Spicy Tequila Beef Orzo Soup

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You can get the knorr caldo de tomate bouillon cubes in the Mexican section of most super markets. It is a tomato bouillon cube with chicken flavoring. The tequila gives this soup a bite and the spice can be adjusted to your liking.


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10 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 c
  • 1 large
    onion diced
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 c
  • 3 can(s)
    chicken stock
  • 2
    knorr caldo de tomate bouillon cubes
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 jar(s)
    chili sauce
  • 1/2 c
    dark brown sugar
  • ·
    shredded cheddar cheese for topping
  • 1 Tbsp
    hot sauce i use sriracha sauce or to taste

How to Make Spicy Tequila Beef Orzo Soup


  1. Brown burger spoon out with slotted spoon leaving pan drippings. Set meat aside. Add onions and garlic cook 5 minutes.
  2. Add tequila and deglaze the pan. Bring to a boil. Add all other ingredients except burger and cheese. Bring back to a boil then reduce to a simmer and simmer 20 minutes.
  3. Add the meat back into the pan and simmer another 10 minutes or so until the orzo is done. Taste and adjust seasonings.
  4. Serve topped with cheddar cheese

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About Spicy Tequila Beef Orzo Soup

Course/Dish: Beef Soups
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican

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