Instant Pot® Split Pea Soup

Instant Pot® Split Pea Soup

by Lester Rodriguez 6 months ago
4.3 (9)
40 minutes
408.4 kcal
53.6 g carbs
Description

Delicious Instant Pot® split pea soup that delivers rich, deep flavor in just over an hour.

Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 stalks celery, diced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3 carrots, chopped
  • 6 slices bacon, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1 pound green split peas, rinsed and sorted
Directions
  1. 1. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®) and select Saute function. Let warm up and add butter and olive oil. Add onion, celery, bay leaves, and thyme. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onion starts to turn translucent, about 5 minutes.
  2. 2. Add carrots, bacon, garlic, salt, and pepper. Cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add broth and bring to a simmer. Stir in split peas. Close and lock the lid; set release knob to Sealing position.
  3. 3. Select Manual/Pressure Cook setting according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 18 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.
  4. 4. Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 15 minutes. Turn steam release knob to Venting and use quick-release function for the remaining pressure. Carefully open lid. Remove bay leaves. Taste and adjust seasonings as desired.
Nutrition Facts
serving: 6 servings
calories: 408.4 kcal
carbohydrates: 53.6 g
protein: 24 g
saturated fat: 4.2 g
cholesterol: 26.3 mg
sodium: 1649.9 mg
fiber: 21 g
sugar: 10.1 g