This recipe comes from I love so many of her recipes. This recipe is a lot like Tortilla Soup except I might like it even better. Love the Great Northern Beans in the recipe
Course Soup
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Servings 6


  • 1 slow Cooker


  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1 poblano pepper or large green pepper, diced
  • 32 ounces low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) White beans (like Great Northers), rinsed and drained
  • juice from 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro


  • Sour Cream
  • Diced avocado
  • Chopped cilantro
  • Shredded Cheese
  • Tortilla Chips


  • Place the chicken in the bottom of a round, 5-quart slow cooker. In a large nonstick skillet, heat the oil until rippling and hot. Add the onion, garlic, and pepper and saute for 3-4 minutes. Scrape the mixture into the slow cooker.
  • Add the chicken broth and stir in the cumin, salt, pepper, oregano, and chili powder.
  • Cook on low for 6 – 8 hours.
  • Remove the chicken and shred into bite-sized pieces. Stir in the rinsed and drained beans. Cook on high for 30 minutes until beans/soup are heated through. Stir in lime and cilantro and add salt and pepper to taste
Categories: Soup

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