Slow-Cooker Cheesy Beef and Bean Soup

Ingredients

1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1 package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
1 can (16 oz) pinto beans, drained, rinsed
1 can (16 oz) red beans, drained, rinsed
1 can (15 oz) crushed tomatoes, undrained
2 cans (4.5 oz each) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
1 cup Old El Paso™ Thick ‘n Chunky salsa
1 1/2 cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1 1/2 cups Green Giant™ Steamers™ Niblets® frozen corn
3/4 cup diced yellow onion
1 teaspoon dried minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
Toppings (tortilla chips, sour cream, Cheddar cheese, chopped avocado), if desired

Steps

  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2 Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, place beef and remaining ingredients except toppings.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 9 hours. Garnish each serving with toppings.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
  • Smartpoints 8
  • Calories 280
  • Total Fat 7g
  • Saturated Fat 2 1/2g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 35mg
  • Sodium 1110mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 34g
  • Dietary Fiber 8g
  • Sugars 6g
  • Protein 19g