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Taco Soup II Recipe
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Taco Soup II
A flavorful taco soup with ground beef, taco seasoning, beans, and green chiles. See more
  • READY IN 50 mins

Taco Soup II

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"This is a really good and easy recipe. Top with shredded cheese, and serve with chips."

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Original recipe makes 6 - 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    45 mins

    50 mins


  1. In a large Dutch oven, brown the beef and chopped onion over medium heat. Drain off any fat.
  2. Add chilies, salt and pepper, beans, water, seasoning mixes, hominy, and stewed tomatoes to the beef and onion. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes.
  3. Top with shredded cheese, and serve with chips.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 22, 2007

Really, really good stuff!!! I substituted corn for the hominy and more kidney beans for the lima beans. I also added chopped fresh cilantro and sliced avocado on top - extremely tasty! The whole family liked this dinner so I will absolutely be making it again.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 09, 2011

I adjusted this recipe to suit our favorite ingredients and to make it a little lower in salt. I did not add the additional salt, I used three cans of organic black beans that I rinsed and drained instead of pinto-lima-kidney beans. I made my own taco seasoning mix and ranch dressing mix (sans salt) and instead of water, I used a low sodium beef broth. When I got all the ingredients mixed, the soup looked a bit thin to me so I threw in two 14 oz. cans tomato sauce and two cans drained and rinsed white corn. This was nice to come home to after a long afternoon and we enjoyed it. I'll make this again, with my changes.

Nov 17, 2007

Seriously, this is my favorite food. Ever. My mom always made it when I was little during the winter. I just made it again, and the best thing with this recipe: use your favorites! I put corn in it instead of lima beans, and I used jalapeños instead of chili peppers. I also made my own taco seasoning from a recipe on here (I think taco seasoning I) instead of the store package (I'm really big on my food being organic). I didn't add the ranch package either. Making my own seasoning made this even better than I could imagine! I love it with cheese and sour cream. Mmm, it's my guilty pleasure. And since there's only 2 of us here, this is enough for me to have dinner for a week or so, it's so good I don't mind eating it for days on end!! My boyfriend who hates beans even loves it! :)

Jan 22, 2003

Add a dollop of sour cream for the kids to tone down the spices. I used Mexican stewed tomatoes, butter beans, and substituted frozen corn for the hominy. Serve with corn chips (and guacamole). Fresh cilantro is wonderful and really compliments this soup.

Nov 02, 2006

This is AMAZING! I used shredded chicken instead of ground beef. (i'm not really a fan of ground beef so i think it made it better than it would have been otherwise) I also found that there wasnt quite enough liquid, so i doubled the water amount and therefore put in twice the amound of taco seasoning and ranch dressing mix. I also added a can of corn. It was fabulous! My husband loved it!

Feb 04, 2006

Terrific & easy. I added a can of beef broth and some chopped carrot, celery and shredded cabbage for more vegies. Skipped the hominy as hubby doesn't care for it.

Apr 02, 2007

This was FANTASTIC! ...and healthy! I only used about a 3/4 lb of lean ground beef. I can't imagine using 2 lbs, I think it would be way too chunky to be considered soup. I left out the Lima beans and hominey but added a can of corn instead. Topped it with a sprinkle of cheddar, light sour cream, fresh lime juice, avacado and several tortilla chips. I thought the idea of ranch dressing mix was rather strange but the taste of this soup was really impressive. Healthy and rather inexpensive meal!

Jan 16, 2006

Quick, tasty and super easy! I used 1 lb each of ground beef and ground turkey. Also, 2 cans petite-diced garlic tomatoes and no lima beans (added a little extra white hominy to make up for it). I decreased pepper to 1/2 tsp. and added a little extra water to make it soupier. I salted to taste (salty already because of the seasonings-did not need anywhere near a teaspoon). Served with dollop of sour cream, cheddar cheese and cilantro. Thank you!


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  • Calories
  • 669 kcal
  • 33%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 52.2 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol
  • 114 mg
  • 38%
  • Fat
  • 32.9 g
  • 51%
  • Fiber
  • 13 g
  • 52%
  • Protein
  • 38.5 g
  • 77%
  • Sodium
  • 2300 mg
  • 92%

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

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