Shortcut Nacho Soup

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With only five simple ingredients, this Shortcut Nacho Soup can be on the table in 30 minutes flat.  Using a boxed Au Gratin Potato Mix is the secret to this fast and hearty soup.

Shortcut Nacho Soup Recipe:

One soup, Five Simple Ingredients.  One of the five is a super, secret, shortcut recipe.

Ok, maybe it’s not truly a secret, but it is genius.

Box Au Gratin Potatoes

Milk

Rotel (diced tomatoes with green chilies)

Corn

Velveeta (also known as Cheese Melt)

With only five simple ingredients, this Shortcut Nacho Soup can be on the table in 30 minutes flat.  Using a boxed Au Gratin Potato Mix is the secret to this fast and hearty soup.

Take a second to digest this nacho soup with au gratin potatoes recipes.

First off, it’s so very tasty.  The Velveeta cheese melt and milk makes for a creamy, cheesy nacho soup.

Secondly, it’s hearty due to the au gratin potatoes.

And thirdly, and most importantly, it’s super economical. I buy most of my groceries at Aldi, and all five of these ingredients are budget-friendly.

With only five simple ingredients, this Shortcut Nacho Soup can be on the table in 30 minutes flat.  Using a boxed Au Gratin Potato Mix is the secret to this fast and hearty soup.

I want to send a big thank you to the famous Maryann and her mother-in-law Beth for sharing this shortcut nacho soup with me.

How to Make Nacho Potato Soup with Au Gratin Potatoes:

Instructions:

  1. In a large saucepan, heat water, au gratin potato mix (with seasoning), canned corn, and canned diced tomatoes with chilies.
  2. Simmer until the potatoes are tender, approximately 20 minutes. Stir often so that potatoes do not stick.
  3. Reduce heat to medium/low; add milk and diced Velveeta.
  4. Let warm on the burner until Velveeta is melted; stir until smooth.
  5. Top with crushed tortilla chips and/or shredded cheese if desired.
  6. This easy nacho soup would be great served along side Maryann’s Sweet Cornbread.

For the full recipe with ingredient list for boxed au gratin potato soup, scroll to the bottom of this post. 

With only five simple ingredients, this Shortcut Nacho Soup can be on the table in 30 minutes flat.  Using a boxed Au Gratin Potato Mix is the secret to this fast and hearty soup.

Notes About Shortcut Nacho Soup:

  • This nacho soup uses a boxed Au Gratin Potato Mix. That’s the secret ingredient to a quick and tasty nacho soup. Be sure to use the potatoes and the seasoning packet.
  • Do not drain the canned tomatoes with green chilies (also known as Rotel).
  • Substitute frozen corn for canned if desired. If you do use canned, drain it first before adding to this nacho potato soup.
  • Like a spicy potato taco soup?  Add Hot Rotel (diced tomatoes with chilies) instead of mild.
  • To change it up, add in a combination of Mexican Velveeta and Original Velveeta.
  • Try adding ground beef or chicken for a whole new boxed au gratin potato soup recipe.

With only five simple ingredients, this Shortcut Nacho Soup can be on the table in 30 minutes flat.  Using a boxed Au Gratin Potato Mix is the secret to this fast and hearty soup.

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Shortcut Nacho Soup

With only five simple ingredients, this Shortcut Nacho Soup can be on the table in 30 minutes flat.  Using a boxed Au Gratin Potato Mix is the secret to this fast and hearty soup.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Entree, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: boxed au gratin potato soup recipe, easy soup recipes with few ingredients, nacho potato soup, nacho potato soup with au gratin potatoes, nacho soup, nacho soup with au gratin potatoes, potato taco soup, shortcut nacho soup, tasty nacho soup
Servings: 6
Calories: 369kcal
Author: Barbara

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 4.7 ounces boxed Au Gratin Potatoes mix
  • 10 ounces diced tomatoes with green chilies (Rotel) (do not drain)
  • 15 ounces canned corn, drained
  • 1 pound Velveeta cheese melt, cubed
  • 2 cups milk

Instructions

  • In a large saucepan, combine water, au gratin potatoes (including mix packet), undrained diced tomatoes and chilies, and drained corn.
    With only five simple ingredients, this Shortcut Nacho Soup can be on the table in 30 minutes flat.  Using a boxed Au Gratin Potato Mix is the secret to this fast and hearty soup.
  • Simmer over medium heat until potatoes are cooked and tender, approximately 20 minutes. Stir often.
    With only five simple ingredients, this Shortcut Nacho Soup can be on the table in 30 minutes flat.  Using a boxed Au Gratin Potato Mix is the secret to this fast and hearty soup.
  • Reduce the heat to low, and add cubed Velveeta and milk. Heat until the cheese melts, and the soup is smooth.
    With only five simple ingredients, this Shortcut Nacho Soup can be on the table in 30 minutes flat.  Using a boxed Au Gratin Potato Mix is the secret to this fast and hearty soup.
  • Serve topped with crushed tortilla chips and/or shredded cheese if desired.
    With only five simple ingredients, this Shortcut Nacho Soup can be on the table in 30 minutes flat.  Using a boxed Au Gratin Potato Mix is the secret to this fast and hearty soup.

Notes

  • This nacho soup uses a boxed Au Gratin Potato Mix.  That's the secret ingredient to a quick and tasty nacho soup.  Be sure to use the potatoes and the seasoning packet.
  • Do not drain the canned tomatoes with green chilies (also known as Rotel).
  • Substitute frozen corn for canned if desired. If you do use canned, drain it first before adding to this nacho potato soup.
  • Like a spicy potato taco soup?  Add Hot Rotel (diced tomatoes with chilies) instead of mild.
  • To change it up, add in a combination of Mexican Velveeta and Original Velveeta.
  • Try adding ground beef or chicken for a whole new boxed au gratin potato soup recipe.
  • Love easy soup? Try our easiest and blog favorite Tuscan Soup with White Beans and Sausage. 

Nutrition

Calories: 369kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 1618mg | Potassium: 962mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 1116IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 545mg | Iron: 1mg

With only five simple ingredients, this Shortcut Nacho Soup can be on the table in 30 minutes flat.  Using a boxed Au Gratin Potato Mix is the secret to this fast and hearty soup.

 

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