If you need a 0 Freestyle point recipe, try this slow cooker chicken tortilla soup recipe.  It can be thrown together very quickly and tastes amazing.

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I hope everyone’s Thanksgiving holiday was wonderful.  Ours was so fun (except that I was terribly sick during it) and it was wonderful to host our first Thanksgiving.  

I loved cooking the turkey for the first time (crazy) and all the different side dishes we had.  It was fantastic!

If you are sick of turkey sandwiches for lunch, try this easy slow cooker chicken tortilla soup recipe.  It tastes amazing – so flavorful and delicious – and can be thrown together in about 15 minutes.  

It’s that easy.  You can cook it on low for 6-8 hours and have lunch or dinner on the table easily.

An overhead image of the Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe in a white bowl.  You can see a light blue napkin underneath the bowl.  There is a decorative small bowl in the background.

Do you ever wonder what life would be like without all the gadgets we now have in the kitchen?  I can’t imagine life without my slow cooker.  

I use it at least weekly and I just love it.  I can’t even fathom cooking all the time without it.  

How difficult that would have been.  Our grandmothers are saints if they were able to cook dinner every night without a slow cooker.  It’s amazing to hear their stories!

If you are interested in additional slow cooker recipes, I highly suggest the slow cooker Asian chicken sliders or these slow cooker black eyed peas.

An close up image of the Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe in a white bowl.  You can see a light blue napkin underneath the bowl.  You can see the shredded chicken, tomatoes, corn, black beans and chopped avocado in the image.

I have to admit that as much as I loved our Thanksgiving meal, I am getting sick of the foods.  I absolutely loved all of the food that we had, but it’s getting old.  But I don’t want to be in the kitchen for hours.  

I did that cooking the turkey on Thanksgiving and I am happy to not be in the kitchen that long for a long time.  This slow cooker chicken tortilla soup recipe is so easy to make and tastes fantastic.  

It’s is a simple chicken tortilla soup but it packs a punch too.  Try it and enjoy it.

What are your favorite lunch recipes?

An overhead image of the Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe in a white bowl. You can see a light blue napkin underneath the bowl. There is a decorative small bowl in the background.

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

This recipe is 0 Freestyle points per serving, 1 cup.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 6 hrs
Total Time 6 hrs 15 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 8 servings
Calories 102 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless chicken breast
  • 5 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 medium poblano chile chopped
  • 1 medium tomato chopped
  • 3 baby carrots chopped
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons garlic minced
  • 1/2 medium avocado, cubed optional

Instructions
 

  • Combine all the ingredients (except the avocado, if using) into the slow cooker. Stir and place lid on the slow cooker. Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  • Take the chicken out and shred it.  Replace it in the slow cooker and serve immediately.  Add the chopped avocado to each bowl, if using.

Nutrition

Calories: 102kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 15gFat: 2gCholesterol: 36mgSodium: 112mgPotassium: 427mgSugar: 1gVitamin A: 265IUVitamin C: 16.4mgCalcium: 19mgIron: 0.7mg
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5 Comments

  1. thanks 🙂 I think maybe brush them with a little olive oil or salt free butter and then we can add a sprinkle of seasoning when baking them. We have to get creative to get more flavor when you can’t have salt. Little cayenne to boost it, for me..but my other half doesn’t like hot/spicy, so maybe some pepper and/or mrs dash garlic seasoning. I know he’s super excited about this as its made low sodium mostly already 🙂

  2. I have looked everywhere for tortilla strips at the store and I can’t find them. But you are more than happy to add them to this soup. I find that the flavor is the same with or without the strips (obviously no crunch if they aren’t in the recipe). If you add strips, the SmartPoints value will be different.

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