Simple and Easy Chicken Crockpot – Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup
CrockPot chicken taco soup is warm and comforting and packed with veggies as you serve your family an easy dinner with all the flavors of delicious taco. A simple quick dinner recipe that is ready when you are to serve your family on a busy day.
Making dinner in your CrockPot or any slow cooker not only free up your time in the evening but free up your budget. Making a big batch of soup is budget friendly. You can make dinner for a crowd or save half in the freezer for an instant dinner.
Between the canned and frozen items, you can keep all of the ingredients on hand. Start this recipe on low in the morning or on high when you are making lunch and dinner is waiting for you in the evening.
Why you will love making dinner in your Crockpot once a week.
If you take 20 minutes in the morning after everyone is settled for a day of school or work or while you are making lunch you will not believe how good it feels when you smell at 5:00 dinner cooking knowing all the work is done. You will think as I do, why do I not use my slow cooker/ crockpot more often.
When you want a creamy chicken recipe with a simple pantry ingredient recipe try out Crock-Pot Garlic Herb Chicken
Using your crockpot is a simple budget friendly way to not feed your family fast food. While our family loves fast food, and as a mom, it is so easy to run out and grab dinner, we can not hide from the fact that making fast food a habit will affect the whole family’s health.
Instead, make it a habit to make a slow cooker dinner once a week. You free up your evening without harming your and your family’s health. When dinner time comes it almost feels like someone made dinner for you.
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Topping for Chicken Taco Soup
The topping for your chicken taco soup is the same topping you love for regular tacos. Start as simple as sour cream and cheddar cheese, or go fancy with cilantro and avocado. Here are a few more suggestions.
- Sour Cream
- Cheddar Cheese
- Pepper Jack Cheese
- Chopped Tomato
- Chopped Onion
- Tortilla Chip Strips
Sides to Serve with Chicken Taco Soup
This soup recipe is a meal in itself self but you may want to serve it with a side dish or two if you have a really hungry family. While some people like all their meal plans, I know you may be like I am ready to jazz up any dish. Here are a few suggestions.Print
So easy to dump and start in your CrockPot or Slow Cooker. A little Mexican spice with shredded chicken. Delicious and filling, a family and kid-friendly recipe.
- 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, or 8 chicken tenders (can use frozen, thaw halfway before adding to the recipe)
- 4 cloves of garlic sliced
- 1 large onion large chop
- 2 cups of frozen corn
- 1 can of diced tomatoes with green chiles (do not drain)
- 1 can of black beans, drained
- 1 can of pinto beans, drained (or any white bean)
- 1 cup of water
- 2 packages of taco seasoning
- optional: sour cream & taco chips
- Turn on the slow cooker or Crock-Pot to High.
- Spray with vegetable oil
- Add all the ingredients to the pot except the chicken and stir.
- Add the chicken and coat it with the sauce.
- cook for 4 hours on high or 8 hours on low.
- When the recipe is done, remove the chicken and shred it with 2 forks.
- Serve with sour cream or taco chips.
- This soup can also be served with a lot of Mexican dish toppings, like onion, Jalapeños, avocado, cheddar cheese, and of course sour cream.
- Great as a leftover.
- Serving Size: 8
Keywords: CrockPot Chicken Taco Soup
While chicken taco soup is perfect at any time, you will love to make this recipe in the summer when you do not want to cook at dinner time. All the kids love tacos and with a side of cheese quesadillas, you can not go wrong.
In the fall the smell of slow-cooking soup warms your home. When the air is cool and crisp a warm bowl of chicken taco soup just warms your body and puts a smile on everyone’s face.