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Vegetarian Taco Soup served in a bowl topped with cheese beans and avocado
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Instant Pot Vegetarian Taco Soup

This Vegetarian Taco Soup is smoky, healthy and made with black beans, corn and tomatoes, incredibly easy ready in 30 minutes in Instant pot pressure cooker and naturally gluten-free and vegan.
Course Soup
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword instant pot taco soup, pressure cooker taco soup
Diet Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Method Instant Pot/Pressure Cooker
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 113kcal
Author Bhavana Patil


Measuring cup used 1 cup = 250 ml

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 medium yellow onion finely chopped
  • 1 15 oz can black beans drained & rinsed (about 1.5 cups)
  • 1.5 cups sweet corn frozen
  • 1 14.5 oz can diced tomato (or 4 medium fresh tomatoes, diced)
  • 1 jalapeno finely chopped
  • 2 cups red and green bell pepper diced
  • 3 tablespoons taco seasoning mix (or **see notes for easy homemade taco seasoning recipe)
  • 3 cups vegetable broth Or water
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro leaves chopped to garnish
  • juice of half lemon


  • cheddar cheese shredded
  • avocado diced
  • cilantro

**Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix


Instant Pot Method:

  • Press SAUTE. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil and add minced garlic, onions, and saute till the onions are soft and translucent.
    step to Saute onions garlic collage
  • Press CANCEL and add green and red bell peppers, sweet corn, diced tomatoes, black beans, tomato sauce, broth or water, and taco seasoning.
    Stir to combine, deglaze the pot ie make sure there is no food particle sticking to the pot to avoid burn alerts.
    *Note: I used homemade taco seasoning for this recipe but you can also use store brought taco seasoning mix packet.
    step to add beans veggies and spices collage
  • Close the lid on the pot. Cook on “Manual/Pressure Cook” (HIGH) pressure for 6 minutes. Once the pot beeps, Allow 5 minutes of Natural Pressure Release and then quick release.
  • Add fresh cilantro/coriander leaves, lime Juice. Stir well to combine.
    vegetarian taco bean soup in the instant pot insert with a spoon
  • Taco Soup is ready to serve.
    Vegetarian Taco Soup served in a bowl topped with cheese beans and avocado


I have prepared this dish in my electric pressure cooker, Instant Pot DUO60 6 QT

Homemade Taco Seasoning

Note: Nutrition values are my best estimates. If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.


Calories: 113kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1011mg | Potassium: 345mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 2893IU | Vitamin C: 71mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 3mg