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Chicken tortilla soup in a red bowl with chips and cilantro

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup is an easy, dump and go soup recipe that the whole family will love!  It's hearty, flavorful and it's great for meal prep!

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  • 1 lb. skinless chicken breasts seasoned with salt and pepper (use bone-in breasts or thighs for more flavor)
  • 1 medium yellow onion
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 cups corn thawed slightly if frozen
  • 14 ounces fire roasted diced tomatoes be sure to add the juice!
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt plus more to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 cups homemade chicken broth use up to 2 more cups of stock or water if desired
  • 14 ounces black beans rinsed and drained
  • 2 poblano peppers chopped (substitute with jalapeno if desired)
  • 1 lime juiced
  • Optional toppings: tortilla chips, grated cheese, cilantro, lime wedges, sliced chilies or avocado grated cheese, cilantro, lime wedges, avocado, for garnish


  • Place all ingredients except for the lime juice into the slow cooker and stir. Cover and cook on low heat for 6 hours or high heat for 4 hours.
  • Remove chicken from the crock pot and shred, then place back in the soup.
  • Add the juice of 1 lime and season with salt and pepper, to taste.
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  • Top the soup with your favorite toppings and enjoy!


  • Pro tip: Chop the onion and mince the garlic the night before, so that all you have to do in the morning is dump everything in the slow cooker, or make the entire recipe in advance for meal prep!
  • Store soup in the refrigerator in an air tight container for up to 5 days or freeze for up to 3 months.
  • This soup can be customized very easily! Add chopped bell pepper or your favorite veggies, and substitute the poblano peppers with your favorite chilies.


Calories: 263kcal, Carbohydrates: 25g, Protein: 24g, Fat: 8g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 57mg, Sodium: 1103mg, Fiber: 7g, Sugar: 8g

Nutrition is estimated using a food database and is only intended to be used as a guideline for informational purposes.

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