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Taco Soup

Quick and simple, this authentic homemade taco soup is loaded with flavor. Ground beef, beans, seasoning, tomatoes, and veggies combine for this delicious and easy dinner.
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword Taco Soup, Taco Soup Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 284kcal


  • 1 ½ pounds ground beef
  • One small yellow onion diced
  • ½ cup green pepper diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 package taco seasoning
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 ½ cups frozen corn
  • 1 can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 can pinto beans drained and rinsed
  • 15 oz can tomato sauce
  • 10 oz Rotel tomatoes
  • 4 oz green chilies
  • 1 cup water optional


  • In a large soup, pan drizzle the olive oil and brown the ground beef until no pink remains along with the diced onions. Drain off any excess fat.
  • Add the garlic and taco seasoning and stir for one minute.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients to the soup pot and bring to a boil. Depending on how thick you like your soup you can add 1 cup of water to the tomato juice can, rinse it out and dump it in the soup or measure out 1 cup of water and add to soup.
  • Once it comes to a boil reduce heat and simmer for 25-30 minutes.
  • Serve with your favorite toppings.


Calories: 284kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 624mg | Potassium: 612mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 318IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 3mg