Easy Slow Cooker Taco Soup


Posted: November 25

Time: 6 hours 10 minutes

Yield: 10 servings

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Easy Slow Cooker Taco Soup makes Taco Tuesday easy peasy! Throw these simple ingredients into your slow cooker and, voila, later you have a delicious Taco Soup to welcome you home! With ground meat, corn, black beans, tomatoes, and delicious seasoning, you'll love this super-easy and yummy dish. Easy Slow Cooker Taco Soup is nothing but flavor and heartiness; it’ll warm you up from the inside out!


Ingredients

• 2 tablespoons olive oil • 2 cloves garlic, minced • 1 yellow onion, diced • 2 pounds ground beef, turkey, or venison • 1 (28 ounce) can corn, drained • 1 (28 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained • 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes • 3 cups water • 1 teaspoon salt • 1/2 teaspoon pepper • 1 teaspoon cumin • 2 tablespoons chili powder • 1 teaspoon cilantro • 1 (1 ounce) packet ranch dressing seasoning For the optional toppings: • cheese, to taste • sour cream, to taste • avocado, to taste • tortilla chips, to taste

Directions

Step 1

In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat.

Step 2

Add the garlic and onion and saute until the onion is translucent, about 4-5 minutes.

Step 3

Add the ground beef to the saucepan and brown it until it's cooked through, about 5-7 minutes.

Step 4

Drain the beef mixture of fat.

Step 5

Add the beef to the slow cooker.

Step 6

Add the corn, black beans, diced tomatoes, and water into the slow cooker.

Step 7

Season with the salt, pepper, cumin, chili powder, cilantro, and ranch dressing packet. Stir together until mixed well.

Step 8

Cover and cook on low for 4-6 hours.

Step 9

Serve with your favorite toppings.


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