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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 268.1
  • Total Fat: 10.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 39.1 mg
  • Sodium: 679.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 30.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.5 g
  • Protein: 17.9 g

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Spicy Taco Soup

Submitted by: GENIETEST
Spicy Taco Soup

Introduction

This is a hearty soup that is great for the whole gang! The best part is how easy it is to make. This is a hearty soup that is great for the whole gang! The best part is how easy it is to make.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1 lb ground beef
    1 onion, chopped
    2 (14.5 oz) cans diced tomatoes with green chilies
    2 (14.5 oz) cans pinto beans (drained)
    1 (14.5 oz) can black beans (drained)
    1 (14.5 oz) can cream-style corn
    1 package ranch style dressing mix
    1 package taco seasoning
    1 cup water (or broth) optional

Directions

Brown beef with onions in a medium soup pot. Drain excess grease. Add remaining ingredients, stir and simmer for 20 minutes. If it seems a little thick you can add some beef broth or water.

This is great with cilantro and a dab of sour cream!

8 servings of about 1 1/2 cups each






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  • Incredible!
    13 of 14 people found this review helpful
    Fantastic!!! DID NOT think I was going to like this as I was making it (not really a bean fan) but hollllllllly cow!! Amazing, and my Mom who hates tacos loved it too! It's a hit! - 1/5/10

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  • Incredible!
    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    If my calculations are right you can save about 60 calories and 5 or so grams of fat by using 99% Lean Ground Turkey. I made it that way and it's fantastic! - 1/14/09

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I threw in some tortilla chips with it. Great soup!!! - 11/17/09

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  • 8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    This is my favorite soup!!!! - 9/22/09

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Sooo good. I added 1/4 cup of water to it & after it was done I put fat free sour cream in & it was delicious. I make something from this site called "chicken taco stew" in the crockpot. They mostly only differ with chickn & beef... but they both are great! - 1/19/10

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Very yummy. I use plain yogurt instead of sour cream, I cant tell the difference!
    All my boys loved it!! A+++ - 10/22/09

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    WoW!!! I made this with 93% turkey. It has a cheesy taste to me Without the cheese! Excellent! Will be making this apart of our family recipes. Thank you! - 10/21/09

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    LOVED IT! Jalapeno does the trick. and low sodium Taco Seasoning, low Sodium Broth and GARLIC! - 2/24/09

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Very Good. I made this with ground chicken, yum. - 1/11/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I love this soup. I used frozen corn instead of creamed, but we make this recipe over and over again. - 8/23/10

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I made this over the weekend and it was delicious! I have been eating the leftovers all week. The only changes I made were to add 3 cloves garlic and cannellini beans. It had a very rich flavor. I've been eating it as soup and also over some baked tortilla chips. This is a definite keeper! - 5/19/10

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    VERY GOOD! Ours turned out more like chili than a soup and I used frozen corn instead of creamed to cut out a few calories. Still awesome! - 4/4/10

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was a really good recipe. Super easy to make. Had more of a kick than I like, but hubby loved it. Plan on making some for work next time. - 3/4/10

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is a really good soup and very satisfying. I substitute ground turkey for beef. I remember this from WW but do not recall the points. - 2/28/10

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    great and you can change it up in so many ways, grd trky, grilled chicken breast, salsa...the sky is the limit! - 3/6/09

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very good. I used ground turkey in place of the ground beef. Will totally make this again. - 2/6/09

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Absolutely Fantastic - 2/4/09

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    amazing! My husband and i love it. We did replace it with the ground turkey, but it is phenomenal! make an extra pot just to freeze! - 1/11/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I made this with Lauras lean beef and used taco seasoning w/ the meat - put in the crockpot Fantastic!! - 8/8/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Out of this world!! Everyone loved it!!! - 8/7/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    It was delicious! It was so simple to make and it caused my tastebuds to do the mambo! I will be making this again and encouraging my friends to try it too. - 4/27/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Fantastic, will make this again. - 4/9/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I absolutely love this recipe! - 4/5/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    We used ground turkey and added a habanero and three serrano peppers and it was DELICIOUS! - 3/31/10

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I used chicken broth and added a full two cups. YUMMY! - 3/8/10

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    very good! I substituted some ingedients but this is a good basic to begin with! - 2/13/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Loved by my whole family. Kids added a littel cheese to the top, but I thought it was great without the cheese. - 2/11/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I made this tonight and not only was it easy it tastes great. I used the fiesta ranch and was able to leave out the taco seasoning to cut down on the sodium. I will make this instead of my regular chili recipe that takes all day! - 2/6/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    super yummy, easy prep! - 2/4/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    loved it...use ranch fiesta mix...gives it an extra kick...really, really good. - 2/3/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    So easy! I threw it in the crockpot. - 2/1/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Wonderful soup, everyone loved it and has been asking to have it again all week! Definately a keeper! - 2/1/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Made this for lunch today even my picky son- in-law loved it. - 1/31/10

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was yummy, I just used some left over taco meat I had in the fridge...I happen to have two container-lol. So I obviously didn't have to cook the meat it was already cooked. So I just thew all the ingredience in and plus added a chopped up can of black olives. YUM! - 1/27/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is amazing! My whole family (18 mo, 10 yr, 12 yr, and 14 yr old kids & hubby) loved it which almost never happens. - 1/26/10

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    this is more like a chili I make, but very tasty. - 1/24/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    The only think I changed was the beef to ground turkey! So easy and so good! - 1/15/10

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    this soup was very good! I didn't have cream corn but had whole corn so I used that instead. Also didn't have the ranch but still very good - 1/12/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is amazing! Thanks for sharing! - 1/12/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I use to make this when I went to WW, loved it then and still do. I have made it with ground turkey and extra lean ground beef - good either way. Love the avocado idea. Got all the ingredients going into the crock pot in the morning for a wonderful supper tomorrow night. - 1/3/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    OMG!! I made this for dinner tonight and it was absolutely fabulous. I am definitely looking forward to making it again. - 12/9/09

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sounds great. I think if I make it without the beef it will be a perfect lunch item. - 3/17/09

    Reply from GENIETEST (3/19/09)
    I have made it vegetarian many times and it is just as fantastic! It freezes well too.


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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Yum!!!! I used groud turkey and added some crushed up fritos. I'm going to try to keep the ingredits in the pantry so I can make it anytime. - 3/12/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very good! This was very easy to make and didn't take very long from start to finish. - 3/11/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This recipe gets 5 stars for taste and preparation. It is SO easy and SO good. Made it for the first time in a crockpot and took it to a pot luck and it was a hit. Add some shredded cheese and sour cream.......AWESOME! Next time I'm gonna add black olives and see how that works. Thanks for sharing! - 3/9/09

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very easy to make with yummy results! Used ground turkey and a can of kidney beans for one of the cans of pinto beans. Also added some veggies I had in the fridge. Will make again! - 3/9/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I loved this recipe! It was something my husband came home from running errands and said.... wow what are you making. it smells good." and what made it even better is that he didnt put BBQ sauce on it! My 4 year old ate it just fine but my 3 year old put up a fight. Overall it was a HIT! - 3/6/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I've been making this for years and everyone loves it. Sometimes I subsitute hominy for the corn, just gives it a different flavor but really, you can't go wrong with this one. - 3/6/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    loved it!!! - 1/29/10

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Great recipe....easy to make! - 3/9/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I am going to make it this weekend for the family. - 3/6/09

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  • 1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Can't wait to make this tomorrow night with ground turkey. - 3/6/09

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Sounds fantastic. I'm going to make it for dinner tonight leaving out the ranch and using pace salsa and hominy instead of the caned tomatoes and cream corn because thats what I have on hand. - 3/6/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    love it! I used only one can of everything and instead of broth, used a can of enchilada sauce. Came out more like chili than soup. Delicious! - 3/6/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    this is genus! Taste is great & healthy, Kids love it don't let them know it is not from Taco Bell! LOL thanks for sharing it! - 3/6/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very filling!!! Even my picky husband and son who hate trying new foods liked it. - 3/4/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    great soup entire family enjoyed it! - 2/19/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    EASY to make and very hearty. I was full, but not overly full, with one serving. Can't wait to try it the second day!! - 2/12/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made this last night and it was fabulous! Even my husband raved over it. A little too salty to me but he didn't salt a thing and kept asking, "This is a SP recipe? I'd never know it..." He rarely raves over healthy anything! - 2/4/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Fantastic! I'm a vegetarian so I left out the meat altogether. I also can't get creamed corn or canned tomatoes w/chilis where I live so I used regular canned corn and added about 3/4 cup sour cream, and diced two large tomatoes. I added more water to make it more soupy and absolutely loved it! - 1/17/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was delicious. I made this for work since my family won't eat it. I'm set for a few days and its tasty and no way will I tire of it!!! - 1/14/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very good. We left it a little thick and enjoyed it like a chili. My husband couldnt believe it was 'diet' food! - 1/13/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very Yummy!! I only put one can of each of the beans and it was SO good! My son, whom is a very picky eater, put the soup on a tortilla and ate it like a burrito and he really liked it. Thanks for the recipe! - 1/13/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Excellent - my whole family likes this one. We'll have it again! - 1/13/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was very good and easy to make. I didn't add extra water and think next time I will be sure to use spicier tomatoes. I used mild and I think it was too mild. But I highly recommend this! Yum! - 1/12/09

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  • Used chopped chicken breast instead of beef very yum. - 4/30/14

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  • This recipe was very delicious. I didn't make adjustments other than add 1/2 cup of rice with a serving of soup. My family really enjoyed it. A+++ - 4/1/14

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  • I made this but unfortunately I was short on some of the ingredients.. used regular diced tomatoes, and added beans in tomato sauce. and canned corn instead of cream corn. I added some red chili peppers and salsa to kick it up a notch.. not bad at all! - 2/25/14

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  • I can't say enough good things about this recipe! It's so quick and easy to throw together, easy to adapt based on what you have on hand, filling, and SOOO delicious!! I'll definitely be adding this into the dinner rotation. - 1/21/14

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  • Yummy yummy! I used homemade taco seasoning and stirred it into the meat with a can of enchilada sauce, then tossed everything in the crockpot for a couple hours. I also added an extra can of regular corn just because I had no other use for it. Served with a few Fritos and sour cream. - 1/20/14

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  • I expected to like this recipe, but it was way better than just "like" -- I LOVE this recipe! I added about a cup of whole-kernel corn that I had in the freezer (along with the can of cream-style), and used about 2 cups of beef broth -- served with a dollop of sour cream, absolutely fabulous! - 11/25/13

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  • DELICIOUS! I used the Turkey, spicy taco seasoning, and cilantro as well. PERFECT for a cold day! - 11/13/13

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  • Some of our family do not like beans. The will eat string beans. Put the string beans into the soup. Reserve some of the liquid and heat the other beans in this and heat. Those who wish may add these to their soup. Ditch the black beans. - 11/6/13

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  • Very good. Also, I have made it and put it over a baked potato for dinner and my husband loved it. - 9/12/13

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  • Good soup and so easy. Could even do this in the crockpot. Will make again on a cold winter Saturday! - 8/25/13

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  • This is the tastiest taco soup I've ever had!!! Even my husband liked it!! I replaced black beans instead of pinto, I also lefted
    out the corn for a lower carb. I will definitely make this again. - 6/28/13

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  • I made this soup with Alton Brown's Taco Potion #19 (with 1 tsp. of salt, not 2), one diced jalapeno instead of canned chiles, and whole corn instead of creamed corn. I omitted the ranch packet. It was DELICIOUS!!!!! - 4/4/13

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  • i can't imagine this tasting good as gross as it looks. i do not even want to try it! ick! - 3/6/13

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  • Loved this! I made it with ground chicken andused 2 cans of diced tomatoes with no sodium added and a can of Rotel instead of the original. So, so good, my mom even asked for the recipe! - 11/16/12

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  • This was great! A little spicy...but it is called spicy taco soup! :) - 11/6/12

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  • This was delicious! Both my husband and I enjoyed this. I did substitute the ground beef with ground turkey. I usually use ground beef for something like this but I'm trying to cut down. I also added chopped fresh cilantro and cayenne pepper for an added little kick! I will be doing this again! - 9/12/12

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  • The kids and I loved this!! We made it exactly like the directions and it makes 1 huge pot! The serving size was plenty to fill you up too! I put some 2% shredded cheese and a few crushed multi-grain tostitos on top. YUM! - 4/19/12

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  • We really liked this soup. - 4/19/12

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  • This was delicious. Spicy but not too spicy. I will definitely have this again. - 3/1/12

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  • Great Soup! - 2/20/12

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  • I have made this twice now and it has been a major hit both times. The only thing I did differently was use Ground Turkey instead of Ground Beef. Lowers the calories a bit and you can't tell the difference. We also added tortilla strips on top that you find in the salad isle at the grocery. - 2/19/12

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  • Love It! Everyone in my family enjoyed it and to top it off......it was sooooooo easy to make. Didn't have to change anything in the recipe and will definitely make again. - 2/16/12

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  • I make this ALL the time! I also like to use ground chicken to cut down on fat. So yummy! - 2/16/12

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  • Great recipe. I have shared it with friends at work and everyone's family loves it. - 2/12/12

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  • wish these all came with calories per serving....some sound really good but seem high in cals. - 2/7/12

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  • I won a chili cookoff with this recipe! Thank you so much. I added a fews chopped jalopenos and cheyenne pepper to increase the heat. - 2/7/12

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  • Good flavors. My husband really liked it. - 1/29/12

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  • I tinkered bit with the recipe but this was so quick and very tasty-even my 10-yr old asked for seconds. we added a pinch of mexican cheese and a small dollop of sour cream. fantastic on a cold winter nite! - 1/23/12

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  • I substituted turkey for beef (significant calorie savings)and made dry pinto beans for the soup.
    I added chicken stock and it yielded 11- 1 cup servings. - 1/21/12

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  • This is an amazing recipe! I didn't change a thing. Very economical, easy to make, and satisfying. - 1/14/12

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  • I add Quorn crumbles and I save about 80 calories a serving... its awesome!! - 1/7/12

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  • This soup is AMAZING! ... Only thing I changed is I didn't use canned beans I used regular dry beans (Pinto and Black as the recipe called for) ... after I browned the meat I put all ingredients in the crock pot and let it simmer all day (about 8 to 10 hours). WHOLE family LOVED it!!! - 1/6/12

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  • Made an extra large batch to freeze half. My roommate and I will be eating off this for weeks! - 1/6/12

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  • awesome soup & easy to fix! - 1/3/12

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  • My daughter made me some of this. I'm a soup fan and this is some of the best. Getting ready to make some to freeze for a quick lunch. - 11/18/11

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