Taco Soup

On a cold day make this easy soup recipe in a slow cooker or on the stovetop.
Bowl full of taco soup.

Serves: 8

Serving size: 2 cups

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 8 hours

Ingredients:

1 lb. ground beef or ground turkey
1 onion
1 16-oz. can chili beans with liquid
1 15-oz. can kindey beans with liquid
1 15-oz. can no-salt whole kernel corn with liquid
2 8-oz. cans no-salt tomato sauce
1 28-oz. can no-salt diced tomatoes
1 4-oz. can diced green chili peppers
1 cup water
4 cups low-sodium beef broth or 4 cups water and 4 bouillon cubes
2 Tbsp. taco seasoning mix

Slow Cooker Directions:

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Put meat in a medium skillet. Wash hands after touching raw meats.
  3. Cook the meat over medium heat until browned. Drain fat.
  4. While the meat cooks, chop the onion.
  5. Place the ground cooked and drained meat, onion, chili beans, kidney beans, corn, tomato sauce, diced tomaotes, water, green chili peppers, beef broth and taco seasoning mix in a slow cooker. Mix to blend.
  6. Cook on low setting for eight hours.

Stovetop Directions:

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Put meat in a soup pot. Wash hands after touching raw meats.
  3. Cook the meat over medium heat until browned.
  4. While the meat cooks chop the onion.
  5. Add onion, sauté about 3 minutes.
  6. Add remaining ingredients and mix.
  7. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, simmer for 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts Label Taco Soup

Adapted from FN1511, NDSU Extension Services