Vegan Taco Soup – In the Crockpot

Vegan Taco Soup – In the Crockpot

This vegan taco soup is gluten free, dairy free, and soy free.  It couldn’t be much easier to make, and it’s always a hit with everyone!

What is taco soup?

Taco soup is simply everything that you like in your vegan tacos, yet stirred into a savory taco flavored broth of beans, corn and zucchini!

Why should I make this in the crockpot?

You can make this on the stovetop or in your crockpot.  It comes out delicious either way.  Using the crockpot just makes it easier.

  • Easy for busy days!
  • Great for summer when you don’t want to heat up your kitchen!
  • Perfect for picky eaters because they can pick their toppings!

Beans, zuchini, onions, and corn in a crock pot to make a gluten free vegan taco soup!

How do I make vegan taco soup?

First, dump in all the ingredients into your slow cooker

Next, turn it on and walk away.

Then, come back 5 -8 hours later.

Finally, top it with your favorite taco toppings and you have a delicious meal that everyone will love!

Can I change some of the ingredients?

Sure!  The fun part about this soup that it can be different every time.  You can add whatever veggies and beans that you like, then add some water and spices – adjust the spice level to make it mild, medium, or spicy, and let all the yummy flavors slowly cook together!

The gluten free vegan taco soup after it has cooked for a while in the crockpot. Easy vegan meal!

What do I put on top of this vegan taco soup?

When I make this soup, I set up a taco bar for my family.  That way everyone can customize their own bowl.  Kids especially love adding their favorites and making it their own.

Topping for the vegan taco soup. Vegan sour cream, tomatoes, cilantro, lime, olives, salsa, avocado and corn chips. thehiddenveggies.com

Set out vegan sour cream, vegan cheese, diced tomatoes, olives, cilantro, guacamole, and corn chips to make your taco bar and let them create a taco soup supreme!

This is great vegan party food!

This vegan taco soup is one of my favorite things to make for a vegan dinner party.  All my omni friends and family love it and since it is customizable, everyone gets what they like.

What are the best toppings for this soup?

My family always adds vegan sour cream!  When you stir it in, it creates a creamy savory soup that incredibly addictive!

Surprisingly, crumbled up corn chips are also a nice addition as well.

If you like cilantro, then it’s a must have topping!  Cilantro with a squeeze of lime makes almost any meal better in my opinion.

Kids always love lots of vegan cheese that melts and gets stretchy in their hot soup!

A bite of the gluten free vegan taco soup with beans, zucchini and corn and topped with taco toppings!

Play around with your toppings and leave your favorites in the comments below!

VEGAN TACO SOUP - IN THE CROCKPOT
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
5 hrs
Total Time
5 hrs 10 mins
 

An easy Mexican style soup with corn and beans topped with your favorite taco toppings.

Course: Soup
Cuisine: gluten free, Mexican, vegan
Keyword: vegan soup crockpot, vegan taco soup
Servings: 12
Calories: 72 kcal
Author: Monica
Ingredients
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cups zucchini cut in ¼ inch cubes
  • 2 cups beans of choice (drained and rinced)
  • 2 cups frozen corn
  • 10 cups water or veggie broth
  • 2 tsp taco or fajita seasoning
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp salt
Taco soup toppings: (all optional)
  • cherry tomatoes
  • olives
  • tortilla chips
  • vegan sour cream
  • vegan cheese
  • cilantro
  • lime
  • avacado
  • salsa
  • cayanne or additonal taco seasoning
Instructions
  1. Wash and chop the zucchini and onion and any other veggies that you choose to add.

  2. Drain and rinse the beans.

  3. Put all the ingredients in the crockpot.

  4. Set the crockpot to low and let it cook for 8 hours or set it to high and cook for for 5 hours.

  5. Add additional salt and spices to taste. (Taco seasoning vary in salt and spiciness, so you may have to adjust depending on the brand you use).

  6. Serve with your favorite taco toppings.

Recipe Notes
  • Nutrition facts are for the soup and do not include toppings.
  • If you want to make this a meatier soup, add a bag of vegan beefy crumbles like those from Beyond Meat or Beef-less grounds from Trader Joes.
  • You can also add a cup of TVP for a higher protein and more filling soup.
  • If you need this to be gluten free, make sure the taco seasoning that you use is gluten free.  Some have wheat.

 

Nutrition Facts
VEGAN TACO SOUP - IN THE CROCKPOT
Amount Per Serving (1.5 cups)
Calories 72
% Daily Value*
Sodium 403mg 17%
Potassium 252mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 0.8%
Vitamin C 7.7%
Calcium 2.2%
Iron 5.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Enjoy!

Pin the gluten free vegan taco soup recipe for later:Vegan taco soup made in the crockpot. Topped with all your favorite taco toppings you can build your own bowl. Gluten free, soy free, dairy free and nut free. Prefect for vegan parties or a vegan summer meal. No heating up you kitchen whtn you make it in the crockpot!

Learn how to make your own vegan sour cream from silken tofu!

Check out my vegan sour cream recipe!

This vegan sour cream is made with tofu and a few simple ingredients. It is gluten free and dairy free and can be made in less than 5 minutes.

 

 

 



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