatoes, sour cream, shredded cheese, crunchy tortilla strips
  1. Place all ingredients in crockpot, except for corn
  2. Cook 4-6 hours on low
  3. Remove chicken and whisk the remaining ingredients together until smooth, or you can blend together with a stick blender…or blender
  4. Shred chicken and add it and the corn back into the soup mixture
  5. Cook for another 20-30 minutes on low, to allow the corn to warm up
    1. If you don’t want to wait you can heat the corn up before putting it in the soup
Recipe adapted from Lindsey’s Luscious
What’s on your  “Recipes We Like” List?


  1. October 7, 2017 / 3:01 pm

    We love this chili when we go to Chilis and I am glad to get this recipe, I pinned it! Hope you have a great weekend and thanks so much for sharing your post with us at Full Plate Thursday!
    Miz Helen

  2. November 14, 2015 / 10:56 pm

    Looks yummy. I like this recipe. Thank you for sharing at Tasty Tuesday Creative K Kids. I pinned your post at Pinterest board.

  3. November 4, 2015 / 6:57 am

    Thanks for linking up at Turn It Up Tuesday, it looks great!

    • Hilary
      November 4, 2015 / 6:25 pm

      It’s so yummy! Thank you 🙂

  4. November 3, 2015 / 11:43 am

    So, I have a mild obsession with soups right now. Recently, I made a chicken tortilla crockpot soup and it was so good… but this… THIS sounds amazing! I’m going to add it to my Pinterest board for next week! Thanks for the recipe. 🙂

    • Hilary
      November 4, 2015 / 6:24 pm

      Yes soups are so yummy, especially this time of year! This soup will definitely be a hit!!!

  5. November 2, 2015 / 12:29 pm

    Yummy! Thanks for sharing with us at #Throwback Thursday. Hope to see you again this week.

    • Hilary
      November 4, 2015 / 6:23 pm

      So yummy! I have a great recipe to share this week.

  6. August 10, 2013 / 11:40 pm

    This sounds great, I have a huge block of cheese and keep looking for some recipes to try!

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