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Chicken Taco Soup

Get Your Taco On with Chicken Taco Soup

Hey there, fellow food enthusiasts! Today, I’ve got a recipe that will transport your taste buds straight to Flavor Town – it’s the lip-smacking, belly-warming Chicken Taco Soup! 🎉

Chicken Taco Soup – Why We’re Obsessed:

Imagine all the delightful flavors of your favorite chicken tacos in one comforting, soul-soothing bowl. This soup has it all – a rich and flavorful broth, tender shredded chicken, hearty black beans, zesty diced tomatoes with chilies, and a burst of sweetness from the corn. It’s like a fiesta in your mouth!

The All-Star Cast:

Before we dive into the easy-peasy steps, let’s take a moment to appreciate the incredible lineup of ingredients:

  1. Olive Oil: A little liquid gold that adds a touch of richness and brings all the flavors together.
  2. Yellow Onion & Garlic: The dynamic duo that forms the aromatic base of the soup. They’ll have your kitchen smelling heavenly in no time!
  3. Chili Powder, Cumin, Paprika & Oregano: This blend of spices is the secret behind the tantalizing taco flavor that makes this soup so addictive.
  4. Chicken Broth: The key to building a savory foundation that infuses every spoonful with deliciousness.
  5. Black Beans: These protein-packed powerhouses add heartiness and texture to the soup.
  6. Diced Tomatoes with Chilies: Get ready for a little kick of spiciness that will wake up your taste buds.
  7. Boneless, Skinless Chicken Thighs: They cook up tender and juicy in the slow cooker, ready to be shredded and devoured.
  8. Frozen Corn: The sweet pops of corn add a refreshing contrast to the savory spices.

Let’s Get Cookin’!

Now that we know the fantastic players, let’s bring them all together for this tasty taco soup extravaganza:

Step 1: Drizzle some olive oil into your slow cooker, and let it work its magic as it heats up.

Step 2: Chop up that yellow onion and mince those garlic cloves. Toss them into the slow cooker and sauté until they become beautifully fragrant.

Step 3: Time to unleash the spices! Sprinkle in the chili powder, cumin, paprika, and oregano, and let the aromas swirl around you as they awaken your senses.

Step 4: Pour in that glorious chicken broth, the liquid gold that will bring everything together.

Step 5: Open up those cans of black beans and diced tomatoes with chilies. Add them to the party in the slow cooker, and let them mingle with the other ingredients.

Step 6: Now, the star of the show – the boneless, skinless chicken thighs. Pop them right into the broth, and let them soak up all that taco goodness as they cook to perfection.

Step 7: Don’t forget the frozen corn! Toss it in to add a touch of sweetness and a burst of color.

Step 8: Set your slow cooker to high for 5-6 hours or low for 6-7 hours. Go on, take a break, and let the slow cooker work its magic while you eagerly anticipate the taco fiesta that’s about to unfold!

Chicken Taco Soup

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • 32 oz chicken broth
  • 15 oz black beans
  • 15 oz diced tomatoes with chilies
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken broth
  • 1 bag frozen corn
  1. Add all ingredients to slow cooker.

  2. Cook on high for 5-6 hours or low for 6-7 hours.

  3. Once chicken is cooked through, shred it, then add it back in.

Chicken Taco Soup

The Grand Finale:

Once the hours have passed and the aromas have driven you crazy with anticipation, it’s time for the grand finale. The chicken will be cooked through and oh-so-tender. Take it out, shred it up into tantalizing pieces, and then lovingly add it back to the soup.

Serving Suggestions:

Now comes the best part – serving and devouring! Ladle this sensational Chicken Taco Soup into bowls, and garnish it with your favorite taco toppings. Think shredded cheese, a dollop of sour cream, a sprinkle of fresh cilantro, and a handful of crunchy tortilla chips for that extra oomph! Each spoonful is a party in your mouth, guaranteed to make your taste buds sing.

Final Thoughts:

There you have it – a fiesta-worthy recipe for Chicken Taco Soup that will warm your heart and satisfy your cravings. The best part is that it’s super easy to make and perfect for those busy days when you want a comforting meal without all the fuss.

So, what are you waiting for? Grab those ingredients, let your slow cooker do the heavy lifting, and get ready for a taste explosion like no other. Gather your loved ones around, and let them experience the joy of this Chicken Taco Soup with you.

Remember, the magic of cooking is all about experimenting and having fun. Feel free to adjust the spice levels to your liking or add some extra veggies for more color and nutrition. And don’t forget to snap a pic of your delicious creation – tag us and share the taco love with the world!

Happy cooking and happy taco soup indulging! 🌮🎉🥣

Did you make this recipe? Let me know how it turned out in the comments below!


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Katie Kinsley

Hailing from the great state of Wisconsin, Katie Kinsley is a content creating, email marketing, overambitious plant-lover (read: killer). She's obsessed with planning detailed vacations and finding and building an affordable wardrobe. She's an individualist at heart discovering self-growth, a parent to a dog and a cat and in love with productivity hacks.
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