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Slow Cooker Southwestern Chicken Soup

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 7 hours

Makes

10 servings (2-1/2 quarts)

Here’s the perfect recipe for a busy week, because the slow cooker does most of the work for you! —Harold Tartar, West Palm Beach, Florida
Slow Cooker Southwestern Chicken Soup Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt, optional
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute chicken in oil until lightly browned. Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker. Stir in the remaining ingredients.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 7-8 hours or until chicken and vegetables are tender. Stir before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 143 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 364mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 15g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 starch.

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