Easy and Healthy Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

slow cooker chicken tortilla soup

Easy to make crockpot chicken tortilla soup


  • 3 chicken breasts
  • 2 cans (15 oz.) diced tomatoes – undrained
  • 2&1/2 cups of chicken broth
  • 1 tsp. of onion powder
  • 2 tsp. of minced garlic
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. each salt and ground black pepper

suggested toppings

  • 1 bag of tortilla strips salad toppings – lightly salted
  • chopped fresh cilantro
  • Mexican blend shredded cheese
  • avocado – peeled, and cubed
  • sour cream
  • lime wedges to squeeze lime juice into soup
  • mild green chilies – drained

additional equipment

  • crockpot


  1. place chicken breast in the crockpot
  2. In a large bowl, mix tomatoes, broth, onion powder, garlic, cumin, salt and pepper
  3. Pour the tomato mixture over the chicken breasts
  4. place the lid on the crockpot and turn on high
  5. cook for 7 hours or until chicken is tender enough to pull apart with your fork
  6. shred chicken and stir the soup
  7. add more broth if needed
  8. ladle soup into bowls, top with your favorite toppings like – tortilla strips, sour cream, cilantro, avocado, cheese and a squeeze of lime
  9. Enjoy and go back for seconds! yum!


  • if some of the broth has evaporated in the cooking process, feel free to add another 1/2 cup or more and mix in before serving