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Taco Soup I Recipe
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Taco Soup I

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"Like a taco in a bowl! Serve with cheese, tortilla chips, and sour cream."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    25 mins

    30 mins


  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, cook ground beef and onion until meat is evenly brown; drain excess fat. Mix in water, tomatoes, kidney beans, tomato sauce, and taco seasoning mix. Cover, and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in the avocado.
  2. Ladle hot soup into serving bowls. Pass cheese, tortilla chips, and sour cream to top each serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 01, 2006

I liked this recipe because it was easy to throw together and had a good flavor. We like a more hearty soup, so we upped the ground beef to a pound and added a can of whole kernel corn. Also added an entire packet of mild taco seasoning. We'd definitely make this one again. It's great with crushed tortilla chips and melted Monterrey/Cheddar on top. A great recipe that you can customize to your own taste. We added some fresh cilantro as another review recommended - definitely will do that again.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 15, 2011

Sounded good, especially the comment of "taco in a bowl". To me this was just chili, and not even good chili. Won't be making this again.

May 19, 2003

Loved this quick and easy recipe as is... the second time I prepared it I added a packet of ranch dressing mix for a tangy kick and I omit the avocados only for my boyfriend... oh and we love it with fritos!!! Make extra because it's even better the next day!!

Dec 13, 2007

This recipe got !Two Thumbs Up! from my entire family. I did make some modifications so I am not sure that it is fair to rate it. I used 93/7 ground turkey by Honeysuckle White 1lb, half an onion about 1/2c, a can of diced tomatoes, can of pinto beans, Taco Seasoning I (recipe from this site) instead of the package seasoning, a 4oz. can of chopped green chilies, 1c water and not the 1 1/2c that was suggested and Taco Flavored shredded cheese. I didn't use any avocado only because I didn't have any on hand. I bet that would have made it even better and I am not sure that is even possible. Thank You Darla for this great recipe. It will surely be put into rotation as one of our regular meals. oops almost forgot that also added a can of drained corn.

Mar 15, 2011

I had to make this stretch for lunches next week plus use what I had on hand. I used ground turkey, two medium yellow onions, organic canned tomatoes, organic canned kidney beans, and organic tomato sauce. I made my own taco seasoning mix. To make this more filling and to add a little more flavor, I did add in one can Mexi-corn, rinsed and drained, an additional can of organic black beans, also rinsed and drained and a couple cloves of minced garlic. After tasting it, I did add in more taco seasoning. This was okay--good enough for what I needed. I think it would have been better with broth instead of water but I was in a hurry. My husband says it's the avocado that really does it for this recipe.

Oct 25, 2010

So so good! I worried about the avocado-I love them but never eat them hot and they do get hot as the soup is, but no fear, they were heavenly. Thanks for this recipe. I finally found my ideal taco soup! The only change I made was to use black beans as it was all I had on hand.

Apr 16, 2014

Absolutely delicious! I've made this a few times with some changes & additions: I don't like it real soupy, so I drain the beans and use only 1 cup of water. This makes it thick like chili. I use 1 lb of ground turkey, and add 2 tsp of minced garlic, 1 tsp crushed dried cilantro, and use homemade taco seasoning - 1 1/2 tbsp of which is plenty. I add about 3/4 cup of frozen corn, too. I think the tortilla chips & sour cream really make the dish, and the avocado really pulls it together! I sprinkle chopped green onions on top as well.

Jun 23, 2003

Great taste, easy, full of color, and goes great with cornbread! Like chili, but still a soup. Will make this again!


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  • Calories
  • 657 kcal
  • 33%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 61.5 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol
  • 61 mg
  • 20%
  • Fat
  • 37.3 g
  • 57%
  • Fiber
  • 10.9 g
  • 44%
  • Protein
  • 23.1 g
  • 46%
  • Sodium
  • 1128 mg
  • 45%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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