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Taco Soup

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1 tsp. chopped garlic
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 15-oz. can tomato sauce
  • 1 can water
  • 1 can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 15-oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • Optional toppings: crushed taco chips, shredded cheese, light sour cream


Brown ground beef with garlic and onion. Drain well. Mix together tomato sauce, water, kidney beans, tomatoes and taco seasoning. Add to hamburger mixture. Cook until heated to at least 165 F. If desired, serve with crushed taco chips, shredded cheese and sour cream.

Makes six servings.

Per serving (without added toppings): 320 calories, 14 grams fat, 42 grams carbohydrate and 9 grams fiber.

Filed under: Mexican, beef, soups, main dishes, protein
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