Instant Pot® Cabbage Soup


Beefy cabbage soup prepared using the Instant Pot®. May also be prepared on stove top or slow cooker.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
8 servings


  • 1 pound ground sirloin

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 1 small bell pepper, diced

  • 1 pound diced cabbage

  • 1 (15.5 ounce) can kidney beans, drained

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced petite-cut tomatoes

  • ¼ cup Worcestershire sauce

  • 3 tablespoons ketchup

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon ground thyme

  • 1 tablespoon beef base (such as Better than Bouillon®)

  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary

  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper (Optional)

  • 2 cups water


  1. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®) and select Saute function. Add ground sirloin, onion, and bell pepper. Cook and stir until meat is browned, about 5 minutes. Add cabbage, kidney beans, diced tomatoes, Worcestershire sauce, ketchup, sugar, black pepper, thyme, beef base, rosemary, and cayenne pepper. Pour in water and mix to combine.

  2. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 20 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  3. Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, 10 to 40 minutes.

Cook's Notes:

You can use light or dark kidney beans.

You can also cook the soup in a slow cooker for 4 hours on High. Refrigerate leftovers for best infusion of flavors.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

208 Calories
8g Fat
21g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 208
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 773mg 34%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 6g 22%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 15g
Vitamin C 36mg 178%
Calcium 92mg 7%
Iron 5mg 26%
Potassium 423mg 9%

* 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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