Delicious Taco Soup

Here’s the full recipe for Delicious Taco Soup:


  • 1 lb ground beef or turkey
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15 oz) kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15 oz) corn, drained
  • 1 can (15 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (4 oz) diced green chilies
  • 2 packets taco seasoning
  • 1 packet dry ranch seasoning
  • Optional toppings: sour cream, shredded cheese, sliced jalapeños, diced avocado, crushed tortilla chips, chopped cilantro


  1. In a large pot or Dutch oven, cook the ground beef or turkey over medium heat until browned. Drain off any excess fat.
  2. Add the diced onion to the pot and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in the black beans, kidney beans, corn, diced tomatoes, and diced green chilies.
  4. Sprinkle the taco seasoning and dry ranch seasoning over the mixture, stirring to combine.
  5. Pour in enough water to cover the ingredients, about 2-3 cups depending on desired thickness.
  6. Bring the soup to a boil, then reduce the heat and let it simmer uncovered for about 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  7. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed. If the soup is too thick, you can add more water to reach your desired consistency.
  8. Serve hot, garnished with sour cream, shredded cheese, sliced jalapeños, diced avocado, crushed tortilla chips, and chopped cilantro if desired.

Enjoy your Delicious Taco Soup!

Here are some common questions and answers related to Delicious Taco Soup:

Q: Can I use ground turkey instead of ground beef? A: Yes, you can definitely use ground turkey as a leaner alternative to ground beef in this taco soup recipe. It will still be delicious!

Q: How spicy is this soup? A: The level of spiciness can be adjusted based on your preference. If you prefer a milder soup, you can use mild taco seasoning and reduce the amount of diced green chilies or omit them altogether. For extra heat, you can use hot taco seasoning or add additional jalapeños.

Q: Can I make this soup in a slow cooker? A: Absolutely! This taco soup can be easily adapted for the slow cooker. Simply brown the ground beef (or turkey) and onion in a skillet, then transfer it to a slow cooker along with the remaining ingredients. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours.

Q: Can I freeze taco soup? A: Yes, taco soup freezes well. Allow it to cool completely before transferring it to airtight containers or freezer bags. It can be stored in the freezer for up to 3 months. To reheat, thaw in the refrigerator overnight and then warm it on the stove or in the microwave.

Q: What are some other toppings I can add to my taco soup? A: Besides the suggested toppings like sour cream, shredded cheese, and jalapeños, you can also try adding diced avocado, chopped cilantro, sliced green onions, crushed tortilla chips, or a squeeze of fresh lime juice for extra flavor and texture.