Taco Soup


A hearty taco soup with ground beef, beans, chile peppers, and spices. Garnish with cheese and sour cream.

Cook Time:
2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 30 mins


  • 1 ½ pounds lean ground beef

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 (10 ounce) cans diced tomatoes with green chile peppers

  • 1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans, drained

  • 1 (15 ounce) can white hominy, drained

  • 1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning mix

  • 1 (1 ounce) package ranch dressing mix

  • ¼ cup shredded Cheddar cheese (Optional)

  • ¼ cup sour cream (Optional)

  • 1 ½ cups water


  1. In a Dutch oven, brown ground beef or turkey with chopped onion, stirring frequently. Once beef is browned, drain grease from the pan.

  2. Add canned tomatoes, kidney beans, hominy, taco seasoning, and ranch salad dressing mix. Mix well and let simmer over low heat for two hours. (Add 1 to 2 cups of water if necessary to make soup the desired consistency.)

  3. Ladle into soup bowls and garnish with shredded Cheddar cheese and a dollop of sour cream, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

502 Calories
28g Fat
33g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 502
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 12g 59%
Cholesterol 94mg 31%
Sodium 1543mg 67%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 7mg 36%
Calcium 106mg 8%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 471mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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