Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Get out the slow cooker--this one-pot wonder makes it easy to prepare a South-of-the-Border favorite, with just the right amount of spice.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 5 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 6

Ingredients

6
boneless skinless chicken thighs (1 1/4 lb)
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
3
(6-inch) corn tortillas, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 1/2
cups Green Giant™ Niblets® frozen whole kernel corn, thawed
1
can (15 oz) chick peas or garbanzo beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
3/4
cup salsa verde
2
cans (14 oz each) chicken broth
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1/2
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
2
tomatoes, seeded, chopped
Chopped fresh cilantro leaves, if desired
  • 1 In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix all ingredients except tomatoes and cilantro.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5 to 7 hours or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (180°F). Stir to break up chicken thighs. Stir in tomatoes before serving. Garnish with cilantro.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    330
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    1160mg
    1160%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    37g
    37%
    (Dietary Fiber
    7g
    7%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    26g
    26%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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