Weight Watchers Taco Soup

6 servings
1 hr 5 min

Want to enjoy a warm and delicious meal while staying on track with your healthy eating goals? Try this Weight Watchers taco soup recipe! This easy-to-make dish is full of flavorful ingredients and low in points, so you can prepare it as part of any diet plan – and it’s sure to please even the most discerning taste buds.

Not only will this hearty soup satisfy cravings while keeping your weight loss mission on course, but making it yourself will also result in big savings compared to pre-packaged versions. Let’s dig in and learn more about how to make this quick, tasty, nutritious meal!

weight watchers friendly taco soup recipe

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What pairs well with taco soup recipes?

To really bring out the flavors of Weight Watchers taco soup, pair it with a side of shredded cheese, fresh chopped onion, and avocado slices. A dollop of sour cream is also a great accompaniment. If you prefer something more energizing and filling, serve it with some tortilla chips (or protein chips), salsa, and guacamole. This will turn your Weight Watchers taco soup into a comforting yet hearty meal that everybody in the family will enjoy. Check out these taco sides that go well with this weight watchers friendly soup!

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Points for Weight Watchers taco soup

Weight Watchers taco soup is an easy and delicious way to stay on plan without sacrificing flavor. With just a few simple ingredients and 3 points per serving, it’s the perfect weeknight dinner for families on Weight Watchers. To make the process even simpler, have all of your ingredients prepped, cans open and ready to go before you start cooking.

weight watchers taco soup ingredients

WW has definitely changed from 2020 to now. They went from three to one plan to multiple plans and back to one plan again. So in 2023, we have just plain old “POINTS.”

Which WW Program are these points for?

WW has definitely changed from 2020 to now. They went from three to one plan to multiple plans and back to one plan again. So in 2023, we have just plain old “POINTS.”

  • Be sure to calculate the points value of the foods and recipes you eat in the app.
  • Always add ingredients and serving sizes and don’t rely on the nutrition facts in the recipe.
  • Accuracy will come from the information you input on the app.

You can even save time by using a store-bought taco seasoning mix, if you’d like. For an extra thick soup texture, carefully blend half of the soup in a blender and return it to the pot to heat through before serving. Enjoy this WW taco soup any time with no guilt!

How to make weight watchers friendly taco soup

Fry onions and green peppers in olive oil over medium heat in a large pot. Once tender, add in garlic and jalapeno peppers, then add ground turkey broken into pieces with a wooden spoon until its brown.

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Add in the chilli powder, cumin, paprika, onion powder and oregano in the pot until you can the spices are fragrant and excess is liquid is evaporated.

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Add the chicken broth and tomatoes and bring it to a boil once then simmer for about half hour. Skim any fat off the top using a shallow ladle spoon. Add the refried beans and corn and heat it 5 minutes, then remove form heat.

Serve with your favorite taco toppings in bowls.

Weight Watchers Taco Soup
Recipe details
  • 6  servings
  • Prep time: 20 Minutes Cook time: 45 Minutes Total time: 1 hr 5 min
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  • Olive oil- 1 tsp
  • Uncooked onion -1 medium, yellow, chopped
  • Uncooked bell pepper -1 medium, green, chopped
  • Garlic clove -4 clove(s), finely chopped
  • Jalapeño pepper- 1 medium, seeded and finely chopped
  • Chili powder - 1 Tbsp
  • Ground cumin-1 tsp
  • Smoked paprika -1 tsp
  • Ground oregano - 1 tsp
  • Canned diced tomatoes -29 oz, fire-roasted
  • Canned black beans - 15 oz, rinsed and drained
  • Uncooked 93% lean ground turkey - 12 oz
  • Frozen corn kernels -1 cup(s)
  • Canned chicken broth - 3 cup(s)

Heat olive oil In a large pot over medium heat. Add onion and green peppers; cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender and soft, about 5 minutes.
Add garlic and jalapeno, and continue cooking, stirring, for about 2 minutes. Add ground turkey, and cook, breaking up any large pieces with a wooden spoon, until no longer pink, 3 to 4 minutes.
Stir in chili powder, cumin, paprika, oregano, onion powder,  and cook, stirring until spices are fragrant and any remaining liquid is absorbed, about 1 minute.
Add broth and tomatoes; bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook until flavors marry, about 30 minutes.
Using a shallow ladle or wide spoon, skim off any  fat on the top. Add in beans and corn, and heat through, another 5 minutes.
Remove from heat. Ladle soup into bowls, and garnish each bowl with your favorite taco toppings.
Michele Brosius
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