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A Pot of Taco Soup with a Ladel Full of Soup Hovering Above it

Taco Soup Recipe

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WW Freestyle: 3
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
This comforting one-pot Taco Soup is easy to make with tomatoes, beans and your choice of beef or turkey! It's a healthy 30-minute meal that brings coziness to any busy weeknight.
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6
Calories: 324


  • Oven


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound 98% lean ground turkey meat or lean ground beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (4 ounces) green chiles
  • 1 can (10 ounces) Red Enchilada Sauce, (mild or hot)
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, well rinsed and drained
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 6 to 7 cups low sodium beef broth, you can also use vegetable broth or chicken broth
  • chopped fresh parsley or cilantro, for garnish
  • dollops of sour cream, for garnish
  • 1 cup shredded mexican blend cheese, for garnish


  • Heat olive oil over medium heat in a soup pot or a Dutch oven.
  • Add onions and saute for 2 minutes; stir in the garlic and cook for 20 seconds.
  • Stir in ground meat and season with cumin, chili powder, dried oregano, salt, and pepper; stir occasionally to break up the meat and cook for 6 minutes, or until meat is browned.
  • Add tomatoes, green chiles, enchilada sauce and black beans; stir to combine and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Stir in chicken broth and bring to a boil; reduce heat to a simmer, and cook for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Taste for salt, pepper, and seasonings, and adjust accordingly.
  • Remove from heat and ladle soup into bowls.
  • Garnish with chopped parsley, sour cream, and cheese.
  • Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Taco Soup Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 324 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 58mg19%
Sodium 1124mg47%
Potassium 888mg25%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 7g28%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 32g64%
Vitamin A 634IU13%
Vitamin C 17mg21%
Calcium 294mg29%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keywords: hearty soup, mexican soup, taco soups