Instant Pot Vegetable Broth


This Instant Pot vegetable broth is made easily with the help of a multicooker. No need to stand watch over a stove when you can throw it all in and go using this method. The best part is that you know exactly what went into it and also that you can use vegetables that are getting old and in need of use. This recipe is perfect for soup or for adding flavor to pasta and rice dishes. Store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
55 mins
Additional Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 20 mins
12 cups of broth


  • 3 carrots, unpeeled, halved

  • 1 large onion, halved

  • 2 stalks celery, halved

  • 2 cloves garlic, halved

  • 1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme

  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary

  • 12 cups water


  1. Combine carrots, onion, celery, garlic, peppercorns, salt, thyme, and rosemary in a multi-functional pressure cooker, such as Instant Pot. Cover with water. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to the manufacturer's instructions; set the timer for 30 minutes. Allow 25 minutes for pressure to build.

  2. Release pressure using the natural-release method according to the manufacturer's instructions, about 30 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid.

  3. Let broth sit for 20 minutes to cool. Pour liquid through a strainer and discard all solids.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

15 Calories
0g Fat
3g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 15
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 219mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 101mg 2%

* 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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