Instant Pot Lentil Soup (Recipe)

Dec 14, 2021

Instant Pot Lentil Soup (Recipe)


✅ 1 Tablespoon olive oil, for sauteing (may use a splash of water if avoiding oil)

✅ 1 cup diced onion

✅ 2 cloves garlic, minced

✅ 1 cup diced carrots

✅ 1 cup diced celery

✅ 1 bay leaf
✅ 1 teaspoon dried thyme

✅ 1 1/2 cups gold potato, diced (or white or red potato)

✅ 2 cups lentils, brown or green

✅ 5 cups vegetable broth, or water

✅ 1 cup fresh spinach, roughly chopped

✅ salt and pepper, to taste


1️⃣ Select the Saute function and add the olive oil to the Instant Pot.

2️⃣ Saute the onions until they are softened and slightly translucent.

3️⃣ Add the garlic and saute for about 30 seconds more.

4️⃣ Next add the carrots and celery and saute for a few minutes until the vegetables are softened.

5️⃣ Add the bay leaf, thyme, potatoes, lentils, and vegetable broth (or water) and stir to combine.

6️⃣ Close the lid and set the timer for 7 minutes on Manual (Pressure Cook on High).

7️⃣ Allow the pressure to release naturally.

8️⃣ After the pressure has released, remove the lid and stir in the spinach. 

9️⃣ Add salt and pepper, to taste


Servings : 8
Ready in : 7 minutes (instant pot)
Course : Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish

Calories: 229kcal

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