This is the perfect soup to incorporate all those great veggies from the farmer’s market. This Instant Pot Vegan Vegetable Soup has all the standard veggies, carrots, onions, celery, but can also lend itself to so much more. Throw in some brown rice, broccoli, or cauliflower to add an even bigger nutritional punch!
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Instant Pot Vegetable Soup-Vegan
This soups recipe is so easy to make and you can quickly throw it together on a weeknight without having to worry about spending too much time in the kitchen.
You can also swap out the kale for other greens like spinach or bok choy.
Feel free to adapt the recipe to your liking and add in or take out things you don’t like. Just remember to saute any hard vegetable, like the carrots and onion before adding to the recipe.
Optional (but highly recommended) Instant Pot Accessories
- The Instant Pot is also available in 3-quart, 6-quart, and 8-quart to fit just about any size family.
- Mini Angel Food Cake Pans – These are great for making little angel food cakes in your pressure cooker or other baked goods – (monkey bread, bundt cake, etc).
- Steamer Basket – Available in 3, 6, and 8-quart sizes, can be used for any brand or pressure cooker. There is also a 3-piece divided basket where you can steam multiple types of veggies at once, which is also available in a 3, 6, or 8-quart.
- 9-Inch Glass Lid – This is for the 6-quart Instant Pot only. Make sure before you purchase, you check if your pressure cooker lid can be completely removed, otherwise, this accessory will not work for it.
- Silicone Lid – Now you don’t even have to worry about putting your leftovers in an extra bowl. Now you can keep everything fresh inside the inner pot and pop it back in the pressure cooker to warm it back up.
- Stainless Steel Trivet – This is essential for cooking things like ground chuck or making baked potatoes.
- Spring Form Pans – These are great for making things like cheesecake or other baked goods in your pressure cooker.
- Silicon Sealing Rings – The silicone sealing rings can wear over time, it’s always good to have a few extra on hand.
- Bread Proofing Basket – Want to try your hand at artisan bread making? Make sure you pick up one of these babies!
- Dutch Oven – Dutch ovens are great for making artisan bread! It provides that beautiful crusty outside.
Looking for an accessory kit, here is a good one that includes a steamer basket, springform pan, egg steamer tack, steamer trivet, tongs, mini silicon mitts, a cooking time guide, an egg bites mold, and a dish clip (for canning).
This delicious and easy soup recipe can be adapted countless ways to incorporate whatever fresh vegetables and herbs you have available. Be sure to add a splash of fresh lime juice right before serving to brighten the flavors.
- 1 T. extra virgin olive oil
- 4 large stalks celery, chopped
- 4 large carrots, sliced
- 1 medium red onion, chopped
- 1 clove fresh garlic, minced
- 1 t. garlic powder
- 1 t. chili powder
- sea salt & black pepper, to taste
- 6 c. vegetable broth, organic if possible
- 1 lb. red potatoes, quartered
- 2 whole bay leaves
- 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes, chopped
- 2 c. baby kale, roughly chopped
- 2 T. fresh lime juice
- Add olive oil to the pressure cooker and select the "saute" function. Add the garlic clove, celery, carrots, red onion, garlic powder, and chili powder. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, stir to combine.
- Saute, stirring occasionally, until fragrant and vegetables start to turn golden brown, approximately 4-5 minutes. Add broth and stir to combine, scrapping and brown bits off the bottom of the pot in the process. Turn the unit off.
- Add potatoes, bay leaves, and chopped tomatoes to the pot. Add lid and lock into place. Switch vent to "sealing" and set the "manual" setting to 3 minutes.
- When cook time is complete, allow pressure to release naturally for 10 minutes, then manually release any remaining pressure.
- Remove lid and discard the bay leaves. Stir in baby kale and lime juice, and season with additional salt and black pepper, if desired. Stir to combine and serve immediately. Enjoy!
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 258 Total Fat: 5g Saturated Fat: 1g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 3g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 1186mg Carbohydrates: 51g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 8g Sugar: 18g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 7g