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20 Minute Taco Soup

20 Minute Taco Soup makes an appearance in my kitchen at least twice a month. I love how easy it is, and I totally love it.

20 Minute Taco Soup

Easy Taco Soup in 20 Minutes!

I’m not quite sure how we lept from Summer to Winter, but my brain seems to have skipped Fall completely. It may have been the unseasonably warm September that we had here in the Puget Sound region, or it may have been how incredibly busy September always seems to be, but either way I’m a little shell-shocked that Thanksgiving is only 4 weeks away, and Christmas is only 8. Did you hear that?? EIGHT WEEKS UNTIL CHRISTMAS!!!!!

20 Minute Taco Soup

I need to have about 3-4 quick meals on hand at any given time so if I don’t get a chance to plan and make something more involved, I’m not left scrambling during the dinner rush.

This 20 Minute Taco Soup is one of those meals that I know I can whip up in very little time, and most of my kids will usually eat it without putting up too much of a fight. That’s a win in my book!

20 Minute Taco Soup

This is a very typical “dump and go” meal. It would be easily adaptable to a slow cooker, and could be even easier and quicker if you are in the habit of pre-browning some ground beef and keeping it in your freezer.

You probably have most of these ingredients already in your cupboard right now. I always buy the big bulk packages of dry Ranch seasoning, for exactly this reason.

Yield: 6 servings

20 Minute Taco Soup

20 Minute Taco Soup

This soup is not only super delicious, but it also is simple to toss together too. You literally just brown some beef and open some cans. EASY. Make it. Eat it. Love it.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 small can green chilies
  • 1 can rotel
  • 1 can stewed tomatoes
  • 1 can sweet corn
  • 1 can great northern beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 packet taco seasonings
  • 1 packet dry ranch dressing
  • 4 cups water


  1. Brown ground beef and onion in a medium to large stock pot. Drain fat, and add in the rest of the ingredients.
  2. Simmer over medium-low heat stirring occasionally for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Serve with sour cream, cheddar cheese, and crushed corn chips.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 279Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 43mgSodium: 583mgCarbohydrates: 26gFiber: 5gSugar: 2gProtein: 21g

Nutrition data provided here is only an estimate. If you are tracking these things for medical purposes please consult an outside, trusted source. Thanks!

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Sunday 19th of February 2017

all of your recipes sounds real good and cannot wait to try them.

Nicole Johnson

Sunday 19th of February 2017

Thanks, Connie! I appreciate that!


Thursday 5th of January 2017

I make a similar soup with lots less ingredients. We love Taco soup!!

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