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slow cooker chicken taco soup with avacado and tortilla chips on the side
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Chicken Taco Soup

Serve topped with shredded Cheddar cheese, a dollop of sour cream, and crushed tortilla chips!
Prep Time5 minutes
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: chicken, chicken taco soup, gluten free, healthy, instant pot, slow cooker
Servings: 8
Calories: 319kcal
Author: Cindy Hopper


  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 16 ounce can chili beans undrained
  • 1 15 ounce can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 15 ounce can whole kernel corn undrained
  • 1 8 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1 14 ounce can diced tomatoes undrained
  • 1 10 ounce cans diced tomatoes with green chilies undrained
  • 2 pounds chicken breasts about 3 breasts, cubed
  • 1 cup water (or broth)
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8-1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt (or 1/2 teaspoon table salt)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • shredded Cheddar cheese (optional) optional
  • sour cream optional
  • crushed tortilla chips optional


  • Place the onion, chili beans, black beans, corn, tomato sauce, water, chicken and diced tomatoes in a slow cooker. Add seasonings, and stir to blend. 


  • Crock Pot: Cook on low heat, cover, and cook for 6-8 hours. 
    Instant Pot: Cook on high-pressure manual for 15 minutes with 10 min natural release.
  • Serve topped with shredded Cheddar cheese, a dollop of sour cream, and crushed tortilla chips, if desired.


This soup makes a great dump meal! Place all the ingredients (except water or broth)  in a gallon zip lock bag. Label with a note to add 1 cup water.
If frozen add 10 minutes to the Instant Pot cooking time. Cook 8 hours in the crock pot.


Calories: 319kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 1006mg | Potassium: 1178mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 485IU | Vitamin C: 16.7mg | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 4.9mg