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Slow Cooker Taco Soup, served with cheese and chips

Slow Cooker Taco Soup

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This mouthwatering soup is perfect on a winter's day.



  • 1 pound lean or extra-lean ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 (16-ounce) can chili beans, with liquid
  • 1 (15-ounce) can kidney beans, with liquid
  • 1 (15-ounce) can whole-kernel corn, with liquid
  • 1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce (low-sodium)
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 (14.5-ounce) cans peeled and diced tomatoes (low-sodium)
  • 1 (4-ounce) can diced green chili peppers
  • 1 package taco seasoning mix (low-sodium)


In a medium skillet, cook the ground beef until browned over medium heat. Drain. Place the ground beef, onion, chili beans, kidney beans, corn, tomato sauce, water, diced tomatoes, green chili peppers and taco seasoning mix in a slow cooker. Mix to blend and cook on low setting for eight hours.

Dietary and Nutrition


Pulses provide protein, complex carbohydrates, and several vitamins and minerals. Like other plant-based foods, they contain no cholesterol and little fat or sodium. Pulses also provide iron, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc and other minerals, which play a variety of roles in maintaining good health.

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Pulses, which include chickpeas/garbanzo beans, dry peas and lentils, are increasingly being recognized for their role in promoting good health.

On the Pulse of Healthful Eating Using More Pulse Foods In Your Diet (FN1714, Reviewed March 2024)

Pulses are a type of legume characterized by seeds that grow in pods. These ancient crops have been used in worldwide cuisine for thousands of years. Pulses include chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans), lentils and dry peas.

This recipe was analyzed for nutrition using Food Processor SQL Nutrition and Fitness Software and tested in the kitchen.