Slow Cooker – Chicken Tortilla Soup

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This spicy and nutritious soup is also quick and easy to make. Flavorful and filling, it can be served with a side of whole grain bread, and topped with fresh herbs or avocado.

Slow Cooker - Chicken Tortilla Soup

Slow Cooker - Chicken Tortilla Soup

Yields: 12 | Serving size: 1 cup | Calories: 269 | Total Fat: 5 g | Saturated Fats: 1 g | Trans Fats: 0 g | Cholesterol: 48 mg | Sodium: 477 mg | Carbohydrates: 30 g | Dietary fiber: 7 g | Sugars: 3 g | Protein: 25 g | SmartPoints: 6


  • 1 sweet onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup diced celery, approximately 2 stalks
  • 3 (uncooked) chicken breast fillets (1.5 lbs) cut into bite size pieces (optional skinless, boneless thighs or a combination of breasts & thighs)
  • 4 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained
  • 1 (15 ounce) can pinto beans, drained
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can fire roasted tomatoes, optional diced tomatoes
  • 1 (4 ounce) can diced jalapeño peppers, optional 2 fresh jalapeño peppers seeded and diced
  • 4 cups chicken broth or stock, low-sodium, fat-free
  • Kosher or sea salt to taste
  • 2 teaspoons Skinny Ms. Taco Seasoning, optional ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup freshly chopped cilantro
  • 6 white corn tortillas, cut into 1/4" wide strips, then cut strips in half


  1. Add all ingredients to the slow cooker, except tortillas. Cook on low 7 - 8 hours, or until carrots are tender.
  2. The last 20 minutes of cooking time, cut the tortillas in half, then cut into 1/2" strips, add to slow cooker. Cook an additional 20 to 25 minutes.
  3. If desired, add a dollop of fat-free Greek yogurt or sour cream and reduced-fat grated cheddar cheese.

17 Comments on "Slow Cooker – Chicken Tortilla Soup"

  1. Janet LeBreton  January 14, 2013

    I made this recipe today. Mmmm, Mmmm, good!

    • Skinny Ms.  January 14, 2013

      Janet, Great! Thanks for letting us know. 🙂

  2. Joe Watson  January 27, 2013

    This is my favourite! One because I had all the ingredientsand also it was very simple to make and did not lack flavour by any means! Thank you!

  3. Tracy  February 9, 2013

    re you supposed to use the skinny girl taco seasoning and cumin? Can you use store bought taco seasoning?

    • Skinny Ms.  February 9, 2013

      Tracy, Yes, it’s just that we like using our seasonings because they are ‘clean’ without added junk in the ingredients.

  4. Carol Skripek  February 17, 2013

    I love this recipe! When I walk in the house and smell this simmering I just can’t wait for dinner!

  5. Leah Miller  February 17, 2013

    Making this tonight! My WHOLE house smells SO amazing.

  6. Laura Jennings Orlando  February 17, 2013

    I love this recipe.

  7. Lauren Starsiak Fisher  February 17, 2013

    Very wholesome and healthy for the entire family…..and they just think it tates great.

  8. Adrienne  February 17, 2013

    This sounds great gonna try it tomorrow

  9. Tabitha  February 17, 2013

    i'm wanting to try this next 🙂

  10. Kim  February 17, 2013


  11. sofia  February 17, 2013

    i love this soup!

  12. Jacqueline Abner  February 24, 2013

    I just made this today and it was awesome! I will definitely be making this one again. Thanks Skinny Ms!

    • Skinny Ms.  February 25, 2013

      Jacqueline, GREAT! Thanks so much for letting us know.

  13. Lucy  September 3, 2013

    Where can I fine skinny ms products?


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