closeup overhead of healthy taco soup served in a white bowl topped with avocado slices, chips and cilantro
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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
 

A healthy taco soup that's beyond delicious and so easy to make!

Ingredients
Soup
  • 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
Instructions
  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 Healthy Taco Soup, Skinny Taco Soup

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