Spicy Taco Soup

Spicy Taco Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 281.4
  • Total Fat: 9.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 52.0 mg
  • Sodium: 691.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 30.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.5 g
  • Protein: 23.0 g

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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!
    18 of 18 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!
    16 of 17 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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  • 11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    This is my favorite soup!!!! - 9/22/09

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  • Incredible!
    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I threw in some tortilla chips with it. Great soup!!! - 11/17/09

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  • Incredible!
    9 of 9 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!
    4 of 4 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
    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
    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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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    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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  • 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 4 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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  • The ranch dressing adds a different flavor- Very Good! - 2/24/18

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  • Looking at that picture, I'm thinking the grease from the ground beef wasn't drained, but kept in. EW. I also wouldn't use the prepackaged taco spices/seasonings as it isn't the best healthy alternative. - 2/19/18

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  • Very good soup! And so easy to put together! - 2/14/18

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  • This was a winner!! The grand kids will love it! - 2/14/18

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  • shocking good I was not so sure but it was good - 2/10/18

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  • So very good ! Needs to be in my eat often plan! - 2/9/18

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  • very, very yummy - 2/6/18

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  • I am going to try this tonight. - 1/29/18

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  • Can we get a vegetarian alternative ? - 1/26/18

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  • I can not wait to try this soup! - 1/21/18

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  • I'm going to try the ground turkey modification since I just bought some on sale. - 1/20/18

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  • I'm looking for a Breakfast Chili, thin with no beans to use on omelets and scrambled eggs. Does anyone have a favorite they like and would share with me?
    Pat
    Tallahassee, Fl
    - 1/16/18

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  • Going to give this recipe a try. - 1/12/18

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  • Love it! - 1/11/18

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  • Yummy - 1/11/18

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  • I made this tonight and let's call it for what it is. Chili. I'm not sure where the fresh corn niblets in the photo come from but the creamed corn called for in the recipe is well blended. After adding 1c stock it was still the consistency of stew. Also very high salt content not reflected in recipe - 1/8/18

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  • can't wait to try it - 1/7/18

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  • Could eat this everyday - 1/7/18

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  • This sounds good! - 1/6/18

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  • Very good and easy to make. - 1/4/18

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  • This sounds so good! - 1/3/18

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  • hot hot hot - 12/28/17

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  • yummy - 12/28/17

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  • an incredible recipe! - 12/21/17

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  • Really good and feel you up - 12/18/17

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  • I'll try it! - 12/17/17

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  • Really good. I questioned the ranch dressing because it seemed out of plce. The taste was insane and I do not question the dressing now.
    - 12/15/17

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  • I need to make this for my husband. - 11/29/17

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  • Tasty recipe - 11/21/17

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  • This sounds good - 11/20/17

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  • It isn't a recipe. Three cans and two packages of industrial seasoning do not make a recipe. - 11/14/17

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  • DELICIOUS - 11/9/17

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  • Made this for my family and it was so good! Too spicy for my 9 y/o but everybody else enjoyed it! - 11/5/17

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  • great - 10/20/17

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