Instant Pot Taco Soup


This soup is fast to make, uses minimal ingredients, and is great when served with sliced avocado. To speed prep even more, use salsa in place of the onion and RO*TEL. If you want a thicker soup, omit the broth. Serve with tortilla chips is you like.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1 small onion, diced

  • 1 (15.5 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 (15.25 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained

  • 1 (10 ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chiles (such as RO*TEL®)

  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce

  • 1 cup beef broth (Optional)

  • 1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning mix

  • 2 avocados, sliced

  • ¼ cup shredded Oaxaca cheese, or to taste


  1. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot) and select Saute function to heat up the pot. Add ground beef and onion. Stir to break up ground beef into crumbles and cook until beef is browned, about 5 minutes. Drain as much excess grease as possible. Stir in black beans, corn, diced tomatoes and chiles, tomato sauce, beef broth, and taco seasoning. Mix until well combined. Cancel Saute mode.

  2. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 3 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  3. Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Serve soup with avocado slices and Oaxaca cheese.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

428 Calories
21g Fat
40g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 428
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Cholesterol 52mg 17%
Sodium 1518mg 66%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Dietary Fiber 12g 43%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 16mg 78%
Calcium 93mg 7%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 1016mg 22%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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