Tex-Mex Potato Soup Recipe

This yummy soup bubbles away while you go about your life. Why not make it tonight?
  • Ready in: 45 minutes
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 30 minutes
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  • Servings: makes 6 servings

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cooking methods

  • Stovetop
  • Slow Cooker


  1. In large saucepan or Dutch oven over medium-high heat, cook and crumble ground beef, peppers and onions until no longer pink, about 5-6 minutes. Drain off liquid.
  2. Stir in water, Perfectly Potato Cheddar Soup Mix black beans, drained tomatoes and Mom's Favorite Taco Seasoning. Bring to a simmer (do not boil); reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Serve garnished with desired toppings.

Makes 6 servings.

Serve with a green salad and corn bread muffins.

Make Ahead & Freeze: Prepare step 1. Stir in beans, drained tomatoes and Mom's Favorite Taco Seasoning. Cool; transfer to a gallon freezer bag. Place in a gallon freezer bag with unopened package Perfectly Potato Cheddar Soup Mix. Seal well, label and freeze. Thaw completely. Continue with step 2 in a large saucepan or Dutch oven.

Slow Cooker Directions: Prepare step 1 in a large skillet. Transfer to a 5-quart or larger slow cooker. Continue with step 2, cooking on LOW 5-6 hours.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Big Hit! 4:00 and no dinner plans - Yikes! Found this recipe and had all the ingredients (or at least close-enough substitutions). Will definitely keep this recipe handy - everyone who tried it loved it! (Couldn’t get littlest ones to try it - more for me!)
Date published: 2018-01-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Soup Ever! This was absolutely delightful. Will be making it often
Date published: 2018-01-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Warm you up Another use for Perfectly Potaro Cheddar Soup mix that was a hit! So many flavors. Fritos was a perfect topper for it. Will definitely make again.
Date published: 2017-10-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So good! This is so good and so easy to put together. It's great on a cold day.
Date published: 2017-10-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Delicious soup for a chilly fall evening! Our family loved this flavorful soup on a rainy night. I used a Sante Fe pepper from our garden and "Busy Day Beef" (see recipe) so it was super easy to put in the slow cooker.
Date published: 2017-09-26
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