Vegan Instant Pot Red Lentil Soup


A healthy and delicious red lentil soup.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
35 mins


  • 6 cups water

  • 1 medium yellow onion, halved

  • 1 large carrot, trimmed and peeled

  • cup raw cashews

  • 1 large clove garlic

  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 2 cups red lentils, rinsed and drained

  • lemon, juiced


  1. Combine water, onion, carrot, cashews, garlic, salt, and pepper in a high-speed blender; blend until completely smooth.

  2. Pour the blended mixture into a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot). Stir in red lentils. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 10 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  3. Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Stir in lemon juice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

207 Calories
4g Fat
32g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 207
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 454mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 8g 29%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 12mg 61%
Calcium 41mg 3%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 485mg 10%

* 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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