Spicy Crock Pot Chicken Soup With Vegetables

Chicken Soup
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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 6 hrs
Total: 6 hrs 15 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
514 Calories
20g Fat
59g Carbs
27g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 514
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 25%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 54mg 18%
Sodium 1905mg 83%
Total Carbohydrate 59g 21%
Dietary Fiber 7g 24%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 58mg 290%
Calcium 87mg 7%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 1338mg 28%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This easy slow cooker chicken soup is a snap to prepare in the crock pot. The combination of chicken, cubed potatoes, and a variety of vegetables is flavored to perfection with vegetable juice and chicken broth.

A small amount of Dijon mustard and hot pepper sauce jazzes the soup up and adds some heat.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound chicken breast tenders, cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 2 small potatoes, cubed

  • 1 small carrot, diced

  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn kernels

  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped

  • 1/2 cup celery, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • Dash cayenne pepper, or hot pepper sauce

  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 2 1/2 cups vegetable juice, such as V-8

  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley or sliced green onion tops, optional, for garnish

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Combine the cubed chicken, vegetables, mustard, black and cayenne peppers, and garlic powder in slow cooker; pour vegetable juice and chicken broth over all.

  3. Cover and cook on high for 1 hour.

  4. Reduce the setting to low and cook for about 4 to 6 hours longer, or until the vegetables are tender.

  5. Taste and add salt, as needed.​

  6. Serve and enjoy!

Tip

Garnish with fresh chopped parsley or green onion tops, if desired.

Variations

  • Replace the vegetable juice with tomato juice or replace half of the vegetable or tomato juice with one 14.5-ounce can of diced tomatoes.
  • Add 1 small diced zucchini along with the vegetables.