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Slow Cooker Mexican Meatball Soup Recipe

This simple and delicious slow cooker Mexican meatball soup is easy, healthy and delicious. Just toss everything together in your slow cooker and let it cook, unattended for several hours.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 10 mins
Servings: 6
Calories: 279
Author: Martha | Simple Nourished Living

Ingredients

  • 1 can (7 ounces) diced green chiles
  • 2 cans (14.5 ounces each) diced tomatoes
  • 2 cans (14 ounces each) reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 2 cans (14 ounces each) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 pound frozen turkey meatballs
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen mixed Mexican style vegetables (optional)
  • 1 cup chopped onion (1 medium)
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup converted rice
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Ideal slow cooker size: 4- to 5-Quart.
  • Combine all ingredients in slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 8 to 9 hours, or HIGH for 3 to 4 hours.
  • Serve with chopped cilantro and lime wedges if desired.
  • Serving Suggestions: Lots of yummy things would go well with this slow cooker mexican meatball soup including corn muffins, tortillas, cheese quesadillas, and simple green salad.
  • I served it with warm flour tortillas and a salad of chopped greens, chopped scallions, chopped avocado, and pumpkin seeds dressed with olive oil, a squeeze of fresh lime juice, salt and pepper.

Recipe Notes

Mexican Meatball Soup serving suggestions:
Lots of yummy things would go well with this slow cooker mexican meatball soup including corn muffins, tortillas, cheese quesadillas, and simple green salad.
I like to serve it with warm flour tortillas and a salad of chopped greens, chopped scallions, chopped avocado, and pumpkin seeds dressed with olive oil, a squeeze of fresh lime juice, salt and pepper.
 
Weight Watchers PointsPlus: *7
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: *5
Weight Watchers Freestyle SmartPoints: *5
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Mexican Meatball Soup Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 /6th recipe)
Calories 279 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Carbohydrates 23.4g8%
Fiber 2.3g9%
Protein 20.3g41%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crock pot Mexican meatball soup, Mexican soup with meatballs, spicy meatball soup