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Tasty Taco Soup

tasty taco soup Entree Mexican
Tasty Taco Soup
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 6

Our quick + easy taco soup recipe can’t be beat. It’s fast and filling, with just the right amount of spicy, and it’s easy to customize. You can easily make it with ground turkey or chicken, or add a can of beans and some cooked noodles to make it even heartier. And the best part? It’s ready to eat in just 20 minutes. MORE+ LESS-

August 22, 2018
Old El Paso
Make with
Old El Paso

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/4
cup sliced green onions
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
1
can (28 oz) Muir Glen™ organic diced tomatoes, undrained
1
cup frozen corn
1
cup water
3/4
cup finely shredded Cheddar cheese (3 oz)

Steps

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  • 1
    In 3-quart saucepan, cook ground beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink; drain. Add onions and taco seasoning mix; cook 1 minute.
  • 2
    Stir in tomatoes, corn and water. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes.
  • 3
    To serve, ladle soup into serving bowls; top with cheese.

Expert Tips

  • Tip: Saving a batch for later? Fill freezer bags with soup, then lay flat to freeze for easy stacking and freezer organization. More smart freezer bag tips.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
21%
Saturated Fat
6g
30%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
630mg
26%
Potassium
510mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
15g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
4g
Protein
18g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • Soup is a staple dinner not only because it warms you from head to toe on a cold day, but also because it makes for a great leftover meal that you can store in your freezer to keep on hand for busy nights. This taco soup and other soups made with beef and veggies are an especially good choice for making ahead of time. Seal this taco soup in freezer bags and lay them flat in your freezer so they’re easy to stack and don’t take a lot of space when frozen. When you’re ready to eat some tasty taco soup for dinner, let the soup defrost in the bags overnight in the refrigerator. Then, simply place into a microwave-safe bowl and heat for 4 to 6 minutes, or until heated through. Top your soup with extra shredded cheese and any one of your favorite taco toppings like sour cream or avocado. And soup season isn’t limited to just the winter. Enjoy soup all year round but never get bored! These easy ways to take your soup up a notch are here to help.

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