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100+ INSTANT POT SOUP RECIPES
I’ve spent months gathering Instant Pot soup recipes from a variety of diets to put together this resource. The soups have been divided into ten categories to help break up the length, and also make it easy to find a soup that is right for your family. All recipe links and photos are used with the permission of their creator.
Below you will find a description of each category, along with a link to let you jump straight to that category. I tried to double check that each recipe matches the category their author labeled them as. But it’s always possible I missed one. Please let me know if you see any errors and I will correct them!
Just know that some of the Instant Pot soup recipes fit into more than one category, so try to scroll through them all when you have a chance. I’d hate for you to miss one that your family would love!
INSTANT POT SOUP RECIPES BY DIETARY CATEGORY
VEGAN – These soup recipes are all completely free of animal products. (jump to Vegan Instant Pot Soup Recipes)
VEGETARIAN – These soups are meat free, but do contain dairy. (jump to Vegetarian Instant Pot Soup Recipes)
GLUTEN FREE – These soups are gluten free. Please always check your product labels though. (jump to Gluten Free Instant Pot Soup Recipes)
DAIRY FREE – These soups contain meat, but no dairy products. (jump to Dairy Free Instant Pot Soup Recipes)
DAIRY FREE OPTIONS – These soups are dairy free but have dairy products in the toppings. Makes them easy to serve for families with a mix of dairy and dairy free. (jump to Dairy Free Options Instant Pot Soup Recipes)
PALEO – These soups are consistent with the Paleo diet. (jump to Paleo Instant Pot Soup Recipes)
LOW CARB – These soups all have very low carb counts per serving. Check the nutrition info for the individual recipe to make sure it fits your needs. (jump to Low Carb Instant Pot Soup Recipes)
VEGAN AND GLUTEN FREE – These soups are free from animal products and gluten. Some may give an option of chicken or vegetable broth. Obviously go with the veggie! (jump to Vegan and Gluten Free Instant Pot Soup Recipes)
GLUTEN FREE AND DAIRY FREE – These soups do contain meat, but are free of ingredients with gluten or dairy. (jump to Gluten Free and Dairy Free Instant Pot Soup Recipes)
MORE INSTANT POT SOUP RECIPES – These soups don’t really fit into any of the other categories. They have meat, dairy, gluten, carbs, and are also really REALLY good! (jump to More Instant Pot Soup Recipes)
VEGAN INSTANT POT SOUP RECIPES
Whether you avoid animal products for health or moral reasons, these soup recipes all fit the bill. We do also have additional vegan soups in the Vegan and Gluten Free category so make sure to check that one out as well!
In addition to curry powder, this recipe includes fresh turmeric. Fresh turmeric looks a lot like its cousin fresh ginger, except it’s orange. If you can’t find fresh it’s fine to substitute dried ground turmeric. The author includes that option in the recipe.
Instant Pot Irish potato kale soup is a blend of potatoes so soft they’re falling apart, with ribbons of dark green kale, mildly sweet leeks, and aromatic garlic, in a tasty vegetable broth.
This Vegan Instant Pot Teff Vegetable Soup is gluten-free, soy-free, and has no oil added. It gets protein from teff, the world’s smallest grain!
This is one of those Instant Pot soup recipes that may seem like it has a strange assortment of ingredients: thyme, coconut milk, carrots and lime juice. But together? They work…really well!
To make this soup, all you have to do is mix all the ingredients together, set for 40 minutes, and you’ve got an incredibly rich and flavorful soup, that eventually thickens a bit to a stew-like consistency.
This Instant Pot Lentil Soup with Sweet Potato is not only delicious and satisfying, but also happens to be vegan and gluten free!
A vegan version of rich cream of mushroom soup. You won’t even notice it’s missing the usual dairy!
This Instant Pot soup is loaded with vegetables including cabbage, garlic, zucchini, carrots, celery, cauliflower, onion and beans.
This is one of those Instant Pot soup recipes perfect for a delicious and healthy lunch or dinner on busy days. It takes only a few minutes to saute the vegetables in your pressure cooker, add the remaining ingredients and set it to cook for 6 minutes.
This Instant Pot lentil soup cooks for a mere 12 minutes (not including warm-up time), but it tastes like it simmered all day long!
Easy-to-make, delicious Curried Instant Pot Split Pea Soup will warm you up! Be warned that leftovers will completely solidify, but that’s normal. Just stir in a bit of veggie broth before reheating.
Instant Pot Lentil Soup is hearty, satisfying, and filling. It’s feel-good food that’s filled with fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals.
By far one of the prettiest Instant Pot soup recipes around! This gorgeous Butternut Squash Beet Soup cooks in 8 minutes in the Instant Pot, for a fun twist on a classic fall soup.
15 bean soup is packed with protein and fiber, and so easy to make in the Instant Pot. This version is vegan, so free from the ham that 15 bean soup is typically made with.
Southern Hoppin’ John is serious comfort food traditionally eaten for New Years’ luck. This version is adapted to vegan and Nutritarian but is still creamy, delicious, and comforting.
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VEGETARIAN INSTANT POT SOUP RECIPES
If you don’t eat meat, but are fine with dairy, these soups should be right up your alley. They may contain butter, milk, cream, sour cream, or yogurt.
The leftovers for this Instant Pot creamy tomato soup are phenomenal! Like with most tomato based soups the flavors are somehow even better the next day, which makes prepping grab and go lunches for work or school a total breeze.
Bring on the flavor with ginger, cinnamon, cumin, and coriander in this creamy and healthy Moroccan Spiced Butternut Squash Soup.
Pressure Cooker Creamy Carrot Soup is a rich and delicious 20 minute vegetarian soup recipe made in your Instant Pot! Carrots, onion, apple, ginger and cream cheese all come together in your blender to make this amazingly smooth and flavorful soup.
Lasagna soup is just as it sounds – all the goodness of lasagna, in soup form. In this Instant Pot soup recipe the meat is replaced with lentils and diced mushrooms for a meat eater friendly vegetarian recipe.
Sweet potatoes, carrots and chickpeas are the base for this healthy, pureed soup, topped with a minty herb mix and harissa for bold, low calorie flavor.
This thick and creamy instant pot broccoli cheddar soup, loaded with fresh broccoli and your favorite cheeses, is ready in less than 20 minutes start to finish!
GLUTEN FREE INSTANT POT SOUP RECIPES
Whether you are gluten free for health reasons, or because you just feel better without it, these are the Instant Pot soup recipes for you. Just make sure to check the ingredients you use. For instance, some broth brands or bouillons contain gluten or cross contamination. And certain ingredients like soy sauce will need to be made with a gluten free version. These gluten free soups all contain dairy. There are more gluten free recipes under Gluten Free and Vegan Instant Pot Soup Recipes, and Gluten Free and Dairy Free Soup Recipes.
Potato Cheese Soup loaded with chunky potatoes, bacon, corn and two kinds of cheese. A hearty potato soup recipe ready in just minutes in a pressure cooker/Instant Pot.
Every time we go to Olive Garden I get Zuppa Toscana and I just love that I can make this DELICIOUS copycat recipe at home in under 30 minutes!
Instant Pot Wild Rice Soup with Chicken is delicious and hearty thanks to wild rice, mushrooms, herbs and a creamy broth. I’m posting two chicken and wild rice soups here because they are so different. This one is super flavorful with all the veggies cooked with bacon, and wild rice is the only rice.
Pressure cooker chicken and wild rice soup is a cream-based soup loaded with chicken, long grain and wild rice, carrots, onion and celery. A warm, hearty soup recipe for cold, snowy days. The photo shows it served in bread bowls, but the soup recipe itself is gluten free. This chicken and wild rice soup also uses cream cheese to thicken it up and make it extra rich.
Instant Pot Clam Chowder is a classic New England style clam chowder. It is tasty, comforting and warming on these wintry days, and it’s easy to make in your electric pressure cooker!
This Instant Pot Stuffed Pepper Soup Recipe combines all your favorite stuffed pepper ingredients into a soup version adding in sausage for a little extra flavor.
Instant Pot Brunswick Stew is a classic American tomato based stew that has many variations. This Instant Pot Soup contains two types of meat, both chicken and pulled pork.
DAIRY FREE INSTANT POT SOUP RECIPES
These Instant Pot Soup Recipes are all dairy free (no milk, cream, cheese, or butter), but do contain meat and gluten. Some of them contain Better than Bouillon, which is not certified gluten free, so that’s why they’re in this category even if they don’t have noodles. For the ramen recipes, you could always swap with rice noodles if you want them to be gluten free as well. Make sure to check out the Paleo and Vegan recipes which are also dairy free!
Pressure Cooker Lemon Chicken & Brown Rice Soup is an easy and healthy recipe made in your Instant Pot. The lemon twist on this classic chicken noodle soup recipe is light and refreshing, perfect any time of the year!
An easy recipe for Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup, perfect for cold winter days! This is a very traditional chicken noodle soup made with boneless skinless chicken breasts and dried herbs for flavoring.
This super easy Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup has instructions to make it on the stove top, pressure cooker or slow cooker! This chicken noodle soup uses a leftover rotisserie chicken carcass to make the bone broth. The soup has a great umami flavor from Worcestershire sauce, and uses fresh parsley.
An Instant Pot Olive Garden Pasta Fagioli recipe that tastes like the traditional Italian pasta Fagioli recipe we all love but is ready in minutes.
This Instant Pot Meatball Soup is flavourful, light, yet filling. Juicy meatballs, vegetables, fresh spinach, and perfectly cooked pasta are suspended in beautiful and clear broth. It’s made with store bought frozen meatballs for even more time saving.
This Instant Pot soup recipe is a hearty soup packed with veggies, super tender beef, and whole grain barley. Super filling!
Don’t know what to do with a Cornish hen? Make a delicious Cornish hen ramen in you instant pot! It’s also the perfect recipe for using up those ramen noodles in the back of your cupboard.
Thick chunks of steak, potatoes, carrots, peas, corn, and a rich beef base make up this hearty Instant Pot soup recipe.
This Instant Pot Soup Recipe uses pearl barley, a versatile grain that’s slightly chewy with a nutty flavor and really bulks up this rich veggie packed soup.
This crispy Instant Pot caramelized pork ramen is the ultimate comfort food, with tender pieces of melt-in-your-mouth pork, an ultra rich and flavorful broth, ramen noodles and that oh-so-loved ramen egg. You won’t believe how easy it is to make restaurant style ramen right at home in the Instant Pot.
Instant Pot Hot and Sour Soup is a delightfully easy to make soup that will warm your soul with Asian flavors. Easy to make, healthy and incredibly delicious.
DAIRY FREE OPTIONS INSTANT POT SOUP RECIPES
These Instant Pot Soup Recipes are all dairy free for the soup but do contain cheese or sour cream as toppings. This makes them great for families or entertaining with just one or two people who need to avoid dairy. Just skip the dairy toppings to keep your bowl dairy free! These do contain meat, but several are also gluten free.
Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup is a zesty soup that will compliment your next taco night or makes a meal on its own. Tender chicken, black beans, corn, diced tomatoes and Mexican spices come together nicely in a hearty, healthy soup.
I had to include a second chicken tortilla soup recipe because this one is a bit different with smokiness from using fire roasted tomatoes and green chiles, and a tangy spiciness from red enchilada sauce.
Shortcut Instant Pot Chicken Chile Verde Soup comes together with simple pantry ingredients, and may be assembled as freezer packs for easy freezer Instant Pot weeknight dinners. No pre-cooking, and packed full of delicious tomatillo, jalapeno, lime and garlic flavors!
The duck meat in this chili is deliciously fatty, rich and fantastic, paired with a good brown ale for a comforting flavorful chili. Seriously insanely good flavor friends!
This Sweet Potato Chicken Chili can be made in the Instant Pot or slow cooker for an easy, healthy dinner. And the leftovers make the perfect packable lunch.
PALEO INSTANT POT SOUP RECIPES
These Instant Pot soup recipes are all good to go for the Paleo diet. They would also fall under low carb, but the recipes in the Paleo category do not contain dairy except for maybe an optional topping of cheese.
Making a stove top pot of slowly braised, rich beef soup is incredible on a lazy Sunday but isn’t it amazing to have the same soup pressure cooked for 30 minutes during a busy week!?
Instant Pot Vegetable Soup with Zucchini may be low in carbs but is full of flavor thanks to big chunky vegetables and baby spinach swimming in a rich tomato based broth.
A hearty turkey stew that is a great way to use up leftover turkey, with a creamy base made from bacon infused coconut milk.
This Instant Pot Tomato Basil Soup is a quick and easy meal to prepare any night of the week! It is also Whole 30 and Paleo compliant for health conscience families.
Not only is this Instant Pot Butternut Squash and Apple Soup delicious, it is also vegan, whole 30, and Paleo friendly!
Easy pressure cooker Italian Wedding Soup, this recipe is gluten free, Paleo, Whole30, low carb and healthy, and is perfect to make in your Instant Pot or any other electric pressure cooker!
This warm carrot ginger soup with chicken and spinach is a dairy free, creamy one-dish meal that will fill you up with healthy flavors. It’s also Paleo friendly.
Full of hearty shredded chicken and your favorite fresh vegetables, this vegetable soup recipe handed down from grandma is just as good when made in the pressure cooker!
Serve up a healthy bowl of chicken zoodle soup in under 30 minutes to your family. This homemade soup is hearty, flavorful and a low carb option as a chicken soup that receives a makeover with zucchini noodles.
LOW CARB INSTANT POT SOUP RECIPES
These Instant Pot Soup recipes all have a low number of carbohydrates per serving. Whether you’re on a low carb or keto diet, or just looking for something a little lighter on the carbs, these soups fit the bill. You can also find low carb recipes in the Vegan, Vegetarian, and Paleo recipes. The recipes in this category do contain meat and dairy or other ingredients that keep them from fitting those categories.
If you are looking for a hearty bowl of chowder then this Instant Pot Chicken Chowder is the recipe for you! Every bite has a creamy and smooth flavor, bites of chicken, a taste of spinach, onion and other wholesome ingredients.
Grab your pressure cooker (or slow cooker!) and throw together this tasty soup in record time. With minimal prep and tons of flavor, this Butternut Cauliflower Soup is sure to be a new Fall favorite!
A classic chili is now one of our favorite Instant Pot Soup Recipes. If you like a thinner, more soup-like chili, just stir in the beans. If you want a thicker chili, you can mash part (or all) of the beans before stirring them in.
A comforting and creamy Instant Pot soup with shredded chicken, fresh salsa, and Mexican flavors. Low carb, keto, and gluten free.
This rich and creamy cauliflower soup is topped with cheese, sour cream, bacon, and sliced green onions. A great low-carb soup for baked potato lovers.
When cabbage is cooked under pressure in the Instant Pot it gets sweet and tender and almost seems to melt into this soup.
Learn how to make low carb buffalo chicken soup in the Instant Pot. A quick and easy recipe using common ingredients. Only 30 minutes total!
This pressure cooker Italian chicken soup has incredible depth of flavor, is both hearty and healthy and will soon become a family favorite. An excellent recipe for those new to pressure cooking!
VEGAN AND GLUTEN FREE INSTANT POT SOUP RECIPES
These Instant Pot Soup Recipes are completely free of meat, dairy, or other animal products. They are also free from gluten.
Vegetable Thai Curry Noodle Soup is loaded with veggies in a creamy coconut milk-based sauce that packs a spicy punch with every bite!! Dairy-free, gluten-free and vegan.
This delicious and hearty pressure cooker sweet potato, chickpea, and red lentil soup cooks in just 10 minutes in your Instant Pot. Healthy, vegan, and gluten free, it is guaranteed to become a family favorite!
There are as many recipes for Borscht in Russia as there are recipes for Apple Pie in North America. This Instant Pot Soup Recipe is a beautiful vegan borscht that the author grew up eating in Russia.
Vegan Wild Rice Soup is easy to make in the Instant Pot pressure cooker. It’s creamy and comforting while being dairy-free, gluten-free, and oil-free.
This recipe is packed with tons of healthy veggies. Although it is vegan, it also contains protein thanks to the addition of quinoa.
This Instant Pot Lentil Soup is vegan, gluten-free, packed with protein and bursting with Mexican flavors. If you want a super easy and filling recipe, this is it.
Instant Pot Split Pea Soup is hearty, satisfying and full of bold Moroccan flavors. This Instant Pot soup recipe is vegan-friendly and gluten-free.
GLUTEN FREE AND DAIRY FREE INSTANT POT SOUP RECIPES
These Instant Pot Soup Recipes are perfect for those of you who eat but need to avoid dairy and gluten. This category has the most recipes!
Instant Pot Lentil Soup is an easy, hearty, comforting meal. It’s packed with lentils, kielbasa sausage, and veggies. But the best part is how fast and easy it is to make.
A cozy recipe for Instant Pot cabbage soup with ground beef and tomatoes. It’s like an unstuffed cabbage roll soup, and the Instant Pot makes it a breeze to cook.
Hearty Chicken Soup is the BEST when made in the Instant Pot! It’s easy, fast and soul-warming with little effort on your part. This chicken soup has subtle spice from jalapeno, lots of garlic, and fresh ginger.
This Instant Pot tomatillo pork soup is surprisingly zingy and gets most of its vibrant flavor from a jar of sugar-free tomatillo salsa.
It is impossible to get more Hungarian that Gulyás or Goulash as some folk . This Hungarian Bean Goulash is loaded with beans, beef and of course paprika!
This simple and nourishing pressure cooker chicken bone broth recipe is easy and quick to make.
This Instant Pot Persian Beef Stew is a delicious, hearty stew made with split peas and savory spices.
This hearty soup is full of healthy green cabbage, fennel, and kielbasa sausage. All made easily in the Instant Pot!
Lebanese chicken soup is ready in no time thanks to the instant pot. Filled with chick peas, lemon juice, cinnamon and spinach, this chicken soup recipe is naturally gluten free.
Instant Pot Ham and Bean Soup is the perfect recipe, that can be made in just a few minutes using your Instant Pot. Hearty, healthy, delicious and with lots of .
Pressure cooker corn chowder recipe, created for the Instant Pot! It’s both creamy and dairy and has some tasty pieces of crispy bacon added for extra flavor.
This Instant Pot Sweet Corn Zucchini Soup is vegetarian, vegan, dairy free, and easily corn free if you need to skip the corn.
This Instant Pot soup is bursting with turkey, mushrooms, rice, turkey broth and plenty of seasoning. It’s perfect for a quick meal after a busy day at work.
With the smokiness of the sausage and the addition of fresh thyme and rosemary, this soup tastes really hearty and comforting while being packed full of vegetables.
This chicken noodle soup is made with rice noodles, soy sauce, and ginger with a wonderful umami flavor. Make sure to use gluten free soy sauce to make it .
This easy chicken corn soup with shiitake mushrooms is a popular Vietnamese soup. It has the natural sweetness from fresh sweet corn and earthiness from dried shiitake mushrooms.
Instant Pot Pho Ga is a delicious, steamy bowl of Vietnamese chicken noodle soup , wonderful comfort food in a bowl.
This Beef Instant Pot Pho made in the pressure cooker is light, packed with flavor, and makes for the perfect healthy and warming meal! Loaded with minerals such as collagen, vitamins, and protein, plus all the veggie and aromatic add-ins.
MORE INSTANT POT SOUP RECIPES
Not worried about any specific dietary needs? These delicious Instant Pot Soups have all the meat, dairy, and carbs and they’re irresistibly good!
Pressure Cooker Creamy Ham & Tortellini Soup is a quick and easy 20 minute Instant Pot recipe using leftover ham, frozen vegetables pasta.
This Instant Pot creamy broccoli and potato soup is ready to go in just under an hour and will feed a crowd! It’s a great way to get broccoli into kids who don’t eat green!
French Onion Soup is an easy and comforting soup to make at home. A big batch will often take hours to make, but the Instant Pot shortens your time to under an hour!
This lovely Instant Pot Soup Recipe combines hearty sausage and great white northern beans with kale and cream for a rich comforting soup.
This Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup recipe is easy to make and tastes just like the original version, ready in minutes using a pressure cooker.