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Slow Cooker Broccoli Chicken Soup

Slow Cooker Broccoli Chicken Soup - Rich and hearty this stick to your ribs soup is perfect for a chilly day!
Course slow cooker
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 18 minutes
Servings 8
Author Rob

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs chicken tenderloins
  • 2 broccoli heads broccoli florets , about 1 1/2 lbs
  • 1 large carrot
  • 1 stick celery
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 tsp chicken base ( I used better than bouillon)
  • 2 cups water, more if you like a runnier soup
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tsp seasoned salt or (¼ onion powder, ¼ garlic powder, ¼ salt, ¼ pepper)
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp olive oil

Instructions

  1. 1. In a skillet, add olive oil and heat on med/high heat.  Add chicken and brown on each side until fully cooked. While chicken is cooking prep your veggies.  Add the carrot, celery and onion to the food processor and chop until finely chopped.

    2. Remove the chicken from the heat and set aside.  In same skillet add the carrot, celery, onion mix and saute until tender. Now prepare the broccoli by removing all stems from the broccoli. 

    3.  Chop the broccoli stems with the food processor.

    4. Dice the cooled chicken and add to the slow cooker as well as your veggies.

    5. In a bowl, combine chicken base and water and mix thoroughly. Add to the slow cooker. Add in the heavy cream, seasoned salt and cornstarch to the slow cooker and seal the lid.

    6. Cook on High for 4 hours. Once done remove lid and stir thoroughly.