Taco Soup is one of those incredibly flavorful meals that involves nothing more than opening a few cans and packets, stirring together, and simmering.
1poundground beeffrozen, dehydrated, or substitute 1 can black beans that have been rinsed
2cans kidney beans
15ouncecan Tomato Sauce
3TablespoonsTaco Seasoning Mixor 1 packet
3TablespoonsRanch Dressing Mixor 1 packet
1+1/2 cups water
To assemble: Measure out all spices and seasonings and place in small zipper seal bag. Place bag in 2 gallon zipper seal bag along with all other ingredients, except water. Include printed copy of this recipe.
Open all cans but do not drain, with the exception of black beans, if using. Black beans should be drained and rinsed. Dump all ingredients into a medium pot. Stir.
Bring just to a boil over medium high heat and then reduce to low and simmer 5-10 minutes.
Serve warm, as is or with toppings of your choice such as cheese, sour cream, tortilla chips, salsa, avocado, etc. (We just usually serve it as it is)