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Taco Soup topped with grated cheese, jalapeno and sour cream
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5 from 5 votes

30 Minute Taco Soup

An easy but delicious and incredibly flavorful recipe for taco soup!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Taco soup
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 299kcal


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium white or yellow onion chopped (about 1 cup chopped onion)
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 30 ounces diced tomatoes undrained
  • 15 ounce can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 15 ounce can pinto beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 7 ounces diced green chilis

Taco Seasoning*

  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  • Heat a large pot over medium high heat.
  • Add in ground beef and onion. Cook until beef is browned and onion is softened. Drain off any excess grease.
  • Add in garlic and cook 60 seconds. Add in taco seasonings (chili powder, paprika, cumin, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, and cayenne pepper). Stir and let the seasoning toast for about 30 seconds.
  • Pour in chicken and beef broth, diced tomatoes, black beans, pinto beans, corn, and green chilis.
  • Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to simmer. Simmer for 15 to 25 minutes.
  • Serve hot topped with any desired toppings.



*Instead of using the taco seasonings as listed, you can replace with a 1 ounce packet of taco seasoning mix.

Suggested Toppings for Serving:

  • Sour Cream
  • Chips
  • Shredded cheese
  • Sliced Jalapenos
  • Cilantro


Calories: 299kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 1603mg | Potassium: 842mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 960IU | Vitamin C: 35.5mg | Calcium: 89mg | Iron: 4.6mg