[CnD] Hearty Taco Soup

Sherri Crum sssmiley77 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 7 22:03:01 GMT 2012

Hearty Taco Soup
(serve with cornbread)

1 lb. ground beef or turkey
1 pkt. taco seasoning mix
1 14.5-oz. can beef broth
1 14.5-oz. can peeled diced tomatoes with garlic and oregano (Italian style)
1 1/2 tomato cans of water
1 15-oz. can Ranch Style Beans with Jalepenos-undrained.
1 8-oz. can whole kernel corn, undrained
2 small carrots, peeled and diced
1 medium onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp ground oregano
salt to taste
dash Worcestershire sauce
1/3 C. uncooked small pasta shells
grated cheddar or Monterey jack cheese for garnish

In large pot brown meat. Drain fat. Mix everything together except
pasta and cheese. Bring to a boil,  then simmer 5 minutes. Add pasta
and continue to simmer until pasta  is tender, about 15 minutes. Add
more water to adjust consistency, if  desired.

Garnish with cheese. Makes 4 - 6 servings

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