Guest Post: Chicken Tortilla Soup

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The following is a guest post by Ashley, Thanks Ashley!!

It’s getting colder here in Saskatchewan, and in all reality, colder than I am used to it being in the middle of October. Once the weather turns colder I start making soups in my slow cooker. I don’t know if there is anything better than hot soup on a cold day. This chicken tortilla soup is delicious, a lot of flavors, thick and filling. Couldn’t ask for more.

What’s in it:

  • 3-4 boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into bit size pieces
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • Peppers – your choice of color and amount
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 28oz can of diced tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp of tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 cups of chicken stock
  • 1 tsp of cumin, garlic powder and chili powder each – plus some extra if you choose to fry your chicken
  • beans (optional)
  • a couple hand fulls of corn chips/tortilla chips

I usually pan fry my chicken ahead of time with some spices – you don’t have to. I’ll add some cumin, garlic powder and chili powder to the chicken as its cooking along with some salt and pepper. Once the chicken is just about done I add in the onion and peppers for a few minutes before putting it all in the slow cooker.

There is no order to how you put it in the slow cooker, I usually add the chips last though, usually this is when I remember them.

Give it all a good stir! Simple as can be. Cook on low for 3-4 hours if  you cooked you chicken first, 6-8 if not. High for 4 hours. Your chips are of course going to melt almost and really thicken up your soup. Enjoy! Depending on how many chips you added to your meal, have a snack while you wait for supper. They are also yummy dipped in the soup.



I’m Ashley the Forgetful Momma behind Bottles, Diapers… Babies, stay at home mom with two girls. I share recipes and all the fun things that I do with my kids, especially the messy stuff.


27 comments for “Guest Post: Chicken Tortilla Soup

  1. Dorothy Boucher
    November 20, 2012 at 8:48 am

    yummy!!! will have to try this, sounds so good you making me hungry 😉

  2. Kathy Idol
    November 20, 2012 at 11:08 am

    This sounds so good. My family just loves tortillas. Going to try this for them.Thanks

  3. Chrystal D
    November 26, 2012 at 10:39 am

    Looks good & sounds really simple to make! Thanks!

  4. December 5, 2012 at 3:05 pm

    Sounds good on a cold day, it’s in my que to make. Thanks!

  5. Michael Lambert
    December 16, 2012 at 8:20 pm

    This looks really good, will have to give this a try.

  6. Amy Orvin
    January 11, 2013 at 6:22 am

    Thank you for the recipe. It looks so good!

  7. Jenny N
    January 11, 2013 at 7:17 am

    I’ve wanted to make a good tortilla soup for a while now. I have a recipe to try out now. Thanks so much. Looks good!

  8. Terri Herman
    January 12, 2013 at 10:34 am

    I think we’ll have this for supper! Thanks for the recipe.

    • aoikasan
      January 12, 2013 at 5:59 pm

      Enjoy! 🙂

  9. Lucy Lopez
    January 13, 2013 at 8:14 pm

    Thanks for sharing this recipe. My family is going to love it.

  10. January 17, 2013 at 8:48 am

    This looks pretty good and is easy to make. Will try.

  11. lisa
    January 17, 2013 at 3:14 pm

    Has anyone tried it? I’d like to hear what others say before I cook the soup.

  12. lisa
    January 21, 2013 at 2:27 pm

    I’m so ahppy to learn recipes. Try different foods. Thanks!

  13. rama
    January 21, 2013 at 8:43 pm

    Looks good! Would love to make it for the game 😉

  14. Joy Q
    January 22, 2013 at 7:34 pm

    This soup looks really good.

  15. Jenn Huey
    January 24, 2013 at 1:48 am

    This has to be added to my menu for next week. i love soups in the winter

  16. natalie nichols
    January 27, 2013 at 7:02 pm

    This sounds quite interesting!

  17. Nena Sinclair
    February 7, 2013 at 11:45 am

    I’ve gotta make this soup, it sounds (and looks) absolutely delicious!

  18. She
    February 7, 2013 at 9:22 pm

    Now this sounds good for a Tortilla soup. Every tortilla soup I’ve ever tasted didn’t have hardly any meat, usually ground beef, and no tortialls. WHY ? Isn’t tortialls soup suppose to have tortialls? Guess not here in CA. Gonnd give this a try, thanks: 🙂

  19. Caitlan Meador
    February 10, 2013 at 7:27 am

    This sounds delicious, thank you for sharing 🙂

  20. Liz Neal
    February 11, 2013 at 3:33 pm

    I love this soup and am always looking for a new way to make it.

  21. Mihai
    March 16, 2013 at 7:04 am

    It must be delicious.

  22. Eva Mitton
    March 18, 2013 at 10:22 am

    Snowing and freezing here – need a good recipe for some comfort food – Voila. This looks delicious and spicy – this is the ticket ! Thanks.

  23. Susan E.
    March 31, 2013 at 4:25 pm

    This looks and sounds delicious. And slow cooker recipes are my favorite kind!

  24. Bobby Tarumi
    April 11, 2013 at 1:10 pm

    Neat. Like a snack turned into a meal.

  25. Michael Lambert
    April 12, 2013 at 2:06 am

    I have been wanting to try this. Looks good and easy to make.

  26. Lily Kwan
    March 30, 2014 at 8:38 pm

    This recipe looks very tasty. Thanks for sharing!

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