The Tradition At Our Haunted House: Trick or Treat Taco Soup

This taco soup recipe post is an updated version of last year’s post. It’s that good and worth a second run! Tradition lives on from Halloween to Halloween at our haunted house aka Places In The Home.

Trick or Treat Taco Soup is on the spooktacular supper menu  as per the request of family and friends who have come to expect it over the years.  It is the perfect and easy make ahead soup– one that warms the bones after a day of ghoulish fun and a night of busy trick or treating with the kids and/or handing out Halloween candy.

Trick or Treat Taco Soup


1 lb. ground beef

1 onion chopped

1 package taco seasoning mix

1 package dry ranch salad dressing mix

1 8 ounce can tomato sauce

2 cans pinto beans

2 cans whole kernel corn, undrained

2 cans diced tomatoes, undrained

1 can Mexican flavored tomatoes

2 ½- 3 cups water



Brown the ground beef and onion; drain off grease and add dry seasonings. Add the tomato sauce, beans, corn, tomatoes, and water. Bring to a low boil to allow all flavors to blend. Reduce heat and simmer for at least 1 hour.  Serve with corn chips or hot cornbread.  Garnish with sour cream, shredded cheese or green onions.



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