Texas Taco Soup

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  • Published Mar 27th
  • Ready In1h 5m
  • Servings10
  • Calories605
A quick and easy meal in the cold weather if you have a house full of kids. Once done, it can be left on the stove on simmer so those still hungry can graze from time to time. Serve with cornbread.

Texas Taco Soup Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Texas Taco Soup for 10 servings:

  • 3 pounds ground beef
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans pinto beans
  • 2 (16 ounce) packages frozen corn kernels
  • 3 (10 ounce) cans diced tomatoes with green chile peppers
  • 6 serrano peppers, crushed
  • 1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning mix
  • 1 (1 ounce) package ranch dressing mix

Texas Taco Soup Cooking Instructions

  • Prep5m
  • Cook1h
  • Ready In1h 5m

To cook Texas Taco Soup, you need about 5 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Texas Taco Soup is about 1 hour , and you can serve your Texas Taco Soup within 1 hour 5 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Texas Taco Soup easily:

  1. 1 In a large pot over medium heat, cook beef until brown. Stir in onion and cook a few minutes more. Drain.
  2. 2 Stir in pinto beans, corn, diced tomatoes with green chiles, serrano peppers, taco seasoning and ranch dressing mix. Fill the pot with water to come within two inches of the top. Bring to a boil for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, then reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 605 calories; 20.9 grams of fat; 67.8 grams of carbohydrates; 40 grams of protein; 82 milligrams of cholesterol; 885 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Aug 8th 2012

    Such a versitile soup/base - can mix up the meat, type of beans and veggies, even seasonings a little to adjust to what's on-hand! We keep some in the freezer in individual serving sizes bec ...

  2. Feb 25th 2012

    I enjoyed the ease of this; especially being able to cut it down in half. I kept out the water so it was stew-like and I could pass it off as "chili." We ate it poured over tortilla chips ( ...

  3. Sep 13th 2010

    My family’s favorite cold weather meal! I use ground turkey rather than ground beef and top it off with a little cheese, tortilla chips, and sour cream! I love that we can eat it for 3 day ...

  4. Dec 15th 2009

    This is a tasty soup but I did make some changes. I omitted the serrano peppers and used Rotel for the tomatoes (could have also added canned chiles). I used black beans and reduced the am ...

  5. Nov 11th 2009

    This was fantastic! I did not do the peppers because of my kids - but instead I added a can of undrained rotel tomatoes and used chili beans instead of pinto as I had them onhand. I put t ...

  6. Jul 20th 2008

    This recpie was great! My husband I ate it for 3 days straight! The only changes I made were I used ground turkey breast instead of beef to make it lower in fat, I omited the peppers and us ...

  7. Nov 30th 2007

    This soup is really yummy and on the spicy side. I didn't realize that the Serranos would make it that hot. I also make 10 serving size pot of it so next time I will use 3-4 peppers instead ...

  8. Nov 1st 2003

    I made this in a half batch. It's good. Not as good as some other recipes, but tasty nonetheless.Definitely better with corn chips than by itself. I prefer the tortilla soup over this ...

  9. Mar 20th 2003

    This is a great change from chili. I used left over shredded beef instead of ground beef. Ro-tel brand diced tomatoes w/green chili peppers and chili beans instead of pinto beans. Didn't h ...