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Slow Cooker Tortilla Soup Recipe

Slow cooker chicken tortilla soup is a family favorite! Our secret ingredient makes it thicker and creamier but keeps it healthy too!
Course Entrees
Cuisine Mexican
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 154kcal
Author Dani Meyer


  • 4 bone in skin on chicken thighs
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 32 ounce container chicken stock
  • 16 ounces water
  • 2 cans diced tomatoes with liquid
  • 1 can no salt added black beans drained
  • 2 cans no-salt added corn drained
  • 1 30 ounce can refried beans regular or fat free
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons cumin
  • 1-4 tablespoons hot sauce heat varies wildly among hot sauce brands so adjust to taste
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Serve with: avocado slices tomato slices chopped cilantro, crushed tortilla chips, mexican crema (or sour cream), shredded cheese and lime wedges.


  • 1. Add everything to slow cooker except hot sauce and cook on low 8 hours or high 4 hours.2. Remove chicken and discard bones and skin. Shred meat and return to pot.3. Taste and adjust heat with hot sauce.4. Adjust salt and pepper to taste.5. Serve with toppings.


Soup will be slightly flat without any acidic ingredients so definitely plan to serve with 2-3 lime wedges per person or add lime juice or lemon juice to pot to taste.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 154kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 543mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g