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Sunday, November 25, 2012

Taco Soup

So apparently, I have been living under a rock. Although I have heard of Taco Soup, I had not had it until recently. I knew it was some kind of ground meat, beans, corn, a packet of Ranch dressing and taco seasoning mixture - all made into a soup. 

Since I am forever looking to try new recipes, I decided to give it a go. I had the basic idea and this is what I came up with. My family enjoyed it with a side of cornbread!

Taco Soup
Yield: 6-8 servings

2 lbs. ground beef
1 large onion, chopped
2 cloves, garlic, minced
1 can (15 oz.) pinto beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (15 oz.) red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (16 oz.) whole kernel corn, drained
1 can (14.5 oz.) Mexican-style diced tomatoes, undrained
1 can (10 oz.) Ro-Tel tomatoes, undrained
1 envelope (1 oz.) Taco seasoning mix
1 envelope (1 oz.) dry Ranch dressing mix
3 cups beef broth or water
Shredded Cheddar cheese, optional
Fritos or Tortilla Chips, optional

In a soup pot, combine the ground beef, onion and garlic. Cook and crumble the beef until it is no longer pink.  Drain. Combine the remaining ingredients except for the Cheddar and chips. Simmer for about 45 minutes to an hour. Serve with Cheddar cheese and chips.

I hope you enjoy!

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  1. Once again you've reminded me to link up some soups. This time I'm really doing it!

    I have a pantry full of canned beans. Taco soup seems like a good idea.

  2. It sounds great and I can try this for my morning breakfast….

  3. Thanks for sharing this taco soup. I was searching for this recipe for so long and here in this blog I got it. Now a days in winter season daily I’m making some soup recipes for dinner and today I’m going to try with this.

  4. This sounds like a tasty soup! I can't wait to try it for a cold winter dinner! Thanks for sharing!

  5. I love trying new recipes and I keep as a hobby. So far I have tried lots of different soups, some come out well few comes bad. So definitely I will add this to my list and give it a go.

  6. Jaime, I have never heard of Taco Soup. But since I LOVE all {well except menudo..eck} Mexican food, I will make this for sure! Thanks!

  7. Yumm!! Now I am hungry and it is way too late to eat again! I love Taco soups and yours looks really good. I will have to test it out this week.

  8. I'm the same way! Took me forever to try this soup and it is so delicious! Thanks for sharing at Foodie Friends Friday!

  9. Taco Soup is like a staple here at the cottage, we would love this bowl of soup. Hope you are having a great weekend and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  10. Hi Jamie,
    This looks delicious. I love taco soup. Thanks for sharing with Wednesday's Adorned From Above Blog Hop. Have a great week.
    Debi, Joye, Myrna, and Linda


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