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Flavorful Taco Soup Recipe

Flavorful Taco Soup Recipe

You’ll get a kick out of this hearty, Southwest-inspired soup from Sandi Lee of Houston, Texas. Feel free to dunk your tortilla chips right into it!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 35 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound ground beef
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  • 1 can (15 ounces) pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes with mild green chilies, undrained
  • 1 can (8-3/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons ranch salad dressing mix
  • TOPPINGS:
  • 1/2 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cubed
  • 2 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh cilantro
  • Tortilla chips

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the beans, tomatoes, corn, water, taco seasoning and salad dressing mix. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30 minutes to allow flavors to blend.
  • 2. Spoon into bowls; top with avocado, cheese and cilantro. Serve with chips. Yield: 4 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (prepared with reduced-fat cheese; calculated without chips) equals 328 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 1,751 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 19 g protein.