Slow cookers are not only economical and easy to use but they also offer a low fat, healthier method of cooking. They allow simmering at low temperature and can save a lot of preparation time and effort. Slow cooker recipes are an ideal when it comes to making stews, chowders, chili, and bowls of soul-warming soups. Here are some of the best and easy to make slow cooker soup recipes:
Chicken Fajita Soup
Begin with spraying cooking spray on the slow cooker and then place 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts at the cooker’s bottom. In a bowl, mix 2 cans condensed cream of chicken soup, a cup of salsa, two cups corn, a can of black beans, 1 ½ cups water, a teaspoon cumin, and half teaspoon cilantro. Add the mixture over the chicken and cook for four to six hours on low. Remove chicken, shred it, and add it back to the cooker. Add a cup of shredded cheddar cheese and resume cooking till the cheese melts. Serve with either green onions, tortilla strips, lettuce, diced avocado, or cilantro.
Take a large saute pan and melt 1 ½ tablespoons of coconut oil at medium heat. Add a large diced onion and four diced bell peppers and saute till they are soft. Then add two pounds of grassed ground beef and cook while constantly stirring till it is no longer pink and is cooked through. Using a colander, drain the beef. Put these vegetables and beef in the slow cooker and switch it on. Add two tablespoons chili powder, two teaspoons black pepper, two tablespoon cumin, a teaspoon of paprika, half teaspoon garlic powder, half teaspoon onion powder, two teaspoons sea salt, a teaspoon of cinnamon, and a quarter teaspoon cayenne pepper. Stir these spices well with the vegetables and beef and then add 24 ounces bone broth, 28 ounces diced tomatoes, 8 ounces diced green chilies, and 5 ounces culinary coconut milk. Stir the mixture until completely combined and then put on the lid and cook for nearly eight hours on low. Serve with either green onions, cilantro, avocado, or jalapenos!
Chicken Tortilla Soup
Add a pound of cooked, shredded chicken, a can of enchilada soup, a can of whole peeled tomatoes, one medium chopped onion, a can of chopped green chiles, a package of frozen corn, a tablespoon chopped cilantro, and two minced garlic cloves to the slow cooker. If you don’t have one, you can purchase slow cooker online easily. Add a can of chicken broth, half liter water, a teaspoon of cumin, a teaspoon of chili powder, quarter teaspoon black pepper, a teaspoon salt, and a bay leaf. Stir the ingredients and cover the slow cooker. Let it cook for six to eight hours on low settings and then for three to four hours on high settings. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C. take 7 corn tortillas and brush both their sides with oil. Cut them in stripes and spread on a baking sheet. Bake them till crisp and sprinkle over the soup before serving!