Winter is the perfect time to have a hearty soup simmering in the Crock Pot.
This Easy Taco Soup Recipe is delicious and inexpensive to make. It’s a straight out of the pantry ingredient recipe.
You can keep almost all the ingredients on hand for a last minute meal choice. I love having my pantry stocked with all the ingredients in case of a snow day in the middle of the week.
Taco Soup Recipe Ingredient Options
In addition to the ingredients listed on the recipe below, you can make many substitutions or additions and still have a fabulous dinner.
You can add cheese, sour cream, jalapeno’s, tortilla chips or strips, corn chips, etc. There are so many options and each one is delicious with the soup.
Easy Taco Soup Recipe
Easy Crock Pot Recipe
- Crock Pot Slow Cooker
- 1 lb. Ground Beef
- 1 28 oz. can Crushed Tomato's
- 1 15 oz. can Pinto's (Undrained)
- 1 15 oz. can Black Beans (Undrained)
- 1 15 oz. can Corn (Undrained)
- 1 small Onion (Chopped)
- 1 Pkg. Ranch Dressing Mix – Dry
- 1 Pkg. Taco Seasoning Mix – Dry
- 2 cups Tortilla Strips (Optional Topping)
- 1 cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese (Optional Topping)
- ½ cup Sour Cream (Optional Topping)
Cook ground beef and onion in skillet until done – drain juices and discard
Combine all but optional ingredients in Crock Pot
Cook on Low for 4-6 hours
Serve with optional toppings if desired
Optional Toppings are not included in Calorie Count.
Optional Ground Turkey can be substituted for Beef – Approx. 440 less calories total or 73 less calories per serving.
Running Late Option
Should you find that you don’t have 4-6 Hours to slow cook your easy taco soup recipe, you can move to a sauce pan on the stove top.
Slow cooking certainly helps to blend the many ingredient flavors, however in a pinch, the stove top is still delicious.
Cooking a Large Pot of Taco Soup
Another advantage to cooking a large pot of soup is that any leftovers can be easily frozen for another winter’s day. Here is an Easy Enchilada Recipe that also freezes well for last minute meals.
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Best Rated Slow Cooker – For more than Taco Soup
Although there are a multitude of slow cooker’s to choose from, here are some of the top rated based on TopReviews.com
The Cuisinart is the Best Overall and you have different size choices as well
Best Overall based on Price
The InstaPot has many attractive features and a great price point.
Second Best Overall
Crock Pot is the original slow cooker and still ranks in the top for performance and quality.
I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as we do.