Taco-Flavored Soup
From: Pierre, Kansas, USA
Servings: 10 [2 1/2 quarts / 2.5 L]
IngredientsPreparation
  • 2 pounds [1 kg] ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 [28-ounce / 796-mL] can tomatoes
  • 1 [15-ounce / 426-mL] can tomato sauce
  • 1 cup [250 mL] water
  • 1 [15-ounce / 426-mL] can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 [14 or 16-ounce / 398 or 454-mL] can corn kernels, drained
  • 1 pack taco seasoning mix
  • Shredded Cheddar cheese [optional]
  • Avocado slices [optional]
  • Chopped tomato [optional]
  • Corn chips [optional]
  • Into a large saucepan or a dutch oven, brown together ground beef and chopped onion; drain.
  • Puree tomatoes into their liquid; pour into casserole, along with tomato sauce, water and drained pinto beans and corn kernels.
  • Sprinkle with taco seasoning mix.
  • Bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • If desired, top each serving with shredded Cheddar cheese, avocado slices and/or chopped tomato.
  • Serve, along with corn chips if desired.