Simple Taco Soup
2 pounds ground beef
1 yellow onion, diced
4 cloves garlic, chopped
1 can (15 1/2 ounce) red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1 can (15 1/2 ounce) whole kernel corn
2 cans (14 1/2 ounce) diced tomatoes
1 can (14 1/2 ounce) tomatoes with chilies
2 cans (4 1/2 ounce) diced green chilies
1 package (1 1/4 ounce) taco seasoning mix
1 package (1 ounce) ranch salad dressing mix
2 cups water
1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon cumin
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1 teaspoon coarse grind peper
Brown ground beef in large stock pot with onion and garlic. When browned, drain excess fat through colander and return meat mixture to pot.
Add all remaining ingredients, stirring to integrate. Allow to simmer over low heat for at least 30 minutes.
Serve with jalapeno slices, shredded cheese and sour cream.
Feeds an army and always good the next day!