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Easy Aztec Soup

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 16
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

To prepare the soup:

2
tablespoons olive oil
1/2
medium-sized onion, finely chopped
1
serrano chili pepper, finely chopped
1
garlic clove, chopped
1
lb ground beef
Salt and pepper, to taste
2
cups pinto beans, drained
2
cups enchilada sauce
1
(8 oz) can tomato paste
4
cups chicken or beef broth

To prepare the garnish:

Sour cream, to taste
Cheddar cheese, shredded, to taste
Chopped tomato, to taste
Chopped onion, to taste
Fresh cilantro, finely chopped
Tortilla chips, to taste

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

This soup can also be prepared with ground chicken or turkey.

Need a recipe you can prepare in 30 minutes or less? You’re in the right place! Now that the kids have gone back to school, we need meal ideas that can be whipped up in a flash so we don’t have to resort to fast food. This Aztec soup made with ground beef is flavorful and super easy to make. Arrange the garnish in a dish so the kids can be personalize their dish to their liking. The best thing about this soup is that you’ll save time in the kitchen, and be left with more time for family!

Directions

  • 1 Heat the vegetable oil in a pan over high heat.
  • 2 Sauté the onion and chili pepper for 2-3 minutes until the onion is translucent. Add the garlic and ground beef and let cook for 8-10 minutes, until the meat is completely cooked. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • 3 Add the pinto beans, red enchilada sauce, tomato paste, and chicken or beef broth. Cover and let cook over high heat for about 5 minutes until boiling. Reduce to low heat and cook for an additional 10 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • 4 Serve the soup in bowls and garnish with sour cream, shredded cheese, tomato, onion and chopped for a cilantro. Pair with tortilla chips. Enjoy!

Need a recipe you can prepare in 30 minutes or less? You’re in the right place! Now that the kids have gone back to school, we need meal ideas that can be whipped up in a flash so we don’t have to resort to fast food. This Aztec soup made with ground beef is flavorful and super easy to make. Arrange the garnish in a dish so the kids can be personalize their dish to their liking. The best thing about this soup is that you’ll save time in the kitchen, and be left with more time for family!

Rate and Comment

Leslie Limon Leslie Limon
September 20, 2016

Need a recipe you can prepare in 30 minutes or less? You’re in the right place! Now that the kids have gone back to school, we need meal ideas that can be whipped up in a flash so we don’t have to resort to fast food. This Aztec soup made with ground beef is flavorful and super easy to make. Arrange the garnish in a dish so the kids can be personalize their dish to their liking. The best thing about this soup is that you’ll save time in the kitchen, and be left with more time for family!