Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Taco Soup

Taco Soup

I wanted to share this recipe because so many people have said they didn't know what it was. I didn't know about it until this last year, my mom's friend made some and my mother raved about it!! So this is how I make mine!


1 1/2 lbs extra lean ground beef
1 med Onion, chopped
1 – 17oz can diced tomatoes with juice(sometimes I add more sauce)
1 – 14oz cans kidney beans
1 -  Can of Black Beans
1 – Can of  Corn (or canned w/juice)
1 package Taco Seasoning(i sometimes add 2)
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp chili powder
1 cup chicken broth
1 pack of Ranch Dry Seasoning(I sometimes add 2)

•Optional Garnish: shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, sliced green onion, Fritos.

Directions: In large stockpot, brown ground beef, onion. Drain grease, add tomatoes & all but garnish. Simmer for at least 30 minutes. Serve in individual bowls and garnish as desired!

** This is just a neat twist on Chilli!!

Make your own Taco Seasoning!
•1 T chili powder
•1/4 t garlic powder
•1/4 t onion powder
•1/4 t crushed red pepper flakes
•1/4 t oregano
•1/2 t paprika
•1 1/2 t cumin
•1 t salt
•1 t black pepper