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Linda's Taco Soup

Make this recipe yours! This recipe is very forgiving. You can add or subtract ingredients as you wish....hominy, green veggies, etc. You can even substitute fajita mix for the ranch dressing mix, but DO NOT leave out the mild taco seasoning.



  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 to 1 cup diced green onion (tops and bottoms)
  • 1 can kidney beans
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can regular or Mexi-corn
  • 1 can pinto beans (optional)
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 can Ro*tel Diced tomatoes and Green chiles
  • 1 envelope mild taco seasoning
  • 1 envelope hidden valley ranch dressing mix
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, diced
  • 1 to 2 cups beef broth, depending upon thickness desired
  • 2 cooked chicken breasts, shredded, or 1 pound ground beef or turkey, cooked and drained


  • shredded cheese
  • tortilla strips
  • sour cream


  1. Place all ingredients into a large crockpot. Cut the cream cheese into cubes or just tear pieces off and throw in, don't put it in whole! Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 2-3 hours.
  2. Stir well, and serve with a shredded cheese, tortilla strips and sour cream.

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