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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 263.1
  • Total Fat: 3.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 6.8 mg
  • Sodium: 807.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 44.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 11.7 g
  • Protein: 14.9 g

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Slow Cooker: Easy Taco Soup

Submitted by: LYSSER
Slow Cooker: Easy Taco Soup

Introduction

Easy: Hearty mexican soup with great flavor, high in fiber, low in fat and calories - very filling.

Excellent for people on Weight Watchers!
Easy: Hearty mexican soup with great flavor, high in fiber, low in fat and calories - very filling.

Excellent for people on Weight Watchers!

Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1lb FROZEN Chicken Breast
    1 Can Bush's Great Northern Beans (undrained)
    1 Can Black Beans (undrained)
    1 Can Dark Red Kidney Beans (Partially Drained)
    1 Can Green Giant White Corn (undrained)
    1 Packet Taco Seasoning
    1 Packet Hidden Valley Ranch Dip Mix. (powder)
    1 Can Diced Tomatoes w/ Green Chiles (undrained)
    + Dash of Cumin.

    ONE SERVING = ONE (8OZ)CUP

    Can be topped with shredded cheese and sour cream - NOT included in nutrition information.

Directions

All ingredients in crock pot 1 hour on high 6 on low!

Do not defrost chicken, put it in first, on the bottom of the pot closest to the heating mechanism.

Do not drain any of the cans except the kidney beans and even then only drain off what sits on the top of the can, leave 3/4ths of undrained.

This is a thick hearty soup with a great flavor.
Can be substitued with a pound of frozen ground beef but that adds more calories and more fat than necessary.

Cook for 1 hour on high, 6 on low.

Once it's done cooking you will be able to use a fork and shred up the chicken while still in the pot!

Enjoy!

*Borrowed photo to show consistency and color. Looks identical to soup in photo.






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  • Good
    61 of 61 people found this review helpful
    very tasty but high in sodium, I used fresh beans and soaked them overnight the night before instead of canned beans....if you get rid of the canned beans the sodium per serving is under 200mg instead of over 800mg! - 12/30/09

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  • Incredible!
    31 of 32 people found this review helpful
    Great tasting soup! My husband has already asked me to make it again. I drained and rinsed all the beans and corn, then added 3 cups fat free low sodium chicken broth and let cook all day. Soup was nice and thick. Added a tablespoon of light sour cream to top off each bowl-delicious! - 1/26/09

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  • Very Good
    16 of 19 people found this review helpful
    Super Yum, Super Easy! Rinsed all canned ingredients, did not use taco seasoning or ranch, but added canned salsa ranchero. Seasoned with Cumin, oregano, chili powder, red pepper flakes, cayenne, and garlic powder. Used boneless/skinless thighs because I had them on hand. In the rotation, thanks! - 3/24/10

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  • Incredible!
    13 of 14 people found this review helpful
    This recipe involves no prep which is perfect for me, a busy college student! I put all the ingredients in the slow cooker before class, and when I get home I'm greeted by the amazing smell of this soup! Not only does it smell great, it tastes incredible! It's easy to make and tastes great! Try it! - 1/21/09

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  • Incredible!
    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    One of our favorites! Definitely rinse the beans and you can forgo the ranch dressing mix. Add extra water, garlic, and an extra can of tomatoes with jalepeno or a can of spicy v-8 if you appreciate a kick. Ground turkey breast works great too! - 8/30/10

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  • Very Good
    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I made this yesterday and it came out really nice. I used the HOT taco seasoning to add a kick and it definitely added a kick! The chicken was very easy to tear apart once cooked. I did it on low for about 6-7 hours and then put it my tupperware for storage. I got about 8 servings. - 3/29/10

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  • Good
    9 of 11 people found this review helpful
    am going to try this without all the canned beans. will use fresh cooked beans instead. should lower the sodium content considerably. - 11/8/09

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    This is really good and super easy. I used thawed chicken, regular tomatoes and added a small can of chilis, it still turned out really good. I will probably play with the seasonings next time, maybe using half pack of each and make a little more spicy. But was very inexpensive to make and good - 2/16/09

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Wonderful! A bit salty tho, will try with half a package of seasoning next time. - 2/2/09

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  • Good
    7 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Needs altering in its ingredients if you want to make it healthy. Try using organic canned beans or uncanned beans. Dice your own tomato/chilis, and omit the ranch dip. The flavor is very good but it's WAY too salty if you use everything from a can. - 7/4/10

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I doubled this recipe and took it to a dinner at work where everyone loved it. Usually I try a recipe and then find ways to improve it but I like this one just the way it is! - 1/27/10

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    This was so easy and tasted so good! I added a dallop of low-fat sour cream and it was very filling and delicous. There are plenty of leftovers and my hubby is glad to take it to work. A+ - 1/4/10

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  • 6 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Will give this a try with some tweaking to make it cleaner so no ranch seasoning and use McCormacks Taco Seasoning as it has no additives. Will rinse the beans especially if there is salt in the juice. - 10/4/09

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    We love this! Even my 3 year old will ask for 2nd's. We like to add a little avocado on top. - 7/14/09

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This is simular to a one I make and it is wonderful!!! I put mine over tortilla chips and I add ranchero beans instead of bush beans. It gives it a little more of a mexican feel to it. I also add a can of pinto beans to boot. - 1/13/10

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  • 5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    This really a very good soup! I did not add the ranch dressing package however. - 8/11/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Loved this one! I used pinto beans instead of kidney beans and had spicy ranch seasoning instead of the plain ranch for more of a kick. Turned out excellent! I added about 1/3 c. water before the last hour for more soupy texture. Def in rotation. - 1/4/11

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I absolutely loved this soup! It was easy to make and tasted good. - 3/20/10

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  • Very Good
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I was a bit unsure about making taco soup with chicken, but this turned out great. My husband and I both loved it. Definitely a keeper! - 2/1/10

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Very easy and tasty! I added a little garlic as well. - 12/7/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Loved this recipe! It was great and I don't like soups. I could have used less chicken and more tomatoes. It was super easy and delicious! I will make this again! - 10/12/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Very tasty, hearty, everyone loved it! It was also so easy to make. - 10/10/09

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  • Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Husband really liked it, but I felt like the beans were a little too mushy. I might like the same ingredients just cooked in a pot on the stove. - 5/6/09

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  • 3 of 7 people found this review helpful
    If your going to try to cook it in an hour on high, definitely thaw chicken. I started mine about 3 hrs ago and had to order takeout do to the chicken not being done. I will let you know tomorrow if it was any good! - 1/25/11

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Fantastic! - 8/11/09

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