16 Instant Pot Soup Recipes Perfect For Family Dinners
If the idea of a cozy soup sounds good but the prep and cooking time doesn't, we've got the solution: Instant Pot soups! You don't need hours of simmering to make a fantastic soup that will be a hit with the whole family — just an Instant Pot and some delicious ingredients. For busy families, these Instant Pot soup recipes will be a lifesaver. Plus, they make amazing leftovers, so you can cook once and eat from it for a few days! We've rounded up a variety of great recipes. Keep reading for some inspiration for your family.
Chicken Noodle Soup
For a quick and easy take on your comfort-food favorite, this recipe packs all the warmth and coziness you remember, with tons of veggies and lean chicken.
Get the recipe: Chicken noodle soup
Sweet Potato Soup
You've had baked potato soup — now, for a twist on the classic, try sweet potato soup! The creamy soup isn't just delicious: it's also healthy, vegan, dairy-free, and gluten-free.
Get the recipe: Sweet potato soup
Chicken Tortilla Soup
Tortilla soup is a restaurant fave, but making it at home has never been easier with this recipe that combines flavorful chicken, sweet corn, black beans, and just the right amount of spice.
Get the recipe: Chicken tortilla soup
Beef stew is a hearty favorite. This recipe is packed with tender beef and flavorful veggies!
Get the recipe: Beef stew
Split Pea Soup
For a vegetarian soup, look no further than this split pea with a creamy pea and carrot base. The traditional version can take a long time to cook, but in an Instant Pot, it's ready in 30 minutes!
Get the recipe: Split pea soup
Butternut Squash Soup with Goat Cheese
Is there anything more perfect than butternut squash soup? The answer, of course, is no. This recipe takes the typical sweet and savory flavors of squash and adds another dimension of flavor with a touch of tangy, creamy goat cheese.
Get the recipe: Butternut squash soup with goat cheese
Cuban Black Bean Soup
Thanks to the magic of the Instant Pot, you don't have to soak the beans to make this delicious Cuban-inspired soup. Plus, this version is vegan, rather than the ham-based traditional version, so it's great for anyone who's trying to include more plant-based foods in their diet.
Get the recipe: Cuban black bean soup
Vegan Lentil Soup
Lentils form a rich, hearty base for this Greek soup, which is totally vegan and full of flavor from a variety of veggies — all so delicious picky eaters won't complain.
Get the recipe: Vegan lentil soup
Easy Taco Soup
It's a quick, delicious weeknight fave that only takes minutes to cook in an Instant Pot! Plus, you can add all your favorite taco toppings to your soup, making it deliciously customizable for the whole fam.
Get the recipe: Easy taco soup
Chicken Tortellini Soup
You've had chicken noodle soup, now get ready for chicken tortellini soup, which takes a comforting favorite to the next level with small, cheese-filled pasta and a flavorful chicken-and-veggie base. It's your kid's (and, well, your) dream soup come true.
Get the recipe: chicken tortellini soup
Thai Coconut Soup
There's no shortage of palate-pleasing spices in this creamy soup, flavored with galangal, lemongrass, chili paste, and lime leaves and made creamy with the addition of coconut milk. You can adjust the spice level for younger palates.
Get the recipe: Thai coconut soup
Fresh San Marzano Tomato Basil Soup
If you love Italian flavors, this soup is for you. It's made with fresh, flavor-packed San Marzano tomatoes and a kick of basil — plus, it's vegan and paleo-friendly! Served with a side of grilled cheese, and voila, easiest dinner ever.
Get the recipe: Fresh San Marzano tomato basil soup
This hearty chili can be cooked either traditionally on the stove or quick and easy in an Instant Pot. Either way, you get a warm and tasty meal that also makes for amazing leftovers!
Get the recipe: Sunday chili
Carrot Soup With Ginger
This veggie soup is rich and velvety in texture and packed with just the right amount of spice. Plus, there's an interesting twist of citrus, and its creamy texture (which kids will slurp up) comes from the veggies, not cream, making it totally vegan!
Get the recipe: Carrot soup with ginger
Vegetable Beef Soup
With a tomato-based broth, chunks of hearty beef, and tender veggies, this is the perfect soup for cooler weather. You can also toss in any veggies you have on hand if you want to customize it to your favorites!
Get the recipe: Vegetable beef soup
Sweet Potato, Kale, and Chicken Soup
This soup combines lean chicken with chunks of sweet potato and nutrient-rich kale for a healthy, filling, and, most importantly, yummy soup.
Get the recipe: Sweet potato, kale, and chicken soup