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Crockpot Chicken Tortilla Soup

Gluten Free Slow Cooker Tortilla Soup 

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ lbs chicken breasts
  • 16 oz. jar salsa
  • 5 c chicken broth
  • 1 T cumin
  • 1 t chili powder
  • 1 t paprika
  • 1 ½ t salt
  • ½ t pepper
  • ¼ t garlic powder
  • 1/8 - ¼ t cayenne pepper
  • 1-15 oz can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1-15 oz can whole kernel corn drained
  • 3 T lemon or lime juice

Toppings

  • Tortilla chips
  • Sour cream
  • Cilantro
  • Green Onions

Instructions

  1. Place chicken breasts on the bottom of slow cooker.
  2. Pour salsa and chicken broth into the slow cooker and make sure to pick up chicken breasts so some liquid gets underneath them.
  3. In a small bowl, combine cumin, chili powder, paprika, salt, pepper, garlic powder and cayenne pepper. Toss to combine.
  4. Add seasonings, beans, corn, and lemon juice to the slow cooker. Give liquid a good stir, cover, and cook for 6-8 hours on low or 4-6 hours on high.
  5. Towards the last 30 minutes of cooking, shred the chicken. Let continue cooking for the last 30 minutes.
  6. Serve chicken tortilla soup with tortilla chips, sour cream, cilantro and green onions. Enjoy!

NUTRITION FACTS

  • Calories: 202
  • Total Carbs: 20g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Protein: 23g
  • Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 971mg

 

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(1) Exchange Snacks:
For those of you whose young children who are on shots, one of the hardest tasks is coming up with creative (1) exchange snack ideas. Here is a list created by some of our moms:

  • 3/4 cup Cheerios
  • 1 piece of toast (low carb.)
  • 1/2 small bagel or English muffin with cream cheese
  • small box of raisins
  • small apple
  • small banana
  • 4-6 crackers
  • 2-3 cups popcorn
  • 3/4 cup blueberries
  • 17 small grapes
  • 1 1/4 cups cubed watermelon
  • 1 cup light yogurt
  • 12 cherries

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