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Latin American Diet Recipe Contest Winner: Enchilada Soup by Nicole Shelley!

October 26, 2009


(photo via Rogers Food)

Congratulations to Nicole Shelley for winning the Latin American Diet Recipe Contest with her amazing recipe for Enchilada Soup! It was tasty, nutritious and a real treat for the judges to sample. To see a list of the Top Ten Favorites, visit the Latino Nutrition Coalition website. Thanks to everyone who entered, and enjoy this award-winning recipe below!

Enchilada Soup by Nicole Shelley

*serves 8*


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 carrots
  • 4 ribs celery
  • 1 large yellow onion
  • 8 cups reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 12 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 16 ounce can green enchilada sauce
  • 3-4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced
  • 12 count package low fat corn tortillas ( cut into strips)
  • 1 cup grated reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese (optional)
  • diced avocado (optional)
  • low fat sour cream (optional)
  • chopped fresh cilantro (optional)


  1. In a large pot saute carrots, celery, and yellow onion in olive oil until tender. Add diced tomatoes and broth, bring to a low boil. Add enchilada sauce and chicken. Reduce heat and simmer until vegetables are soft and the chicken is cooked, about 20 minutes.
  2. Place 2 tortillas cut into strips and a sprinkle of cheese into the bottom of 6 bowls. Ladle soup over tortillas and cheese. If desired, serve topped with diced avocado, low fat sour cream and fresh cilantro.
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