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Two white bowls of easy tortilla soup with chicken made in the slow cooker.

Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

This slow cooker chicken tortilla soup makes a healthy and gluten free dinner that can be thrown together easily during a busy week! 

Course Soup
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 202 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ lbs chicken breasts
  • 16 oz. jar salsa mild or medium*
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/8 - ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 15 oz. can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 15 oz can whole kernel corn drained
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon or lime juice

Toppings:

Instructions

  1. Place chicken breasts on the bottom of slow cooker.
  2. Pour salsa and chicken broth into the slow cooker and make sure to pick up chicken breasts so some liquid gets underneath them.
  3. In a small bowl, combine cumin, chili powder, paprika, salt, pepper, garlic powder and cayenne pepper. Toss to combine.
  4. Add seasonings, beans, corn, and lemon juice to the slow cooker. Give liquid a good stir, cover, and cook for 6-8 hours on low or 4-6 hours on high.
  5. Towards the last 30 minutes of cooking, shred the chicken. Let continue cooking for the last 30 minutes.
  6. Serve chicken tortilla soup with tortilla chips, sour cream, cilantro and green onions. Enjoy!  See this recipe in Healthy Meal Plan #5

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 202 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Cholesterol 54mg18%
Sodium 971mg42%
Potassium 712mg20%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 365IU7%
Vitamin C 15.3mg19%
Calcium 41mg4%
Iron 2.5mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.