This keto taco soup recipe is just plain delicious and the key to a healthier Taco Tuesday. Trust me, you won’t even realize the tortilla is missing when you’re hit with the wonderful flavors in this soup. Better yet – it uses an Instant Pot and is ready in less than 30 minutes!

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Total time: 25 minutes

Taco Soup


  • 2 lbs ground turkey or beef
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 Tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 20 oz diced tomatoes with chilis
  • 32 oz beef (or bone) broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • Optional: sliced black olives, sliced jalapeno peppers, shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream



  1. Using the “sauté” setting, brown the ground meat in the Instant Pot. Drain excess grease if necessary.
  2. Stir in garlic, seasonings, diced tomatoes, broth, salt, and pepper.
  3. Cover Instant Pot and cook on “soup” setting for 5 minutes.
  4. When time is up, allow pot to depressurize and sit with valve closed for at least 10 minutes.
  5. Carefully open vent valve and remove lid.
  6. Stir in cream cheese and heavy cream.
  7. Serve with optional toppings.