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finished chicken tortilla soup in crockpot

Crockpot Chicken Tortilla Soup

The easiest, healthiest and tastiest recipe for Crockpot Chicken Tortilla Soup. Set it and forget it!
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Chicken Tortilla Soup, Chicken Tortilla Soup Crock Pot, Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 374kcal
Author Lauren


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups yellow onion diced
  • 1 large clove garlic grated
  • 1 cup carrot diced
  • 1 small zucchini diced
  • 15.5 oz. sweet corn (1 can) drained
  • 15 oz. black beans (1 can) drained and rinsed
  • 15 oz. cannellini beans (1 can) drained and rinsed
  • 10 oz. Rotel (1 can)
  • 4.5 oz mild green chiles (1 small can)
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 2 chicken breasts boneless, skinless; about 1 pound
  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • 5 corn tortillas cut into strips
  • toppings if desired: fresh cilantro, chips, sour cream, avocado, etc.


  • Heat olive oil over medium heat in large skillet. Sautee onion, zucchini, carrot and garlic for 5-7 minutes or until veggies start to become tender.
    onion, carrot and zucchini in skillet
  • Add all canned ingredients to cold crockpot.
    beans, corn, rotel in crockpot
  • Pour in cooked veggies.
    adding veggies into crockpot
  • Add in chicken stock, spices and whole raw chicken breasts. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours or until chicken is thoroughly cooked.
    adding chicken into soup
  • Remove chicken, shred and return to pot with strips of corn tortillas. Cover and cook another 10-20 minutes.
    shredded chicken on plate
  • Ladle into bowls and serve with any desired toppings.
    finished chicken tortilla soup in crockpot


Calories: 374kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 432mg | Potassium: 883mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 3172IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 106mg | Iron: 4mg