Slow Cooker – Chicken Tortilla Soup

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A tasty fiesta in every spoonful!

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.

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Slow Cooker - Chicken Tortilla Soup

A filling soup that's bursting with flavors, you can't go wrong with this slow cooker recipe.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Yield 12 people
Serving Size 1 cup
Course Dinner, Soup
Cuisine Universal
Author SkinnyMs.


  • 1 sweet onion diced
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 cup celery diced, approximately 2 stalks
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless and skinless chicken breast uncooked, cut into bite size pieces (optional skinless, boneless thighs or a combination of breasts & thighs)
  • 4 carrots peeled and sliced
  • 15 ounces black beans can, drained
  • 15 ounces pinto beans can, drained
  • 14 1/2 ounces fire roasted tomatoes can, optional diced tomatoes
  • 4 ounces diced jalapeño peppers can, 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 cilantro freshly chopped
  • 6 white corn tortillas cut into 1/4 inch wide strips, then cut strips in half


  • Add all ingredients to the slow cooker, except tortillas. Cook on low 7 - 8 hours, or until carrots are tender.
  • 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.
  • If desired, add a dollop of fat-free Greek yogurt or sour cream and reduced-fat grated cheddar cheese.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 269kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 477mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 3g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 6
Keywords Gluten-Free, Kid-Friendly

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  1. 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!

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

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