Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Vegetarian Taco Soup

This is a tiny bit adapted from my friend Melissa's taco soup recipe. 
She is by far the best vegetarian cook that I know.
 I love love love picking her brain for recipes. Thanks, friend!
p.s. I'm making it for small group this week...miss you guys so much! 

1/2 lb. morning star ground beef substitute
1 onion, chopped
1/4 jalapeƱo, finely chopped

1 tomato, chopped
1 can pinto beans, drained and rinsed (15 oz)
1 can dark red kidney beans, drained and rinsed (16 oz)
1 can black beans, drained and rinsed (15 oz)
1 can shoe peg corn, drained and rinsed (11 oz)
1 can rotel diced tomatoes (10 oz)
1 small packet hidden valley ranch style dressing
1 low sodium/organic package taco seasoning
4 cans water

Brown together first 3 ingredients. 

Add all other ingredients.

Bring to a boil, reduce heat to simmer, simmer about 1 hour.

garnish options: cilantro, chips, cheese, tomatoes, avocado

enjoy :)