Instant Pot Taco Casserole
When you need a quick, kid-friendly, weeknight meal, Instant Pot Taco Casserole is just the answer.
It is truly a comfort meal at it’s finest and requires only 5 minutes of cooking time. Even with sauteing the veggies and ground beef and waiting for the pot to come to pressure, dinner will still be on the table in under 25 minutes!
Now that is something we could all use on a busy weeknight!
No need to heat up your house with the oven for this delicious casserole. Instant Pot Taco Casserole is made entirely in the Instant Pot.
Are you gluten-free? No worries, gluten-free pasta cooks up perfectly in this recipe. We prefer to use Banza pasta. It is made from chickpeas and has less carbs and more protein than traditional pasta.
The key to cooking pasta in the Instant Pot is to cook it on high pressure for half of the time that is listed on the back of the box.
Also be sure that pasta is not sitting directly on the bottom of the liner. If it is in direct contact with the bottom of the pot, there is an increased chance to get the dreaded BURN notice.
And finally, be sure that the pasta is submerged below the top of the cooking liquid. This will help make sure that all of the noodles get cooked properly.
Add whatever toppings that you like to Instant Pot Taco Casserole. I use dairy-free sour cream, guacamole, and cilantro.
My husband likes to add a little heat to his dish by placing diced jalapeno peppers on top.
And one last suggestion – if you are trying to sneak some additional veggies into your picky eaters meal, shred some carrots or peeled and diced zucchini to the mixture. They won’t even know that they are there!
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