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bowl of chicken soup with green chiles, white beans, and cream cheese
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Green Chili Chicken Soup

This Green Chili Chicken Soup is fresh, hearty, and so creamy without being heavy! This easy soup recipe comes together very quickly and will be loved by the whole family.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy soup, quick dinner, tex-mex recipe
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 502kcal
Author: Jennifer Debth




  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 1 large green bell pepper diced
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 (1 oz) packet taco seasoning
  • 1 (1 oz) packet ranch seasoning mix
  • 2 (10 oz) cans green enchilada sauce
  • 1 (32 oz) carton chicken broth
  • 2 (15 oz) cans cannellini beans drained and rinsed
  • 2 (4 oz) cans chopped green chiles
  • 1 (15 oz) can corn drained
  • 4 cups chopped cooked chicken I used 1 rotisserie chicken with skin and bones removed (about 1 pound)
  • 1 (8 oz) block cream cheese cubed and softened to room temperature
  • 1 (8 oz) container sour cream room temperature
  • Shredded pepper-jack for garnish
  • Lime juice for garnish
  • Sliced avocado for garnish
  • Crumbled feta for garnish
  • Tortilla chips for garnish
  • Cilantro for garnish


  • Melt butter over medium heat in a large stockpot.
  • Once melted, stir in onion, bell pepper, garlic, taco seasoning, and ranch seasoning mix.
  • Cook, stirring regularly for 10 minutes, or until the peppers and onions have softened.
  • Stir in green enchilada sauce and chicken broth, then bring to a simmer.
  • Stir in cannellini beans, green chiles, corn, and chicken, then simmer for 5 minutes, or until the chicken has warmed through.
  • Remove from the heat and slowly stir in the cream cheese and sour cream until the cream cheese has fully melted.
  • Taste and re-season with salt, if necessary, then serve with your choice of toppings and enjoy!
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Nutrition information does not include garnishes/toppings.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 502kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 2096mg | Potassium: 488mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 1739IU | Vitamin C: 34mg | Calcium: 165mg | Iron: 5mg