Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Soup with Tortellini is the easiest throw-it-all-in-a-pot, cozy fall soup. It’s packed with tender chicken, sweet corn, tortellini, the most delicious enchilada-like flavor, plenty of sharp cheddar cheese. Comforting and so delicious.
Add olive oil to a large stock pot. Heat to medium. Add onion, garlic, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Sweat veggies until slightly softened, about 2-3 minutes. Cook 1 more minute. Add tomato paste, stir. Cook 1 more minute. Add flour. Stir to combine. Cook another minute.
Stir in chicken broth, chili powder, remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, cumin, and apple cider vinegar. Stir. Add chicken tenders and tortellini. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Simmer until chicken is cooked through, about 10-12 minutes.
Remove chicken and shred with two forks. Add chicken, corn, and cheese to the soup. Stir. Simmer until 5-6 minutes until corn is warmed through and cheese is melted. Season with salt and pepper.