There isn’t anything better than a warm bowl of chicken tortilla soup that is easy peasy to make!
Easy Crockpot Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe that is Not only Healthy – It’s Delicious!
It just doesn’t get any better than this recipe for a family dinner of warm and tasty soup.
Easy dinners just seem to make for an easier day all the way around, and as far as easiest, you can’t go wrong with this easy crockpot chicken tortilla soup for a quick and healthy dinner or lunch.
If you love tossing everything into your crock pot, walking away and coming back to a delicious dinner, then this soup is for you. No chopping, cutting or prepping required.
For our healthy chicken tortilla soup. we picked all organic ingredients from our local Whole Foods, (which has awesome organic products that are reasonable priced) and also included some dry red lentils. Red lentils are healthy and delicious and will help thicken soups naturally. Don’t worry if you have picky eaters, the red lentils tend to melt into the soup so you don’t even know they were there.
Healthy Ingredients Needed for Easy Crockpot Chicken Tortilla Soup
- boneless chicken breast
- cloves garlic
- can black beans
- yellow corn
- jar organic salsa
- chicken broth
- dried red lentils
- tomato paste
- chili powder
- dried cumin
- Mexican cheese
How to Cook Easy Crockpot Chicken Tortilla Soup
STEP 1. Toss everything in your crockpot with the exception of the cheese. Cook on high for 3-1/2 to 4 hours or low for 6-7 hours.
Add additional broth if needed.
STEP 2. Shred the chicken with two forks right in the crockpot. Squeeze the juice from about 1/2 of a lime into the soup and stir.
STEP 3. Top each bowl of soup with shredded cheese.
Why We Love Crockpot Tortilla Soup
Black beans, fresh corn and red lentils… what’s not to love about this crockpot chicken tortilla soup? Everyone is busy and finding easy recipes that will feed you and your family is so important. Homemade soups are healthy and nutritious.
To Prepare Tortilla Soup with Chicken:
Toss everything in your slow cooker except the cheese. Cook on low 3- 1/2 to 4 hours or on high for 6-7 hours. Shred chicken with two forks, stir in freshly squeezed lime. Serve with toppings!
What Toppings go Well with This Soup?
Tortilla Chips or Strips
How to Make Homemade Tortilla Strips:
Top your soup with homemade tortillas strips. To make simple tortilla strips at home: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cut about 4 corn tortilla in half and then into 1-inch-wide strips. Toss with a little olive oil and then lightly salt. Spread strips in a single layer on your baking sheet. Bake for about 6-9 minutes.
Easy and Healthy Crockpot Tortilla Soup Your Whole Family will Love ...
- 1 lb. boneless chicken breast
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 (15 oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed
- 1-1/2 cups yellow corn
- 1 (16 oz.) jar organic salsa
- 5 cups chicken broth
- 1/2 cup dried red lentils
- 1-2 tablespoon tomato paste
- 1 tablespoon chili powder
- 1/2 tablesoon dried cumin
- 1 fresh lime
- 1-1/2 cups Mexican cheese
Toss everything in your crockpot with the exception of the cheese. Cook on high for 3-1/2 to 4 hours or low for 6-7 hours.
Add additional broth if needed.
Shred the chicken with two forks right in the crockpot. Squeeze the juice from about 1/2 of a lime into the soup and stir.
Top each bowl of soup with cheese.
This soup is a healthy and hearty crockpot chicken tortilla soup that is a nice nourishing soup for a family meal. This soup is ready and waiting for you at the end of a long day!
Chili Powder – Use your favorite chili powder for this soup. Find your favorite brand of chili powder that adds just a little hot or no hot at all.
What to Serve with Healthy Chicken Tortilla Soup Crock pot
Serve Tortillas Chips
Corn Bread – Yummy Corn Bread with Honey
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