This rich tasty soup is a good start to your meal or can stand alone. This page contains taco soup recipes.
This hearty taco soup is a quick and easy meal that everyone will love! View the full recipe here: 8 Can Chicken Taco Soup
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Family favorite, great for doubling and excellent for freezing!
Saute onion with ground meat. Drain off the fat. Open all the cans and empty the entire content into the pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes.
Serve with cheddar cheese. sour cream, tortilla chips, and/or crackers.
By Mistie from Baton Rouge
My grandson Jason gives me ingredient money to make him 3-4 crock pots of soup each month. He works for the state and it's perfect to just grab from the freezer and heat for lunch. I keep back two servings of each too... just for me!
One of his staples is Chicken Taco Soup. It's the easiest one I make and only takes about 2 hours vs. 6-8 hours, plus I make it on the stove rather than the crock pot.
Approximate Time: 2 Hours
Yield: 9-10 cups
Source: I found this recipe on Google when I did chicken soup recipe search.
This hearty taco soup is a quick and easy meal that everyone will love!
Approximate Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 6-8 serving
Based on a recipe from www.highheelsandgrills.com
Serve in a bowl, put bowl on a plate and surround with nachos. Top with shredded cheese of your choice.
Options: This is one of my family's favorite soups, I make variations of it. You can leave taco flavoring out, you can add mushrooms, and any other veggie you want, you can also add more or less orzo depending on how thick you want your soup, we like it thick.
By Triss from New England
This is an inexpensive "dump recipe" -throw it in the pot, stir, then it's done! I had it in my head until I was pressed for time one night. My husband offered to make it, but I couldn't tell him what the amounts were. I then vowed to write it down so my husband or my two teens could make it as well.
Add onion, tomatoes, chicken broth, ranch beans, and corn. Mash tomatoes and 1 can of beans if desired for smoother, thicker texture. Drain and rinse remaining beans in colander, and add to soup pan. Add cumin, sriracha, cinnamon, ginger, sugar, and salt.
Cook over medium heat for 15-30 minutes, until it thickens to your liking. Serve with your choice of garnishes
|Time:||20 Minutes Preparation Time|
15 - 30 Minutes Cooking Time
By Marie from Idaho Falls, ID
This is a modification of a standard recipe that reduces the salt and eliminates packaged seasonings so you can vary the amount of seasonings to suit your taste for a fresher, healthier dish.
There are many options for seasoning (and likewise many versions of this dish.) The simplest method, although heavily seasoned and salty, is one package taco seasoning mix and one package dry ranch dressing mix. However, the recipe was too salty for my family's needs, so I always substitute spices on hand for the package mixes. Once you acquire the seasonings, this saves money as well as salt.
Mix all items in large dutch oven or slow-cooker and warm until flavors are well blended. Check seasoning and add small amounts of salt if desired. Serve with Fritos, cornbread, sharp cheese, etc. as desired.
This can either heat fairly quickly for a fast meal, or slow cook for hours safely.
If your group includes meat lovers, brown 1 lb. sirloin or ground beef and drain. Serve the meat either on the side or add to soup during cooking.
Additional salt reducer: use no-salt added versions of the tomatoes and corn.
If you have kids who don't like pieces of tomato in their food, simply puree (grind up in blender or food processor) your tomatoes and Rotel. They'll never know!
|Time:||10 Minutes Preparation Time|
1/2 to 4 Hours Cooking Time
By TexasCostumer from Denton, TX
DH likes for me to throw stuff in a pot and make impromptu soup. Today I decided to brown some ground beef as I would for chili or spaghetti. I usually use canned tomatoes and a small can of tomato sauce and then just start throwing stuff in, such as, potatoes, onions, peas, carrots, etc.
This time I decided to toss in a packet of taco seasoning mix. Voila! Taco soup. Delicioso by the way.
By Marty from Houston, TX
Brown turkey with onion and green pepper in large saucepan, stirring until crumbly. Add garlic powder; drain. Combine turkey mixture and remaining ingredients in kettle; mix well. Bring to a boil. Simmer 30 minutes.
By Robin from Washington, IA
I love Mexican foods but dislike soup using chicken. The weather got cold here so I decided to make tacos in soup form.
Wash and chop vegetables. Set aside. In a large pot, brown ground beef adding onion, bell pepper and celery after the meat is browned and broken into small pieces. Saute vegetables along with the meat until limp. Add the garlic and tomato paste and cook about 5 minutes. Add the can of Rotel tomatoes, V-8 juice, refried beans, chili powder, cumin, hot pepper and salt. Cover and cook on lowest fire until thickened. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed.
Serve hot. Serve with Doritos, diced raw onions and grated cheddar cheese.
|Time:||30 Minutes Preparation Time|
3 Hours Cooking Time
Source: My own recipe
By Georgieanna C. from New Orleans, LA
This is my favorite crockpot soup. I can assemble the ingredients in less than 10 minutes! Served with some crackers or cheese quesadillas, it is an economical and tasty dinner!
By Barbara W from Williamsburg, VA
Combine all in large slow cooker and stir. If you like it hot add 1 chopped jalapeno pepper. Cover and cook on low for 4 hours.
Serve garnished with:
By J Walker from Salt Lake City Utah
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Here are questions related to Taco Soup Recipes.
Years ago I used to make a taco soup that contained hamburger, taco seasoning, tomatoes, and Velveeta. I can't remember the rest of the ingredients, or the directions. I do know it contained "no" Ranch dressing. I can't stand Ranch dressing! All of the recipes I have found on-line contain Ranch dressing. If anyone has the recipe or something similar I would appreciate it. Thanks.
By Margaret from Denton, TX
By sooz  08/13/2010
I never knew Ranch Dressing was a normal ingredient in Taco Soup. Here's the recipe I've been using. Hope you enjoy it.
Slow Cooker Taco Soup
1 pound ground beef
1 onion, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
1 can diced tomatoes
salt and pepper
2 cups water
2 teaspoons beef bouillon (powder or cube)
1 can tomato soup
taco chips (e.g., Doritos)
Brown hamburg with onions and peppers. Drain well and add taco seasoning. Put in slow cooker.
Combine remaining ingredients in crock pot. Cook on low for 4.5 hours.
Serve with crushed taco chips and shredded cheese on top.
I need recipe for Weight Watchers taco soup.
Trisha from Alabama
By Sarah (Guest Post) 12/02/2006
I made the recipe posted by Patybaby and it was soo good. Hard to believe it was so low in fat. Boy was it spicy. Hello Tums!
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My family loves this recipe. It's also quick.
Brown ground beef, drain and rinse. Put the ground beef into a large pot. Add the Taco Seasoning, drained beans, canned tomatoes and the can of soup. Add 1 can of water. Heat through and let simmer for a few minutes. Dish into soup bowls and sprinkle with grated cheese. We like ours thick so we can use tortilla chips as our spoons. Yum!
By Faith from Medford, OR
Can serve with your favorite taco toppings, if desired.
By Terri from NV
This is very simple, tastes great, inexpensive, and everyone loves it.
Drain all beans. Add all ingredients to a big pot. Heat and serve when thoroughly heated
|time:||10 minutes preparation time|
10 minutes cooking time
by tcmoyer from Westerville, Ohio
By Jan Lee
Prepare chicken breasts, or use leftovers. Pour cans of black and pinto beans, corn, diced tomatoes, chicken broth, cooked cubed or shredded chicken breasts, and dash of sugar in a large saucepan. Heat to boiling, and reduce heat to low to keep soup warm for serving.
You can just serve or eat it how it is, or you can put tortilla chips in a bowl, squeeze lime juice on the chips and add shredded cheese and/or sour cream. Pour soup over the top and serve!
If you like taco seasoning, you can add that (I personally like it without!)
|Time:||5 Minutes Preparation Time|
10 Minutes Cooking Time
Source: My sister-in-law Whit
By Lindsay from St George, UT