the zen of slow cooking
The zen of slow cooking Slow Cooker Spice Blends available in Whole Foods Markets, Paulina Meat Market, Sunset Foods, Peapod.
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Chicken Tortilla Soup
1 Tbs olive oil
1 cup / 1 small onion, diced
1 cup / 1 small red bell pepper, diced
1 Southwest Fiesta blend
1 1/2 lbs chicken breast, skinless
1 - 14oz can black beans
1 - 14oz can diced tomatoes
2 Tbs tomato paste
1 chipotle chili in adobo, chopped (optional)
4 cups / 32 fl oz chicken broth
1 cup / 8 oz water
light sour cream
Heat the oil in a skillet on a medium heat; sauté the onion and pepper. Transfer the onion mixture to slow cooker. Rub the Southwest Fiesta blend onto the chicken breast; place on top of onion mixture add the black beans, tomatoes, tomato paste, chipotle chili, and chicken broth stir, cover and cook on LOW: 6 hours or HIGH: 3 hours. Shred the chicken breast in the slow cooker using 2 forks.
Ladle into bowls and top with tortilla strips, cilantro, sour cream, and a squeeze of lime juice
a crisp Syrah rosé, iced tea or light Mexican beer