Instant Pot Vegetable Soup with a Super Mineral Broth
Learn How to Make Instant Pot Vegetable Soup. This recipe is not just any old vegetable soup! This is a Super Mineral Broth Vegetable Soup—a perfect respite for January (or anytime) when you need to recover from a period of holiday overeating!
Instant Pot Soup
The Instant Pot is great for making soups because it’s well suited for those “fix it and forget it” type meals that are similar to those recipes made in the slow cooker. The good news is that unlike the slow cooker, soups made in the Instant Pot come together very quickly, making this an excellent option for a weeknight supper. Or anytime you’re short on time!
Super Mineral Broth to the Rescue!
What makes this vegetable soup special are all the ingredients that are rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and anti-inflammatory properties too! This broth is rich in onions, garlic, ginger, turmeric, and more. Plus, by adding bay leaves, we kick up the detox property of this soup. That’s a plus whenever we’ve been going through a season of overindulging!
Let’s Get Cooking
You can pull this soup together in no time with a little bit of chopping and dicing. And then, once the Instant Pot comes up to pressure, this soup only takes 15 minutes to cook! With the first sip, you’ll feel rejuvenated!
More Instant Pot Recipes
Now that you’ve made super mineral broth, try these other Instant Pot recipes.
In this mineral broth Instant Pot video, I talk about a few other videos that may interest you. Below, I have a detailed video where I show you how to create a similar mineral broth on the stovetop. Plus, if you would like to learn how to make a homemade bouillon—and dehydrate it— don’t miss the second video listed below.
Also, if you’re interested in water bath canning, be sure to watch the third video listed below where I show you how to waterbath can crushed tomatoes with a very detailed step-by-step tutorial perfect for beginners!
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Instant Pot Vegetable Soup with Super Mineral Broth
My take on this broth is a bit different than the original recipe. I like adding in ginger and turmeric. And by all means—make this broth your own too by using the vegetables, herbs, and spices that you like best. You can't make a mistake!
- 6-Quart or 8-Quart Instant Pot
- 1 tablespoon Olive oil, butter, or a combination optional: coconut oil
- 1 Yellow onion, peeled and diced
- 3 cloves Garlic, peeled and minced
- 3 Carrots, peeled and diced
- 3 stalks Celery, diced
- 1 Leek, chopped
- 1 large Sweet potato, peeled and chopped into 1 – 1/2 inch pieces
- 4 inch Fresh ginger, peeled (if not organic) and grated you can use more or less
- 3 inch Fresh turmeric, peeled (if not organic) and grated you can use more or less
- 1 teaspoon Sea salt herb sea salt or homemade bouillon
- 2 cups Fresh green beans, sliced into 2-inch pieces
- 2 cups, packed Fresh kale
- 2 cups Crushed tomatoes or 1 pint home-canned tomatoes or one 15 ounce can crushed tomatoes.
- 2 Bay leaves
- Filtered water to cover
- 1/2 bunch Flat-Leaf Italian parsley, chopped optional garnish
- 1 Scallion (green onion), thinly sliced optional garnish
- Add the olive oil or butter (or both) to the Instant Pot liner. Set the Instant Pot to Saute option to the Less level. Add the onion and saute for 1 minute. Add the garlic and saute for another minute.
- Add all other ginger, turmeric, vegetables, tomatoes, and bay leaf ingredients, and stir.
- Cover with water to the 1/2 way mark if using an 8-quart Instant Pot or up to the 2/3 mark if using a 6-quart Instant Pot.
- Turn off the Saute option.
- Put the lid on the Instant Pot and lock it into place.
- Set the steam release knob on the lid to the Sealing position.
- Set the Instant Pot to "Pressure Cook" or "Manual".
- Set the pressure cook time to 15 minutes on high pressure.
- When the pressure cooking is finished, do a "Quick Release" to vent the steam from the steam release knob by turning the knob to the Venting position. (Caution! The steam is very hot when it is released. In the video, I use a wooden spoon to turn the knob to keep a safe distance from the Instant Pot when releasing the steam. Follow the manufacturer's guidelines.)
- Once the steam is released, and the pressure in the Instant Pot has returned to normal, open the lid. (Caution! Open the lid away from you so that the steam does not hit your face.)
- Serve the soup, and if using, top the soup with chopped parsley and sliced green onions. Enjoy!
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