Taco Soup for the Soul: Easy to Follow Recipe for Busy Nights

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Looking for something warm and tasty for dinner on those chilly winter nights?

Well, we’ve got the recipe for you!

This filling, low-calorie soup is an easy option to make and prepare. It’s perfect for those busy weeknights where you’re too tired to cook or follow a complicated recipe. Not to mention, it’s delicious and sure to leave your appetite satisfied.

Bon Appetit!

Taco Soup

Serves: 10 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cook time 30 minutes 


  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 lb ground meat
  • 2 cans sweet corn, undrained
  • 2 cans black beans, undrained
  • 1 can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 small can tomato paste
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 packet of taco seasoning
  • 1 packet of ranch seasoning mix
  • 3 cups water

– Step 1: Saute onion and bell pepper in a medium saucepan for 3-5 minutes. Add ground meat and continue to saute until meat is thoroughly cooked.

– Step 2: In a large pot add the remaining ingredients.  Add the meat, pepper, and onion mixture once it has finished cooking.  Continue to cook over medium-high heat until heated through.



Optional toppings: corn chips, avocado, lime wedges, shredded cheese, cilantro, sour cream

To make this recipe gluten-free be sure to snag a gluten-free ranch seasoning mix.


Nutritional information for just the soup without toppings:
Calories: 230, Total Fat 5 g, Cholesterol 40 mg, Sodium 595 mg, Total Carbs 33 g, Protein 17.3 g
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