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Quick and Easy Instant Pot Potato Soup

Quick and Easy Instant Pot Potato Soup
Instant Pot Potato Soup

Whether it is a cold winter day or a quick summer night and you need comfort food, this Quick and Easy Instant Pot Potato Soup is perfect! It is one of my favorites and one of my go-to recipes.

Quick and Easy Instant Pot Potato Soup

I love whipping this together and throwing it in the Instant Pot. It is ready in no time with very little effort. SCORE!

Have I mentioned that I LOVE my Instant Pot??? I use it at least once a week! Check out my other Instant Pot Recipes.

Quick and Easy Instant Pot Potato Soup

All you need is a 5 pound bag of russet potatoes, chicken broth, milk, butter, and your toppings.

Quick and Easy Instant Pot Potato Soup

Toppings can be anything! We like bacon bits and freshly crated cheese. I also add red pepper to mine. I am sure Sour Cream and Chives would be good too.

Quick and Easy Instant Pot Potato Soup
Quick and Easy Instant Pot Potato Soup

How to make Quick and Easy Instant Pot Potato Soup

  • Add 1 can chicken broth to the pot.
  • Add 2 cans of water to the pot
  • Peel and Cut 5 pounds of potatoes
  • Add the chopped potatoes to the pot
  • Add 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Add 3 tablespoons butter
  • Stir and close the lid. Make sure the release valve is set to seal.
  • Set on manual 15 or soup and adjust to 15 mins.

NEXT STEPS:

Once the pot beeps do a quick release of the pressure. Be careful! It will be very hot!

Add 1 cup of milk. (I used 2% milk)

Use a potato masher and do 2-3 big smashes.

Stir and pour into bowls.

Add cheese, red pepper and bacon bits or any other toppings to each bowl.

Enjoy!

Check out my other Instant Pot Recipes.

Quick and Easy Instant Pot Potato Soup

How to make Quick and Easy Instant Pot Potato Soup
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: instant pot, soup
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Heather Brummett
Cost: $

Equipment

  • Instant Pot

Ingredients

  • 1 can chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 5 pounds large potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon salt pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • Garnish – Red Pepper, Bacon Bits, Cheese

Instructions

  • Add 1 can chicken broth to the pot
  • .Add 2 cans of water to the pot
  • Peel and Cut 5 pounds of potatoes
  • Add the chopped potatoes to the pot
  • Add 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Add 3 tablespoons butter
  • Stir and close the lid.
  • Make sure the release valve is set to seal.Set on manual 15 or soup and adjust to 15 mins.
  • Once the pot beeps do a quick release of the pressure. Be careful! It will be very hot! 
  • Add 1 cup of milk. (I used 2% milk)
  • Use a potato masher and do 2-3 big smashes. 
    Stir and pour into bowls.
    Add cheese, red pepper and bacon bits or any other toppings to each bowl.

Heather Brummett

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