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Instant Pot Minestrone Soup | Instant Pot Recipe | Minestrone soup made in just minutes in the Instant Pot or pressure cooker! Loaded with vegetables, tender pasta, beans, in a super flavorful tomato vegetable broth. Serve this Instant Pot minestrone soup with parmesan cheese and crusty bread for a healthier version on comfort food. #instantpot #pressurecooker #souprecipes #healthyrecipe #instantpotrecipes

Instant Pot Minestrone Soup

Minestrone soup made in just minutes in the Instant Pot or pressure cooker! Loaded with vegetables, tender pasta, beans, in a super flavorful tomato vegetable broth. Serve this Instant Pot minestrone soup with parmesan cheese and crusty bread for a healthier version on comfort food.
Course Soup
Keyword instant pot, minestrone soup, pressure cooker
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 26 minutes
Author Jessica - Together as Family

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup finely sliced carrots (about 1 large carrot)
  • 1/2 cup finely sliced celery (about 1 large celery piece)
  • 1/2 cup chopped zucchini (about 1 small zucchini)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced or pressed (or 1 tablespoon garlic paste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 can (14.5 oz each) vegetable broth
  • 1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (15 oz) great northern beans (drained & rinsed)
  • 1 can (15 oz) light red kidney beans (drained & rinsed)
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 cup small shell pasta

Instructions

  1. Push the sauté button on the Instant Pot. Add the olive oil, carrots, celery, zucchini, onion, and 1/2 teaspoon salt to the Instant Pot liner. Cook, stirring frequently, for about 5 minutes to get the veggies softened. Add in the garlic and cook for 30 seconds longer. Turn off the sauté. 

  2. Add the remaining ingredients into the Instant Pot, stir together and cover with the lid. Set the knob to to the 'sealed' position. Press the 'soup' button or the 'manual' button and set the time for 6 minutes. 

  3. It takes about 10 minutes to come to pressure and then it will cook for the 6 minutes. 

  4. When done, do a quick release on the valve. Let the steam and pressure out. Take the lid off and stir the soup. Serve with shredded parmesan cheese on top if wanted. 

  5. Leftover store well in the fridge for a few days. The pasta tends to soak up the liquid once it's refrigerated so you may have to add a tiny amount of water or broth to it. 

Recipe Notes

If you like more of a tomato taste in your minestrone soup, use a can of crushed tomatoes in place of the tomato sauce.

 

This soup is very versatile. If you don't like the beans listed feel free to use whichever beans you prefer. Add more or less seasonings, or add different seasonings based on preference. 

 

You want to use a small sized pasta. The small shells work great, or a mini sized pasta would work, elbow pasta, and even the medium sized shell pasta would work as well.