Taco Soup Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Taco Soup.


There are 278 calories in Taco Soup.


Nutrition Facts
Taco Soup
Serving Size:


cup (254 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 78
Calories 278

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8.6 grams

Saturated Fat 3 grams

Trans Fat 0.3 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.7 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 3.5 grams

Cholesterol 38 milligrams

Sodium 586 milligrams

Potassium 740 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 33 grams

Dietary Fiber 7.2 grams

Sugars 8.6 grams
Protein 20 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Food / Beverages > Bakery / Deli > Prepared & Preserved Foods > Soups / Chilis / Stews (Perishable)

How long would it take to burn off 280 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 75 minutes
Running (6mph) 27 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 39 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What is the difference between chili and taco soup?

Although some of the ingredients are similar, there are quite a few differences between taco soup and chili. Many chili recipes call for a Tex-Mex seasoning, like chili powder. The ingredients in chili can vary, but when beans are used, more often than not, it is pinto or kidney beans.

What is the difference between taco soup and tortilla soup?

taco soup is made with either chicken or ground beef. It has rotel, beans, corn and thicker like a stew. Tortilla soup is more of a broth based and not as hearty.

Where does taco soup come from?

Taco soup

Taco soup topped with cheese, tortilla chips and sliced avocado
Type Soup
Place of origin 1950s Southwestern United States
Main ingredients Ground beef, tomatoes, green chilis, onions, corn, beans, taco seasoning
Cookbook: Taco soup

What do you eat with taco soup?

What to Serve with Taco Soup

  1. Mexican Rice.
  2. Tortilla Chips and Dip.
  3. Salad.
  4. Cornbread.
  5. Mexican Corn.
  6. Biscuits or Rolls.
  7. Breadbowls.
  8. Crackers.

Who came up with taco soup?

Although the exact origin of tortilla soup is unknown, it is known that it comes from the Mexico City area in Mexico. Traditional tortilla soup is made with chicken broth combined with roasted tomatoes, onion, garlic, chiles and tortillas, cut into strips and fried.

How do you thicken taco soup?

HOW TO THICKEN TACO SOUP. Thicken taco soup by adding a few tablespoons of tomato paste, until you reach the consistency you want. You can also add more meat and black beans to add bulk to the soup.

Is tortilla soup actually Mexican?

Without a doubt the tortilla soup is one of the most representative dishes of the Mexican gastronomy. Its origin is attributed to the state of Tlaxcala (soil of maize) and the dish represents the fusion between the Prehispanic cultures with the Spanish.

How do you make taco soup less spicy?

Adding any or all of the following ingredients can help reduce the heat:

  1. Something sweet (sugar, honey, etc.)
  2. More liquid (water or broth)
  3. Something starchy (like potatoes, rice, or pasta)
  4. Something acidic (tomatoes, wine, citrus, etc.)
  5. Dairy (yogurt, sour cream, milk, cheese)