• 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 1/4 pounds 85/15 ground beef
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onion (about 4 oz.)
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning mix (from 1 oz. packet)
  • 1 tablespoon ranch dressing mix (from 1 oz. packet)
  • 3 cups beef stock
  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels
  • 1 (17.6-oz.) box crushed tomatoes
  • 1 (16-oz.) can kidney chili beans, undrained
  • 1 (15-oz.) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4 ounces Cheddar cheese, shredded (about 1 cup)
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions

Step 1

Set an Instant Pot to Sauté, and heat oil for 2 minutes. Add beef to hot oil, and stir to break into pieces; cook, stirring occasionally, until browned, about 8 minutes. Add onion; cook, stirring once, until onion is starting to soften, about 6 minutes. Add flour, taco seasoning mix, and ranch mix; cook, stirring occasionally for 2 minutes. 

Step 2

Stir in stock, corn, tomatoes, and beans. Seal Instant Pot with lid, and set steam vent to seal. Change settings to Manual Cook on high pressure, and set timer for 2 minutes (Instant Pot will take at least 10 minutes to build pressure before counting down). Carefully release steam valve. Once steam is released, open lid and divide soup evenly among 6 bowls. Top each serving with cheese, sour cream, and scallions.


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