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Taco Soup (Crock Pot)

Here’s my version of a simple and speedy favorite that stands the test of time. If you can open cans, this soup is for you.

Ingredients
1 pound ground sirloin
2 (10-ounce) cans diced tomatoes and green chilies
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (15-ounce) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 (15-ounce) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
2 (11-ounce) cans Mexican style corn, drained
1 (4-ounce) can chopped green chilies, drained
1 (1 1/4-ounce) package taco seasoning mix
1 (1-ounce) package original ranch salad dressing mix
2 cups water
Instructions
1. In large nonstick skillet, over medium heat, cook meat until done, 5 minutes. Drain any excess grease.
2. In 3 1/2 -6-quart slow cooker, insert plastic liner if desired, and add cooked meat and all ingredients to pot. Cook on LOW 6-8 hours.

Makes 10 (1 cup) servings

Food Facts
Calories 317
Calories from Fat 12%
Fat 3g
Saturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 1406mg
Carbohydrates 37g
Dietary Fiber 8g
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 19g
Dietary Exchanges: 2 1/2 starch, 2 lean meat

Terrific Tidbit: To reduce the sodium, use reduced-sodium taco seasoning mix and then the recipe will be diabetic friendly!
I added sweet potatoes for a colorful nutritional boost.

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