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Instant Pot Creamy Taco Soup

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time13 mins
Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American, Hispanic
Keyword: best creamy taco soup recipe, easy creamy taco soup recipe, Instant pot creamy taco soup, pressure cooker creamy taco soup
Servings: 5
Calories:

Equipment

  • Pressure Cooker / Instant Pot

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef or chuck
  • 2 cups unsalted or low-sodium beef broth
  • 1 cup mild cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream or half and half
  • ¼ cup mild taco sauce
  • 2 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 20 oz Rotel diced tomatoes and green chiles 2 cans
  • 15 oz black beans drained
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened and cut into cubes
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 yellow or red bell pepper chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • salt to taste

Toppings

  • shredded cheese
  • sour cream
  • cilantro
  • jalapeño

Instructions

  • Set cooker to saute-high. 
  • Cook the ground beef for 5-8 minutes or until no longer pink.
  • Add chopped onions and minced garlic. Cook for 1 minute or until fragrant. Press the cancel button.
  • Transfer the meat to a strainer and drain the grease. Return the meat to the cooker.
  • Add taco seasoning, taco sauce, chopped bell pepper, beef broth and mix.
  • Add diced tomatoes and green chiles to the cooker. Do not stir.
  • Place the lid on. Pressure cook on high for 3 minutes followed by a natural release (approx. 15 minutes). Follow the manufacture instructions for releasing the pressure. Remove lid.
  • Add cream cheese and mix until the cheese is mostly melted.
  • Add ½ cup shredded cheese and mix. Repeat with the other ½ cup cheese and mix.
  • Add heavy whipping cream, black beans to the cooker and stir.
  • Season with salt if you prefer.

Serve with your favorite toppings, crackers, tortillas or warm bread.

    Enjoy!

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      Notes

      Slow Cooker
      1. In a medium sized pan: cook the ground beef for 5-8 minutes or until no longer pink. 
      2. Add chopped onions and minced garlic. Cook for ~1 minute or until fragrant.
      3. Transfer the meat to a strainer and drain the grease. 
      4. Place the meat and rest of the ingredients into the slow cooker and mix.
      5. Cover and cook on high for 2 hours or low for 4-5 hours.
      6. Remove the lid and stir well.
      7. Enjoy!