FWDA Dishes: Taco Soup

It doesn't get any easier than Taco Soup and this recipe kills it.


  • 1 lb ground beef (or shredded chicken)
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 cans (15.5oz) Mexican-style chili beans, un-drained
  • 1 can (15.5oz) whole kernel corn, un-drained
  • 1 can (15oz) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (14.5oz) diced tomatoes, un-drained
  • 1 can (4.5oz) chopped green chilies
  • 1 envelope (1.25oz) taco seasoning mix
  • 1 oz Ranch style dressing mix
  • 1.5 cups water

Optional Toppings: tortilla chips, shredded cheese, sour cream, avocado


1. Brown beef and onions in a Dutch oven or large stock pot; drain.

2. Stir beans and next 7 ingredients into beef mixture and bring to a boil.  Reduce heat, simmer uncovered for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

3. Spoon into bowls; top with desired toppings.

Pro Tip: On chilly nights, serve with Mexican Cornbread... mmm.