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Instant Pot LOADED Taco Soup Recipe

Everyone needs an easy, go-to recipe that their family loves. This Instant Pot Taco Soup is a people pleaser with the added benefit of being quick and easy to clean up.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time16 mins
Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: Instant pot loaded taco soup, Instant Pot soup, loaded taco soup, Taco Soup
Servings: 8
Calories: 347kcal


  • Instant Pot


  • 1-2 pounds ground beef or ground turkey
  • 1 packet taco seasoning mix about 3 Tbsp.
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 packet Ranch Dressing Mix (optional)
  • 10 ounces Rotel Tomatoes and Green Chiles
  • 1 (7 ounce) can diced green chilies with juice
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 (14 oz) can black beans rinsed & drained
  • 1 (14 oz) can garbanzo beans rinsed & drained
  • 1 (14 oz) can red kidney beans or pinto beans, rinsed & drained
  • 1 (14 oz) can diced tomatoes with juice

To Finish:

  • 4 5" corn tortillas cut in thin strips (optional)
  • 1 cup frozen corn (or 1 can of corn, drained)


  • Press the Sauté button on your Instant Pot. Add the meat. Cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add the taco seasoning, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, salt, and pepper. Cook until meat is browned.
  • Add the Ranch packet, Rotel, green chiles, and chicken broth and stir. Bring the broth to a slow simmer and then add all of the beans and stir well.
  • Add the can of diced tomatoes, but don't stir.
  • Place the lid on the pot and lock in place. Turn the knob to sealing.
  • Cancel the Sauté setting and then press the Pressure Cook/Manual button. Set the cook time for 6 minutes.
  • When cooking time is up, allow the Instant Pot to natural release for 15 minutes. Then quick release any remaining pressure.
  • Add the tortillas (if desired) and the corn. Stir well and let sit for a few minutes, stirring occasionally to help dissolve some of the tortillas.
  • Garnish and serve.


Calories: 347kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 969mg | Potassium: 1088mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 239IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 102mg | Iron: 7mg