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taco soup

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Amanda Hyatt
Topeka, KS

A lot of people have different versions of this. But this is a version I came up with. This makes a large amount, but it does freeze well. Hope you enjoy it.

(2 ratings)
yield 10 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For taco soup

  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 lg
    red onion, chopped
  • 1 lg
    green pepper, chopped
  • 2 lb
    ground beef or turkey
  • 1/2 to 1 Tbsp
    ground cumin
  • 2 pkg
    mild taco seasoning mix (you can use the low sodium kind)
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper (or to taste)
  • 2 can
    diced tomatoes. or one can of diced and one can of rotel if you want it spicer.
  • 2 can
    of whole kernel corn, or one bag frozen
  • 2 can
    black beans, drained
  • sour cream (optional)
  • cheddar cheese, sliced green onions (optional)
  • 1 pt
    tomato juice

How To Make taco soup

  • 1
    Add ground beef or turkey and cook until browned, drain
  • 2
    Add the garlic, onions and green peppers. cook for 4-5 minutes, or until softened
  • 3
    Add the packages of taco seasoning and the cumin and cayenne pepper
  • 4
    Add the canned tomatoes, corn, black beans and tomato juice
  • 5
    Turn down the heat to low, cover and simmer for 20-30 minutes to blend all the flavors
  • 6
    If wanted, add the optional cheese, sour cream and green onions on top