For Lunch: Fast Fiesta Soup

We tried Kim B.’s Fast Fiesta Soup today for lunch, and everyone declared it dinner-worthy, in spite of the fact that it took about 2 minutes to prepare. It was thick and hearty and cost just over $2 for the entire pot. Perfect for the end of a long shopping day when you arrive home late and tired. A fresh loaf of crusty bread would be nice for dipping, or maybe tortilla chips.
Kim’s recipe is very flexible. Here’s what we used:

Fast Fiesta Soup

1 can corn, undrained
1 can diced tomatoes, undrained
1 can tomato soup + 1 can water
1 can black beans, undrained
1 can pinto beans, undrained
1 tsp. minced garlic
1 Tbs. minced dried onions

Dump all in a pot, heat thoroughly, and serve. Ours made a nice thick hearty broth and needed no additional seasoning. With fresh onions, you might need to simmer a bit longer.

Be sure to check out the rest of Kim’s website, Large Family Logistics, for many encouraging tips on running a household, keeping up with cleaning, training children, and cooking for a crowd.


  1. Sounds yummy, Kim! This and the Mexican Casserole are both on my menu for the week.

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