Recipe By Karen Barefoot
Published Jan 24th
Prep - Cook - Additional - Ready In -
Servings 8 servings Calories 299.3

Hardy soup similar to chili

Recipe Ingredients

  • ¾ pound lean ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans pinto beans
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans kidney beans
  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans diced tomatoes
  • 6 ounces tomato sauce
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning mix
  • 1 (1 ounce) package ranch dressing mix

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 In a medium sized stock pot, brown ground beef in oil. Add undrained pinto beans, undrained kidney beans, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, onion, green bell pepper, taco seasoning mix and ranch salad dressing mix. Bring to a boil and then simmer for 10 to 15 minutes, or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 299.3
  • Carbohydrate 38.5 g
  • Cholesterol 25.7 mg
  • Fat 7.5 g
  • Fiber 11.4 g
  • Protein 18 g
  • Saturated Fat 2.5 g
  • Sodium 1377.4 mg
  • Sugar 5.1 g
Cozy and comforting, this Taco Soup is so easy to make in one pot with kitchen staples! It's a hearty, filling, and protein-packed ...


  1. Very good. I added a couple of tablespoons of finely minced pickled jalepeno. Easy weeknight supper. This is one of my husbands favorite soups.
  2. really good - I've been making this for quite some time and it is quite a bit better in the crock pot - excellent! Also if you don't have a taco seasoning packet on hand the taco seasoning recipe on this site is great!
  3. This thick soup was a hit at my house. I did put in 1 can of beef broth 2 cans of tomato sauce left out the bell pepper and added 1 small can of diced jalapenos. I also added a small package of frozen corn. I found this was a very easy recipe although I - Read more ...
  4. Excellent tasty soup! We really enjoyed this and it smelled so good while simmering. I used only pinto beans as thats all I had. Hubby minced half a jalapeno and we also added some chopped carrots and celery for more veggies. I used diced tomatoes with jalapeno but it was not too spicy for us. - Read more ...
  5. I thought this was great. I've made it before without the ranch dressing mix but the ranch really adds flavor to it. Serve it with corn chips and sour cream.
  6. I have to say this was delicious. I added a few extras - instead of kidney beans I used can of corn and a can of sliced new potatoes. I also used more hamburger meat and ranch style beans with jalapenos instead of plain pinto beans. We garnished with crushed corn chips and shredded cheddar. - Read more ...
  7. Oh my I love this soup!!! I used ground turkey though and omited the oil....didn't see reason to use that and I buy my taco seasoning and ranch dressing in bulk at Sam's Club so I threw in about a 1/4 cup or so of each shrugs....I also threw in some hot sauce for that - Read more ...
  8. This recipe is really easy and really good even my 3yr old son eats it.
  9. This recipe was pretty good. I added some black beans and sour cream and upped the amount of ranch dressing.

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