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Slow-Cooker King Ranch Chicken Soup

slow-cooker king ranch chicken soup Entree
Slow-Cooker King Ranch Chicken Soup
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 3 hr 20 min
  • Ingredients 12
  • Servings 6

While the history of the classic King Ranch Chicken Casserole is up for debate, there is one thing we can all agree on: It’s a real crowd pleaser and family-favorite dinner. This slow-cooker soup version brings all of the classic King Ranch flavors to the table—literally—but gets it done with half the effort! MORE+ LESS-

November 22, 2017

Ingredients

1
cup chopped yellow onions
1
medium red bell pepper, diced (1 cup)
3
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
teaspoon salt
1
can (28 oz) Muir Glen™ organic fire-roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
1
can (18 oz) Progresso™ creamy mushroom soup
2
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
1
package (0.85 oz) Old El Paso™ chicken taco seasoning mix
1
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, cubed, softened
Chopped fresh cilantro leaves and crushed tortilla chips, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Mix onions, bell pepper, 1 tablespoon of the oil and the salt in slow cooker. Stir in tomatoes, soup, broth and chiles.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix remaining 2 tablespoons oil and the taco seasoning mix. Add chicken; turn to coat. Add chicken to mixture in cooker.
  • 3
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 3 to 4 hours or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F). Remove chicken from cooker with slotted spoon to cutting board. Stir cream cheese into mixture in cooker until smooth; cover and keep warm. Shred chicken by pulling apart with 2 forks; return to cooker.
  • 4
    If desired, top each serving with chopped fresh cilantro leaves and crushed tortilla chips.

  • To quickly soften cream cheese, remove from wrapper, and place on microwavable plate; microwave uncovered on High about 15 seconds or just until softened.

Expert Tips

  • When shredding chicken, be sure pieces are small enough to fit on a soup spoon.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
Calories from Fat
230
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
40%
Saturated Fat
10g
51%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
85mg
29%
Sodium
1640mg
68%
Potassium
280mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
9g
Protein
22g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%
40%
Vitamin C
35%
35%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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