Instant Pot Chicken No-Tortilla Soup
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
A homemade taco seasoning combo plus chicken and red bell peppers make this a lovely (and super fast to prep!) soup. Top with avocados.

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - large boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 - red bell pepper(s)
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) tomato sauce
  • 1 - 15 oz can(s) petite diced tom
  • 1 - Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 - tsp ground cumin
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • 1 - tsp onion powder
  • 2 - cup(s) chicken or vegetable stock
  • - Salt and pepper
  • Garnish: - avocado slices**
  • Side: - salad or veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Seed and dice the red bell pepper.
  2. To the electric pressure cooker insert, add the chicken with the tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, red bell pepper, and chicken or vegetable stock.
  3. Steam valve: Sealing.
  4. Cook on: Manual/High for 15 minutes.
  5. Release: Natural or Quick.
  6. Before serving, use 2 forks to pull the chicken apart in the soup. Then ladle soup into bowls and add the avocado slices into each bowl.
  7. Serve Instant Pot Chicken No-Tortilla Soup with avocado slices.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Seed and dice 2 red bell peppers.
  2. Open 2 cans of tomato sauce.
  3. Open 2 cans of diced tomatoes.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie in a round bowl/dish, add the following ingredients:

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Half of the diced red bell pepper
  • Half of the diced tomatoes
  • Half of the tomato sauce
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 2 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before adding contents of bag plus water to electric pressure cooker insert. Pressure cook as directed.

Special notes

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Add 5-10 minutes of pressure cooking time, if cooking from completely frozen or mostly frozen. Note that preheat time and release time may vary by appliance.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Instant Pot Chicken No-Tortilla Soup

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw, add hot water to Instant Pot and then add contents of baggie. Cook on high pressure for 15 minutes with sealed valve; then natural release.
Shred the chicken into the soup before ladling into bowls.
Serve with avocado slices as garnish and side salad.