Tortilla Soup Recipe for the Crock Pot Slow Cooker.


Tortilla Soup Recipe for the Crock Pot Slow Cooker.



This Tortilla Soup Recipe is very near and dear to my heart.  Tortilla soup was my gateway food into culinary flavors other than 'American' - I know, hard to believe, but I didn't grow up eating a big variety of flavors.  One year though, for a family reunion, my mother made a Tortilla Soup.  I (very very tentatively) tried it and absolutely fell in love.  This recipe was inspired by my mom's recipe and is a favorite in our home.  I originally posted it in January of 2012 and it's been a 'fan fave' ever sine. Hope you enjoy it!

[original text] So, I keep reading all these Tortilla Soup recipes that look fantastic, but are missing one key ingredient. The tortillas!!! So, here I am to rescue you from the injustice of tortilla-free Tortilla Soup with my super delicious Tortilla Soup Recipe for the Crock Pot Slow Cooker. Inspired by my mom. (Hi, Mom!).



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Tortilla Soup Recipe for the Crock Pot Slow Cooker Ingredients:
  • 64 ounces (8 cups) chicken stock (click here to learn how to make your own chicken stock)
  • 3 cans diced tomatoes, 14.5 ounces each (not drained)
  • 1 tablespoon diced jalapeno 
  • 1 can chopped green chiles, 4.5 ounce (not drained)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic 
  • 12 corn tortillas, hand ripped
  • 2 cans whole kernel corn, 15 ounces each, drained
  • 2 cans black beans, 15 ounces each, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cans dark red kidney beans, 15 ounces each, drained and rinsed
  • optional: 2 large chicken breasts, cooked and shredded (click here to learn how to always have healthy baked chicken breast on hand!)
  • garnishes: shredded Mexican blend cheese, sour cream, tortilla chips

Tortilla Soup Recipe for the Crock Pot Slow Cooker Directions:

  1. Add everything EXCEPT the corn, beans, and chicken to the slow cooker (I use a 7 quart crock pot). Stir ingredients and cook on low for 8 to 10 hours or high for 4 to 6 hours.
  2. Blend soup with an immersion blender (or carefully transfer to your upright blender and pour back into the slow cooker), then stir in the corn, beans and chicken. Cook on low for an additional 30 minutes.
  3. Serve with your choice of garnishes and enjoy!


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Tortilla Soup Recipe for the Crock Pot Slow Cooker.

Tortilla Soup Recipe for the Crock Pot Slow Cooker.

Tortilla Soup Recipe for the Crock Pot Slow Cooker.

Tortilla Soup Recipe for the Crock Pot Slow Cooker.

Tortilla Soup Recipe for the Crock Pot Slow Cooker.


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13 comments:

  1. your recipe looks so yum!! I'm definitely gonna give it a try =) You can check my recipe for chicken tortilla soup (not crockpot) in here: http://gabhousewife.blogspot.com/2011/10/chicken-tortilla-soup.html
    XOXO!!

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  3. YUM is all I have to say about your blog! I have so many of them bookmarked and I found you off of pinterest! I am a new follower and if you ever have a minute from your busy schedule please hop over to my blog which is just getting started, http://mommyjp.blogspot.com/.

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  4. I made this soup last Wednesday in the crockpot and it has definitely become one of our favorites!

    Thank you for posting it!

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  5. This looks terrific, but I wonder...is it spicy hot? My family can't handle the heat.

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  6. What a great recipe! I cut it in half for my 5 qt crockpot and it was a lot of soup. The flavors are delicious and the spice was just right for me. Even the picky boyfriend went back for seconds though! Thanks for sharing, I got this off Pinterest and it is a winner I will make again!

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  7. Just want to confirm that you add the ripped tortillas and cook them and blend them up too?

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    1. yes, as can be seen in the first picture. :-)

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    2. Thank You! It was delicious!!!

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  8. Made this vegetarian and it was delicious! Even my picky eater husband had seconds. Thanks for posting!

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  9. Looks like a very yummy soup! I love spicy hot! Thanks for sharing this great recipe!

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