Slow-Cooker Southwest Chicken Soup with Baked Tortilla Strips

Slow-Cooker Southwest Chicken Soup with Baked Tortilla Strips

Assemble the ingredients in the slow cooker, and it does the work for you!

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

7:45

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

servings

Soup
1
lb boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces
2
medium sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces (2 cups)
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
2
cans (14.5 oz each) diced tomatoes with green chilies, undrained
1 3/4
cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
1
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ Niblets® frozen corn
1/2
cup chopped green bell pepper
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
Baked Tortilla Strips
8
yellow or blue corn tortillas (5 or 6 inch)
  1. Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Mix chicken, sweet potatoes, onion, tomatoes, broth, oregano and cumin in cooker. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours.
  2. Stir in corn and bell pepper. Increase heat setting to High; cover and cook about 30 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center and vegetables are tender.
  3. Meanwhile, heat oven to 450°F. Spray 2 cookie sheets with cooking spray. Cut each tortilla into strips; place in single layer on cookie sheets. Bake about 6 minutes or until crisp but not brown; cool.
  4. Spoon soup into individual bowls. Top with tortilla strips. Sprinkle with cilantro.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
You can use 2 cans regular diced tomatoes and 1 can Old El Paso® chopped green chiles instead of the tomatoes with green chilies.
Did You Know?
Sweet potatoes and other bright orange vegetables contain beta-carotene, which your body converts to vitamin A.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 310
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 750mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 37g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
    • Sugars 11g),
  • Protein 23g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 1/2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.