Taco soup too spicy. How can I cool it down?

  • Posted by: Marcia
  • January 16, 2014


bigpan January 17, 2014
I made some chili the other day and got a bit heavy handed with the heat. For a 2 quart pot, I added about 3 tablespoons of ketchup and juice from half a lemon. It cut the heat quite a bit. I suggest playing around a bit with the above, plus, consider adding a bit more stock, which you can always thicken later.
lauraballou January 17, 2014
Add a bit of honey.
plainhomecook January 16, 2014
Agree with above answers - also, you could remove some of the broth and replace it with stock; and add lime juice and sugar.
kimhw January 16, 2014
More stock and more of all the non-spicy ingredients.
ceeteebee January 16, 2014
Depending on the soup, you could add a slurry of corn meal + water or broth; cream/sour cream; or serve it with a lot of fixings that would cut the spiciness--cheese, avocado, sour cream etc.
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