Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

If you can run a can opener, you can easily prepare this delicious soup! It's a family favorite, adapted from a recipe by Jan Olpin, that's tasty, quick-to-make, and freezes excellently!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute ground beef and onions together until meat is browned and onions are tender; drain fat from pan.
  2. Combine meat and onions in stockpot with remaining ingredients, except for masa harina and 3/4 cup water; simmer for thirty minutes to blend flavors.
  3. Shake or stir together masa harina and water to make a smooth paste; gradually stir masa paste into soup; cook and stir soup until slightly thickened.
  4. Place a small handful of crushed taco chips into each serving bowl, ladle soup over the chips, then top with shredded cheese and a dollop of sour cream.
Most Helpful

2 5

did not really like the end result of this soup....I do love soups and love mexican and taco type...would not do this one again

4 5

This is very tasty & super easy to put together. I made it as is but, used ½ Cup of the masa. It was the perfect consistancy. Will definetly be making this again.

4 5

really simple and very good. Thanks I used chopped fresh chili and didn't have any masa but it was still excellent.