I do not claim this recipe as my own. I am simply sharing it on my blog for others to be able to find it. I like to have all the recipes I like in one place.

Chicken Tortilla Soup
Freezer Meal.
  1. 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
  2. 1/2 cup salsa verde
  3. 6oz can tomato paste
  4. 2 tablespoons olive oil
  5. 15oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
  6. 15oz can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  7. 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, fat trimmed
  8. 2 yellow onions, chopped
  9. 2 jalapeño peppers (seeds and stem removed)
  10. 1 large bell pepper (any color)
  11. 1/2 lime, for juice
  12. 4 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  13. 1 teaspoon chili powder
  14. 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  15. 1 teaspoon cumin
  16. 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  17. 48oz (6 cups) low-sodium vegetable or chicken broth (not needed until day of cooking)
  1. 1 gallon-sized plastic freezer bag
  2. Gloves to wear when cutting jalapeños
To Freeze and Cook Later
  1. Label your freezer bag with name of the recipe, cooking instructions, and “use-by” date.
  2. Add all ingredients except broth to your freezer bag.
  3. Remove as much air as possible, seal, and freeze.
To Cook
  1. Thaw freezer bag overnight in refrigerator or in water in the morning.
  2. Pour contents of freezer bag into your crockpot and add broth.
  3. Cook on "low" setting for 4-6 hours.
  4. Shred chicken.
  5. Serve with sliced avocado and shredded cheese.
  1. Double to make two meals.
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