Taco Soup

Easy Taco Soup

This easy Taco Soup recipe is a cinch to prepare! Make it on your stove top OR in a crock pot, either way it’s always a crowd favorite!
 Yields: 12 servings
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 large onion diced (about 2 cups)
  • 3 cups water 
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 (14 ounce) cans diced tomatoes undrained
  • 1 (14 ounce) can whole kernel corn undrained
  • 1 (4 ounce) can diced green chilies undrained
  • 2 tablespoons homemade taco seasoning
  • 1 recipe recipe homemade ranch dressing mix
  • tortilla chips and toppings for serving
  1. In a Dutch Oven or large stock pot over medium-high heat, cook ground beef and onion until browned, about 5 minutes. Drain well.
  2. Add water, beans, tomatoes, corn, chiles, and all juices from cans. Stir in taco seasoning and ranch seasoning.
  3. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 20 minutes. Or, transfer to a slow cooker, cover, and cook on HIGH for 4 hours or LOW for 6 to 8 hours.
  4. To serve, place tortilla chips in the bottom of a bowl and ladle soup over the chips. Top with shredded cheese, sour cream, or other toppings as desired.