Crock Pot Tortilla Soup


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This easy Crock Pot Tortilla Soup is the perfect ‘set it and forget it’ version of our favorite Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe.

It makes for an easy weeknight dinner made right in the slow cooker. Most of the ingredients are ones you likely already have in the pantry and fridge!

A Crock Pot full of slow cooker tortilla soup with tortilla strips.

The best slow cooker soup recipes are made with a big variety of flavors and colors just like this one.

A base of chicken broth is paired with tender chicken breasts, tomatoes, and a little bit of heat from jalapenos!

Once cooked, top this easy crockpot soup recipe with crispy tortilla strips (or even tortilla chips) for a delicious weeknight meal!

A slow cooker full of ingredients for Crock Pot tortilla soup like chicken breasts, beans, onions, and corn.

How to Make Slow Cooker Tortilla Soup

Just like Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup simply place the ingredients in the crock pot and walk away. Right before serving, shred the chicken and enjoy! So easy.

  1. Cook onion, garlic, and jalapeno (or green chiles) in olive oil until they are softened and add to the Crock Pot.
  2. Place all ingredients in the slow cooker and cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8.
  3. Before serving, shred the cooked chicken and add back to the soup.

Serve with tortilla strips or broken up tortilla chips for extra crunch!

Slow cooker tortilla soup being ladled out of a Crock Pot.

This Crock Pot Tortilla soup recipe is definitely a whole meal in itself, but a few extra ‘mix-ins’ on the side let everyone create their own tasty version!

A traditional chicken tortilla soup is topped with tortilla strips for texture (tortilla chips are a great substitution). Shredded cheddar cheese or Monterey jack cheese will melt perfectly over hot tortilla soup and a dollop of sour cream and some sliced pepperoncinis or sliced black olives and a garnish of chopped cilantro gives it a bright Mexican flavor!

Favorite Crock Pot Soups

Slow Cooker Tortilla Soup

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Chicken, Main Course, Slow Cooker
Cuisine American, Mexican, Tex Mex
This easy tortilla soup is the perfect ‘set it and forget it’ weeknight dinner for the crock pot, I bet most of the ingredients are already in the pantry and fridge! 

Ingredients

  • 6 6-inch corn tortillas cut 1/4-inch strips
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic large, minced
  • 1 jalapeño diced and seeded
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 14 oz crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can rotel
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 14.5 oz black beans
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup cilantro

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Instructions

  1. Cook onion, garlic and jalapeño in olive oil. Add to the bottom of a slow cooker.

  2. Add remaining ingredients (except tortillas and oil) to the slow cooker and cook on high for 4 hours. 

  3. Shred chicken and add back to the pot. Serve with tortilla strips.

Crispy Tortillas
  1. Heat oil over medium-high heat a small pan. Add tortilla strips in small batches and fry until crisp. Drain on paper towels and salt.

Nutrition Information
Calories: 340, Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 48mg, Sodium: 783mg, Potassium: 1160mg, Carbohydrates: 46g, Fiber: 11g, Sugar: 5g, Protein: 27g, Vitamin A: 10.4%, Vitamin C: 37.7%, Calcium: 11.3%, Iron: 26%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword crock pot soup, slow cooker tortilla soup

 

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Slow cooker tortilla soup in a black crock pot

 

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