Browned ground beef is combined with packets of ranch dressing mix and taco seasoning in this soup with tomatoes, green chilies, kidney beans and canned hominy. Serve with sour cream and grated cheese.
In a Dutch oven, brown ground beef or turkey with chopped onion, stirring frequently. Once beef is browned drain grease from pan.
Add canned tomatoes, tomato sauce, kidney beans, corn, taco seasoning and ranch salad dressing mix. Mix well and let simmer over low heat for two hours. (Add up to 1 cup of water if necessary to make soup the desired consistency)
Ladle into soup bowls and use crushed corn chips (as crackers in soup) if desired. Garnish with shredded Cheddar cheese and a dollop of sour cream.