What is a good recipe for taco soup?


Quick Answer

Paula Deen's Food Network recipe for taco soup is considered easy to make and has received many five-star reviews on the Food Network website. It serves 12 to 16 people, and can be prepared in a slow cooker by combining the ingredients and cooking for a few hours. Deen recommends serving the soup atop corn chips in a bowl, and topping it with several garnishes including sour cream and jalapeno peppers.

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What is a good recipe for taco soup?
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Taco Soup

This recipe for Taco Soup can also be prepared in a pot on the stove, simmering it over low heat for 1 hour. The recipe is rated by the Food Network as "easy" to prepare.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 6 hours


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 cups diced onion
  • 2 cans, 15 1/2 ounces, pinto beans
  • 1 can, 15 1/2 ounces, pink kidney beans
  • 1 can, 15 1/4 ounces, whole kernel corn drained
  • 1 can, 14 1/2 ounces, Mexican-style stewed tomatoes
  • 1 can, 14 1/2 ounces, diced tomatoes
  • 1 can, 14 1/2 ounces, tomatoes with chiles
  • 2 cans, 4 1/2 ounces, diced green chiles
  • 1 can, 4.6 ounces, drained and sliced black olives
  • 1/2 cup green olives, sliced
  • 1 package, 1 1/4 ounces, taco seasoning mix
  • 1 package, 1 ounces, ranch dressing salad mix
  • Corn chips, garnish
  • Sour cream, garnish
  • Grated cheese, garnish
  • Chopped green onions, garnish
  • Jalapenos, garnish

Step 1: Cook ground beef and onions in a skillet, then drain the mixture and pour it into a slow cooker.

Step 2: Combine all ingredients except garnishes in the slow cooker and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours.

Step 3: Pour soup into a bowl over corn chips, then top with garnishes.

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