|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Servings: 8 to 10|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 7g||8%|
|Saturated Fat 2g||12%|
|Total Carbohydrate 34g||12%|
|Dietary Fiber 10g||36%|
|Total Sugars 6g|
|Vitamin C 34mg||168%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
While tacos on their own are delectable and hard to resist, you can still get creative come Taco Tuesday and opt to make something outside of the box. You can start with this taco soup. Taco seasoning and similar spices flavor this hearty, beefy taco soup. Top this delicious slow cooker soup with tortilla chips or strips, or garnish with shredded cheese or sour cream.
This is an easy recipe that you can put together and then do something else with your day as you wait for it to come together.
1 pound lean ground beef
1 cup chopped onion
1/2 green or red bell pepper, chopped
2 tablespoons minced jalapeño pepper
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, undrained
1 (15-ounce) can pinto beans, chili beans, or black beans, undrained
1 cup beef broth, or vegetable broth
1 (8-ounce) can or jar taco sauce, or tomato sauce
2 (14.5-ounce) cans diced tomatoes
1 (1-ounce) package taco seasoning
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1 cup corn kernels, canned or frozen
1/4 teaspoon salt, to taste
1/4 teaspoon pepper, to taste
In a large skillet, cook the ground beef with the onion and peppers, stirring frequently, until the beef is no longer pink.
Transfer to the slow cooker insert (3 1/2- to 6-quart is fine).
Add the two cans of beans, taco sauce or tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, taco seasoning, garlic powder, cumin, oregano, and corn.
Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours, or on HIGH for 3 to 4 hours. Add salt and pepper, to taste.