Cooking Time:7–8 hours on Low
Ingredients2 chicken breasts, halves, boneless, skinless and cubed
1 onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
3 tomatoes, medium, fresh, peeled, chopped
4 c. chicken broth
1/4 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
1 green chile, mild, seeded and chopped
2 T. vegetable oil
4 corn tortillas, halved and cut into 1/4 inch strips
cheese, shredded Monterey Jack cheese, or cheese of your choice
2 T. cilantro, coarsely chopped, fresh
2 T. Italian parsley
Slow Cooker Tortilla Soup is one of my family favorites, and although I have other recipes on my website, just had to add this one too… so GOOD!
- In a 5–6 quart slow cooker, combine chicken breasts, onion, garlic, tomatoes, broth, salt, pepper and green chile.
- Cover. Cook on Low for 7–8 hours.
- Remove Chicken Breasts and shred with two forks or shredding claws and transfer back to slow cooker and stir in soup. Cover to keep it hot!
- In large skillet, heat oil and add tortilla strips. Cook, stirring, over medium heat until crisp; drain on paper towels, or use pre-made from the grocery store.
- Place a 1 or 2 tablespoons of shredded Monterey Jack cheese (or cheese of your choice) in each serving bowl, if desired.
- Ladle tortilla soup into bowls and top with tortilla strips.
Optional: Dust with chopped cilantro and/or parsley.