Put a twist on Taco Tuesday with Taco Twist Soup! Dance with the chili spices and taco seasonings! Sing along with the melody of the savory beef broth, fragrant garlic, and spicy picante sauce! Revel in the delightful taco toppings like classic cheese and tangy sour cream! Yes, taco night deserves a little excitement, even more than tacos can provide. Taco Twist Soup can provide, and then some!

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  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 cups vegetable broth or reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 1/2 cups picante sauce
  • 1 cup spiral pasta
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • cheddar cheese, optional, shredded, for topping
  • sour cream, optional, for topping
  • cilantro, optional, for topping


Step 1 –In a large saucepan, heat the oil over medium-high heat.

Step 2 –Add the onion and the garlic to the oil and cook, stirring, until crisp-tender, about 3-4 minutes.

Step 3 –Stir the broth, the beans, the tomatoes, the picante sauce, the pasta, the green pepper, the chili powder, and the cumin into the onion mixture.

Step 4 –Bring the mixture to a boil while stirring frequently.

Step 5 –Reduce the heat to low and cover the saucepan.

Step 6 –Simmer until the pasta is tender, about 10-12 minutes.

Step 7 –Serve with your favorite toppings.