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Hearty Minestrone Soup Recipe

Hearty Minestrone Soup

Michelle Fagone
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Snack, Starter
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 servings

Equipment

  • Instant Pot Multi Pressure Cooker

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups dried great Northern beans
  • 1 cup orzo
  • 2 large carrots peeled and diced
  • 1 bunch Swiss chard ribs removed and roughly chopped
  • 1 medium zucchini diced
  • 2 stalks celery diced
  • 1 medium onion peeled and diced
  • 1 tsp minced Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 14 1/2 oz diced tomatoes including juice 1 can
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup tomato juice
  • 4 sprigs fresh parsley for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Rinse beans and add to the Instant Pot® with remaining ingredients except parsley. Lock the lid.
  • Press the Soup button and cook for the default time of 30 minutes.
  • When timer beeps, let pressure release naturally for 10 minutes.
  • Quick-release any additional pressure until float valve drops and then unlock lid. Ladle into bowls, garnish each bowl with a sprig of parsley, and serve warm.
Keyword Instant Pot, vegan, vegetarian