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Cheesy Slow Cooker Chicken Fajita Soup

This flavorful twist on the classic Tex-Mex dish features chicken breasts that have been slow-cooked in a blend of cream of chicken soup, zesty salsa, sweet corn, and hearty black beans.
Slow Cooker Chicken Fajita Soup

This flavorful twist on the classic Tex-Mex dish features chicken breasts that have been slow-cooked in a blend of cream of chicken soup, zesty salsa, sweet corn, and hearty black beans.

Seasoned with cumin and fresh cilantro, this comforting soup is a total winner!

Slow Cooker Chicken Fajita Soup

What Goes Into Chicken Fajita Soup?

All you need to make delicious chicken fajita soup, are these common staples:

  • Boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Cream of chicken soup
  • Salsa
  • Frozen corn
  • Black beans
  • Dried cilantro
  • Cumin
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Your favorite toppings like crispy tortilla strips, diced tomatoes, diced avocado, sour cream, and fresh cilantro

Slow Cooker Chicken Fajita Soup

How Do I Make Chicken Fajita Soup?

  1. Place the chicken breasts into the pot of the slow cooker.
  2. Combine the cream of chicken soups, salsa, frozen corn, black beans, water, cumin, dried cilantro, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Mix until fully combined.
  3. Pour the soup mixture over the chicken breasts and cook on low for 6 hours.
  4. Using two knives, shred the chicken breasts inside the crockpot and sprinkle in the shredded cheddar. Cook for 15 minutes more, or until the cheese is melted.
  5. Serve with your favorite toppings.

Popular Chicken Fajita Soup Toppings:

  • Diced tomatoes
  • Crispy tortilla strips
  • Diced avocado
  • Sliced jalapenos
  • Sour cream
  • Fresh cilantro
  • Sliced black olives

Slow Cooker Chicken Fajita Soup

How Long Does It Take To Make Slow Cooker Chicken Fajita Soup?

You can cook the soup on high for 3 hours, or on low for 6 hours. You need to check the chicken breasts for doneness.

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Slow Cooker Chicken Fajita Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Fajita Soup

This flavorful twist on the classic Tex-Mex dish features chicken breasts that have been slow-cooked in a blend of cream of chicken soup, zesty salsa, sweet corn, and hearty black beans.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
6 HRS ON LOW, OR 3 ON HIGH /: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 5
Calories: 293kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2- 10.75 oz cans condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 1 cup salsa (mild, medium, or hot)
  • 2 cups frozen corn
  • 1- 15 oz can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp dry cilantro
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Your favorite toppings: diced tomatoes and avocados, sour cream, sliced jalapenos, fresh cilantro, and tortilla strips

Instructions

  • Place the chicken breasts into the pot of the slow cooker.
  • Combine the cream of chicken soups, salsa, frozen corn, black beans, water, cumin, dried cilantro, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Mix until fully combined.
  • Pour the soup mixture over the chicken breasts and cook on low for 6 hours.
  • Using two knives, shred the chicken breasts inside the crockpot and sprinkle in the shredded cheddar. Cook for 15 minutes more, or until the cheese is melted.
  • Serve with your favorite toppings like diced tomatoes and avocados, sour cream, sliced jalapenos, tortilla strips, and fresh cilantro.

Notes

  • If you prefer dark meat, use boneless thigh filets.
  • If you don’t like spicy food, use mild salsa. If you like spicy food, use hot salsa.
  • Use two forks to shred the chicken.
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Nutrition

Calories: 293kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 12g

Slow Cooker Chicken Fajita Soup

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