In Ground Pork, Recipes, Soups & Stews


Pork Taco Soup

A rainy-day favorite that your kids will thank you for!
Course Appetizer, dinner, lunch, Soup
Cuisine American, Mexican


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 carrots sliced
  • 2-3 garlic cloves crushed
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 can tomato sauce
  • 1 can kidney beans
  • 1 lbs Johnston's ground pork
  • 1 to 1.5 cartons of beef or chicken stock
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1-2 jalapeno peppers sliced
  • 5 small tortillas cut into slivers
  • cilantro for garnish


  • Saute onion and garlic in oil, add ground pork and all seasonings. Add in carrots and continue to brown pork before pouring in soup stock.
  • In the same pot, pour in your tomato sauce. If it becomes too thick, add remaining soup stock as needed. Let simmer on medium-high
  • Once carrots are softened, add in kidney beans and continue to stir until combined and softened.
  • Meanwhile, slice your corn tortillas into slivers and pan-fry in a bit of oil until crispy.
  • To serve, top of soups with tortilla chips, cilantro, and sliced jalapeno. You can mix it up by adding corn, sour cream, and shredded cheese too!
  • Enjoy!

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