Slow Cooker Taco Soup with Ranch Dressing Mix


This taco soup recipe is a really good soup that tastes just like tacos. In fact, if you omit the tomato juice, it makes good meat for tacos. It can also be prepared in a pot instead of a slow cooker. Serve with shredded cheese and chips if desired.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 hrs 10 mins
Total Time:
5 hrs 20 mins


  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning mix

  • 1 (1 ounce) package ranch dressing mix

  • 1 (15.5 ounce) can corn, undrained

  • 1 (15.5 ounce) can black beans, undrained

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chiles, undrained

  • 1 (15 ounce) can sliced black olives

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 1 green bell pepper, diced

  • 1 cup tomato juice


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat; cook and stir beef until crumbly, evenly browned, and no longer pink. Drain and discard any excess grease. Transfer beef to a slow cooker and sprinkle with taco seasoning mix and ranch dressing mix.

  2. Add corn, black beans, diced tomatoes, and green chiles, all with their liquid, to the slow cooker. Stir black olives, onion, bell pepper, and tomato juice into ground beef mixture.

  3. Cook on Low until vegetables are completely tender, about 5 hours.

    close up view of Taco Soup with Ranch Dressing Mix garnished with sour cream and cheddar in a white bowl

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

299 Calories
13g Fat
32g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 299
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 34mg 11%
Sodium 1715mg 75%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 8g 27%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 24mg 120%
Calcium 91mg 7%
Iron 5mg 25%
Potassium 549mg 12%

* 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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