Easy Taco Soup with Ground Beef


A few pantry canned ingredients add big flavor to this weeknight taco soup. Tomato sauce adds body, but jarred salsa will do in a pinch.

Easy Taco Soup with Ground Beef
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins


  • 1 pound 93% lean ground beef

  • 1 cup chopped onion

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans petite diced tomatoes, undrained

  • 1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn, well drained

  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can beef broth

  • 1 (4 ounce) can diced green chile peppers, undrained

  • 1 tablespoon chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • ¼ cup sour cream

  • coarsely crushed tortilla chips

  • fresh jalapeno slices

  • cracked black pepper


  1. Add beef, onion, and garlic to a 4- to 6-quart Dutch oven. Cook over medium heat, stirring and breaking up lumps, until meat is browned and onion is tender, 5 to 7 minutes.

  2. Stir in diced tomatoes, corn, beans, tomato sauce, beef broth, green chiles, chili powder, and cumin. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low. Simmer, covered, about 20 minutes.

  3. Serve soup topped with Cheddar cheese, sour cream, crushed chips, jalapeño slices, and/or black pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

651 Calories
34g Fat
51g Carbs
37g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 651
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 34g 44%
Saturated Fat 15g 77%
Cholesterol 110mg 37%
Sodium 2303mg 100%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 19%
Dietary Fiber 11g 40%
Protein 37g
Potassium 1499mg 32%

* 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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