Creamy Southwest Chicken Soup
Cream cheese is the perfect balance for the spicy in this soup. Let it cook in the slow cooker and dinner will be ready when you are.
can drained black beans
can undrained corn
can diced tomatoes
I use a quart of home canned tomatoes
can chicken broth
optional, my home canned tomatoes provide enough juice
can diced green chilies
package dry ranch dressing mix
chicken breasts or 1 can chicken
package cream cheese
grated cheddar cheese, cilantro and sour cream
Spray a slow cooker with cooking spray. Put all ingredients except cream cheese in a slow cooker. If you are using canned chicken just add it. If you are using raw chicken breasts add them.
Cook on low 6-8 hours or on high 3-4 hours.
Just before serving add a package of softened cream cheese to slow cooker. Stir until melted and combined together.
If you have used raw chicken breast remove them from the slow cooker and shred. Return and stir chicken into the soup.
Serve with sour cream, cilantro, grated cheddar cheese and corn chips.