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5 from 15 votes

Low Carb Chicken Fajita Soup {Keto Friendly}

Servings: 8
Calories: 306kcal
Author: Kasey Trenum

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup chicken broth this is to pour over chicken in slow cooker
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 green pepper chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 6 oz cream cheese
  • 2 10 oz cans diced tomatoes with green chilis
  • cups chicken broth
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons of homemade taco seasoning recipe here or 1 packet of taco seasoning
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cook boneless skinless chicken breasts in a slow cooker for 3 hours on high or 6 hours on low in a cup of chicken broth. Season with salt/pepper.
  • When chicken is cooked through, remove from slow cooker and shred. (You can strain the leftover broth for the soup.)
  • In a large saucepan saute green pepper, onion, and garlic in 1 tablespoon of butter until they are translucent.
  • With a spoon mash the cream cheese into the veggies so that it will combine smoothly as it melts.
  • Add the canned tomatoes, chicken broth, heavy whipping cream, and taco seasoning.
  • Simmer on low uncovered for 20 minutes.
  • Add chicken, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Enjoy!
  • Optional: Top each bowl with shredded cheese, cilantro, and/or sour cream.

Nutrition

Calories: 306kcal | Carbohydrates: 8.2g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 880mg | Potassium: 757mg | Fiber: 1.6g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 635IU | Vitamin C: 21.9mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 0.8mg