Healthy Chicken Tortilla Soup

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Struggling to keep that summer bod and still enjoy all the yummy food that the holidays brings? I was in that predicament before I found this delicious recipe! Craving something warm on a chilly evening that won’t weigh you down, give this chicken tortilla soup recipe a go! My mom and I were lucky to have found this amazing recipe on Pintrest that has many different variations. I dropped a few lbs on my first week so I thought I’d share it with you guys! And the bonus is I only had it for dinner! 😉

Ingredients
• 1 lb Chicken Breast (approximately 4-5 breast)
• 1 packet of taco seasoning
• 1 jar of salsa homemade or store bought
• 32 ounces of chicken broth
• 15 ounces of black beans (drained & rinsed on all three cans)
• 1 can of pinto, kidney or northern beans. Your choice of one!
• 1 bunch chopped cilantro *optional
• 1 block of reduced fat creamed cheese

Directions
– All ingredients minus cilantro and cream cheese go in the slow cooker
– Cook on low for 5 1/2 hrs
-After 5.5 hrs pull chicken out and shred
-Put chicken back in slow cooker
-Add/ cut up block of cream cheese if using at this time
– Add cilantro once the cream cheese has melted
– Cook for an additional 30 minutes serve with cutup tortilla chips and shredded cheese
Enjoy!

Chicken tortilla soup

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