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Slow Cooker Chicken Cordon Bleu Soup

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  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4-6 hours on low
  • Total Time: 0 hours
  • Yield: 6-8 servings


Use your crockpot to make the soup form of chicken cordon bleu! An easy, hands off family friendly recipe.


5 cups water
4 tsp better than bouillon chicken base
1/2 cup diced onion (frozen is fine)
1/2 cup diced celery
3 or 4 boneless skinless chicken thighs, trimmed of fat (frozen is fine)
1 1/2 cups ham cubes
1/2 tsp dried tarragon
1/2 tsp dried basil
1/2 tsp garlic powder
4 Tbsp butter
1/4 cup flour
1 cup shredded Swiss cheese


  1. Add water, bouillon, onion, celery, chicken, ham, tarragon, basil and garlic powder to the slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on LOW for 4-6 hours.  Remove chicken and shred.  Then add back into the slow cooker.
  3. Prepare a roux.  Melt butter over low heat in a skillet and add  flour very slowly while whisking it in to the butter.  Slowly stir in 1 cup hot soup.  Stir until thickened.  Then add in another 2 cups of soup and stir until smooth.  Add all back into the slow cooker and stir.  Season to taste.
  4. Ladle soup into individual serving bowls and top with shredded Swiss cheese.


Ideal slow cooker size:  5 quart

  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Slow Cooker