Green Chile Chicken Soup

This soup recipe could not be more simple! It can be prepared in the Instant Pot or Slow Cooker. Don’t you just love a recipe that you can “dump and cook,” as in, dump all of your ingredients, set it and forget it! That’s one of the many reasons I love cooking in my Instant Pot!

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Grab the ingredients you’ll need and get ready for a super simple and delicious dinner!

For the seasonings you’ll need:

-2 tsp Cumin

-2 tsp Oregano

-1 tsp Chili Powder

-1/2 tsp Salt

-1/2 tsp Black Pepper

Chop the onion and garlic.

Drain and rinse your beans. If you haven’t heard of hominy, you can find it in the canned vegetable aisle at your local grocery store! You can substitute any other kind of bean if you’d like as well! This is what Hominy looks like:

Add all of the ingredients to the Instant Pot except for the cilantro and lime juice. Stir.

Close the lid, turn the venting knob to “sealing” and cook on HIGH pressure for 20 minutes. Allow the pressure to release naturally, this can take anywhere from 15-45 minutes. You will know that the pressure has released completely when the silver pin has dropped. Carefully open the lid.

Remove the chicken and shred, then return it to the pot. Add the cilantro and juice of 1/2 of a lime and stir. Top with avocado and tortilla strips and enjoy!

Ashton

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Green Chile Chicken Soup
A delicious and filling soup recipe for the Instant Pot or Slow Cooker.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Passive Time 45 minutes
Servings
People
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Passive Time 45 minutes
Servings
People
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Chop the onion and garlic. Drain and rinse the beans.
  2. Add everything to the instant pot except for the cilantro and lime juice and stir.
  3. Close the lid, turn the venting knob to "sealing" and cook on HIGH pressure for 20 minutes. Allow the pressure to release naturally, this can take anywhere from 15-45 minutes. You will know that the pressure has released completely when the silver pin has dropped. Carefully open the lid.
  4. Remove the chicken and shred, then return it to the pot. Add the cilantro and juice of 1/2 of a lime and stir. Top with avocado and tortilla strips and enjoy!
Recipe Notes

**To prepare this recipe in the crock pot/slow cooker: add everything to the slow cooker except for the cilantro and lime juice, cook on HIGH for 4 hours or LOW for 6-8 hours. Remove the chicken and shred, then return it to the slow cooker. Add the cilantro and juice of 1/2 of a lime and stir. Top with avocado and tortilla strips and enjoy!

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Instant Pot Taco Pie

In honor of National Taco Day, I decided to convert one of our favorite recipes to an Instant Pot recipe…

Drumroll please….

TACO PIE! YUM!

If you’re new to the Instant Pot, start here:

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For this recipe, you’ll need 1/2-1 lb of prepared taco meat, ground beef or turkey with taco seasonings. Plus 1-2 cups of prepared refried beans. For an AMAZING Instant Pot Refried Bean recipe, Click Here! You will also need 6-8 tortillas which I made from scratch, they’re super easy and you can find the recipe HERE! Make sure to grab your favorite shredded cheese and a can of sliced olives as well! For this recipe you’ll also need a 7-inch springform pan which you can find here:

 

Once you have prepared your taco meat and refried beans, this dish is really easy to throw together!

Start by placing one tortilla in the bottom of the springform pan.

Spread refried beans onto tortilla.

Add one spoonful of taco meat on top of the beans.

Top with olives and cheese.

Repeat the layers 3-4 times and top the final layer with cheese and olives.

Add 1 Cup of water to the Instant Pot, place the springform pan onto a trivet and carefully lower the trivet into the Instant Pot. Close the lid, turn the venting knob to sealing and cook on HIGH pressure for 10 minutes before quickly releasing the pressure.

Carefully open the lid and remove the trivet and springform pan.

Cut the taco pie and serve with your favorite toppings.

Serve with Instant Pot Mexican Rice and Instant Pot Refried Beans

Enjoy!

Ashton

Print Recipe
Instant Pot Taco Pie
A simple Instant Pot recipe for this tasty meal!
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Passive Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Passive Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Prepare 1 lb of taco meat by browning ground beef or turkey and then adding taco seasonings. Set aside. Prepare 2 cups of refried beans or use 1 can.
  2. Place one tortilla in the bottom of a 7-inch springform pan.
  3. Spread refried beans onto tortilla.
  4. Add one spoonful of taco meat ontop of the beans.
  5. Top with olives and cheese.
  6. Repeat the layers 3-4 times and top the final layer with cheese and olives.
  7. Add 1 Cup of water to the Instant Pot, place the springform pan onto a trivet and carefully lower the trivet into the Instant Pot. Close the lid, turn the venting knob to sealing and cook on HIGH pressure for 10 minutes before quickly releasing the pressure.
  8. Carefully remove the trivet and springform pan. Cut the taco pie and serve with your favorite toppings.
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