Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup #KRAFTRecipes

Disclosuregraphiccompensation When it is cold outside I love nothing more than to be warm from the inside out!  We tend to rely upon our slow cooker a ton during these months for its ease and the hearty foods that can be created.  My family especially loves things that are in the Mexican realm for dinner.  Ask Graham, he would take a quesadilla over a PB&J any day.

So, here is a quick and easy recipe that is a family favorite that your slow cooker is itching to cook up!  Keep in mind that you can eliminate any spices that are troublesome for you or add if you like things a little more on the spicy side.  Another beautiful aspect to the slow cooker is that it is virtually impossible to mess up!

slow cooker chicken tortilla soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 6-8 hours

Serves: Approximately 12


  • 1 pound chicken, cooked
  • 1 (15 ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes
  • 1 (10 ounce) can enchilada sauce (mild red sauce)
  • 1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chile peppers
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen corn
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 1 cup KRAFT Mexican Style Finely Shredded Four Cheese
  • 7 corn tortillas
  • Olive oil


  1. Dump all of the ingredients (besides the corn tortillas,olive oil, and cheese) into the slow cooker.
  2. Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  3. After the 6-8 hours take a potato masher and mash up the tomatoes.  This should also shred the chicken, but if you would like the pieces smaller you can shred the chicken inside the slow cooker.
  4. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.  Rub olive oil on both sides of the corn tortillas (add salt if desired) and cut into thin strips.  Place on a baking sheet for about 10 minutes.  Just keep an eye on the tortilla strips so that you don’t burn them!

What are some of your favorite slow cooker meals?

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Felicia Carter is founder and managing editor of Go Grow Go. Her philosophy is to simplify, save, grow and go! Her home is generally full of DIY projects, crafts, yummy baked goods and lots of love. Felicia is also a wife, mom of 2 boys and nationally certified counselor. You can always find her near the chocolate or the coffee pot.

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  1. I’ve been looking for a great chicken tortilla soup! Yours looks delicious! I’m going to pin this now! 🙂

  2. I should really use my slow cooker more often! This looks delicious!

  3. I LOVE tortilla soup! This looks like a great recipe!

  4. i love soup! happy soup month…

    and this looks delish

  5. Perfect timing! I was looking for more crock pot recipes!

  6. I love a nice soup on a cold winter day (such as today) and I especially love anything I can make in my slow cooker since I am always busy with the kids! I love this recipe!

  7. Oh delicious! I can’t wait to make this. Needed more things to go with my slow cooker. 🙂

  8. I love Chicken Tortilla soup, so I am going to try this recipe. We use our slow cooker a lot during the winter – our favorites are beef stew and chili.

  9. This looks delicious! With the super cold weather we have been having, this would be the perfect recipe!

  10. That does look good. I use my slow cooker a lot. It’s a huge time saver.

  11. I love crockpot recipes. This soup recipe looks really good! Perfect for the cold weather.

  12. I’ve never made tortilla soup before. Love that this is a slow cooker recipe!

  13. Yes! Love crock pot cooking I’m all about cooking without having to be a slave to the kitchen. This recipe would definitely be a hit with my guys!

  14. This soup looks so yummy. I need some soup for these chilly days. But first I need to get a crock pot!

  15. Ever since I saw the movie Tortilla Soup I’ve wanted to find a recipe that sounded good and I haven’t had any luck until now. This sounds yummy and being a slow cooker recipe is something I can put on, leave to do some blogging and come back 🙂

  16. I love Tortilla Soup, and I love my slow cooker. I need to marry those and try your recipe!

  17. Huge fan of slow cooker recipes, especially during the busy school year. I’ve never had tortilla soup before but the husband loves it.

  18. This looks delicious. I have only had tortilla soup a couple times and I would love to try yours.

  19. Slow cookers are a busy woman’s friend! It is nice to be able to put everything in, go about your day and then come back to delicious hot foot.

  20. Yum! Pinned and putting this in my meal plan! 🙂

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