Lunch Box Taco Chicken Soup

Freeze this in individual servings for a delicious lunch box treat.

Preparation time

  • Prep Time 20 mins
  • Total Time 40 mins
  • Yield 8 cups


  • 2 slices bacon, diced
  • 1 cup mushroom, sliced
  • 2/3 cup onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup red pepper, diced
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, diced
  • 1 (12 ounce) cans kernel corn
  • 2 cups taco sauce or 2 cups salsa
  • 1/2-1 tablespoon taco seasoning, I use Bulk Taco Seasoning Mix


  1. Cook bacon, until crisp, in a large saucpan.
  2. Add vegetables and cook until onion is soft.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for about 10 minutes.
  4. Cool completely and then freeze in single serve containers. Defrost overnight, then warm in microwave until heated through. Pour into thermos and pack in lunch.
  5. Send along small containers of cheddar and/or montery jack cheese, if desired, for garnish. This soup goes great with tortilla chips!