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slow cooker chicken tortilla soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

This delicious soup is a set it and forget it kind of meal. When you get home from work or school, the aroma from your slow cooker will make you so proud of yourself for prepping for dinner before you even left home!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 10 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6


  • slow cooker
  • instant pot


  • 4-6 chicken breasts or tenderloins boneless, skinless
  • 2 15 oz cans of black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 4 oz can of green chiles
  • 2 15 oz cans of diced tomatoes Rotel or regular
  • 1 15 oz can of corn
  • 1 c salsa
  • 1 pkg White chicken chili seasoning


  • 2 avocadoes
  • 2 c shredded cheese
  • 3 green onions sliced
  • 1 bag tortilla chips
  • 1 lime sliced


  • Add chicken to the bottom of the slow cooker.
  • Add all of the canned ingredients into the slow cooker. Only the black beans need to be rinsed and drained.
  • Set slow cooker on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours.
  • When chicken is cooked, shred it and stir.
  • Serve soup with tortilla chips, shredded cheese, lime, green onions and avocado.


This recipe can also be made in the Instant Pot. Simply shorten cooking time. 
You can freeze this recipe. Allow to cool after cooking and freeze without toppings.
This recipe stretches easily. Just add in more corn, beans, tomatoes or chicken and expand your fiesta!
Keyword chicken tortilla, slow cooker, soup