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5 from 2 votes

Taco Soup

This easy Taco Soup recipe is made with just a handful of ingredients and 40 minutes of your time. It’s great for easy weeknight meals.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: ground beef, soup
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 271kcal
Cost: $10.44


  • large pan
  • cutting board
  • chef's knife
  • measuring cups
  • heavy-bottomed pot
  • Measuring spoons


  • 1 ½ pound lean ground beef
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 48 oz can tomato juice
  • 10 oz can Rotel
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar or a little less depending on taste
  • 1 ½ cup frozen corn
  • 3 Tablespoons taco seasoning
  • (2) 16 oz cans chili beans

FOR SERVING: (all optional)

  • Tortilla chips or strips
  • Corn chips
  • Sour cream
  • Shredded cheese
  • Avocado diced
  • Jalapenos sliced


  • In a large pan, cook the ground beef and onion until the beef is browned.
  • Drain off the grease.
  • While the beef is cooking, add the remaining ingredients to a large heavy-bottomed pot over high heat.
  • Add the beef and onion to the pot and stir.
  • Bring the mixture to a low boil, and then reduce heat to low.
  • Simmer the soup for 20 minutes.
  • Serve with toppings of your choice.


  • Store leftovers in the refrigerator.
  • You can make this in the crockpot. Once the beef and onion are cooked, add everything to a slow cooker and cook for 4 hours on LOW or 2 hours on HIGH.


Serving: 1.5cup | Calories: 271kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 209mg | Potassium: 1160mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 1195IU | Vitamin C: 51mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 5mg