Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

slowcookerchickentortillasoupCheese tops bowls of chicken tortilla soup that literally cooks itself in a slow cooker. Enjoy your time away from the stove!

Ingredients:

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken thighs (1 lb.)
  • 1 can (10 oz.) diced tomatoes and green chiles, undrained
  • 2 carrots, cut diagonally into slices
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 2 cans (14.5 oz. each) fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 4 cups tortilla chips
  • 3/4 cup Mexican-style Shredded Four Cheese

Directions:

  1. Place chicken in slow cooker. Add tomatoes, carrots, onions, chili powder, cumin and broth; cover with lid. Cook on LOW 4 to 5 hours (or on HIGH 2 to 3 hours).
  2. Use slotted spoon to remove chicken from slow cooker; cool slightly. Coarsely chop chicken; return to soup. Stir.
  3. Crush chips coarsely; place in 8 soup bowls. Ladle soup into bowls; top with cheese.

Tips:

  • Garnish each serving with chopped fresh cilantro. Serve with lime wedges.
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