Spicy Slow Cooker Tortilla Soup

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This smoky, spicy soup is so easy to make. Your family will ask for it again and again.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 7 hours

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 4 corn tortillas (6"), cut into ¼" strips
  • ½ tsp. canola oil
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. smoked paprika
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • 1 can (28 oz.) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can (14 oz.) fire-roasted diced tomatoes
  • 3 cups gluten-free chicken broth
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and diced
  • 1 can (4 oz.) diced green chilies, drained
  • 2 habanero peppers, seeded and diced
  • 1 cup fresh corn kernels
  • 2 cups cubed cooked boneless chicken breast

Directions

  • Heat oil in a shallow skillet. Add the tortilla strips and cook, turning once, until they are crisp and golden. Drain on paper towel–lined plates. Blot dry and set aside.
  • Place cumin, chili powder, paprika, salt, tomatoes, broth, garlic, onion, chilies, and peppers in a 4–6-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours.
  • Add the corn and cooked chicken. Cover and cook for an additional 45 minutes. Divide tortilla strips evenly among the bowls of soup before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 4 corn tortillas (6"), cut into ¼" strips
  • ½ tsp. canola oil
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. smoked paprika
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • 1 can (28 oz.) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can (14 oz.) fire-roasted diced tomatoes
  • 3 cups gluten-free chicken broth
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and diced
  • 1 can (4 oz.) diced green chilies, drained
  • 2 habanero peppers, seeded and diced
  • 1 cup fresh corn kernels
  • 2 cups cubed cooked boneless chicken breast

Directions

  • Heat oil in a shallow skillet. Add the tortilla strips and cook, turning once, until they are crisp and golden. Drain on paper towel–lined plates. Blot dry and set aside.
  • Place cumin, chili powder, paprika, salt, tomatoes, broth, garlic, onion, chilies, and peppers in a 4–6-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours.
  • Add the corn and cooked chicken. Cover and cook for an additional 45 minutes. Divide tortilla strips evenly among the bowls of soup before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories160
Total Fat2.5g
Saturated Fat0.5g
Cholesterol30mg
Sodium480mg
Total Carbohydrate20g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars8g
Protein15g