Wikiwiki Wednesday: Slow Cooker Southwest Chicken Soup

August 19, 2009 at 10:04 am | Posted in Recipes, Wikiwiki Wednesday | 3 Comments
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soupThis week’s Wikiwiki recipe is a family favorite! We have it almost every week. It’s warm with spices but not too hot for the kids. I usually serve it with a cheese quesadilla for dipping.


Serves 8


  • 1 pound chicken, diced 
  • 1 15 oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 1 10 oz. can enchilada sauce
  • 1 4 oz. can chopped green chile peppers
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 14.5 oz. can chicken broth, or 2 cups homemade stock
  • 2 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cups frozen corn
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • chopped cilantro for garnish


  1. Put all ingredients EXCEPT for black beans and cilantro into the slow cooker. Stir until well combined.
  2. Cover and cook on LOW for 6-8 hours, or on HIGH for 3-4 hours.
  3. Add black beans and cilantro approx. 1 hour before soup is done.


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  1. whoa….this recipe sounds yummy….i think i’ll try it on friday…thanks, love your little website, gives me all kinds of great ideas….

    • it is SO good, and the easiest thing ever. hope you guys like it! love you!

      • i’ve already forwarded the recipe to cousin tammy because she just bot herself a crockpot last week and is looking for chicken recipes (she doesn’t eat red meat)…so i’m sure she’ll be thrilled too….thanks!

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