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Super Simple Slow Cooker Taco Soup

Slow Cooker Taco Soup | Kita Roberts PassTheSushi

For when you can’t quite decide between having a taco and a bowl of soup.  This is warm, hearty, and fills that taco craving.  This Slow Cooker Taco Soup is simple, and delicious.

Have you ever just wanted gooey-cheesy-clog-your-arteries kind of food? Of course you have. Why else would you be here? That’s what I wanted when I walked into the kitchen to make this weeks Soup Kitchen Monday creation. Problem was, between recent travel, and the holiday season, I really should have just been eating celery. When I think of taco soup, I think of a hearty packed chili like soup slathered in cheese and swirled with sour cream and ever though I had seen some recipes for just that, I knew I had to cut it back just a bit.

Don’t worry, there’s still a fair amount of cheese in here, and what you do with your own topics is between you and the Jenny Craig, I’m not looking. It’s my honest opinion that nothing will ever replace the texture and flavor combination that is a real deal taco, but for a have it ready weeknight meal, this isn’t a bad option.

Slow Cooker Taco Soup | Kita Roberts PassTheSushi

Tacos just might be my favorite thing ever. Any chance I get to make something that includes the flavors of a taco into the recipe, I’m all over it. Try these to satisfy your outside the blue box taco cravings!

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Yield: 6 servings

uper Simple Slow Cooker Taco Soup

uper Simple Slow Cooker Taco Soup

A combination of taco craving, pantry clean out and basic slow cooker know  how.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 5 minutes


  • 1 lbs ground beef
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 15 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 14 oz can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 14 oz can corn, drained
  • 1/2 cup your favorite prepared salsa , in this case that means whatever I need to use up in the fridge
  • 1/2 cup diced Velveeta cheese, or sharp cheddar if you are not into Velveeta, it just melts really well for this
  • 4 tbs taco seasoning, or more to taste
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Scallions or diced red onion, avocado, shredded cheese, sour cream, jalapenos, Tabasco sauce,  and crushed taco shells for topping


  1. In a large skillet over medium-heat brown the beef with the onion until cooked through, dicing and crumbling the meat as it cooks. Transfer to a 6 quart crock pot.
  2. Stir in the chicken broth, beans, corn, salsa and cheese. Sprinkle in the taco seasoning whisking to combine. Cook on low for 5 - 7 hours.
  3. Ladle into bowls and serve taco bar style with toppings out for everyone to pick and choose.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 618Total Fat: 26gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 93mgSodium: 2311mgCarbohydrates: 57gFiber: 16gSugar: 9gProtein: 42g

Nutrition information provided is an estimate from For specific health concerns, please put the recipe into your Dr recommended nutrition calculator.

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Slow Cooker Taco Soup | Kita Roberts PassTheSushi


Friday 23rd of August 2013

This was really good! I set it up to cook one morning while we were packing up and moving and it was ready by the end of the day. I can see making this again during the workweek, it's super simple. I added some worcestershire to it, which added a nice tang. Thanks for the recipe!


Tuesday 11th of December 2012

I was looking for a nice soup to make this weekend and a huge fan of Tex Mex. I love idea of the melted cheese in the soup. Thanks!

Erin @ Dinners, Dishes and Desserts

Monday 10th of December 2012

Love anything with Taco flavor - and a slow cooker recipe - yes please!

Rachel @ Baked by Rachel

Monday 10th of December 2012

You pulled me in at taco because omg! It looks sooo good.


Monday 10th of December 2012

Um...I'm totally inviting myself over for dinner!

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