Easy Taco Soup Recipe with Black Beans {LOW CALORIE}

Easy Taco Soup Recipe with Black Beans

This easy taco soup recipe with black beans is low-calorie and delicious!

In this article for the best recipe for taco soup, you’ll find a list of toppings, a shopping list, a printable recipe card, even a nutrition label! This way you can make easy taco soup recipes any night of the week.

Easy Taco Soup Recipe with Black Beans

This easy taco soup recipe with black beans is only 245 calories! You can make this taco soup quick and easy for delicious, low-calorie weeknight dinners.

Options to make easy taco soup with ranch dressing, or with my famous homemade taco seasoning (featured on the Rachael Ray Show!) are included. Making taco soup recipes versatile, to see what everyone’s cravings.

This easy taco soup recipe with black beans is only 245 calories!

Easy Taco Soup Recipe with Black Beans

This is the best taco soup recipe! Along with the shareable recipe card, you’ll find extra taco soup ingredients including a toppings list. You’ll also find a shopping list, nutrition label, and even my famous homemade taco seasoning.

We tried to do everything we could to make this taco soup recipe easy, including all of the sections below. We’ve even included a simple how to guide, so that you can make taco soup with black beans easy and fast.

Easy Taco Soup Recipe with Black Beans

Whether you decide make this taco soup with ground beef, or as directed with chicken, you will learn how to make taco soup low calorie and healthy in the sections below.

What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Taco Soup Ingredients (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Taco Soup with Black Beans
  • Easy Taco Soup Recipe with Black Beans (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calorie in Taco Soup

We shaved hundreds of calories from the original taco soup recipe. But we did this without sacrificing flavor, or texture. Plus this is probably one of the most hearty taco soup chili recipes you can find.

Up next, we make this taco soup simple with a handy shopping list.

Taco Soup Ingredients

Though this homemade taco soup recipe calls for chicken broth, you can make taco soup with beef broth. You can also use vegetable broth… Just use what you have on hand.

Should you want to make beef taco soup, simply swap out the chicken, for 1 pound of beef. And brown it as you would the chicken.

Easy Taco Soup Recipe with Black Beans

To help keep this taco soup recipe is simple enough for a weeknight meals, we’ve included a shopping list. I recommend taking a screenshot on your phone so you have it at your fingertips the next time you go shopping.

Shopping List for Taco Soup Recipes:

  • Olive oil spray
  • Chicken breast (boneless and skinless)
  • Onion 
  • Garlic 
  • Jalapeño
  • Homemade taco seasoning (or store-bought)
  • Cans of diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • Low-sodium chicken broth
  • Tomato sauce 
  • Frozen corn
  • Black beans
  • Juice of 1 lime

Optional Toppings:

  • Shredded cheese
  • Pickled jalapeños
  • Sliced tortillas
  • Greek Yogurt in place of sour cream
  • Sliced avocado
Easy Taco Soup Recipe with Black Beans

If you want to make taco soup with ranch, simply swap out the homemade taco seasoning, for 1 tablespoon of organic ranch seasoning.

Special Tip: You can find the measurements in the shareable recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of this easy taco soup recipe with black beans you’d like to make, and the recipe card will do the math for you!

Up next… You’ll learn how do you make taco soup healthy and low-calorie.

How to Make Taco Soup with Black Beans

In the section above, we talked about how to make taco soup recipe with beef, and how to make taco soup with ranch seasoning.

Whether you want to make beef taco soup recipe, or chicken as shown below, this easy how to guide will teach you the best way to make easy taco soup recipes low in calories and healthy.

Easy Taco Soup Recipe with Black Beans

To recap, you can swap out the taco seasoning, for organic ranch seasoning to make ranch taco soup. Or use beef in place of chicken to make a beef taco soup recipe.

How to Make Taco Soup:

  1. Heat a large pot over medium-high heat. Spray with olive oil and add the chicken and onions.
  2. Cook, flipping the chicken, until browned and onions softened, about 5 minutes. (Note, chicken will not be fully cooked)
  3. Add in the garlic, jalapeños and taco seasoning, cook for an additional 1 minute.
  4. Add in diced tomatoes, broth and tomato sauce. Bring to a boil, then lower to medium-low heat and cover. Cook for 30 minutes.
  5. Remove the chicken and shred, add back to the pot along with the corn and black beans.
  6. Add in lime juice, mix together and serve with desired toppings.

Special Tip: Below, and the shareable recipe card, you can find this how to make taco soup guide, along with measurements, optional toppings, nutrition and more.

Up next… You’ll find a recipe card for this easy taco soup recipe with black beans. You can pin it to your Pinterest walls, or share it with your foodie friends.

Easy Taco Soup Recipe with Black Beans

This section will combine everything you need to make the best recipe for taco soup.

You’ll find measurements, directions, nutrition, and even a video of Rachael Ray and I making my famous homemade taco seasoning.

Easy Taco Soup Recipe with Black Beans

Easy Taco Soup Recipe with Black Beans

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This low calorie easy taco soup recipe with black beans and chicken is hearty and filling!
We use our famous homemade Taco Seasoning (featured on the Rachael Ray Show!) in this recipe, but you can use store-bought, or even ranch dressing mix in it's place for a taco soup with ranch seasoning.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 10 servings
Calories 245 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • Olive oil spray
  • 1 chicken breast boneless and skinless
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 jalapeño seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 2 14.5 oz cans diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup tomato sauce 8-oz can
  • 2 cups frozen corn
  • 1 14.5 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • Juice of 1 lime

Optional Toppings:

  • Shredded cheese
  • Pickled jalapeños
  • Sliced tortillas
  • Greek Yogurt in place of sour cream
  • Sliced avocado

Instructions
 

  • Heat a large pot over medium-high heat. Spray with olive oil and add the chicken and onions.
  • Cook, flipping the chicken, until browned and onions softened, about 5 minutes. (Note, chicken will not be fully cooked)
  • Add in the garlic, jalapeños and taco seasoning, cook for an additional 1 minute.
  • Add in diced tomatoes, broth and tomato sauce. Bring to a boil, then lower to medium-low heat and cover. Cook for 30 minutes.
  • Remove the chicken and shred, add back to the pot along with the corn and black beans.
  • Add in lime juice, mix together and serve with desired toppings.

Video

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupCalories: 245kcalCarbohydrates: 38.1gProtein: 22.1gFat: 1.7gSaturated Fat: 0.4gCholesterol: 26mgSodium: 510mgPotassium: 1007mgFiber: 9.1gSugar: 6.8gCalcium: 83mgIron: 4mg
Keyword Main Course
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Nutrition and Calorie in Taco Soup

Not all taco soup recipes are made the same, this low calorie taco soup recipe is much healthier than the average taco soup chili.

So if you’re looking to keep calories low, be sure to see the best taco soup recipe above!

Easy Taco Soup Recipe with Black Beans

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