Texas Taco Soup

Texas Taco Soup


"A quick and easy meal in the cold weather if you have a house full of kids. Once done, it can be left on the stove on simmer so those still hungry can graze from time to time. Serve with cornbread."


1 h 5 m servings 605 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 605 kcal
  • 30%
  • Fat:
  • 20.9 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 67.8g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 40 g
  • 80%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 82 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 885 mg
  • 35%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large pot over medium heat, cook beef until brown. Stir in onion and cook a few minutes more. Drain.
  2. Stir in pinto beans, corn, diced tomatoes with green chiles, serrano peppers, taco seasoning and ranch dressing mix. Fill the pot with water to come within two inches of the top. Bring to a boil for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, then reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes more.
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  1. 21 Ratings


This recpie was great! My husband I ate it for 3 days straight! The only changes I made were I used ground turkey breast instead of beef to make it lower in fat, I omited the peppers and used R...

This is a great change from chili. I used left over shredded beef instead of ground beef. Ro-tel brand diced tomatoes w/green chili peppers and chili beans instead of pinto beans. Didn't have ...

This soup is really yummy and on the spicy side. I didn't realize that the Serranos would make it that hot. I also make 10 serving size pot of it so next time I will use 3-4 peppers instead of 6...

Such a versitile soup/base - can mix up the meat, type of beans and veggies, even seasonings a little to adjust to what's on-hand! We keep some in the freezer in individual serving sizes because...

the family LOVED this soup. The peppers give it a bit of a kick, but I think you could use a can of Rotel as well. Also, I used a can of chilli beans and a can of pintos. Next time I'll try bla...

I made this in a half batch. It's good. Not as good as some other recipes, but tasty nonetheless. Definitely better with corn chips than by itself. I prefer the tortilla soup over this, an...

Wow! This soup was really tasty. I substituted a can of Chipotle peppers for the Serano's and it was still a little too hot (and I am from Texas). If you don't like spicy food leave the chili'...

I enjoyed the ease of this; especially being able to cut it down in half. I kept out the water so it was stew-like and I could pass it off as "chili." We ate it poured over tortilla chips ( My s...

My family’s favorite cold weather meal! I use ground turkey rather than ground beef and top it off with a little cheese, tortilla chips, and sour cream! I love that we can eat it for 3 days stra...