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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Try a New recipe Tuesday - A Wintery Weeknight Soup

 photo 9c2d3d39-9e5d-4351-b060-d6251ee13eaa_zpseda17cd5.jpg Today I thought I would share a recipe that is new to me this winter, but that I have done a few times already. It is a favorite of everyone in the family now.

Chicken Tortilla Soup (Crockpot version)

1 1/2 to 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, diced
1 - 10 to 14 oz can of  crushed or diced tomatoes

1 cup of salsa
1 can black beans  (optional)
1 can kidney beans (I used homemade one)
1 can of corns or two cups frozen corn and/or peas 
1 onion, chopped
1 14.5oz cans low-sodium chicken broth
1 tsp garlic powder or crushed garlic
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp dried cilantro(optional)

1 tsp -1tbsp taco seasonings

Toppings:
tortilla chips
sour cream
shredded cheddar or Mexican blend cheese
fresh cilantro

Directions:


1. Place onions in crockpot, then add the chicken.
2. Pour tomatoes, beans, salsa and chicken broth on top. 
3. Add in the spices
4. Cook on high for 6-7 hours.
5. Add in the vegetables around the last hour of cooking.

Et voila, enjoy!


2 comments:

Lisa Boyle said...

Joelle, this looks incredible! These nights have been so snowy and cold. A good hearty soup is just the answer! :-) Thanks for linking up with "Try a New Recipe Tuesday." I hope you will be able to join us again this week. http://our4kiddos.blogspot.com/2014/02/try-new-recipe-tuesday-february-25.html

Kayla Arrowood said...

What a great recipe! Gonna have to try this!

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