This Easy Pot Taco Soup is hearty, filly, and perfectly flavored. This Taco Soup is packed with homemade taco seasonings, onions, garlic, black beans, corn, lean ground beef or ground turkey, crushed tomatoes, green chilies, and beef broth! It’s just what you need to make a simple weeknight meal that the whole family will love!
- 1 lb. 96%-99% lean ground beef or turkey
- 1 tsp kosher salt
- 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
- 1/2 medium onion, diced
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 (28 oz.) can crushed tomatoes
- 1 ( 4 oz.) can green chilies
- 2 tsp chili powder
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 1 tsp paprika
- 1 tsp cumin
- 1 (15.5 oz.) can of canned black beans, drained
- 2 cups corn kernels, frozen and thawed
- 2 cups low-sodium beef broth
- Shredded cheese-reduced fat
- Fat-free sour cream or nonfat plain Greek yogurt
- Freshly chopped cilantro leaves or scallions, finely sliced
- Diced avocado
- Lime juice
Stove Top Directions:
- Spray a Dutch oven or large pot with nonstick cooking spray. Add the ground beef or turkey and season with salt and pepper.
- Cook over medium heat for about 5 minutes or until lightly brown.
- Add onion, and garlic, and cook for 1 minute or until onions are tender. Then add the crushed tomatoes, green chilies, chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, paprika, and cumin. Stir and let it simmer for 2 minutes.
- Add the beans, corn, and beef broth. Stir. Cover and let it simmer for 15 minutes. Remove lid.
- Season with more chili powder, salt, and pepper, if desired.
- Serve warm with your favorite toppings such as; cilantro, cheese, non-fat plain Greek yogurt, fat-free sour cream, avocado slices, and/or tortilla chips, for additional points.
Slow Cooker Directions:
- In a medium skillet, cook the ground beef until browned over medium heat. Drain, and set aside.
- Place the ground beef and all other ingredients into a slow cooker. Mix until well combined.
- Cook on LOW for 8 hours or HIGH for 3-4 hours.
Makes 6 ( 1 and 1/4 cup) servings
Zero W/W Points per serving if using 99% ground turkey
2 W/W Points® per serving if using 96% lean ground beef
*not including toppings
Smart/points: GREEN: 4 smart/points per serving BLUE/PURPLE: 2 smart/points per serving if using 96% ground beef or 0 smart/points per serving if using 99% ground turkey
Amount Per Serving: CALORIES: 216TOTAL FAT: 4gSATURATED FAT: 0gCHOLESTEROL: 33mgSODIUM: 650mgCARBOHYDRATES: 23gFIBER: 8gSUGAR: 5gPROTEIN: 23g