Taco Soup recipe - Lynn Fern

Taco Soup recipe

Baby it's cold outside.  We are much more fortunate than those up in the Buffalo area.  But, it is still a bit chilly outside for our November.

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I always crave soup during the cold months.. I just love it.  I made Taco Soup last night & posted a picture on my instagram and facebook pages.  I had loads of people asking for the recipe...  I did not take pictures during the process because I honestly didn't think about blogging the recipe...

Let me say this was a super simple & fast recipe... Less than an hour..

My ingredients -

2 lbs ground beef
1 can rotel tomatoes
1 can petite diced tomatoes
1 can diced green chilies
1 can beans of your choice (I used red beans)
1 small diced onion
1 clove minced garlic
taco seasoning (I used Old El Paso packet)
1 can mild green enchilada sauce
sour cream
salt & pepper to taste
cheese (shredded)
avocado (cubed)
corn chips (I used the tostito catina brand...when I have more time I usually make my own)

I cooked my ground beef until it was completely done.  When it was about 3/4 done I added the diced onions & minced garlic and my packet of taco seasoning.  Once browned, I added the green chilies, diced tomatoes, and rotel.  I then added my green enchilada sauce, beans, 2 - 4 cups of water (depending on how much soup juice you like).  I then added a big dollop of sour cream...this you don't want to much of, just enough for flavor.  I added salt & pepper to taste.

I brought to a boil for a couple of minutes and then turned the heat down to simmer.  I let it simmer for about 30 minutes.

I use the cheese, avocado and chips as garnish.  I happen to like all 3 in mine :)  I also added a little hot sauce to mine because I like it spicy...

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I always like it the next day after it sits overnight and the flavors all marry...yummy.  Guess you know what my lunch is going to be today!

*** This is my recipe that I threw together sometime back in the day..  I've seen other taco soup recipes that some add corn to it and other veggies.

And, there you have it my friends...enjoy!!

With much love, peace & happiness ~

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