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Contest-Winning Taco Soup Recipe
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Contest-Winning Taco Soup Recipe

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I have to admit that when a good friend gave me this recipe, I wasn't certain I'd like it. But, after one taste, I changed my mind! My husband loves it—especially when the weather's cold. I've also fixed Taco Soup for my parents and in-laws, and taken it to church suppers. We live in a small oil-field town, and have two children, 7 and 5. I grew up on a ranch in the panhandle of our state, though, and even today I find I sure miss the country at times!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 40 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 40 min.
MAKES: 10 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground beef
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    With Johnsonville Italian Sausage.

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  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) stewed tomatoes
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1 can (16 ounces) lima beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) hominy, drained
  • 3 cans (4 ounces each) chopped green chilies
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • Shredded cheddar cheese, optional
  • Tortilla chips, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 302 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 1,746 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 24 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large Dutch oven, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  2. Stir in the next 11 ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Garnish with cheese and serve with chips if desired. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Taco Soup in Country Woman January/February 1992, p33

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 302 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 1,746 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 24 g protein.

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Reviewed Sep. 7, 2011

This soup is delicious! After only serving it once, family members were requesting it! very easy too!

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Reviewed Mar. 7, 2011

I love this soup. It is hearty, satisfying, and quick. I used all pinto beans and whole kernal corn. So good with cornbread!

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Reviewed Oct. 29, 2009

This is sooo delicious with a dollop of sour cream. Instead of lima beans, I use 2 cans of kidney beans.

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