Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Crock pot Taco Soup

Please excuse the poor lighting for this photo. I have a antique 50's light in my kitchen and it was 8pm when this was taken.

I have seen many versions of Taco Soup around on the Internet. Some include 3-4 different kinds of beans, this is not chili people! :)  Another recipe grossed me out stating to add a can cream of mushroom soup. Ewww! Not that I don't buy and use cream of chicken or mushroom soup. But this is TACO soup people!

I have tried to tweak this version several times, each time regretting it later. Why fix something when its not broke!?

1lb ground hamburger crumbled (not pictured)
1 cup diced onions (not pictures)
1 can diced tomatoes (do NOT drain)
1 can black beans (Drained and rinsed)
1 can of corn (Drained and rinsed) (Or 1/2 bag frozen corn)
1 large can of tomato Juice
2 pks of Taco Seasoning
2 pks of Dry Ranch Mix

Brown hamburger and onions in frying pan until meat is cooked thoroughly. Drain meat/onions if to greasy for your family. Our meat was very lean and there was no grease.
(sorry I did not get a photo of this step)

Place Corn, tomatoes, and black beans in crock pot. This is a great recipe to use those crock pot liners for.

Place meat/onion mixture in crock pot along with the taco seasoning and dry ranch mix.

Pour tomato juice until 1-2in below rim. Stir all ingredients together well.

Put on high for 3-4 hours or low for 8hours. This cooking time is important to let all the flavors blend well together. It will be well worth it I promise.

Top with some of your favorite taco toppings.
We like to just add a little shredded cheese and drop of sour cream. Serve with corn chips and fresh fruit for a great filling meal.


  1. I love Taco Soup and your recipe sounds delicious. I've never made it in the Crock Pot but I will give this a try.

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  2. Tasha! Your blog is so cute! I think I have fixed something like this recipe before (with taco seasoning and ranch mix) and we all LOVED it so this recipe is definitely going to be on next week's menu! I think every time I draw a dinner plan blank, I will SO come here. I'm excited to look at your blog more when the kids aren't awake and crawling up my legs :).

  3. Sounds and looks delicious. I WILL be trying this one. Thanks for sharing.


  4. Thanks for visiting my Blog :-)

    My son absolutely loves any king of soup. I'm going to make this for him. Thanks for sharing!


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