I’m writing this wearing several layers of clothes and the most amazing furry blanket (this one, in case you were wondering—I am so obsessed) and I’m still freezing. While it’s still technically fall, it’s feeling like winter here and I’m not exactly excited about it.
The only things that make winter tolerable for me are mugs of (healthy) hot chocolate and big bowls of soup. These meal-worthy soups are a good place to start if you need some soup inspo, and if you have an Instant Pot, we’ve got you covered with this collection of Instant Pot soup recipes.
5 Ways to Make Soup in Your Instant Pot
While most soup recipes require a nice long simmer to help the flavors meld together, an Instant Pot speeds up the whole process, making soup totally doable for a weeknight dinner. And the best part about making soup for dinner is that leftovers almost always freeze well, so you can cook once and eat twice. Win!
Ooh, wild rice soup. If there’s a more perfect soup for fall, I don’t know what it is. And if you don’t have an Instant Pot, Pinch of Yum has a slow cooker version too.
Instant Pot Wild Rice Soup from Pinch of Yum
Red lentils pack in a surprising amount of protein; they also break down when cooked, resulting in a rich, creamy soup.
Instant Pot Curried Carrot Red Lentil Soup from Kitchen Treaty
Jenn at Peas and Crayons is a genius at coming up with healthy recipes the whole family will love and this creamy, cheesy soup is no exception.
Pressure Cooker Creamy Cauliflower Soup from Peas and Crayons
All the flavors you love from tortilla soup—minus the tortillas! This soup is both paleo and Whole30 and you can make it your own by adding your favorite garnishes.
Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla-Less Soup from 40 Aprons
All you need for this soup is 5 ingredients, not counting salt and pepper. Five! Dress it up with baked chickpeas, homemade croutons, or a swirl of plain yogurt.
Creamy Butternut Squash Soup from Plated Cravings17