Taco Soup
INGREDIENTS:      1 lb. ground beef, turkey or chicken
                                1 Lg. onion chopped
                                3 (16 oz.) can kernel  corn with liquid
                                1 (16 oz.) red kidney beans drained
                                1 (16 oz.) black beans drained
                                1 (16 oz.) chopped tomatoes with liquid
                                1 (15 oz.) can tomato sauce
                                1 ½ c water
                                1 (4-5 oz.) chopped green chilies
                                1 (1 ¼ oz.) pkg. taco seasoning
                                1 cup salsa
                                1 envelope Ranch salad dressing

Cook meat and onion until no longer pink. Drain. In the mean time, in a big pot,  add all other ingredients. Add meat mixture when done. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low and simmer covered for about 30 minutes.
This yummy recipe can be served with toppings listed below. It tasted great with corn bread and or a side salad.

TOPPING:   Shredded cheese
                     Lettuce
                     Sour cream
                     Guacamole or chopped avocados
                     Tortilla chips

Comments (10)

On January 31, 2012 at 11:10 AM , LittleElf said...

Wow, sounds rich and hearty and very tasty. ^_^ Thanks for sharing. ^_^

 
On January 31, 2012 at 11:12 AM , Sue Runyon said...

I love recipes that are made up mostly of pantry staples. So easy and so nice on a cold winter evening.

 
On January 31, 2012 at 11:56 AM , KarenW said...

Great recipe! I love soup on a cold day.

 
On January 31, 2012 at 12:40 PM , MYSAVIOR said...

Great recipe and I always love a good soup.

Thanks Regina!

♥♥♥
Sue

 
On January 31, 2012 at 12:40 PM , ZudaGay said...

Looks yummy!!!

 
On January 31, 2012 at 4:52 PM , Amber D. Mcnabb said...

OOoooh this looks soup-er yummy! eh-heh.
Thank you!~Amber

 
On February 1, 2012 at 9:49 AM , sammysgrammy said...

mmmmmmm, sounds deliciousioso, Regina. Funny thing............on the right side of this page there's a pic of a skillet of cornbread sitting atop a trivet handmade by KardworkingGirls. Perfect accompanyment for the soup.

BTW - we miss "seeing" you.

 
On February 1, 2012 at 4:44 PM , Julie Blanck said...

Sounds soo good!

 
On February 1, 2012 at 9:52 PM , Deb (Two Cheeky Monkeys) said...

Oooh, I've never heard of taco soup before, this looks interesting!

 
On February 2, 2012 at 6:06 PM , BonJeanCreations said...

Regina - This soup looks and sounds so good. I can't wait to try it. Thanks