Follower Friday: Taco Soup

Happy Freaking Friday!
Heather, one of my followers, was chosen to share a recipe today.  Heather and I went to the same high school - go Broncos!  We sang in the Madrigal Choir together.  An all girl choir was way too much fun!  She is an absolute sweetheart.  I won't share too much about her because she wrote a nice little bio herself.  Take it away, Heather!

My name is Heather. I am married to Thomas. We have two sweet kids, Eleanor (3) and Thomas (1). We also have a little boy on the way. I love to cook and bake. It is one of my favorite things to do! I hardly ever follow recipes and tweak pretty much every recipe I make. I have a food blog and would love some more followers. I have been a horrible blogger lately between moving, being pregnant and chasing after my two kids, but will be posting another recipe very soon.
Check out my blog, Food from the Sellers
This is one of my favorite recipes. My sweet friend Melissa gave me this recipe and then as usual I tweaked it. Cooler weather is coming and this is perfect for one of those cool days. I hope you enjoy this as much as I have! (At the end I included a homemade tortilla chips recipe. I don't remember where it came from, but my family loves them.)
Taco Soup
(based off of a recipe from Melissa Borders)
1 onion
2 lbs hamburger
3 packages of ranch dressing powder
2 packages taco seasoning
2 cans corn-drained
1 can pinto beans
2 cans black beans
1 can red kidney beans
1 can diced tomatoes
1 can tomatoes with chilies
Brown hamburger. Then add onions, 2 ranch dressing powder and 1 taco seasoning. Cook until the onions are translucent.

Put in crock pot. Add all beans, tomatoes, corn, taco seasoning packet and ranch dressing packet. Cook on low for 4-6 hours.
Serve with sour cream, cheese and homemade tortilla chips (see below for recipe). Enjoy!
Homemade Tortilla Chips
corn tortillas
vegetable cooking spray
salt (if desired)

Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Cut corn tortilla chips into to desired shape (we cut ours into strips) and place on cooking sheet. Spray the top of the tortillas with cooking spray. Sprinkle with salt. Place in the oven and cook for 10-20 minutes at 425. Be sure to check often, they burn easily. Serve over taco soup.


  1. Mmmmm. . . its supposed to be stormy on Monday. I'm thinking this will be dinner!

  2. I didn't know you had a food blog! THis is awesome!

    1. This just made my WHOLE day! :) Thanks Laura!