Tortilla Soup Crock Pot Recipe

Tortilla Soup Crock Pot Recipe
This is a repost of one of my favorite crock pot soup recipes. Hope you enjoy the new photos. It is time to find some comfort and warmth in soup. I love my crock pot when it comes to making soups and chilies as you can just dump and not think about it!
 For a recent luncheon I was having, casual the way I like it, I decided to try Tortilla Soup and Ham biscuits.   I knew I was going to have a hectic morning so I threw everything into the crock pot in the evening and just plugged it in when I woke up. Ironically my friends arrived before me, a little email slip on my part!! Needless to say the soup was there waiting for them!! ( I had also put all the condiments in a dish in the fridge so it was easily accessible)
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I adapted the recipe for Tortilla Soup from A Year of Slow Cooking.   The one thing I did not like about this recipe is that the chicken had to be cooked. The night before when I had the grill on for dinner I just grilled up some chicken breasts along with what we were having. I guess this saved me time from having to pull apart the chicken before the guests arrived which would have been disastrous considering my email mishap:)  It is also a great recipe to use frozen cooked chicken.
tortilla soup recipe
 
One of my favorite food planning tips is if you are making chicken for a recipe, put a few extra breasts in the oven with just salt and pepper. When it is finished cooking, chop it or shred and place it in a freezer bag. You will have some great chicken waiting for you in the freezer. 
 
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Crock Pot Tortilla Soup

Crock Pot Tortilla Soup

Yield: 6 - 8 Servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 15 minutes

Crock Pot Tortilla Soup is a comfort food that is made while you are at work or busy in the day

Ingredients

  • 3 cups of chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked chicken
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1 cup frozen roasted corn, I only could find regular corn
  • 2-3 green onions
  • 28 oz can of tomatoes and juice
  • 1 cup chopped up vegetables that you have on hand, celery and carrots in my fridge
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1/4 t crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 t cayenne pepper
  • 1 t cumin
  • salt to taste
  • 1 can of black beans--I used organic tri-blend
  • -optional Garlic Gold Southwest Blend Nuggets, 1-2 tablespoons

optional garnish

  • --tortilla chips
  • --Shredded Taco Blend or cheddar Cheese
  • --sour cream
  • --green onions
  • --cilantro

Instructions

  1. Dice all veggies--dump everything into the crock pot
  2. Items can be frozen if you have leftover cooked chicken etc in freezer.
  3. Cook on low for 8-10 hours, or high for 6 or so.
  4. Before serving, garnish as you choose.
 

 

Look at all the goodness in this one bowl of soup.

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This repost is the 2nd time making this soup and thought it was pretty good but especially easy. What kind of soup do you like on a cold afternoon??

11 Comments

  1. This looks delicious… will have to try it. Nothing better than a crockpot of soup cooking 🙂
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  2. LOVE Tortilla Soup, never made it in the crockpot… will have to try! I think spicy soups are PERFECT for chilly afternoons 🙂

  3. I love making homemade tortilla soup. I will have to try out your version!

  4. Looks yummy!

  5. This looks sooo good. I think I need to break out my crock pot now.

  6. I love crock pot recipes! Thanks for posting. I really like Tortilla soup, but I haven’t taken the time to make it yet. Thanks for the inspiration.

  7. This soup makes me feel warm

  8. This looks very good!

  9. I am always looking for crockpot recipes. This looks like one my husband will love!

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