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Best Ham and Cheese Sliders Recipe

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Easy oven baked ham and cheese sliders are perfect for a crowd. Oozing with Swiss cheese and loaded with ham, these tasty sliders will disappear quickly.Easy oven baked ham and cheese sliders are perfect for a crowd. Oozing with Swiss cheese and loaded with ham, these tasty sliders will disappear quickly.

Easy oven baked ham and cheese sliders are perfect for a crowd. Oozing with Swiss cheese and loaded with ham, these tasty sliders will disappear quickly.

Image of ham and cheese sliders being taken out of a pan.

Image of ham and cheese sliders being taken out of a pan.

Those of you who have known me awhile probably remember that in the past, especially in college, I was known as the grilled cheese queen. Grilled cheese sandwiches in any shape or form pretty much constituted my entire lunch and dinner menus, and ahem, maybe a breakfast or two as well. Still love ’em, but I definitely have widened my repertoire a bit. 

Okay, I still make a lot of grilled cheese sandwiches, because sometimes that’s what I just really need to eat. Grilled cheese sandwiches are my comfort food, right behind popcorn. One of my favorites are these Parmesan crusted pepperoni grilled cheese sandwiches. So delicious!

So when I take these ham and cheese sliders out of the oven, all crispy and gooey with melted cheese, I’m transported back to my grilled cheese days. Except! These are about a hundred times better than an ordinary grilled cheese sandwich. 

This recipe will serve a hungry crowd, and you can easily double it if you need to. Serve them nice and hot right out of the oven, and you’ll be surprised at how quickly they disappear. Perfect for family get togethers any time of the year. 

Image of messy slider with ham and cheese.

Image of messy slider with ham and cheese.

About these ham and cheese sliders

I like to use sweet Hawaiian slider rolls for these ham and cheese sliders. They come packaged with 12 rolls all connected to each other, which makes this slider recipe really easy to prepare.

Just keep them all connected, and slice them all at once horizontally, keeping the top and bottom halves intact, so that you have one big bottom and one big top. Okay, let me rephrase that, I didn’t mean to get all personal about bottoms and tops. Your SLIDER ROLLS will be in two big pieces, top and bottom. Phew!

Moving on…Spread each half with a mixture of mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, and honey. Put the bottom half in a baking pan. Then layer on the cheese, ham, and more cheese. I like a lot of cheese and I’m pretty generous with the ham, as well. You may use as much as you like but I would advise a fair amount of cheese. Everyone loves cheese…and these sliders aren’t even trying to be a low-cal recipe so you might as well just go for it.

D0n’t worry about lining up the edges of ham and cheese with the individual rolls. Just layer it on. When you take these sliders out of the oven, you’ll use a sharp knife to cut each roll apart. Kind of like lasagna.

Put the top half of the rolls over the cheese and ham. Mix up a tasty concoction of melted butter, more mustard, poppy seeds, dried onion, garlic powder, and Worcestershire sauce and brush it over the tops of the rolls. Some of it will run down the sides and into the cracks. Don’t worry, that’s just a lot of deliciousness making its way into the sliders.

Cover the pan with foil and bake for about a half hour, uncover, and bake ten minutes more to crisp up the top. 

Cut into individual sliders and serve them nice and hot, with the cheese oozing out the sides. 

Note: I’ve made these again since I photographed and I realized I doubled up on the poppyseeds the day I photographed them. So yours won’t look quite as poppyseedy unless you do the same. I’d recommend doing it as written in the recipe, though. 

Easy oven baked ham and cheese sliders are perfect for a crowd. Oozing with Swiss cheese and loaded with ham, these tasty sliders will disappear quickly.

Easy oven baked ham and cheese sliders are perfect for a crowd. Oozing with Swiss cheese and loaded with ham, these tasty sliders will disappear quickly.

How to make these sliders your own:

There are a lot of ways you make these sliders your own special creation. My mom and I started talking about this, and we have all sorts of ideas. Here’s just a few:

  • This one might be obvious, but you could use a different deli meat or cheese. Not a fan of Swiss cheese? Try cheddar. Not a fan of ham? Use deli turkey or chicken. 
  • Can’t find the Hawaiian slider rolls? Use what your grocery store bakery offers.
  • Some add-ins we think are delicious: very thinly sliced apples, baby spinach leaves, apricot or raspberry preserves, caramelized onions, tomato or onion jam, or fig jam. Spread these on the buns in place of the mustard/mayo mixture, or along with it. 
  • A grainy mustard is really good with the ham and Swiss combination. You could use Dijon mustard, or horseradish, or whatever you have on hand. I wouldn’t advise regular yellow mustard, though. The mustard goes so well with the ham, so I wouldn’t advise making these without dijon mustard.
  • The topping could include more garlic, if you’re a garlic fan. Or make a sweeter tasting topping with brown sugar (1/4 cup) added to the melted butter mixture.
  • Not fond of poppy seeds? Make the sliders without poppyseed.

Image of sliders with ham and cheese in a baking dish.

Image of sliders with ham and cheese in a baking dish.

What kind of cheese is best with ham?

There’s something about the mild, nutty sweetness of Swiss cheese that makes it a perfect partner to the saltiness of ham. The sharp tanginess of Cheddar would be delicious, too. If you want to get fancy, try Gruyère. 

Image of a ham and cheese slider on a spatula. Topped with poppy seeds.

Image of a ham and cheese slider on a spatula. Topped with poppy seeds.

Reheating and Storage Tips

Ham and cheese sliders can be made ahead. Prepare the rolls with the spread, meat, and cheese, covering the pan with foil. They can be refrigerated for up to one day. Prepare and spread the topping right before you put the sliders into the oven. 

Sliders can also be frozen for up to three months. Wrap securely before freezing so they don’t dry out. Thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Make the topping and bake as directed.

If you have leftovers, wrap well in foil and store in refrigerator up to a couple of days. To reheat, use your oven or toaster oven and bake the foil wrapped rolls at 350°F for 20 minutes or so, or until they’re heated through. Ben likes them cold…but I wrinkle my nose at the thought. I prefer them warm and melty.

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Ingredients

FOR SLIDERS

  • 12 sweet Hawaiian slider rolls (12 ounce package)
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 12 oz thinly sliced deli sliced ham
  • 12 oz sliced Swiss cheese

FOR TOPPING

  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard (try the whole grain/country style type)
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 2 teaspoons dried minced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 ºF. Spray a 11×8 baking dish with cooking spray. 
  2. Use a long serrated knife to slice horizontally through all 12 rolls at once, keeping all the rolls attached. Make the bottom half slightly thicker than the top half. Place bottom half of rolls in prepared baking dish.
  3. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, 2 tablespoons mustard, honey. Spread mixture on both cut sides of rolls. 
  4. Layer half of the cheese on bottom half of rolls. Top with ham, and remaining half of cheese, and then top with roll tops. It’s fine if the ham and cheese overlap the edges of the individual rolls because you will be slicing them apart when they’re baked. 
  5. In another small bowl, combine melted butter, 1 tablespoon mustard, poppyseeds, dried minced onion, garlic powder, Worcestershire, salt, and pepper. Stir to combine, and then brush over the tops of the rolls. Don’t worry if some runs down to the bottom of the pan.
  6. Cover tightly with foil and bake for 25 minutes. Uncover and bake for another 5-10 minutes or until tops of the rolls are crispy and golden brown. 
  7. Slice into individual rolls and serve immediately.

Notes

    • Ham and cheese sliders can be made ahead. Prepare the rolls with the spread, meat, and cheese, covering the pan with foil. They can be refrigerated for up to one day. Prepare and spread the topping right before you put the sliders into the oven. 

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Nutrition Information:

Yield: 12

Serving Size: 1 slider

Amount Per Serving:

Calories: 326
Total Fat: 21g
Saturated Fat: 10g
Trans Fat: 0g
Unsaturated Fat: 9g
Cholesterol: 62mg
Sodium: 647mg
Carbohydrates: 17g
Fiber: 2g
Sugar: 4g
Protein: 18g

RachelCooks.com sometimes provides nutritional information, but these figures should be considered estimates, as they are not calculated by a registered dietitian. Please consult a medical professional for any specific nutrition, diet, or allergy advice.

Verdict: These sliders are so irresistible! If you haven’t experienced them, you need to make them, stat.

Husband’s take: Ben loves these too. I can’t think of many guys who wouldn’t like them. (Stereotypical, maybe, true…definitely.)

Changes I would make: None at all are necessary, but have fun with some of the ideas we mentioned!

Difficulty: Easy! 

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Perfect Chocolate Cheesecake with Oreo Crust

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This Chocolate Cheesecake recipe is smooth, rich, and full of chocolate flavor with an Oreo crust to take it over the top. It’s the perfect cheesecake for chocolate lovers!

Cheesecake. It says so much all on its own. Adding chocolate to the mix just takes that delectable dessert to the next level. This recipe uses an easy technique to make sure you get a rich, smooth cheesecake that is both decadent and delicious. Thanks to this amazing recipe, you don’t have to go out to get your dessert fix—you can make the perfect chocolate cheesecake from the comfort of your own home.

Oreo crust is the perfect touch to make this the best cheesecake ever! It’s up to you whether you want to share, but the finished product might just make you want to show off too.

Aluminum Foil Ice Bath Trick

This recipe uses a modified water bath trick to keep your oven nice and moist, but not risk any water leaking into your pan. Start by crumpling up 3 to 4 balls of aluminum foil into small balls. Place these onto a baking sheet and place your cheesecake on top, making any adjustments needed to the aluminum foil to keep your cheesecake level. Place an even layer of ice onto the baking sheet to surround the cheesecake. The ice melts while it is baking so there’s no risk of spilling as you transfer this into your oven. 

  • Why do I have to cool the cheesecake in the oven for so long?

    In order to create the perfect texture and smooth top, you will want to allow the full baking and cooling times in the oven, without opening the door. By cooling the cheesecake in the oven, without opening the door, the cheesecake continues to bake and then cools in a controlled environment. If you skip this step, you can “shock” the cheesecake and it could crack.

  • What kind of baking chocolate is best?

    This is not a chocolate bar or another kind of cocoa. Baking chocolate is sometimes called bitter chocolate and is a dark, unsweetened chocolate that is made specifically to be used as a raw ingredient in baking. Just be sure to use baking chocolate. Pro Tip: Add in the melted chocolate slowly. If you add it in too quickly, it will harden and can become clumpy instead of blending perfectly with the rest of the ingredients.

  • Why do I need to use a springform pan?

    A springform pan has a clasp on the side that allows it to expand outward and separate from the cheesecake in the ideal way—your cheesecake will retain its tall, flat form around the edge by using this kind of pan. It is possible to make the cheesecake in a deep dish pie pan, but you won’t be able to serve it in free form.

  • How do I keep my cheesecake from cracking?

    There are several tricks incorporated into this recipe to help prevent your cheesecake from cracking. Cracks do not impact the flavor in any way, but they do look funny. To keep your cheesecake from cracking:

    • Grease your springform pan really well. If your cheesecake sticks, it’ll pull the center and create a crack. 
    • Give your cheesecake a few taps on a countertop before baking to make sure the filling is settled into the pan with no bubbles.
    • Bake your cheesecake in a steam-filled oven to keep the moisture content high on the outside. Dry cheesecakes crack easier.
    • Do not open the oven door while baking! Allow the cheesecake to cool completely in the oven, without ever opening the oven door. Sudden exposure to major temperature differences may crack your cheesecake. 

If you are looking for great cheesecake recipes, we have your covered—check out this variety of delectable cheesecake treats:

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Perfect Chocolate Cheesecake with Oreo Crust

This Chocolate Cheesecake recipe is smooth, rich, and full of chocolate flavor with an Oreo crust to take it over the top. It’s the perfect cheesecake for chocolate lovers!

Prep Time25 mins

Cook Time1 hr

Cooling Time6 hrs

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Servings: 12 slices

Ingredients

Oreo Crust

  • 24 oreos
  • 1/4 cup melted butter

Chocolate Cheesecake

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 4 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese softened
  • 4 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate melted
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease the sides and bottom of a 9-inch springform pan with butter or shortening.

  • Crush the Oreos in a food processor or blender until finely ground. Transfer to a mixing bowl. Stir in melted butter until the crumbs are all moistened and press into the bottom of the prepared springform pan.

  • In a large mixing bowl, stir together sugar, flour, unsweetened cocoa powder, and salt. Use a hand mixer (or stand mixer) to whip in the cream cheese until creamy and smooth.

  • Roughly chop the baking chocolate and place into a microwave safe bowl. Microwave in 15 second increments on high until melted, stirring in between.

  • Slowly add the melted chocolate to the cream cheese mixture while you mix until the chocolate is fully incorporated. Mix in eggs, sour cream, and vanilla extract. Beat on low until combined.

  • Pour mixture into the springform pan. Give the pan a few taps on the countertop to make sure any air bubbles have been removed and the filling is settled.

  • Crumple up 3 sheets of aluminum foil into flat discs and place on a baking sheet. Place the springform pan on top of these discs to elevate the cake so it doesn’t touch your baking sheet. Fill the baking sheet with a layer of ice, surrounding the springform pan, about 4 cups.

  • Bake in the center rack of the oven for 1 hour. Do not open the door. At the end of the hour, turn off the oven, keeping the door closed. Let the cheesecake slowly cool in the oven for 5 to 6 hours to prevent cracking. Remove and refrigerate until ready to serve.

  • Remove the springform pan ring before serving. Keep cold. Serve plain or topped with whipped cream or even drizzled with chocolate ganache or syrup.

Notes

Cheesecake should be refrigerated. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1slice | Calories: 674kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 46g | Saturated Fat: 25g | Cholesterol: 174mg | Sodium: 481mg | Potassium: 348mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 46g | Vitamin A: 1355IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 126mg | Iron: 5mg

Course: Dessert

Cuisine: American

Keyword: Chocolate Cheesecake

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Most Amazing Red Velvet Cupcakes

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The Most Amazing Red Velvet Cupcakes are moist, fluffy, and topped off with velvety ermine frosting for the perfect Red Velvet Cupcake you’ve been dreaming of!

Red velvet cupcake with ermine frosting with a bite taken out of it

Here it is, the recipe you have been looking for—red velvet cupcakes you will come back to every time you crave these babies! So delicious, tangy and moist, red velvet cake is a thing of its own. Some people think its chocolate cake with red coloring, but those who love red velvet know it is so much more.

Red velvet cake has hints of chocolate but is better known for its tangy, acidic flavor. It was originally made with beets, which added sweetness, flavor and tanginess, along with its signature red color. If you want to try making it that old fashioned way, here is a recipe for a Naturally Red Velvet Cake .

  • Isn’t red velvet cake just chocolate cake with red food coloring?

    Good question, and no. That is a common misconception. Red velvet cake does have some chocolate flavor to it, but it is also known for its slightly acidic or tangy flavor, which results from the buttermilk, vinegar, and either cream cheese or ermine frosting. In this recipe, we include the instructions for an ermine frosting that we love as a great balance to the tangy flavor of red velvet, but you can also use cream cheese frosting.

  • What kind of food foloring should I use?

    This recipe was made and tested using red liquid food coloring. You can also use gel food coloring or a natural red food coloring made from beets. You can find a wide variety of natural food dyes on Amazon.

  • What is ermine frosting?

    Ermine gets its name from the cute, weasel-like animal that has a white, fluffy coat. Ermine frosting is made of heated milk, sugar and flour and then whipped with butter. It is light and delicious, but not as tangy as cream cheese frosting. It will hold its shape better if it is refrigerated before and after icing. You can also use cream cheese frosting if you prefer it and like a little more tang on your red velvet cupcakes.

  • Is there a substitute for buttermilk?

    Buttermilk is a key component in this cake recipe. If you don’t have access to buttermilk, please use a buttermilk substitute. There are lots of options and you are sure to find one that you can make work in our article on buttermilk substitutes.

 

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Red Velvet Cupcakes with Ermine Icing on a wire cooling rack

Most Amazing Red Velvet Cupcakes

The Most Amazing Red Velvet Cupcakes are moist, fluffy, and topped off with velvety ermine frosting for the perfect Red Velvet Cupcake you’ve been dreaming of!

Prep Time15 mins

Cook Time22 mins

Frosting Cooling Time3 hrs

Total Time3 hrs 37 mins

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Servings: 24 cupcakes

Ingredients

Red Velvet Cupcakes

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder (up to 1/4 cup)
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2/3 cup warm water
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons red food coloring (1 fluid ounce)

Ermine Icing

  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • pinch salt
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 2 cups unsalted butter , cubed and softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

Red Velvet Cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a muffin tin with cupcake liners. Recipe makes 24 cupcakes.

  • In a large mixing bowl, stir together flour, sugar, cornstarch, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.

  • Add eggs, buttermilk, warm water, oil, vanilla, vinegar, and red food coloring. Use a hand mixer to beat on a medium speed until smooth, about 2 minutes. Scrape the sides and bottom of the mixing bowl to make sure everything got mixed in.

  • Fill each cupcake liner 2/3 full.

  • Bake for 20-22 minutes until the cupcakes meet the toothpick test (stick a toothpick in and it comes out clean). Remove from tins and cool completely.

Ermine Icing

  • In a medium sauce pan, whisk together flour sugar, and salt over low heat. Cook for 2 minutes. Slowly whisk in milk and bring to a boil. Cook until thickened into a pudding-like consistency, about 1 minute, and then remove from heat. Pour into a bowl and place plastic wrap directly on top of the mixture so no skin forms. Set aside.

  • In a large bowl, use a hand mixer to whip butter until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add in cooked milk mixture 1 to 2 tablespoons at a time, mixing well between each addition. Once all milk mixture has been added in, beat in vanilla and continue beating until the frosting is thick and creamy and everything is well mixed in.

  • Frost completely cooled cupcakes.

Notes

COLOR NOTE: If you want a brighter red color, use only 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder. If you want a better flavor, use up to 1/4 cup. You’ll simply have much deeper brown notes to your red cake. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupcake | Calories: 369kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 221mg | Potassium: 92mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 560IU | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 1mg

Course: Dessert

Cuisine: American

Keyword: Red Velvet Cupcakes

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30 Minute Chicken Tortilla Soup

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This 30 Minute Chicken Tortilla Soup is delicious and easy to make. Tender chicken, black beans, and hearty Tex-Mex vegetables together in the perfect comfort food for busy chilly evenings.

Pot of chicken tortilla soup topped with cheese, avocado, tortilla strips, lime, and cilantro

Comfort food isn’t comfort food if you have to slave over a stove all day to make it. This soup is the best because it is so easy to make and comes together so quickly. It also happens to be ridiculously delicious.

We love having soup for dinner, so busy nights or chilly evenings are the perfect excuse for us to make this family favorite. It’s a great party food, or a handy and healthy family meal. Whatever your reason for wanting a great soup, you will love the warm flavors and hardiness of this comforting Tex-Mex treat!

  • Can this be made in a slow cooker?

    Yes. You can add all of the ingredients to the slow cooker except for the lime and cilantro. Cook on low for 6 to 8 hours or high for 3 to 4 hours. Shred the chicken and add lime juice and cilantro just before serving.

  • Can I make this soup in advance?

    Yes. This recipe freezes well. You will want to make the soup and not add the lime and cilantro. Allow the soup to cool completely and then store in an airtight container for up to three months. When ready to prepare this soup, thaw and heat either in a slow cooker or on the stove. Add the lime and cilantro just before serving.

  • How to make your own tortilla strips:

    Heat about a tablespoon of vegetable oil in a skillet on medium high heat. Once the oil is hot, add a corn or flour tortilla and fry for about 30 seconds and then flip it over, using tongs, and fry the other side until it is nice and crispy. Then, remove from the skillet and place on a cutting board. While it is still warm, you will cut it into strips using a regular knife or pizza cutter.

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Bowl of chicken tortilla soup topped with cheese, avocado, tortilla strips, lime, and cilantro

30 Minute Chicken Tortilla Soup

This 30 Minute Chicken Tortilla Soup is delicious and easy to make. Tender chicken, black beans, and hearty Tex-Mex vegetables together in the perfect comfort food for busy chilly evenings.

Prep Time10 mins

Cook Time20 mins

Total Time30 mins

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Servings: 6 servings

Ingredients

Soup

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium white onion , diced
  • 1 medium red bell pepper , diced
  • 5 cloves garlic , minced
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 15 ounce can tomato sauce (passata)
  • 15 ounce can fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 15 ounce can black beans
  • 7 ounce can diced green chiles
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn (or use canned)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup freshly chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup lime juice

For Serving

  • 3 cups tortilla strips or tortilla chips
  • 2 medium avocados , diced
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup sour cream

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium high heat. Add in onion and bell pepper and saute 5 minutes. Add in garlic, chili powder, cumin, and paprika and toast for 60 seconds.

  • Pour in chicken broth, add in chicken breasts, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer until chicken is cooked through, about 15 to 20 minutes.

  • Remove cooked chicken from soup, shred with a fork, and return to the pot.

  • Pour in tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, black beans, green chiles, and corn. Return soup to a simmer and let simmer 5 minutes.

  • Turn off the heat and stir in cilantro and lime juice. Season with salt, to taste. Serve hot, topped with tortilla strips, diced avocado, cheese, and sour cream.

Notes

Slow Cooker Instructions:

You can add all of the ingredients to the slow cooker except for the lime and cilantro. Cook on low for 6 to 8 hours or high for 3 to 4 hours. Shred the chicken and add lime juice and cilantro just before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 516kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 1743mg | Potassium: 1369mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1685IU | Vitamin C: 68.3mg | Calcium: 245mg | Iron: 4.5mg

Course: Dinner, Main Course, Main Dish, Soup

Cuisine: American, TexMex

Keyword: Chicken Tortilla Soup

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