Instant Pot Potato, Leek, and Carrot Soup


This lovely soup is simple, satisfying, and nutritious!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
55 mins


  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 medium onion, chopped

  • 2 medium leeks, washed well and chopped

  • 3 medium carrots, sliced

  • ¾ pound small golden potatoes, scrubbed and quartered

  • 1 teaspoon curry powder

  • 2 cups chicken broth

  • 1 cup half-and-half

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot) and select Saute function. Add butter and oil and heat until butter is melted. Stir in onion and leeks. Saute until onions are very soft and translucent, about 5 minutes. Add carrots and potatoes. Sprinkle curry powder over vegetables and stir to combine well. Pour in chicken broth.

  2. Close and lock the lid, and set vent to sealing. Select Soup mode according to manufacturer's instructions and set timer for 12 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  3. Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 15 minutes. Unlock and remove lid. Stir in half-and-half and season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

267 Calories
14g Fat
32g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 267
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Cholesterol 33mg 11%
Sodium 713mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 11%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 27mg 137%
Calcium 125mg 10%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 712mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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