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Slow Cooker Fiesta Beef Soup

by Skinny Ms.

Slow Cooker Fiesta Beef Soup

Don your sombrero and transport yourself south of the border with this soup brimming with the traditional flavors of Mexico: chiles, cilantro, tomatoes, beans, garlic, and beef.

Slow Cooker Fiesta Beef Soup similar to a chili in flavor, but much lighter. It’s tasty anytime of year, but delicious and light on a spring or summer evening. Fun fact: spicy foods actually cool you down in warmer weather, which is why spicy dishes are often eaten in warm climates.

Enjoy Slow Cooker Fiesta Beef Soup for a party of one or two and freeze the rest, or make it for your next gathering. Serve it with the Watermelon Water from this list, and you will have yourself a fiesta, Señorita!

These soups are also light, filling, and delicious:

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Slow Cooker Fiesta Beef Soup

Slow Cooker Fiesta Beef Soup

Yields: 8 | Serving size: 1-1/2 cups | Calories: 217 | Previous Points: 4 | Points Plus: 5 | Total Fat: 4 g | Saturated Fats: 1 g | Trans Fats: 0 g | Cholesterol: 36 mg | Sodium: 302 mg | Carbohydrates: 26 g | Dietary fiber: 8 g | Sugars: 5 g | Protein: 22 g


  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15 oz.) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (4.5 oz) can diced green chili peppers
  • 1 (14.5 oz.) can diced tomatoes
  • 2 1/2 cups beef broth or vegetable broth, low sodium, fat-free (use more broth for a thinner soup)
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen corn
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (more or less to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Kosher or sea salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup freshly chopped cilantro
  • 1 pound stew beef or chuck steak, cut into 1-inch pieces


Add all the ingredients to the slow cooker, stir to combine. Cover and cook on low 6-8 hours.

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