Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup is a fast, delicious, and easy way to get all the flavors of a chicken tortilla in a soup.
This dish only takes minutes to prepare but tastes like it has been cooking all day.
One of the biggest benefits of owning an electric pressure cooker, such as my beloved Instant Pot 6 quart duo, is that the food tastes like it has been cooking all day!
Soups in particular are super easy and cook in minutes as compared to hours to obtain the same depth of flavor when cooking on the stove top or in a slow cooker.
This pot can do it all! First of all you can saute your vegetables directly in the bottom of the pressure cooker. Push the saute button until it reads hot, heat your oil and your veggies will be cooking in no time!
Then turn off the Instant Pot, dump in the remaining ingredients and cook on high pressure for 7 minutes. While the pot is coming up to pressure prior to cooking, feel free to clean up the dishes, take a quick shower, or even sit down with a pre-dinner drink!
For this recipe you could also use that extra free time to toast strips of a tortilla to use as an extra garnish if you feel motivated to do so! Make it easy on yourself and use a rolling pizza cutter to cut several tortillas stacked together to make the strips.
Place the cut strips on a parchment lined baking sheet, spray with a little oil and bake for 8-10 minutes at 350 degrees F. It’s that easy!
This Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla soup recipe is the perfect meal for a cool day when you just need a little warmth in your life. Don’t be afraid to add a few extra spices or some diced jalapenos in if you like it hot!
You could even throw in a cup of frozen corn or black beans if you want to make it extra thick and hearty. The possibilities are endless!
This recipe has become one of our favorite weeknight meals. Everyone loves it and it there is usually enough leftover for a quick lunch the next day.
If you like this recipe, be sure to check out our Instant Pot Chicken Fajitas Recipe which includes the secret to making it with crisp peppers and onions!
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