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Crock Pot Cheesy Chicken Quinoa Soup

  • Author: Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
  • Prep Time: 12 mins
  • Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Total Time: 4 hours 12 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Crock Pot Soup Recipes
  • Method: Crock Pot
  • Cuisine: American


Crock Pot Cheesy Chicken Quinoa Soup recipe is a healthier option for a creamy chicken soup.


  • 1 lb. boneless chicken cut into bite size pieces
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Franks Red Hot Seasoning or seasoned salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup frozen spinach, thawed and drained or 1/2 fresh spinach
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar
  • 1 cup shredded Colby jack cheese
  • 2 cups cooked Quinoa


  1. In a bowl season the chicken pieces with the salt, pepper, Franks Red Hot seasoning or seasoned salt and flour. Toss well so all pieces are coated.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a skillet or the Crock Pot Multi Cooker set to the brown/saute setting.
  3. Cook the chicken until lightly golden. Add the garlic to the skillet or multi cooker and toss for about 1 minute.
  4. Place the browned chicken into a crock pot set on low if you used a skillet on the stove top.
  5. Switch the Crock Pot Multi Cooker to the slow cooker setting on low if you used it to brown the chicken.
  6. Add the spinach, chicken broth, heavy cream and sharp cheddar to the slow cooker. Mix well. Cook on low for 3 hours.
  7. After three hours add the Colby jack cheese and cooked quinoa to the slow cooker.
  8. Stir, recover and cook for another hour or until the soup has slightly thickened.
  9. Makes 4 servings.


  • Calories: 772

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