Instant Pot® Lentil Chicken Noodle Soup


Warm, comforting, chicken noodle soup with a twist. The lentils add texture and the dill add lemon juice add a nice tang.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
6 servings


  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 medium onion, chopped

  • 10 baby carrots, sliced

  • 2 stalks celery, sliced

  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • 6 cups chicken broth

  • 1 pound cubed, cooked chicken

  • 1 cup lentils

  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 1 teaspoon dried dill

  • ½ teaspoon thyme

  • 1 cup egg noodles (such as No Yolks®)

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®) and select Saute function. Melt butter and add onion, carrots, and celery. Saute for 2 minutes. Sprinkle flour over the vegetables, stir, and hit cancel.

  2. Add broth, chicken, lentils, parsley, paprika, dill, and thyme. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 8 minutes. Allow 10 minutes for pressure to build.

  3. Release pressure using the quick release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Turn the pot off and remove the lid. Stir in noodles and lemon juice. Let sit for 15 minutes or until noodles are cooked. Ladle into bowls and salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

293 Calories
8g Fat
30g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 293
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 59mg 20%
Sodium 1282mg 56%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 11g 40%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 5mg 27%
Calcium 50mg 4%
Iron 4mg 22%
Potassium 549mg 12%

* 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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