instant pot lentil soup recipe

Instant Pot Lentil Soup Recipe

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  • Author: Laura
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 18 minutes
  • Total Time: 28 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Grab a spoon and dig into this delicious Instant Pot Lentil Soup Recipe! Brown lentil soup is so easy and you can quickly make it in your pressure cooker.



  • 2 Stalks of celery chopped
  • 1 Carrot peeled and chopped
  • 3 Cloves garlic minced
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 1 Can diced tomatoes
  • 1 ½ C. Lentils
  • 1 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 2 tsp. Thyme fresh
  • 4 C. Chicken broth
  • 4 C. Baby spinach
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Freshly chopped parsley and shredded parmesan for garnish


  1. Place the chopped celery, onion, carrot, minced garlic, diced tomatoes, Italian seasoning, fresh thyme, salt and pepper as well as lentils into the bottom of the Instant Pot.
  2. Cover all of the ingredients with the chicken broth, and stir to combine.
  3. Close the lid on the Instant Pot, making sure the release valve is in the sealing position.
  4. Set the Instant Pot to cook on manual for 18 minutes. Perform a quick release by switching the release valve carefully to the venting position once the cook time is over.
  5. Remove the lid and add in the baby spinach. Stir it into the mixture until it is completely wilted.
  6. Serve the lentil soup with freshly chopped parsley and shredded parmesan as garnish if desired.

  • Category: dinner
  • Method: instant pot

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