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Healthy taco soup is a quick and easy weeknight dinner. This Instant Pot spicy taco soup could not be more delicious. The whole family will love it…they’ll have no clue that it’s totally Weight Watchers friendly! Check out all of these ground turkey recipes!

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Healthy taco soup is a quick and easy weeknight dinner. This Instant Pot spicy taco soup could not be more delicious. The whole family will love it...they'll have no clue that it's totally Weight Watchers friendly! 

Instant Pot Spicy Taco Soup

When the weather gets cold or I’m just feeling a bit down I like soup…that doesn’t mean we always have to be eating chicken noodle soup though, right?

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Let’s spice things up with this delicious and healthy taco soup. It’s a little spicy and packed with a whole bunch of great ingredients that come together to make the perfect lunch or dinner recipe. 

Healthy taco soup is a quick and easy weeknight dinner. This Instant Pot spicy taco soup could not be more delicious. The whole family will love it...they'll have no clue that it's totally Weight Watchers friendly! 

Is this a healthy taco soup recipe? 

It sure is! The great thing about this taco soup recipe is that it is packed with vegetables, beans for fiber, and of course some lean protein. You can find the Weight Watchers breakdown below as well!

Healthy taco soup is a quick and easy weeknight dinner. This Instant Pot spicy taco soup could not be more delicious. The whole family will love it...they'll have no clue that it's totally Weight Watchers friendly! 

This is a great recipe to meal prep, you can make one batch and have lunches for the whole week. Taco soup turkey-based is leaner while still be totally delicious! 

Can I make this easy taco soup family-friendly?

Not everyone likes spicy and I get that. You can make this recipe as spicy (or mild) as you’d like. You can use regular tomato juice and leave out the peppers if you’d like to dial it back a notch. Sub in green or red peppers if you’d like to keep the peppers but lose the heat. 

Healthy taco soup is a quick and easy weeknight dinner. This Instant Pot spicy taco soup could not be more delicious. The whole family will love it...they'll have no clue that it's totally Weight Watchers friendly! 

Taco Soup Ingredients: 

You can get the full list of taco soup ingredients in the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post! It’s so much easier to have everything on one screen so make sure you just click through to print even if you don’t need to print out the recipe card! 

To make this soup you’ll need olive oil, garlic, onion, ground turkey, taco seasoning, salsa, green chilies, tomatoes, tomato juice, chicken broth, kidney beans, black beans, corn, and cilantro!

I make a lot of Weight Watchers ground turkey recipes. This helps me keep my points low and my budget on track. Ground turkey is more budget friendly than beef where we live so it’s a nice bonus for eating healthier meals! 

How do I make taco soup Instant Pot recipe? 

Set your Instant Pot to the sauté function (Mine shows 30 when I turn this on.)

Add the olive oil and allow to heat up.

Add onions and garlic and cook 2-3 minutes or until garlic is fragrant and onions are translucent. Stir occasionally.

Add beef and cook until no longer pink. Turn Instant Pot off.

Add chicken stock to Instant Pot.

Add black, beans, kidney beans and corn.

Add tomato juice

Add taco seasoning, salsa, tomatoes, and green chilies.

Sprinkle cilantro on top.

Mix everything together.

Close and lock the lid on the Instant Pot and make sure the vent is closed. Set Instant Pot to 8 minutes. Once the 8 minutes are up, allow the pressure to release naturally for 10 minutes.

Open the vent and release the remaining pressure.

You can make tons of great recipes in the Instant Pot!

Healthy taco soup is a quick and easy weeknight dinner. This Instant Pot spicy taco soup could not be more delicious. The whole family will love it...they'll have no clue that it's totally Weight Watchers friendly! 

Do you have taco soup Weight Watchers info?

I sure do! I calculate with the online Weight Watchers recipe creator which I’d recommend to anyone who is serious about using the Weight Watchers program. Their online resources are helpful, affordable, and they make it really easy to know exactly what you are eating in terms of points…not to mention then you’ll always be up to date on the information and points changes. 

Make sure you recalculate for yourself if you stray from this recipe. Any changes could change the overall values in the recipe and alter your end result in terms of points.

I don’t claim to be perfect but I do my best to provide you accurate information for your Weight Watchers journey.  Each serving (recipe makes 8) is 3 Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points on blue and purple! It’s 7 points on WW green plan. 

Healthy taco soup is a quick and easy weeknight dinner. This Instant Pot spicy taco soup could not be more delicious. The whole family will love it...they'll have no clue that it's totally Weight Watchers friendly! 

Do you have taco soup Crock Pot instructions? Can I make taco soup in slow cookers?

You could make this taco soup in slow cookers by cooking the ground turkey and then placing all the ingredients into the crockpot for a few hours on low. I find that soups with beans do much better when you can give them a few hours on low versus lower hours on high.

I would want to make sure I cooked the ground turkey ahead of time for cooking in the Crockpot, other than that everything will be good to go once it’s warmed through. 

Can I alter this recipe to be lower in points?

I don’t think 3 points for purple or blue (7 green) is bad for a dinner or lunch recipe but if it’s too high for you here are some ways to reduce those points: 

  • Use ground 99% fat free turkey breasts which would lower your points on the turkey. 
  • Skip the olive oil, you won’t miss it! 
  • If you are making this less spicy you won’t need the tomato juice which will drop a few points as well! 

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Printable Instant Pot Spicy Taco Soup Recipe: 

Yield: 8 Servings

Instant Pot Taco Soup Recipe

Instant Pot Taco Soup Recipe

Healthy taco soup is a quick and easy weeknight dinner. This Instant Pot spicy taco soup could not be more delicious. The whole family will love it...they'll have no clue that it's totally Weight Watchers friendly! 

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 small diced onion
  • 1 pound of lean ground turkey (93/7)
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1 cup red salsa
  • 1/2 Cup diced green chilies
  • 4 Cups tomatoes, diced
  • 1 cup of spicy tomato juice
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 Cups kidney beans (15.5 oz can)
  • 2 Cups black beans (15.5 oz can)
  • 4 Cups Corn, canned or frozen
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro

Instructions

  1. Set your Instant Pot to the sauté function (Mine shows 30 when I turn this on.)
  2. Add the olive oil and allow to heat up.
  3. Add onions and garlic and cook 2-3 minutes or until garlic is fragrant and onions are translucent. Stir occasionally.
  4. Add ground turkey and cook until no longer pink. Turn Instant Pot off.
  5. Add chicken stock to Instant Pot.
  6. In a small bowl, add black and kidney beans and corn.
  7. Add tomato juice
  8. Add taco seasoning, salsa, tomatoes, and green chilies.
  9. Sprinkle cilantro on top.
  10. Mix everything together.
  11. Close and lock the lid on the Instant Pot and make sure the vent is closed. Set Instant Pot to 8 minutes. Once the 8 minutes are up, allow the pressure to release naturally for 10 minutes. Open the vent and release the remaining pressure.

Notes

3 Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points in each serving on Green and Blue.

7 Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points in each serving on Purple.

Nutrition Information

Yield

8

Serving Size

1 cup

Amount Per Serving Calories 372Total Fat 12gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 8gCholesterol 60mgSodium 1016mgCarbohydrates 43gFiber 11gSugar 10gProtein 27g

As with any of our recipes, carb counts, calorie counts, WW points and nutritional information varies greatly. As a result, your nutritional content depends on which products you choose to use when cooking this dish. The auto-calculation is just an automated estimate and should NOT be used for specific dietary needs.

Healthy taco soup is a quick and easy weeknight dinner. This Instant Pot spicy taco soup could not be more delicious. The whole family will love it...they'll have no clue that it's totally Weight Watchers friendly! 

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Cheryl

Friday 26th of June 2020

Hi do you rinse and drain the beans?

Michele Brosius

Friday 26th of June 2020

I do, mostly out of habit. I don't think it will matter either way unless your beans happen to have added sugars. Thanks for stopping buy.

Rosa R

Monday 6th of January 2020

Just subscribe to your website. You have great recipes, but I have a question regarding this recipe. What are the points for the recipe if I use ground turkey? In your article you said that with beef it was 8 points but your printed recipe is with ground turkey and it has the same points as beef. So which is correct? Thanks

Michele Brosius

Monday 6th of January 2020

Thank you. I updated the recipe to reflect the 93/7 ground turkey. Using beef would significantly increase points. The points - 3 Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points in each serving on Green and Blue. 7 Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points in each serving on Purple. I hope that helps. Best, Michele

Homa Smith

Monday 21st of October 2019

It looks good and easy to make which is a big plus to me. I am a senior citizen and I live alone. I am no longer onto making large meals, as I did when I had a family. I want to eat healthy, and I am looking for easy recipes these days.

Michele Brosius

Wednesday 23rd of October 2019

Thanks for stopping by. Most of the recipes can be cut in half so you can make enough for one or two meals and freeze the rest.

Pam

Sunday 27th of January 2019

How would you make this in a crockpot?

Michele Brosius

Friday 1st of February 2019

Saute ground turkey with olive oil, garlic and onion until cooked. Put in crockpot, add all other ingredients. Stir well and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours. High for 4 to 6 hours. Good luck!