Taco soup is one of my favorite soups to prepare, especially on a chilly evening. Ground beef makes it filling while the peppers give it a ton of Southwestern flavor. What makes this taco soup even better is the fact that it can be cooked in the Instant Pot. So in less than 30 minutes, you can be enjoying a hearty soup that will warm your belly. Try this Instant Pot Easy Taco Soup Recipe next time you are short on time! For more delicious beef soup check out Crockpot Hamburger Macaroni Soup.
Why this instant pot soup recipe is awesome
It’s taco soup – made fast! Creamy, spicy, hearty – it’s exactly what you’re going to want on a cold day. This Instant Pot Taco Soup is a delicious quick and easy weeknight dinner recipe.
- ground beef
- diced tomatoes
- anaheim pepper
- cayenne pepper
- chili powder
- cumin - buy my favorite here
- frozen corn
- white onion
- black beans
- chili beans or kidney beans
- vegetable broth (can also use chicken broth) - click to see what I use
- cheddar cheese (optional)
Why you need an Instant Pot
Why should you make taco soup in Instant Pot? Well, first of all, using an Instant Pot will make your life a lot easier. It cooks meals so quickly, you don't have to spend hours you don't have in the kitchen. This Instant Pot is highly rated (over 55,000 4.5 star reviews) and great for a family. Click here to buy the one we use.
How to make Instant Pot taco soup
Place the ground beef and minced garlic in the Instant Pot. Make sure you thaw your ground beef ahead of time. Cook on saute for 5 minutes. Toss in onions and cook for 2 more minutes.
Now add all the taco seasoning spices to the pot and stir.
Add in tomatoes, Anaheim peppers, jalapeno, and corn. Top this mixture with strained chili beans and black beans and stir well.
Add broth and water to the Instant Pot. Place the lid on pot and set to sealing position. Set timer to high pressure for 8 minutes.
Once the pot stops counting, release the pressure valve knob.
This pressure cooker taco soup is bursting with Southwestern flavor. You can serve it topped with cheese, sour cream, avocado and tortilla chips.
If you are looking for a great slow cooker taco soup, I love this one from Butter Your Biscuit.
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Instant Pot Taco Soup Recipe
- 1 lb ground beef
- 1 tablespoon minced garlic
- 2 tomatoes, sliced
- 1 Anaheim pepper, diced
- 1 jalapeno, diced
- 1 tablespoon paprika
- 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 1 tablespoon cumin
- 1 cup frozen corn
- 1 white onion, diced
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1 can black beans, strained
- 1 can pinto beans, strained
- 2 cups vegetable broth
- 2 cups water
- In a instant pot, place ground beef and minced garlic. Cook on saute for 5 minutes. Toss in onions and cook for 2 more minutes.
- Add in all the spices and stir.
- Add in tomatoes, anaheim peppers, jalapeno, and corn. Top with strained pinto beans and black beans. Stir well.
- Add in broth and water. Place lid on pot. Set to high pressure for 8 minutes.
- Once the pot stops counting release the pressure valve. Serve topped with cheese or sour cream.
This nutritional information is approximate and was calculated using online calculators. Your nutritional information may vary depending on numerous factors.
Frequently asked questions
Serve topped with cheese or sour cream. You can also serve this soup topped with tortilla strips. Click to buy our favorite tortilla strips.
Yes, ground turkey works well in this recipe. It is very versatile.
An Anaheim pepper is a mild type of chili pepper often found in Mexican and Southwestern cuisine. If you can't find Anaheim peppers, a poblano pepper offers a similar taste and heat level.
Taco soup is one of my very favorites. It's so full of flavor and is so filling. Yum!
The instant pot is a total wonder! This soup sounds so good and comforting for weeknights. Love the spiciness and all the flavors!
You had me at 30 minutes. I love being able to do quick comfort meal like this during a busy week.
Taco soup is one of my go-to favorites during cold winter months. Your recipe is different than what I'm used to, I'm excited to try someone else's version!