5 from 8 votes
This Easy Taco Soup is big on flavor, hearty, and only takes 30 minutes to make! Or make it in the slow cooker and come home to a delicious meal! #soup #easy #healthy #taco
Easy Taco Soup
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
This Easy Taco Soup is full of flavor, hearty, and perfect for any night of the week! Make it on the stovetop in 30 minutes or use your slow cooker and come home to a delicious meal! 
Course: Slow Cooker, Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crockpot, slow cooker, taco soup
Servings: 6 + servings
Calories: 130 kcal
Author: Countryside Cravings
Ingredients
  • 1 pound (500g) lean ground beef
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 4-5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups (946ml) beef or chicken broth or stock
  • 1 (15 oz) (432g) corn, drained
  • 1 (15 oz) (425g) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (15 oz) (425g) chili beans in chili sauce
  • 1 (28 oz) (793g) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 (4 oz) (113g) chopped green chiles
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano, onion powder, and garlic powder
  • Salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper to taste
Instructions
STOVE TOP VERSION:
  1. In a large dutch oven or pot brown the ground beef and onions until meat is no longer pink. Add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes. 

  2. Add remaining ingredients. Cover with lid and simmer for 15 minutes. Serve with toppings of choice. Can also be simmered longer if desired, just stir occasionally.
SLOW COOKER VERSION:
  1. Place raw ground beef in the bottom of the crockpot and break up into small chunks (or if you prefer you can brown it). Add in all other ingredients except toppings and stir together. 

  2. Cover with lid and cook on high 4-6 hours or low 8-10 hours. Serve with desired toppings.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes
  1. Total time reflects stove top version.
  2. Freezer Friendly: Place in a freezer-safe container once cooled. Freeze for up to 2-3 months. Thaw and reheat as needed. 
  3. Topping suggestions: sour cream, chopped cilantro, chopped onions, shredded cheddar, crushed tortilla chips, avocado.......

What to serve with Easy Taco Soup

Nutrition Facts
Easy Taco Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 130 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 365mg 15%
Potassium 649mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 3g 1%
Protein 19g 38%
Vitamin A 8.1%
Vitamin C 2.4%
Calcium 2.5%
Iron 14.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.