1 medium sweet onion, diced
2 cans pinto beans
1 can whole kernel corn, drained
1 can Mexican-style stewed tomatoes
1 can diced tomatoes
1 package taco seasoning mix
1 package ranch dressing mix
3 cups water
Corn or tortilla chips
Sour cream, grated cheese, chopped green onions, chopped jalapeno to garnish (optional)
1. Brown ground beef and onion in a large pot. Drain excess fat.
2. Add beans, corn, tomatoes, taco seasoning, ranch dressing mix and water. Bring to a boil and simmer partially covered over low heat for at least 1 hour.
3. To serve, place chips in each bowl and ladle soup on top. Garnish as desired with sour cream, cheese, onions, and/or jalapenos.