12 Easy Instant Pot Soup Recipes

January 15, 2019 (Updated: December 7, 2019) By Aneesha |

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There’s nothing more comforting than a hot bowl of homemade soup to warm you through on a cold day. And it tastes even better, when you don’t have to put in too much effort making it! Here’s a collection of 12 easy and delicious Instant Pot soup recipes, that are on rotation in my home.

A collection of Instant Pot Soup Recipes

Perfect Weeknight Recipes

January is National Soup Month here in the US, and I’m ready to celebrate with this collection! This list includes our favorite vegetarian, chicken, gluten-free and vegan soup recipes.

These hearty and healthy soups are perfect for weeknights, as most of them are Dump & Start recipes, and put dinner on the table in 30 minutes or less.

Why Make Soups in an Instant Pot

All of these recipes include a Stove-top as well as Instant Pot recipe. But I have to say, I love making soups in my Instant pot pressure cooker. I don’t make them any other way now.

The level of flavor building and infusion that is created in less than 10 minutes of pressure cooking is unbelievable! And the best part is that it’s hands-off cooking time. I get time to do other chores while dinner is practically cooking itself! So, let’s get this party started!

1. Moroccan Chickpea Soup

Moroccan Chickpea Soup served with toasted french bread.

This Moroccan Chickpea Soup is hearty, healthy and full of flavor. Creamy Chickpeas are cooked with earthy spices like cumin, coriander, cinnamon and paprika, which give this soup it’s iconic bold and rich taste. Enjoy this dump-and-start recipe for this popular vegan and gluten-free soup. Get the Recipe.

2. Chicken Tortilla Soup

Easy dump and start recipe for Chicken Tortilla Soup.

Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe is hands down the easiest comfort food recipe ever.  It has the perfect combination of earthy, zesty and creamy.  This powerhouse of flavors is an all-season Tex-Mex delight! Another dump-and-start recipe that is very popular on the blog. This soup is gluten-free. Get the Recipe.

3. Minestrone Soup

A bowl of gluten-free minestrone soup made with vegetables, beans and quinoa in the instant pot

Instant Pot Minestrone Soup Recipe! This hearty Italian soup is a delicious blend of vegetables, herbs and beans simmered in a tomato broth. I add quinoa instead of pasta to boost the protein and make it gluten-free. This dump-and-start recipe is vegan too. Get the Recipe.

4. Thai Red Curry Soup

A bowl of Thai red curry soup made with vegetables, chicken and brown rice pad thai noodles.

Thai Red Curry Soup recipe is a hearty, rich and creamy soup that can be made in less than 30 minutes in the Instant pot.  Filled with veggies and lean protein, like chicken, and spiced with Thai red curry paste, it is a healthy and tasty meal. This soup is gluten-free. Get the Recipe.

5. Chicken Sweet Corn Soup

An Asian favorite, Chicken Sweet Corn Soup made in Instant Pot Pressure cooker

Simple and satisfying, this clear yet creamy Chicken Sweet Corn soup is pure comfort food.  It is made with healthy ingredients like sweet corn and crunchy vegetables, in a flavorful chicken stock, and finished with an egg drop confetti. This recipe is gluten-free as well. Get the Recipe.

6. Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Soup

A cup of roasted red pepper tomato soup made in Instant Pot

A bowl of this creamy Roasted Red Pepper Tomato soup is perfect for a cold winter evening. Packed with flavor and nutrients, this healthy, gluten-free & vegan soup is ready to eat in 20 minutes. Get the Recipe.

7. Chicken Noodle Soup

Classic recipe for Chicken Noodle Soup made gluten-free by using rice noodles.

This delicious and comforting soup is the best, easiest, and quickest homemade Chicken Noodle Soup I have ever made using my pressure cooker!  You know a soup is awesome when it feels like a warm hug!  I use rice noodles in this recipe to make it gluten-free. Get the Recipe.

8. Chicken Corn Chowder

Chicken Corn Chowder served in a blue bowl.

This delicious Chicken Corn Chowder is a lower-calorie and gluten-free variation of the classic Corn Chowder. Packed with earthy and sweet flavors of corn, this chowder is creamy, hearty and pure deliciousness in a bowl. Get the Recipe.

9. Chicken Wonton Soup

Instant Pot Chicken Wonton Soup served in a white bowl.

This Chicken Wonton Soup is nutritious and filled with healthy vegetables. Simply pressure cook vegetables in broth and add wontons.  Simmer for a couple of minutes and dinner is done in 20 minutes. Easy to make vegetarian by using vegetable stock & vegetarian wontons. Get the Recipe.

10. Ethiopian Spiced Chicken Noodle Soup

A bowl of Chicken Noodle Soup seasoned with Ethiopian Spices.

Chicken, vegetables and pasta simmer in chicken broth seasoned with an Ethiopian Spice blend called Berbere Seasoning. Try this earthy and delicious Ethiopian spin on a classic chicken noodle soup recipe.  Get the Recipe.

11. Pasta Fagioli Soup

A bowl of chunky and hearty Pasta Fagiole Soup with pasta, beans, carrots and celery

Dump & start recipe for a quick & tasty Italian vegetarian soup, Pasta Fagioli. This hearty soup is made by simmering pasta & beans in a rich tomato broth. This easy meal can be made in an Instant Pot or stove, and is ready in 30 minutes! Get the recipe.

12. Cream of Mushroom

Two bowls with cream of mushroom soup with thyme

Creamy, flavorful and so easy to make, this gluten-free Cream of Mushroom Soup is made with fresh mushrooms, and is on your table in 30 minutes. With this super easy Instant Pot or stovetop recipe, I promise you’ll never buy canned mushroom soup again! Get the recipe.

★ Have you tried these recipes? Drop me a comment and let me know your feedback. I’d love to hear from you! And do share this round-up with your family & friends ❤️

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Aneesha holding a glass of white wine Hi, I'm Aneesha, a foodie by birth and the mind, body and soul behind Spice Cravings. Here I share quick, easy & healthy Indian & global recipes that are low in effort and big on taste! A recipe doesn't make it on the blog unless it is tested multiple times and gets a thumbs-up from my taster-in-chief, my husband, and my teen-chefs, my twin girls!

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