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Instant Pot Taco Soup in white bowl followed by red and white striped cloth

Instant Pot Taco Soup (+ StoveTop Directions)

Instant Pot Taco Soup is a delicious meal that you can make in your instant pot or on the stove pot. Either way yields delicious results!
Course Soup
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Instant Pot Taco Soup
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 178kcal
Author Cindy Gordon (Vegetarian Mamma)



  • Put your instant pot to saute mode. Add in onion, pepper and oil. Saute until veggies are soft.
  • Add remaining ingredients except cheese.
  • Put lid on Instant Pot, Use the manual mode, select pressure, high pressure and 15 minutes.
  • Once 15 minutes has passed and the Instant Pot beeps, carefully move the valve to release the pressure.
  • Once released, open the pot, stir in cheese.
  • Pour into bowls and top with your favorite garnish, such as tortilla chips, cilantro, green onions, sour cream, etc
  • ENJOY!


Stove Top Directions: In a pot over medium heat, add oil. Next add onion and pepper and saute until soft. Next add remaining ingredients, except cheese. Bring to a bowl. Then reduce heat to a simmer. Simmer soup for 25 minutes or until lentils are cooked and soft. Stir in cheese and serve!


Calories: 178kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 538mg | Potassium: 414mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 790IU | Vitamin C: 22.6mg | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 2.3mg