Taco Soup

Taco Soup

This time of year I just love eating soup.  I don’t want the same old flavors every time, so I decided to mix it up.  My mom used to make soup really similar to my Taco Soup (although we always had beans in it – but my husband hates beans…so…;))  Go ahead and add some beans if you like them!

To further suit your tastes you could add more heat to this recipe by adding more pepper or using tomatoes with peppers in them.  I love soup because it’s so easy to make it a flavor that you will love.

This soup makes a ton – so it would be perfectly fine to cut it in half – but I love left overs (soup is always better the next day!)  You could also make it – divide in half (BEFORE adding the noodles) and freeze one half of it.  But I do highly recommend not freezing the noodles.  Then you have made 2 meals in the same time!  Make some French Bread to go with it or some cheesy beer bread (YUM)!

Taco Soup

Taco Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds of ground beef
  • 1 taco seasoning packet (or make your own)
  • 3 32 ounce cartons of beef broth
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 -1 tsp white pepper
  • 2 cans of corn
  • 1 can of stewed tomatoes
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups dry pasta (I used elbows)

Instructions

  1. Brown beef and then add taco seasoning and cook per instructions
  2. While beef is browning, pour beef broth into pot. Add chopped onion, peppers and cumin. Start to simmer
  3. After beef is completed, add to the pot of broth
  4. Add in tomatoes and corn.
  5. Let simmer for about 30 minutes
  6. Add in pasta and let cook until pasta is tender
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Comments

  1. This looks great. I like simple soups, especially on nights I don’t really feel like cooking. Pinning,

  2. I have all of these ingredients in my pantry RIGHT NOW! Thanks!

  3. Heather,
    This soup looks delicious. I love soup too, really anytime of year. Pinned and will be making it this week.
    Wanda Ann @ Memories by the Mile

  4. This looks great to do in the crockpot! I always make my noodles separate.

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