Taco Soup

Later this year my daughter is getting married.  Even though I cooked all the time when she was at home, she did not take much interest in cooking.  Now that she is getting married, I get the occasional text or phone call for recipes she loved when she was growing up.  Crock pot recipes are especially easy for her.

This taco soup recipe is the easiest recipe possible.  One of my best girlfriends gave me this recipe several years ago.  Everything is dumped in the crock pot, stirred and cooked on low.  All the ingredients are cooked so it only has to cook for 30 minutes.  You can keep it on warm for hours until ready to serve.  When it is done, top with your favorite taco bar ingredients.

Taco Soup

1 lb. ground beef, browned in a skillet

2 cans black beans

1 can pinto beans

1 can whole kernel corn

1 can diced tomatoes with mild green chiles

2 pkgs. of ranch dressing

1 pkg. taco seasoning

Toppings:

grated cheddar cheese

sour cream

chopped red onion

chopped cilantro

20160423_083834Add cooked ground beef in the crock pot.

20160423_084055Add 2 cans black beans.

20160423_084153Add 1 can pinto beans.

20160423_084235Add 1 can whole kernel corn.

20160423_084327Add 1 can diced tomatoes with mild green chiles.

20160423_084442Add 2 packages ranch dressing.

20160423_084518Add 1 package taco seasoning.

20160423_084949Add 2 cups of water and stir.  Set the crock pot on low.  Cook for 30 minutes and serve.

20160423_210239We like to top the soup with sour cream, grated cheedar cheese, chopped onion and chopped cilantro.

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About Karen Ann Lockyer

At the age of 21, I married my husband, AC and moved from Texas to Florida. I was a long way from home and missed my family. So I began cooking the recipes my Mom had cooked. I quickly became a Mom and wanted to give my children the same experience I had growing up with meals around the dinner table every night. I started with the classics like chicken and dumplings, pot roast, chicken enchiladas and desserts. Every good meal has to end with something sweet. Now my children, Lauren, 22 and AJ, 20 are grown. I spend my time in the kitchen expanding my cooking skills and writing down recipes. I am here to share with you the recipes I grew up on and the ones my kids and AC love. I also travel with AC on his business trips and try to find great restaurants and food along the way. I attribute my love for cooking and food to my family who always encourage me and enjoy being my guinea pigs.
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