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

Chicken Taco Soup

Serve topped with shredded Cheddar cheese, a dollop of sour cream, and crushed tortilla chips!

Course Soup
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword chicken, chicken taco soup, gluten free, healthy, instant pot, slow cooker
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 319 kcal
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


  1. 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. 


  1. 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.

  2. Serve topped with shredded Cheddar cheese, a dollop of sour cream, and crushed tortilla chips, if desired.

Recipe Notes

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.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Taco Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 319 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 82mg27%
Sodium 1006mg44%
Potassium 1178mg34%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 33g66%
Vitamin A 485IU10%
Vitamin C 16.7mg20%
Calcium 90mg9%
Iron 4.9mg27%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.