Healthy Taco Soup

Recipe by Cookin-jo
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    teaspoons canola oil (or olive oil)
  • 1
    large onion (sliced or diced)
  • 1 12
    lbs ground beef (I prefer lean)
  • 1
    (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1
    (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 4
    cups water
  • 1
    (35 g) envelope taco seasoning mix (regular or spicy, your call)
  • 4
    large carrots, peeled and sliced into coins
  • 1 -2
    cup frozen corn (more is better)
  • 1
    (19 ounce) can black beans (rinsed and drained) or (19 ounce) can beans, of your choice (rinsed and drained)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oil over medium heat in a large soup pot and saute onion a couple minutes.
  • Add beef and brown.
  • Drain fat off the onions and beef and return to the pot.
  • Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, seasoning and carrots. Simmer for at least 45 minutes, reducing heat to low.
  • Add corn and beans and simmer 15 minutes. Taste for salt and pepper.
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