Straightforward and Scrumptious Taco Soup Recipe | Thrifty Decor Chick

This hearty taco soup may be made on the stovetop or in a sluggish cooker. 

I’ve a very scrumptious recipe for you as we speak that’s tremendous straightforward and fast to make.

I bought this recipe from a good friend and I am undecided precisely what to name it — it is not a casserole, and never fairly a soup. However it leans extra in the direction of a taco soup so I am going with that. 🙂

As I began to jot down down the elements listing, I spotted at the very least half of the gadgets would not be wanted and it could nonetheless be actually good. So I added a bit and eliminated quite a bit and made it even simpler to make!

And I used to be proper…it is DELICIOUS!

Easy taco soup white bowl

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So right here you go, my edited taco “soup” recipe in your enjoyment!:

Straightforward and hearty taco soup elements

1 pound floor beef

1 package deal taco seasoning

1-2 cup(s) white or brown rice 

1 can corn 

Three 10 ounce cans diced tomatoes (with chilies if you happen to prefer it spicy)

Onion, diced (I used about 1/4 cup)

2 tsp garlic

Sprint of lime juice

Chopped cilantro (as a lot as you need!)

1 can beans (if you happen to like them)


Mexican-style shredded cheese 

Bitter cream 

Tortilla strips


It is tremendous straightforward to make! Listed here are the steps:
  1. Begin rice prep in separate pot 
  2. Brown floor beef and onion collectively in skillet (drain if wanted)
  3. Add garlic and taco seasoning, proceed to brown/stir 
  4. Add corn, cooked rice, diced tomatoes (don’t drain) and cook dinner for 10-Quarter-hour (ten will probably be lots in case your rice is cooked by) 
  5. Stir in cilantro and lime juice 
  6. High with cheese in skillet or add when serving 
beef and rice taco soup

OR you possibly can brown the bottom beef, then place all the elements besides the rice right into a sluggish cooker for an hour or two on low. That is even simpler! 

I add my cooked rice into the Crock Pot about half-hour earlier than we’re able to eat. SO GOOD!

hearty taco soup in green bowl

You may serve these in onerous tacos, however we normally eat it like soup as an alternative, therefore my soup title. 🙂 It could even be scrumptious with tortilla chips or flour tortillas. 

It is a hearty meal and you may simply alter it to your liking:  

  • I used diced tomatoes with chilies and it was good for me however only a bit scorching for my husband. Now I make it with one can of diced tomatoes with chilis (gentle) and two cans plain diced tomatoes. Excellent!
  • The unique recipe known as for a complete onion and fairly just a few extra spices, however I figured that may be just a little a lot for our style (I ended up utilizing about 1/4 cup onion.)
  • It additionally stated to cook dinner the rice within the skillet with all the things else, however I knew it could be faster to make that on the aspect after which add it.

I hope you take pleasure in it! This has develop into a favourite of ours, particularly within the cooler months. 🙂 

Here is a picture to pin for later if you would like to save lots of this one!:

(By the best way, the pictures within the dish are a day or so later. It has extra of a soup consistency at preparation.)

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