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Simple Taco Soup Recipe

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We first sampled this chili-like soup at a church dinner. It's a warming dish on a cold day. And since it uses packaged seasonings and several cans of vegetables, it's a snap to prepare. —Glenda Taylor, Sand Springs, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1 can (16 ounces) mild chili beans, undrained
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes
  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomato with green chilies
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, optional
  • 1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix

Nutritional Facts

370 calories: 1 cup, 14g fat (5g saturated fat), 70mg cholesterol, 1369mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 7g fiber), 27g protein .

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add taco seasoning and mix well. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Yield: 6-8 servings (about 2 quarts).
Originally published as Simple Taco Soup in Quick Cooking March/April 1998, p14


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mumsay
Reviewed Apr. 16, 2016

"Really good recipe. My whole family liked it. I added a little more water to make it more soupy and left out the can of pinto beans. Will make it again."

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Motleigh
Reviewed Mar. 9, 2016

"really good quick recipe . I used diced tomatoes instead of the stewed, and substituted salsa for the ranch seasoning. I served it with crispy tortilla strips and shredded cheese."

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Smorger
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2016

"Excellent recipe not only easy to make its quick and DELICIOUS!!"

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Maryann448
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2016

"This is a great recipe. I tweaked it by changing to 1 lb sweet Italian sausage and 1 lb ground beef. I also added 2 add'l cans of the stewed tomatoes and 2 more cans of kidney beans along with 1/2 can tomato paste, 1/2 cup sugar, couple teasp. crushed red pepper, pinch of salt and pepper and finally some chopped garlic in oil and passed it off as chili at our work chili cook-off. I won the contest so thank you for sharing!!!"

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kedens
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2016

"Really Yummy. I cut the recipe in half and ended up using the full amount of liquid and it still was not very soupy so that is the only thing I would change about it in the future."

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lksiebe
Reviewed Feb. 18, 2016

"For those who need low sodium, I make my own mixes and just leave out the salt. They work very well in most recipes."

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paul3303
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2016

"Simple, easy and very good tasting. The only change I made was to use diced tomatos instead of stewed tomatoes,"

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mcgraw51
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2015

"Taco Chilli is one of my favorites except I make mine with Black beans, ground turkey and no stewing tomotoes....AWESOME!!!"

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Ecfrazier22
Reviewed Sep. 26, 2015

"Has anyone ever made this in a crockpot? Just putting it all together and slow cooking for a few hours? Wanting to do that today on this rainy day!"

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JGa2595176
Reviewed Sep. 2, 2015

"It was a good recipe, but wasn't a WOW recipe. (We also added sour cream, shredded cheddar, crushed chips.) It was an easy recipe to throw together on a weeknight, but not one I would choose over my normal chili dish or even our chicken enchilada soup staple."

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