Instant Pot® Soups, Stews and Chili Recipes

Find the best recipes for hearty soups, rich stews, and spicy chili using the Instant Pot, plus chowders, gumbos, and stocks, too.

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Instant Pot® Chicken Tortilla Soup

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A hearty version of chicken tortilla soup made in the Instant Pot®. Top soup with avocado, pepper Jack cheese, fresh cilantro, sour cream, crumbled tortilla chips, and hot sauce. This is great for freezing!

Instant Pot® Italian Wedding Soup

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Meatballs, pasta, and cheese are a marriage made in heaven. There are many, many versions of this recipe, this is mine. I hope that you enjoy it!

Instant Pot® Caldillo

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Caldillo is a Mexican stew that is filled with beef, potatoes, and green chiles. Works great in the Instant Pot®.

Instant Pot® Corn Chowder

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A delicious vegetarian corn chowder made in minutes with the help of an electric pressure cooker.

Quick and Easy Instant Pot® Chicken Noodle Soup

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This tasty homemade chicken noodle soup is the most amazing comfort food ever! It's simple, with very few ingredients, and so easy to make in your Instant Pot®.

Instant Pot® Creamy Mushroom Soup

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This rich and creamy mushroom soup is not only comforting on a cold day, it's ready in no time! To cut down on prep time, feel free to coarsely chop the mushrooms using a food processor. If you prefer a smoother texture, you can partially puree the cooked soup using an immersion blender.

Instant Pot® Spicy Beef Curry Stew

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Pegan and paleo-friendly spicy beef curry stew made in an Instant Pot®.

Instant Pot® Tomato Soup

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If you're looking for comfort food, look no further. This creamy and delicious Instant Pot® tomato soup recipe warms the soul from the inside out. Garnish the tomato soup with Parmesan cheese, oregano, and/or basil. Serve with grilled cheese for the ultimate cozy meal and enjoy!

Instant Pot® Best Beef Stew

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This beef stew is the ultimate, hearty, melt-in-your mouth comfort food of all, and so easy to make in the Instant Pot® for a simple midweek dinner.

Creamy Cannellini Soup

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This soup takes advantage of canned cannellini beans, but feel free to adjust and use dry beans. The addition of Italian sausage is completely optional.

Instant Pot® Navy Bean and Ham Soup

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A fairly traditional navy bean and ham soup with instructions for making in an Instant Pot® cooker. I use a package of Hurst's® navy beans for this recipe but feel free to use any dry navy beans.

Instant Pot® Vegan Cabbage Detox Soup

Rating: Unrated
This simple vegan cabbage soup is perfect for a detox diet. It's a tasty no-fuss recipe that takes 30 minutes to make in your Instant Pot®.

Inspiration and Ideas

Top Tips for Instant Pot® Soups

Dish up rich satisfying soups with long-simmered flavor in a fraction of the time they'd take to make on the stovetop.

Instant Pot® Turkey Chili

Deeply flavored with chipotle chiles, cocoa powder, and smoked paprika.

Instant Pot® Spicy Black Bean Soup (Vegan)

Rating: Unrated

You don't have to soak beans when using an electric pressure cooker. Adjust the spices to your liking in this healthier, easy-to-make black bean soup that freezes well.