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Saturday, January 12, 2013

Inspired by. . . comfort food

Cold winter days just beg for a bowl of hot soup!

This crockpot recipe, with a prep time of 15 minutes, means you'll be out the door faster in the morning, and have a delicious, hot dinner waiting for you when you return home!

 

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Crockpot Enchilada Soup

Source: Barns & Noodles

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup onions, diced
  • 3 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 16 ounces enchilada sauce
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoon your favorite hot sauce (optional)
  • 1½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon fresh cilantro
  • 2 cup frozen corn
  • 2 cup canned black beans
  • 2 chicken breasts

Directions:

  1. Heat up the olive oil in a large pan, then sauté the onions until soft.
  2. Add garlic and sauté for one additional minute.
  3. Add enchilada sauce, chicken broth, hot sauce, cumin, and cilantro.
  4. Mix over medium heat for 2 minutes.
  5. Pour the mixture into the crockpot.
  6. Add chicken (I throw mine in still frozen)
  7. Cook on low for 4-6 hours.
  8. Remove the chicken breast and shred with 2 forks.
  9. Return to crockpot and add corn and black beans.
  10. Cook for 30 more minutes.
  11. Serve with a dollop of sour cream and a sprinkle of grated cheese.

 

Thanks, Aimee, for sharing this great recipe! This made more than enough for our family, and the leftovers were perfect for lunch!

 

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What's your favorite cold-weather food?

 

Have a wonder-filled day!

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4 comments:

  1. Looks like dinner for Monday to me! Thanks! Love this type of soup and I need a crock pot dish! Sweet.
    Liz

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  2. It looks wonderful. I might try this, I have seen recipes before and been reluctant to try it. I dont know why because I love taco's and enchilada's and so on. I should try it at least once I don't want to miss out and it does look sooooo good
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    Janice

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  3. Oh man, the flavors in this look great!
    I wanted to invite you to join Pantry Party also. This month's theme is soup! This bowl would be lovely to join us. http://lawstudentscookbook.wordpress.com/2013/01/01/pantry-party-january-2013-announcement/

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  4. Stopping in from Pantry Party. Great soup! Loving the sour cream on top--that hot/cold contrast thing! I'm really trying to use my crock pot more often. Thanks for sharing.

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