Taco-Tasting Soup
IngredientsPreparation
  • 2 tablespoons [30 mL] cooking oil
  • 2 pounds [1 kg] lean ground beef
  • 2 cups [500 mL] chopped onion
  • 1 pack taco seasoning mix
  • 1 pack dry original Ranch salad dressing mix
  • 4 [16-ounce / 454-mL each] cans undrained tomatoes
  • 1 [16-ounce / 454-mL] can undrained pinto beans
  • 1 [16-ounce / 454-mL] can undrained kidney beans
  • 1 [4-ounce / 113-mL] can sweet green pepper, drained then chopped
  • 1 teaspoon [5 mL] salt
  • Chili powder [enough to get a spicy soup]
  • Grated Cheddar cheese, to garnish
  • Into a large casserole, brown together ground beef and chopped onion into hot cooking oil, stirring.
  • Stir in taco seasoning mix, dry original Ranch salad dressing mix, undrained tomatoes, pinto beans and kidney beans, chopped sweet green pepper, salt and chili powder to taste.
  • Simmer for 1 hour.
  • Serve soup, sprinkled with grated Cheddar cheese.