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Easy Taco Soup Recipe

Easy to make and delicious to eat - a soup with a Mexican flair!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Servings: 8


  • Slow Cooker or Crock Pot


  • 1 pound ground beef (minced beef) or normal beef cut thinly
  • 1 onion - chopped
  • 1 can chilli, black or kidney beans, with liquid included
  • 1 can corn with liquid
  • 1 can tomato sauce or tomato soup
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cans tomatoes
  • 1 can green chilli peppers (or mild chilli peppers)
  • 1 packet taco seasoning mix
  • 1-2 cloves garlic
  • 1 brown sugar
  • 2 cubes beef seasoning - broth (oxo cube or similar)
  • 1 mild or strong chilli powder (depending on your taste)


  • Brown the beef on a medium heat frying pan together with chopped onion and chopped garlic cloves. Ad 1/2 pack of the taco seasoning and mix in carefully to flavour the meat.
  • Add all ingredients in slow cooker and carefully mix.
  • Set on low setting for 8 hrs or medium setting for 4 hrs (depending on your time schedule).
  • If cooking in a crockpot or using a large pan on cooker, check the progress occasionally and stir as and when needed.
  • Pour into individual bowls and serve topped up with tortila chips, cheese, sour cream, onions, and rustic bread on the side.