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Crockpot Chicken Tortilla Soup with Black Beans & Corn (Slow Cooker)

This crockpot chicken tortilla soup is a breeze to put together and is a healthy and popular option for the whole family.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time9 hrs
Total Time9 hrs 10 mins
Course: Soups
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Crockpot, Instant Pot, Slow Cooker
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 217kcal
Author: Dara Michalski | Cookin' Canuck

Ingredients

  • 1 medium yellow onion finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper seeds removed, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 chipotle pepper seeds removed, minced (sold in cans, in adobo sauce)
  • 2/3 cup brown rice
  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 15 ounce can petite diced tomatoes
  • 5 cups low-salt chicken broth
  • 1 15 ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • chopped avocado if desired
  • tortilla chips if desired
  • sour cream if desired

Instructions

  • Place chopped onion, garlic, red bell pepper, jalapeno pepper, ground cumin and chipotle pepper into the bottom of a crockpot.
  • Cover this mixture with brown rice and boneless, skinless chicken breasts.
  • Pour diced tomatoes, with juices, and chicken broth over the chicken breasts.
  • Turn the crockpot to Low and cook until the chicken is cooked through, about 8 hours.
  • Remove the chicken breasts from the crockpot and, using two forks, shred the chicken. Return the chicken to the crockpot, along with the black beans and frozen corn.
  • Cook on Low for an additional 30 to 60 minutes. Stir in chopped cilantro and fresh lime juice. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve with chopped avocado, tortilla chips and sour cream, if desired.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Serving (1/6 of Recipe) | Calories: 217kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 181mg | Potassium: 562mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 710IU | Vitamin C: 32.1mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1.5mg