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Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

slow-cooker chicken tortilla soup Entree Mexican
Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 4 hr 45 min
  • Servings 8

There’s no longer any need to visit your favorite neighborhood Mexican restaurant for their signature chicken tortilla soup. This easy-prep recipe simmers all day, allowing you to serve up café-quality bowls of fresh soup at the end of the day. MORE+ LESS-

September 20, 2018
Progresso Broth
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Ingredients

1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
3/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
2
cups water
1 1/2
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic fire roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
1
can (11 oz) whole kernel corn, red and green peppers, drained
1
can (10 oz) Old El Paso™ enchilada sauce
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1
teaspoon chili powder
1/2
cup chopped fresh cilantro
4
cups tortilla chips, coarsely crushed
1/2
cup sour cream

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken to skillet; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook 4 minutes, turning once, until browned on both sides. Place chicken in slow cooker. Add water, broth, tomatoes, corn, enchilada sauce, onion, green chiles, cumin and chili powder.
  • 2
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 hours or until chicken is tender. Remove chicken from slow cooker to plate; shred using 2 forks. Return chicken to slow cooker. Stir in cilantro. Cover; cook 30 minutes longer. Top each serving with 1/2 cup crushed tortilla chips and 1 tablespoon sour cream.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
0%
Saturated Fat
2g
0%
Sodium
1090mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
0%
Dietary Fiber
3g
0%
Protein
17g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • Iconic dishes often vary in their ingredients and preparation methods from region by region, as local cooks put creative spins on the basic recipe. The same is true of chicken tortilla soup. Travel up and down the west coast of North America, and you’ll find hundreds of variations of chicken tortilla soup recipe. In Mexico City, it’s a simple offering of chicken broth with roasted tomatoes, onion, garlic, chiles and strips of fried tortillas. In many parts of California, chicken tortilla soup can be made with a tomato base that’s thickened with ground tortillas. Beans are sometimes included, but fried tortilla strips are almost always added as a garnish. This crockpot tortilla soup is just the beginning. Check out Betty's best soup recipes.

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