Simple Vegetarian Taco Soup

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With everyone stuck at home, give yourself a break with this simple soup that uses canned ingredients and tons of spices. It’s the perfect go-to weeknight meal!Simple Vegetarian Taco Soup -

Simple Vegetarian Taco Soup


  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • ½ large yellow onion peeled & diced
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • 2 14.5-oz cans stewed tomatoes
  • 1 15-oz can of red beans
  • 1 15-oz can of corn
  • 1 15-oz cans black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 10-oz can diced tomatoes & green chilies
  • 2 ½ cups water
  • 1 packet ranch seasoning mix
  • Salt/pepper to taste


  • Green Onions
  • Chopped cilantro
  • Sour cream
  • Shredded cheddar cheese


Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and sauté until softened, stirring frequently for 3-4 minutes. Add garlic and stir frequently until fragrant, about 30-60 seconds. Do not let the garlic burn.

Stir in cumin, chili powder, paprika, stewed tomatoes, beans, diced tomatoes & chiles, corn, ranch packet and water until combined.

Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then reduce heat to low. Continue to simmer for about 15 minutes, until liquid is reduced by a quarter. Remove from heat and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Serve with your favorite toppings and Enjoy!

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Andrea Mathis, MA, RDN, LD, is an Alabama-based dietitian, mom and owner of Beautiful Eats & Things. Check out her website for easy, delicious recipes, health & wellness info, and DIY/lifestyle hacks! You can also connect with her on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.