Friday, October 12, 2007

Taco Soup

This is such an easy, healthy recipe and is definitely a staple around the Long household in the fall and winter. So easy and so good as leftovers.

1 lb. lean ground beef, chicken or turkey
1/2 cup diced onion
1 large can ranch style beans
1 can kernel corn
1 can diced tomatoes
1 package taco seasoning
1 package ranch dressing mix
baked tortilla chips
shredded cheddar cheese
sour cream (optional)

Brown onion and ground meat in large pot over medium heat. Add beans, corn, tomatoes, taco seasoning and ranch dressing mix. Mix well. Simmer over medium heat for 30 minutes, stirring often. Serve over baked tortilla chips and top with cheese and sour cream.

TIP OF THE DAY: Make a double batch of this and freeze it for a busy weeknight!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes

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