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bbq Chicken Soup for the Soul

BBQ Chicken Soup in the Slow Cooker

An easy soup for the slow cooker, that is reminiscent of summer, with its BBQ flavour and fresh vegetables.
Course Main Course, Soup


  • 1 each chopped - red pepper, yellow pepper, orange pepper chopped - red pepper, yellow pepper, orange pepper
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2-3 stalks celery
  • 1 medium zucchini chopped - unpeeled with seeds
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup cilantro roughly chopped
  • 4-5 pieces cooked bacon chopped
  • 1 can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 can of corn drained (or 1 cup frozen corn)
  • 4 cups chicken broth homemade or boxed
  • 1 ml/28 fl oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup of your favorite BBQ sauce
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • Chicken - cooked and cut into bite sized pieces. You can use a rotisserie chicken left over chicken from your fridge, or freshly cooked chicken.


  • Combine all the ingredients, except chicken, in your slow cooker / crock pot. Cook on high for 3-4 hours or on low for 5-6 hours. About a 1/2 hour before eating, stir in the cooked, chopped chicken.
  • Serve with a dollop of sour cream and a bit of fresh cilantro.
Keyword Slow Cooker, Soup