This Southwest Steak and Potato Soup is perfect for a cold winter day and easy to make. Simply combine all ingredients in a slow cooker and dinner will cook itself.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

25 mins
4 hrs 25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Trim fat from meat. Cut meat into 1-inch pieces. Set aside.

  • In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, combine potatoes, green beans and onion. Add meat. In a medium bowl, stir together salsa, broth, basil and garlic. Pour salsa mixture over meat and vegetable mixture in cooker.

  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours.

  • If desired, sprinkle individual servings with cheese.


Tip: For easy cleanup, line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup
212 calories; protein 27.5g; carbohydrates 17g; dietary fiber 3.1g; sugars 3.6g; fat 3.5g; saturated fat 1.1g; cholesterol 68.2mg; vitamin a iu 412.1IU; vitamin c 14.8mg; folate 27.5mcg; calcium 52mg; iron 4.1mg; magnesium 57.9mg; potassium 882.3mg; sodium 575.7mg.

3 lean protein, 1 vegetables, 1/2 starch