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Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup, served with sour cream, cheese, cilantro and chips

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

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Perfect soup to come home to after a long day.



  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 (12.5-ounce) can chicken breast or 2-3 boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 (15-ounce) can stewed or diced tomatoes
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15.25-ounce) corn, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (8-ounce) can chopped green chilies
  • 1 (16-ounce) jar medium salsa
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 package taco seasoning
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups unsalted chicken broth


Combine all ingredients in a slow cooker and cook on low for 4 hours or high for 2 hours. Serve with tortilla chips.

If using chicken breasts, line the slow cooker with chicken. Place all other ingredients on top of chicken and stir gently to combine. Cook on low for at least 8 hours. An hour before serving, remove chicken breasts and shred with forks. Return shredded chicken to slow cooker and let cook for the remaining hour.

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Dietary and Nutrition


Protein is found in every cell, tissue and organ in our bodies. When we do not get enough protein, our bodies may produce less of certain immune cells and increase our susceptibility to infections of the respiratory, gastrointestinal and urinary tract. Protein foods include chicken, beef, pork, fish, eggs, peanut butter, milk, seeds, beans and nuts.

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This recipe was analyzed for nutrition using Food Processor SQL Nutrition and Fitness Software and tested in the kitchen.