Soups & Salads

Easy Slow Cooker Taco Soup

Posted: November 25

Time: 6 hours 10 minutes

Yield: 10 servings

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Easy Slow Cooker Taco Soup makes Taco Tuesday easy peasy! Throw these simple ingredients into your slow cooker and, voila, later you have a delicious Taco Soup to welcome you home! With ground meat, corn, black beans, tomatoes, and delicious seasoning, you'll love this super-easy and yummy dish. Easy Slow Cooker Taco Soup is nothing but flavor and heartiness; it’ll warm you up from the inside out!


2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 yellow onion, diced
2 pounds ground beef, turkey, or venison
1 (28 ounce) can corn, drained
1 (28 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes
3 cups water
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon cumin
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon cilantro
1 (1 ounce) packet ranch dressing seasoning
For the optional toppings:
cheese, to taste
sour cream, to taste
avocado, to taste
tortilla chips, to taste


Step 1

In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat.

Step 2

Add the garlic and onion and saute until the onion is translucent, about 4-5 minutes.

Step 3

Add the ground beef to the saucepan and brown it until it's cooked through, about 5-7 minutes.

Step 4

Drain the beef mixture of fat.

Step 5

Add the beef to the slow cooker.

Step 6

Add the corn, black beans, diced tomatoes, and water into the slow cooker.

Step 7

Season with the salt, pepper, cumin, chili powder, cilantro, and ranch dressing packet. Stir together until mixed well.

Step 8

Cover and cook on low for 4-6 hours.

Step 9

Serve with your favorite toppings.

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