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No-Tortilla Chicken Tortilla Soup Paleo Recipe

Calories 206 kcal


  • 1 1/2 lbs Boneless skinless chicken (Breast or thigh is fine or use a combination of both)
  • 1 yellow onion (diced)
  • 1 Red bell pepper (diced)
  • 1 Jalapeño pepper (diced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 tbsp Cilantro (chopped)
  • 2 cans Tomatoes (diced, undrained., 15 oz.)
  • 1 cup Chicken broth
  • 2 Bay leafs
  • 1/2 tbsp Ground cumin
  • 1/2 tbsp Chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red pepper flakes
  • Avocado and green onion (Chopped, as desired)


  1. Place all ingredients, with the exception of the avocado and green onion, into a crockpot.
  2. Cook on high for 3 − 4 hours. Using two forks, shred the chicken. Be careful not to burn yourself. If concerned with safety, remove the chicken for shredding (place on large plate or bowl) and then place back into crockpot.
  3. After shredding chicken, continue to cook on low for 1 − 2 additional hours.
  4. Remove bay leafs and serve soup in bowls, topping with chopped avocado and chopped green onions as desired.
Nutrition Facts
No-Tortilla Chicken Tortilla Soup Paleo Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 206 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 0.5g3%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.1g
Cholesterol 99mg33%
Sodium 341mg15%
Potassium 439mg13%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 41g82%
Vitamin A 550IU11%
Vitamin C 4.1mg5%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.