Queso Soup (Taco Soup)

This is a great comfort food soup that stores well in fridge or freezer.  A perfect (and warm) alternative to a taco salad while trying to avoid tortillas and carbs. Garnish with cheese, sour cream, fresh tomatoes, olives, or anything else you would put on a taco.

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Ingredients:

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • 6 oz cream cheese
  • 2 10 oz cans diced tomatoes with onions and garlic
  • 1 small can of green chiles (diced)
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2½ cups beef broth (add more to thin soup)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 packet of taco seasoning
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  • Brown ground beef and onions together then drain.
  • In a large saucepan add ground beef and cream cheese.
  • With a spoon mash the cream cheese into the ground beef so that it will combine smoothly as it melts.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer on low for 30 minutes.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste and serve.
  • You can also add shredded cheese and sour cream to each bowl of soup.

Originally found on kaseytrenum.com

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