Easy Crowd Pleaser Recipe Taco Soup

Taco Soup Recipe

Easy Crowd Pleaser Recipe Taco Soup:

This is my favorite recipe to serve when I am having guest! This easy crowd pleaser recipe Taco Soup is so yummy and everyone LOVES it.

So whether you are hosting a party or not you will want to make this the next time you get together with a group of friends or family.  As a person who does not love to cook, I love making this recipe.  It allows me to cook everything in one pot…PERFECT! The best part is that it makes a great freezer meal for leftovers.

Taco Soup ingredients

Soup Ingredients:

  • 1 can of each, Black Beans, Great Northern Beans, Pinto Beans
  • 1 can of Rotel Original (hot or mild if you prefer)
  • 1 can of Tomato Sauce
  • 1 can of Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 packet Ranch Dip Seasoning
  • 1 packet Taco Seasoning
  • 1 pound Ground Sirloin (or meat of choice)

How to Cook:

First brown your ground sirloin.  I prefer to use ground sirloin because it has less fat.  When you cook it you will not have to drain it, which saves an extra step and less mess. Next just open and add the rest of the ingredients, no draining.  Stir together and heat.  This will warm nicely on medium heat in only about 20 minutes.  If you are making this for a crowd just double all of the ingredients.  I will usually double it anyway and freeze the left overs.  It is always nice to have a meal ready in the freezer so on a busy day you can always be prepared.

Taco Soup Meat

Our favorite part are adding the Fritos Scoops and the cheese.  My husband and I do not agree on how to use the scoops! He likes his in the bowl then add the taco soup on top.  Not me, I like to use them one by one and actually scoop my soup with my chips.  There are other toppings I put out for guest so that everyone can have options.

Optional Soup Toppings:

  • Sour Cream
  • Cilantro
  • Hot Sauce
  • Diced Green Onion

Taco Soup Chips and Cheese

Taco Soup and Chips

Taco Soup

I’d love to hear what toppings you add to your taco soup. Share in the comments.

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37 Comments

  1. Also, vegetarian! I have made a variation of this soup for decades for my meat and non-meat eaters. It is the vegetarian favorite of my meat-eater daughter. It doesn’t need the Gardenpatty crumbles at all. Sprinkle some cheese on the top, throw Doritos in the bottom of the bowl, and garnish with avocados and sour cream. Delicious!

  2. LOVE LOVE this recipe!! I am putting it in MyFitnessPal to log in and it asks for servings. Do you know how many servings per cup this is? Thanks!!!!!

  3. im going to quadruple the recipe. Down here in Louisiana we eat bigger portions πŸ˜‰ once we are done eating on it I will definitely be freezing a lot of it. I’m going to try to sub in some corn somewhere because I’ve always eaten taco soup with corn so I may try cutting back on the diced tomatoes and adding in corn. My hubby won’t mind because he doesn’t have a high tolerance for acidic dishes all the time πŸ™‚ thanks for the recipe!

  4. *Vegetarian option.* Replace the meat with 1 can corn drained, 1 can sliced olives and 4 boiled potatoes diced.
    Even my husband who is an avid meat eater loved it! πŸ™‚

  5. Sounds yummy! I have used turkey in the past but it’s been a while. Thanks for reminding me how much I love it. ~Sonya

  6. Made this last night for dinner, only thing I changed up was using ground turkey instead of sirloin. Delicious, and a perfect leftover for lunch today (and possibly tomorrow too!)

  7. So you don’t have to add no water?? just with al the ingredients it makes a soup??

  8. Made this tonight. It was perfect for a cold rainy day. Will be making this again!

  9. Sure, if I am out of the ranch I will just add things that I think will give a similar flavor…garlic powder, onion powder, dill, parsley, etc.

  10. Hi, this looks awesome. I am wondering if you have ever substituted the ranch mix with anything?

  11. Such a great idea Debbie! I usually make it to have for one leftover meal but now I will start making even more! Thanks for sharing. ~Sonya

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