Instant Pot French Onion Soup

Who doesn’t love French Onion Soup?

It’s one of my absolute favorites and it’s so simple to make in the Instant Pot!

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Start by slicing the onions and chopping the garlic.

Turn the Instant Pot to saute mode and allow it to heat up before adding the olive oil.

Saute the onions and garlic, add the Worcestershire sauce and brown sugar and continue to cook until the onions are caramelized (10-15 minutes.)

Add the rest of the ingredients, close the lid, turn the venting knob to “sealing” and cook on HIGH pressure for 10 minutes before quickly releasing the pressure.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pour the soup into an oven safe bowl, top with a piece of french bread and your choice of cheese.

Broil in the oven for 5-10 minutes. Serve and enjoy!

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Instant Pot French Onion Soup
Delicious and Simple Instant Pot French Onion Soup
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Passive Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Passive Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Slice the onions and garlic.
  2. Turn the Instant Pot to saute mode and allow it to heat up before adding the olive oil.
  3. Saute the onions and garlic, add the Worcestershire sauce and brown sugar and continue to cook until the onions are caramelized (about 10-15 minutes.)
  4. Add the rest of the ingredients, close the lid, turn the venting knob to "sealing" and cook on HIGH pressure for 10 minutes before quickly releasing the pressure.
  5. Pour the soup into an oven safe bowl, top with a piece of french bread and your choice of cheese.
  6. Broil in the oven for 5-10 minutes. Serve and enjoy!
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Instant Pot Creamy Potato Soup

Oh my goodness, I can’t say enough about this soup! It is absolutely amazing!!! I have been a little under the weather for the past few days and this was just what I needed to help me feel better! It’s super easy to make, and in the Instant Pot it’s even easier!

If you’re new to the Instant Pot, start here:

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Grab the ingredients you’ll need, and lets get started!

For the seasonings you’ll need:

-1/2 tsp Salt

-1/2 tsp Black Pepper

-1/2 tsp Ground Thyme

-1/2 tsp Oregano

Start out by chopping the onion, celery and garlic.

Turn the Instant Pot to Saute mode and allow it to heat up before adding two tablespoons of olive oil.

Add the onion, garlic and celery and cook for 3-5 minutes until the onions are translucent.

Add the seasonings, chicken broth, hashbrowns/potatoes, cream of celery and cream of potato soup. Stir well.

Close the lid, turn the venting knob to “Sealing” and cook on HIGH pressure for 5 minutes. Quickly release the pressure when the time is up.

When all of the pressure has released, carefully remove the lid. Add the heavy cream and sour cream and stir well.

Top with chives and bacon bits and serve! Yum!

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Instant Pot Creamy Potato Soup
A delicious and simple Instant Pot Dinner!
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Passive Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Passive Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Chop the onion, celery and garlic.
  2. Turn the Instant Pot to Saute mode and allow it to heat up before adding two tablespoons of olive oil.
  3. Add the onion, garlic and celery and cook for 3-5 minutes until the onions are translucent.
  4. Add the seasonings, chicken broth, hashbrowns/potatoes, cream of celery and cream of potato soup. Stir well.
  5. Close the lid, turn the venting knob to "Sealing" and cook on HIGH pressure for 5 minutes. Quickly release the pressure when the time is up.
  6. Add the sour cream and heavy cream and stir.
  7. Top with your favorites such as chives and cooked bacon and serve!
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Green Chile Chicken Soup

This soup recipe could not be more simple! It can be prepared in the Instant Pot or Slow Cooker. Don’t you just love a recipe that you can “dump and cook,” as in, dump all of your ingredients, set it and forget it! That’s one of the many reasons I love cooking in my Instant Pot!

If you’re new to the Instant Pot, start here:

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Grab the ingredients you’ll need and get ready for a super simple and delicious dinner!

For the seasonings you’ll need:

-2 tsp Cumin

-2 tsp Oregano

-1 tsp Chili Powder

-1/2 tsp Salt

-1/2 tsp Black Pepper

Chop the onion and garlic.

Drain and rinse your beans. If you haven’t heard of hominy, you can find it in the canned vegetable aisle at your local grocery store! You can substitute any other kind of bean if you’d like as well! This is what Hominy looks like:

Add all of the ingredients to the Instant Pot except for the cilantro and lime juice. Stir.

Close the lid, turn the venting knob to “sealing” and cook on HIGH pressure for 20 minutes. Allow the pressure to release naturally, this can take anywhere from 15-45 minutes. You will know that the pressure has released completely when the silver pin has dropped. Carefully open the lid.

Remove the chicken and shred, then return it to the pot. Add the cilantro and juice of 1/2 of a lime and stir. Top with avocado and tortilla strips and enjoy!

Ashton

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Green Chile Chicken Soup
A delicious and filling soup recipe for the Instant Pot or Slow Cooker.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Passive Time 45 minutes
Servings
People
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Passive Time 45 minutes
Servings
People
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Chop the onion and garlic. Drain and rinse the beans.
  2. Add everything to the instant pot except for the cilantro and lime juice and stir.
  3. Close the lid, turn the venting knob to "sealing" and cook on HIGH pressure for 20 minutes. Allow the pressure to release naturally, this can take anywhere from 15-45 minutes. You will know that the pressure has released completely when the silver pin has dropped. Carefully open the lid.
  4. Remove the chicken and shred, then return it to the pot. Add the cilantro and juice of 1/2 of a lime and stir. Top with avocado and tortilla strips and enjoy!
Recipe Notes

**To prepare this recipe in the crock pot/slow cooker: add everything to the slow cooker except for the cilantro and lime juice, cook on HIGH for 4 hours or LOW for 6-8 hours. Remove the chicken and shred, then return it to the slow cooker. Add the cilantro and juice of 1/2 of a lime and stir. Top with avocado and tortilla strips and enjoy!

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Instant Pot Creamy Tomato Tortellini Soup

Fall is here! Which means so is soup weather! haha! This is a simple and delicious recipe that you can throw together in no time thanks to the Instant Pot!

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Grab the ingredients you’ll need and let’s whip up this delicious soup! 🙂

For the seasonings:

-1 tsp Italian Seasoning

-1/2 tsp Salt

-1/2 tsp Black Pepper

Start out by chopping the onion and garlic.

Turn the Instant Pot to Saute mode and allow it to heat up before adding the olive oil. Add the onion and garlic and cook until the onions are translucent, about 3-4 minutes.

Add the chicken broth, seasonings, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce and the frozen tortellini and stir.

Close the lid, turn the venting knob to “sealing” and cook on HIGH pressure for 5 minutes before quickly releasing the pressure.

When it is finished cooking and the pressure has released, carefully remove the lid, add the heavy cream or milk and spinach and stir until the spinach has wilted.

Top with Parmesan cheese and serve! yum!

Enjoy!

Ashton

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Instant Pot Creamy Tomato Tortellini Soup
Easy and delicious Instant Pot soup recipe.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Passive Time 10 minutes
Servings
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Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Passive Time 10 minutes
Servings
People
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Chop the onion and garlic. Turn the Instant Pot to Saute mode and allow it to heat up before adding the olive oil. Add the onion and garlic and cook until the onions are translucent, about 3-4 minutes.
  2. Add the chicken broth, seasonings, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce and the frozen tortellini and stir.
  3. Close the lid, turn the venting knob to "sealing" and cook on HIGH pressure for 5 minutes before quickly releasing the pressure.
  4. Add the heavy cream/milk and the spinach and stir until the spinach is wilted.
  5. Top with Parmesan cheese and serve! Enjoy!
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Instant Pot Zuppa Toscana Soup

If you haven’t tried Zuppa Toscana soup before…. walk, no wait, RUN to the store and grab the ingredients. You will not regret it! This is my absolute favorite soup recipe and the kids love it too! Yes, the kids love a recipe with kale in it! haha!

Here’s what you’ll need:

For seasonings, you’ll need:

-1/2 tsp of Italian Seasoning

-1/4 tsp of Salt

-1/4 tsp Black Pepper

Start out by washing and slicing the potatoes. You can peel them or leave the skins on, it’s up to you.

Slice the onion and garlic too!

Turn the Instant Pot to Saute mode and allow it to heat up before adding the olive oil. Add the onion and garlic and cook for 3-4 minutes then add the sausage and cook until brown.

Add the chicken broth, seasonings and potatoes and stir.

Close the lid, turn the venting knob to “sealing” and cook on HIGH pressure for 10 minutes before quickly releasing the pressure.

When all of the pressure has released, remove the lid. Add the heavy cream, kale and bacon and stir for 2-3 minutes to allow the kale to wilt.

Serve and enjoy!

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7-inch springform pan

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Instant Pot Zuppa Toscana Soup
A delicious Instant Pot version of this Italian favorite!
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Passive Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Passive Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Wash and slice the potatoes. We like the skins on, but feel free to peel them if you'd like!
  2. Chop the onion and garlic.
  3. Turn the Instant Pot to Saute mode and allow it to heat up before adding the olive oil. Add the onion and garlic and cook for 3-4 minutes then add the sausage and cook until brown.
  4. Add the chicken broth, potatoes and seasonings and stir.
  5. Close the lid and turn the venting knob to "Sealing" and cook on HIGH pressure for 10 minutes before quickly releasing the pressure.
  6. Add the heavy cream, bacon and kale or spinach and stir. Stir for 2-3 minutes to allow the kale/spinach to wilt. Serve and enjoy!
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Instant Pot Taco Pie

In honor of National Taco Day, I decided to convert one of our favorite recipes to an Instant Pot recipe…

Drumroll please….

TACO PIE! YUM!

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For this recipe, you’ll need 1/2-1 lb of prepared taco meat, ground beef or turkey with taco seasonings. Plus 1-2 cups of prepared refried beans. For an AMAZING Instant Pot Refried Bean recipe, Click Here! You will also need 6-8 tortillas which I made from scratch, they’re super easy and you can find the recipe HERE! Make sure to grab your favorite shredded cheese and a can of sliced olives as well! For this recipe you’ll also need a 7-inch springform pan which you can find here:

 

Once you have prepared your taco meat and refried beans, this dish is really easy to throw together!

Start by placing one tortilla in the bottom of the springform pan.

Spread refried beans onto tortilla.

Add one spoonful of taco meat on top of the beans.

Top with olives and cheese.

Repeat the layers 3-4 times and top the final layer with cheese and olives.

Add 1 Cup of water to the Instant Pot, place the springform pan onto a trivet and carefully lower the trivet into the Instant Pot. Close the lid, turn the venting knob to sealing and cook on HIGH pressure for 10 minutes before quickly releasing the pressure.

Carefully open the lid and remove the trivet and springform pan.

Cut the taco pie and serve with your favorite toppings.

Serve with Instant Pot Mexican Rice and Instant Pot Refried Beans

Enjoy!

Ashton

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Instant Pot Taco Pie
A simple Instant Pot recipe for this tasty meal!
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Passive Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Passive Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Prepare 1 lb of taco meat by browning ground beef or turkey and then adding taco seasonings. Set aside. Prepare 2 cups of refried beans or use 1 can.
  2. Place one tortilla in the bottom of a 7-inch springform pan.
  3. Spread refried beans onto tortilla.
  4. Add one spoonful of taco meat ontop of the beans.
  5. Top with olives and cheese.
  6. Repeat the layers 3-4 times and top the final layer with cheese and olives.
  7. Add 1 Cup of water to the Instant Pot, place the springform pan onto a trivet and carefully lower the trivet into the Instant Pot. Close the lid, turn the venting knob to sealing and cook on HIGH pressure for 10 minutes before quickly releasing the pressure.
  8. Carefully remove the trivet and springform pan. Cut the taco pie and serve with your favorite toppings.
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Instant Pot Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

My poor son woke up with a cold today and of course, he asked for my Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup for dinner. Thanks to my Instant Pot, it was super easy to whip it up while still being able to sneak in some snuggles from a sick 6 year old! 🙂

If you’re new to the Instant Pot, start here:

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Start out by grabbing 1 onion, 4-5 cloves of garlic, 2-3 cups of spinach,  2 stalks of celery and 2 carrots. Slice everything and set aside.

Dice two chicken breasts and season with salt and pepper.

Turn the Instant Pot to Saute mode and allow it to heat up before adding 2 Tbsp of olive oil.

Add the onion and garlic and saute for 2-3 minutes. Add the celery and carrots and cook for another 2-3 minutes.

Add the chicken, chicken broth, seasonings and egg noodles and stir.

Close the Instant Pot lid, turn the venting knob to sealing and cook on HIGH pressure for 6 minutes.

To make the slurry: 

This step is optional, but does thicken up the soup a bit which my family loves 🙂

While the soup is cooking, melt the butter in a pan and then add the flour. Cook for 3-4 minutes.

When the timer is up, quickly releasing the pressure by CAREFULLY turning the venting knob from sealing to venting. When the pressure is released, Remove the lid and turn the Instant Pot back to saute mode.

Add the slurry to the soup and stir. Add the milk and chopped spinach and stir until spinach is wilted, about 3-4 minutes.

Serve and enjoy! 🙂

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Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup
A simple way to make this delicious comfort food in the Instant Pot or Pressure Cooker.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Passive Time 15 minutes
Servings
People
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Passive Time 15 minutes
Servings
People
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Chop the onion, garlic, celery, spinach and carrots and set aside. Dice the chicken and season with salt and pepper. Turn the Instant Pot to Saute mode and allow it to heat up before adding 2 Tbsp of olive oil.
  2. Add the onion and garlic and saute for 2-3 minutes. Add the celery and carrots and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the chicken, chicken broth, seasonings and egg noodles and stir.
  4. Close the Instant Pot lid, turn the venting knob to sealing and cook on HIGH pressure for 6 minutes. While the soup is cooking, melt the butter in a pan and then add the flour. Cook for 3-4 minutes to make a slurry which will help thicken the soup. This is optional.
  5. When the timer is up, quickly releasing the pressure by CAREFULLY turning the venting knob from sealing to venting. When the pressure is released, Remove the lid and turn the Instant Pot back to saute mode.
  6. Add the slurry to the soup and stir. Add the milk and chopped spinach and stir until spinach is wilted, about 3-4 minutes.
  7. Serve and enjoy!
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Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowls

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Oh my gosh! This is one of my favorite meals to make in the Instant Pot. It’s super simple and protein packed, and you can easily double or triple the recipe for lots of leftovers or food prep for the week!

My kiddos beg for this meal which makes me a happy mama!

If you’re new to the Instant Pot, start here:

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Instant Pot 101: Tips, Tricks and Must-Have Accessories.

Grab 1-2 lbs of chicken breasts, 1 onion (diced), 4 cloves of garlic minced, 1 can of tomatoes, 1 can of diced green chiles (you can substitute Rotel) 1 can of Black beans, and 1 can of corn if you’d like.

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These are the seasonings you will need:

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Add all of the ingredients to the Instant Pot and stir.

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Close the lid, turn the venting knob to sealing and cook on HIGH pressure for 25 minutes.

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When the timer is up, allow the pressure to release naturally. This can take anywhere from 20-45 minutes, you will know that all of the pressure has released when the silver pin drops. Only then will you be able to open the lid.

Open the lid carefully and shred the chicken.

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Serve over some Instant Pot Mexican Rice or Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Rice or in a tortilla and top with your favorite toppings.

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Enjoy! 🙂

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Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowls

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: Easy
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An Instant Pot recipe for simple, protein packed burrito bowls.


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Ingredients

-2 lbs chicken breasts

-1 onion diced

-4 cloves garlic minced

-1 Can of diced tomatoes

-1 can diced green chiles

-1 can black beans drained and rinsed

-1 can corn drained (optional)

-1/2 cup chicken broth

Seasonings:

-1/2 tsp salt

-1/2 tsp black pepper

-1/2 tsp onion powder

-1 tsp Cumin

-1 tsp chili powder

-1 tsp oregano

-1/2 tsp paprika

-pinch of cilantro leaves (optional)

-pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)

Directions

  1. Add all of the ingredients to the instant pot and mix well.
  2. Close the lid, turn the venting knob to sealing and cook on HIGH pressure for 25 minutes.
  3. When the timer is up, allow the pressure to release naturally. This can take anywhere from 20-45 minutes, you will know that all of the pressure has released when the silver pin drops. Only then will you be able to open the lid.
  4. Open the lid and shred the chicken.
  5. Top with your favorite toppings and Serve over Mexican Rice or in a homemade tortilla.

Ashton

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Instant Pot Posole

Mmmmm… Posole 😉 One of my favorite things to eat! It’s SUPER easy to make in the Instant Pot and the kids even loved it! 

Paired with some Homemade Tortillas, what could be better?! 

If you’re new to the Instant Pot start here: 

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Here’s what you’ll need: 



For the seasonings:

  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 bay leaf

Start out by turning the Instant Pot to sauté mode and allow it to heat up. Add 2 TBSP of olive oil before adding the diced onion and garlic. Sauté for 2-3 minutes. 


Add the diced pork, chicken broth, green chiles, Hominy and the seasonings. 

Close the lid, turn the venting knob to sealing and cook on HIGH pressure for 30 minutes. Quickly release the pressure when it’s finished. 

Turn the Instant Pot back to sauté mode. Mix 2 TBSP of corn starch with 2 TBSP of cold water and add it to the Posole. Allow it to thicken for about 10 minutes. 

Top with cilantro and lime wedges and serve! YUM! 


Tools Needed:

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Instant Pot Posole

  • Servings: 6-8
  • Difficulty: Easy
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Ingredients

-1-2 lb pork roast diced

-1 onion diced

-6 cloves garlic minced

-1 25 oz can Hominy

-1 4oz can diced green chiles

-5 cups chicken broth

-1 tsp salt

-1 tsp black pepper

-1 tsp cumin

-2 tsp oregano

-2 tsp chili powder

-1 bay leaf

-2 TBSP corn starch

-2 TBSP cold water

For Garnish (optional)

-1/4 cilantro chopped

-lime wedges

Directions

1.Dice the onion and mince the garlic. Turn the Instant Pot to sauté mode and allow it to heat up. Add 2 TBSP of olive oil then sauté the onion and garlic for 2-3 minutes. 

2.Add the chicken broth, pork, hominy, green chiles and seasonings and stir.

3.Close the lid turn the venting knob to sealing and cook on HIGH pressure for 30 minutes before quickly releasing the pressure. 

4.Turn the Instant Pot back to sauté mode. Mix the 2 TBSP of corn starch with 2 TBSP of cold water and add to the posole. Allow it to thicken for 10 minutes. Top with cilantro and lime wedges and serve! Yum! 


Enjoy and feel free to share! 
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