Nacho Cheese Chicken Chowder


This thick chowder recipe is a good way to lure picky eaters away from macaroni and cheese at dinnertime, especially if you have breadsticks to dip into it.

Nacho Cheese Chicken Chowder
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 10 mins


  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

  • 2 14.5 ounce cans Mexican-style stewed tomatoes

  • 1 10.75 ounce can condensed nacho cheese soup

  • 1 10 ounce package frozen whole kernel corn (2 cups)

  • Shredded Mexican-style or cheddar cheese


  1. In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, stir together chicken, undrained tomatoes, soup, and corn.

  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 to 2-1/2 hours. Sprinkle each serving with cheese. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

244 Calories
6g Fat
24g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 244
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 647mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 4.7mg 24%
Calcium 121.2mg 9%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Potassium 154mg 3%
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.3mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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