closeup overhead of healthy taco soup served in a white bowl topped with avocado slices, chips and cilantro
4.58 from 19 votes
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Taco Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 160 Calories from Fat 6
% Daily Value*
Fat 0.7g1%
Cholesterol 25.5mg9%
Sodium 640.3mg28%
Potassium 196mg6%
Carbohydrates 20.3g7%
Fiber 2.2g9%
Sugar 6.1g7%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 620IU12%
Vitamin C 6.3mg8%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Servings:11 1 cup servings
Healthy Taco Soup
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins

This healthy taco soup recipe is beyond delicious and so easy. It's a hearty blend of lean ground turkey, black beans, corn, crushed tomatoes and seasonings, all simmered to perfection. An easy dinner option that’s kid friendly and quick to make! It will be one of those go-to hearty soup recipes you make again and again!

  • 1/2 yellow onion or one small yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey or preferred ground meat
  • 1 (15 oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed (kidney beans would work too)
  • 1 (11-15 oz) can (fiesta or regular style corn), drained and rinsed
  • 1 (4.5 oz) can green chilis (optional)
  • 2 (14.5 oz) cans fire roasted (or regular) crushed tomato
  • 2 cups low sodium chicken broth (veggie or beef broth work fine too)
  • 1 packet store bought taco seasoning (or try my favorite homemade taco seasoning)
Topping options
  • Shredded cheese
  • Sour cream or yogurt
  • Fresh cilantro
  • Corn chips
  • diced avocado
  • squeeze of lime juice
  1. Heat about 1 tsp oil (or use cooking spray) in a pot over medium high heat. Add onion and cook for about 3 mins and then add garlic and cook for another 1-2 mins.
  2. Add ground turkey and cook, breaking it up as you go, until it is browned.
  3. Add remaining soup ingredients and turn heat down to a simmer.
  4. Simmer for 10-30 minutes to bring the flavors together. Adjust thickness with water if desired.
  5. Serve with desired toppings. Enjoy!
Recipe Notes

SLOW COOKER OPTION: Add all of the ingredients to the slow cooker, including the raw ground meat. Stir well. Cook on high for 2 hours, or low for 4 hours.

VEGAN OPTION: Simply leave out the meat. You can double up on the beans too.

Author: Kim
Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: Mexican, Tex-Mex
Keyword: Easy Taco Soup, Taco Soup

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