THE BEST CROCK POT CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP

This is the best Crock Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup! It is easy to make and is a family favorite. The flavors of a chicken tortilla in a soup!

THE BEST CROCK POT CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP

You are going to love this recipe for Crock Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup! Now, I don’t want you to look at the list of ingredients and get overwhelmed here. I promise this won’t take you more than 5-10 minutes to throw in the crock pot. It can easily be put on before you go to work in the morning and be ready by the time you get home.

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TIPS FOR MAKING THIS SOUP RECIPE:

  • Serve it with some cornbread and you have a whole meal and possibly leftovers for your work lunch tomorrow.
  • Feel free to add any beans you like in here. Black beans and pinto beans would be excellent.
  • Diced avocados and fresh cilantro would all be really tasty in this.
  • I like to serve this soup topped with shredded cheese and some crispy tortilla strips (you can usually find those located in the same grocery aisle as salad toppings.)
The Best Crock Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe from The Country Cook, shown served in a white bowl with fresh parsley in the background
INGREDIENTS NEEDED: (FULL RECIPE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE POST)
chicken breasts
onion
garlic
beef (or chicken) broth
water
corn
diced tomatoes and green chiles
enchilada sauce
taco seasoning
chili powder (optional)
salt & pepper, to taste
shredded cheese, for topping
crunchy tortilla strips, for toppingchicken breasts, onion, garlic, chicken broth, water, corn, diced tomatoes and green chiles, enchilada sauce, taco seasoning, chili powder

HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE CROCK POT CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP:

Place chicken breasts in the bottom of your crock pot. Season with a bit of salt & pepper. Add in diced onions and minced garlic. Then pour in beef stock and water. Then add in corn, diced tomatoes and enchilada sauce. Sprinkle in taco seasoning and chili powder. Then give it all a good stir. Put the cover on and cook on low for about 8-10 hours.raw chicken, enchilada sauce, seasoning and diced onions being stirred with a wooden spoon in a crock pot
About 10-15 minutes before serving, take the chicken breasts out and shred them using two forks. The chicken will shred very easily. Then put shredded chicken back in pot. Stir again. shredded chicken being placed into the soup liquid inside the slow cooker
Let cook for additional 15 minutes. Then serve!
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THE BEST CROCK POT CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP

This is the best Crock Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup! It is easy to make and is a family favorite. The flavors of a chicken tortilla in a soup!
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Crock Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 hours 15 minutes
Total Time 10 hours 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 495kcal

Equipment

  • 5-quart slow cooker

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken breasts
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 15 oz can beef or chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 15 oz can corn undrained
  • 1 15 oz can diced tomatoes and green chiles undrained
  • 1 11 oz can enchilada sauce
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • shredded cheese for topping
  • crunchy tortilla strips for topping

Instructions

  • Place chicken breasts in the bottom of a 5-quart crock pot.
  • Season with a bit of salt & pepper.
  • Add in diced onions and minced garlic.
  • Then pour in broth, water, corn, diced tomatoes and enchilada sauce.
  • Sprinkle with taco seasoning and chili powder and give it all a good stir.
  • Put the lid on and cook on low for about 8-10 hours.
  • About 15 minutes before serving, take the chicken breasts out and shred them using two forks. The chicken will shred very easily.
  • Then put shredded chicken back in pot and stir.
  • Let cook for additional 15 minutes. Then serve. Top with shredded cheese and crispy tortilla strips.

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Notes

Serve with shredded cheese and crispy tortilla strips.
Feel free to add any beans you like in here. Black beans go well with this soup. Also, some folks like to top this with diced avocado as well as fresh cilantro.

Nutrition

Calories: 495kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 77mg | Sodium: 1708mg | Potassium: 346mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 63g | Vitamin A: 1245IU | Vitamin C: 4.6mg | Calcium: 197mg | Iron: 1.3mg

Originally published: December 2012
Updated & republished: October 2020

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