Taco Soup

This is a great recipe! First of all, it tastes wonderful. Secondly, the ingredients can be changed up and substituted as needed. I’ve used pork sausage and ground turkey instead of the ground beef. I’ve used chicken broth instead of beef broth. Often, I find that I don’t have any tomatoes and green chilis and I throw in salsa instead. I’ve even used a can of chili beans in sauce instead of the kidney beans.

The recipe makes a very big batch of soup. It’s enough for my family of 6 to have two dinners and a lunch. Sometimes I put the leftovers in the crockpot to heat for our second day of soup. (A whole recipe is too much for the crockpot.) The soup freezes well too, if you want to save it for another time.



Taco Soup

Serves: Serves 12-14

  • Large package of hamburger (2 lbs. or so)
  • Large onion, chopped
  • 2 cans Black Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cans Dark Red Kidney Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cans Corn, drained (you could use frozen)
  • 1 can Tomatoes with Green Chilis (Rotelle)
  • 1 can Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 15oz can Tomato Sauce
  • 1 can Beef Broth
  • 2 packages of Taco Seasoning
  • 2-3 cups of Water
  1. Brown the meat and onion together. I like to rinse the hamburger under very hot water to get rid of the extra fat.
  2. Add in all the other ingredients and cook until it’s hot.
  3. Serve with cheddar cheese and corn chips or with corn bread.
I usually put half of this in the freezer for another meal. I dump it frozen, into a 6qt. slow cooker and cook it on low all day.
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  1. This was an awesome! My family of (7) just ate this and one had seconds!!! Plus we have left over for tomorrow!!! Love your recipes!

  2. oh, and I made it with the Peach Crisp as desert…along with the omish oatmeal cookies 🙂 My Family is currently ooooing and awwwing at how great dinner was!

  3. Can you tell me what size can of diced tomatoes? Is it the 15 oz. size or the 28 oz. size? Thanks, it sounds delicious!

  4. My son and I made this taco soup last night for supper with corn muffins. It was awesome! This is definately a keeper!

  5. i made this for dinner tonight for me and my husband..(which he can put some food away ) …its very filling and easy….i will definately make this again…me buying everything i cost me maybe $10 if that…plus i plan to freeze whats left it would probably make 2 more meals….3 dinners for 10 dollars that pretty awesome!

  6. Made this yesterday for my husband and I. Total success. Only thing I didnt do was the rotell. I forgot to buy it. Thats alright because it tasted awesome anyways. I made half because its just my husband and I and I never made it before. Next time I will make a regular batch with the rotell. I’ll heat it in the crock pot next time though since I dont think I have a pot big enough for a regular batch. Thank you!

    • Monica, I’m glad you liked it. This soup freezes great if you make more than will fit in the pot. I love having some stashed away in the freezer.

  7. I just got a new job after staying at home with my children for many years and need to save time in the kitchen. I have a food site too, but I’m so used to making everything from scratch that I’m excited to save time cooking. Thanks for the quick and easy recipes. Cheers! -Holly


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