Crockpot Taco Soup

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This Crockpot Taco Soup Recipe includes all the best ingredients – shredded chicken, black beans, corn, tomatoes, green chiles, salsa, and so many yummy seasonings. Just dump all the ingredients in your slow cooker, and 4 hours later you’ll have a creamy and delicious taco soup!

Taco Soup Crockpot

Easy Taco Soup in the Crockpot

Morning! All you AZ folks can agree with me when I say its abnormally cold here. Am I right?? I mean, I’m wearing socks in the house! That just shows you how desperate I am to get warm. That, and making soup is what’s saving us right now. Which brings me to a great new recipe we recently tried for a Crockpot Taco Soup. We’ve had our original Taco Soup recipe for as long as I can remember, but this one is slightly different and is made in the slow cooker. SCORE!!

This Slow Cooker Taco Soup makes perfect sense! It’s packed full of delicious ingredients, most of which are canned I might add – talk about easy! And let me tell ya, each of these ingredients combined make for a really delicious meal. It is super creamy, and I think you’ll agree that it is PERFECT for dinner on a cold day. Add some warm rolls and you’ll make the kiddos happy too 🙂 Try for yourself!

How to Make Taco Soup in a Slow Cooker:

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE recipes where I can just dump all the ingredients and go. This is definitely one of those recipes. The crockpot does all the work for you! It’s perfect, because you get amazing results without having to put forth any effort. 😉 Here are the instructions.

  1. Place shredded chicken in the crockpot and cover with 1/2 cup of water.
  2. Mix remaining ingredients (minus the optional toppings of course) in a large bowl and then add to the crockpot, completely covering the chicken.
  3. Cook on LOW for 4-6 hours.
  4. Serve warm and top with your favorite toppings. We like sour cream, shredded cheese, and avocado!

If you don’t have the time, or you just can’t wait 4 hours (I can hardly ever wait that long, because it’s so good and I just want it right away!), you can also put everything in a pot and cook over medium heat for about 25 minutes.

So much flavor in such a simple soup!!

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Taco Soup Crockpot Recipe

5 from 3 votes
This Crockpot Taco Soup Recipe Includes All The Best Ingredients - Shredded Chicken, Black Beans, Corn, Tomatoes, Green Chiles, Salsa, And So Many Yummy Seasonings. Just Dump All The Ingredients In Your Slow Cooker, And 4 Hours Later You'll Have A Creamy And Delicious Taco Soup!
Course Soup
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 204 kcal
Author Kellyn Carpenter


  • 2 c chicken breasts cooked and shredded
  • 2 cans cream of chicken soup
  • 1 TB taco seasoning
  • 1 1/4 c chunky salsa
  • 1/2 c water
  • 15 oz can black beans rinsed
  • 1 can green chiles
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 8 oz canned corn
  • cilantro optional
  • avocados optional


  1. Place chicken in crock pot with ½ cup water poured over the top.

  2. In a large bowl, mix together all of your remaining ingredients. Pour over top, completely covering chicken. Cook on LOW for 4 - 6 hrs.

  3. Stir everything together and top with cheddar cheese and other toppings (optional). Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

This can also be done on the stove top (using shredded chicken) over medium heat, until warm (about 20 - 25 minutes).

Adapted from A Spark of Creativity.

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Kellyn Carpenter

Kellyn is a mom of 4 and loves to try and test out new recipes. She loves to find the best dinner and dessert recipes around and share them with those in the blogosphere.

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  1. this is one of my favorite soups! it has so much flavor & I love that the crock pot does all the work. that makes it even better! we love adding some crunchy fritos on top or we have made our own tortillas strips to fry & add on top. so good!!

  2. Taco soup is probably my most favorite soup! Its So simple and I Always have the ingredients on hand. Sometimes I’ll cube the chicken instead of shredding it. Just like the diversity of this soup and everybody loves it!