Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Easy Taco Soup

This is the version of Taco Soup that is in our church's cookbook. It's super easy and yummy! I make this about three times a month and Naomi loves it too. In fact sometimes when she's playing pretend she makes taco soup for her babies!
1 lb ground beef
1 (15oz) can kidney beans
1 (15oz) can corn
2 (15oz) can ranch style beans
1 (15oz) can hominy
1 (15oz) can Rotel tomatoes
2 cup water
1/2 pkg. taco seasoning
1 env. Hidden valley ranch dressing

Brown ground beef and drain. Set aside for later use. Drain corn and hominy. In 5 quart pan combine all ingredients. Simmer soup mixture for approximately 1 hour. Add any of the following for garnish; avacado wedges, sour cream, grated cheese, tortilla chips. Add more taco seasoning if you desire a more spicy mixture. Makes 8 generous servings.
Lately, I've been using chicken stock instead of water and today I just used diced tomatoes instead of Rotel. It's pretty forgiving and you can add to it or take away from it and make it your own! Enjoy!


Rachel Hill said...

This looks great! I don't really know what ranch style beans are, but I'm sure I could figure it out! :)

Jamie Mueller said...

mmmm this sounds good!

Jamie said...

I didn't know what ranch style beans were either till we moved here...never heard of them before. The best description I can give is they are like baked beans but the "juice" they are in is not as thick. They are just called ranch style beans. I guess you could just use whatever you wanted to!

Rachel Hill said...

I made this tonight!