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Slow-Cooker Southwest Beef and Bean Soup

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Slow-Cooker Southwest Beef and Bean Soup
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 7 hr 20 min
  • Servings 8
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Come home to a hearty beef and bean soup! Get a head start by using thawed Make-Ahead Mexican Ground Beef in place of the ground beef and taco seasoning mix.
Updated Jan 24, 2014

Ingredients

Soup

  • 1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1 package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
  • 1 can (15.5 oz) red beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 can (15 oz) pinto beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 can (15 oz) crushed tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 cans (4.5 oz each) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
  • 1 cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
  • 1 1/2 cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn (from 12-oz bag), thawed
  • 3/4 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 teaspoon dried minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Toppings, if desired

  • Shredded Cheddar cheese
  • Chopped avocado
  • Tortilla chips
Make With
Make With
Old El Paso

Steps

  • 1
    In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2
    Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, mix beef and remaining ingredients except toppings.
  • 3
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 9 hours. Garnish individual servings with toppings.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    For a vegetarian soup, omit the beef and substitute vegetable broth for chicken broth.
  • tip 2
    Substitute Progresso® black beans, red kidney beans or chick peas for the red beans or pinto beans.

Nutrition

280 Calories, 7g Total Fat, 19g Protein, 34g Total Carbohydrate, 6g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
60
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
1110mg
46%
Potassium
660mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
8g
32%
Sugars
6g
Protein
19g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 Lean Meat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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