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Taco Soup III

"A hearty bean soup with a spicy taco flavor. Garnish with cheese and sour cream."
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2 h 30 m servings 502 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings (6 to 8 servings)


  • Calories:
  • 502 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 28 g
  • 43%
  • Carbs:
  • 32.7g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 27.2 g
  • 54%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 94 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 1543 mg
  • 62%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a Dutch oven, brown ground beef or turkey with chopped onion, stirring frequently. Once beef is browned drain grease from pan.
  2. Add canned tomatoes, kidney beans, hominy, taco seasoning and ranch salad dressing mix. Mix well and let simmer over low heat for two hours. (Add 1 to 2 cups of water if necessary to make soup the desired consistency)
  3. Ladle into soup bowls and garnish with shredded Cheddar cheese and a dollop of sour cream, if desired.

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  1. 127 Ratings

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I have a recipe that is very similar to this one...the great thing is, you can add just about any kind or amount of beans to it, and it's still great! If you are "stretching" this for a larger ...

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Eh, this was ok. To be honest, it was just way too salty for my taste, maybe because of the taco mix and the ranch mix. I used a can of Mexicorn instead of hominy and added a can of black beans....

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I have a recipe that is very similar to this one...the great thing is, you can add just about any kind or amount of beans to it, and it's still great! If you are "stretching" this for a larger ...

Sooo good and so easy! I just browned the beef, threw everything in the crockpot for about 5 hours on Low. Turned out perfect! I used canned corn, not hominy. I garnished with cilantro and s...

I replaced the hominy with corn. My husband loves spicy food so I also added two chopped jalapenos. It was wonderful, even better the next day.

This is an absolute must have recipe. Although the name is "Taco Soup III" it's really more like a chili. Very high in fiber! The standard recipe is for 6 servings, but this made a HUGE batch-mo...

excellent! great on a cold, rainy day. used beer in place of the water and it was a nice addition. great in the slow cooker. freezes well too!

I used shoepeg corn instead of hominy. Tastes even better the next day.

This is an awesome recipe. I've been making it for a long time. A friend gave me the recipe. I use different kinds of beans sometimes, such as pintos. My family loves this poured over a bowl...

Fantastic! I added a can of beer, an extra 1/2 packet of taco seasoning and a can of corn! Served with cilantro, sour cream, avocado, and cheese to put on top!

The best ever. Oh my this is delicious! It has a good deal of kick to it without being overly spicy. I only had a third of a Texas sweet onion left and used frozen corn instead of hominy. I adde...