Are you a fan of tomato soup? If so you’re going to love this delicious and easy homemade Instant Pot Tomato Soup recipe. With a spicy kick this tasty tomato soup recipe is perfect for fall or any season and goes well with french bread, garlic bread or a grilled cheese!
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Why Homemade tomato soup is better than Canned soup
Homemade Tomato soup is better than canned soup. Well it certainly is in my opinion. Not only do you get to control exactly what goes into your tomato soup recipe, you can make sure the ingredients are not processed which is healthier for the body.
Making tomato soup in the Instant Pot means you’ll get many more servings than you would from a can and you’ll have plenty left over for all the family to enjoy.
Do I Need To Change Instant Pot Cooking Times If I Double My Recipe?
You can double this recipe and batch cook plenty of tomato soup in one go. You don’t need to change any of the cooking times. The only difference is that your. pressure cooker may take longer to come to pressure. Cooking times remain the same.
Why Do Natural Release When Cooking Instant Pot Tomato Soup?
The reason you need to naturally release the pressure after cooking this delicious and easy homemade soup recipe is because soup can sometimes spew out of the vent and splatter everywhere. A natural release will ensure the steam exits the Instant Pot without making a huge mess.
INGREDIENTS NEEDED FOR Instant Pot Tomato Soup
Here are the ingredients we used to make this spicy tomato soup recipe in our pressure cooker.
- 4 Large Tomatoes or 8 medium tomatoes
- One clove of garlic or two teaspoons of minced garlic
- 2 Tablespoons butter
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 Red bell pepper
- 1 medium sized onion chopped
- 1 teaspoon mixed herbs
- 1 teaspoon dried basil or 1 cup fresh basil chopped
- 1 teaspoon of Oregano or Italian Seasoning
- Salt and Pepper to taste
- 4 cups of vegetable stock.
- 2 tablespoons of tomato puree
- Cream/Parmesan cheese – optional garnish.
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HOW TO MAKE THIS TOMATO SOUP INSTANT POT RECIPE
Add the butter and oil into the instant pot
Next add the chopped onions and chopped bell pepper.
Saute the ingredients until softened. This will take around two minutes.
Add the seasonings, basil, oregano herbs, salt and pepper to the instant pot.
Cancel the saute button and add your chopped tomatoes to the Instant Pot.
The tomatoes can be cut into large chunks if you’re planning to blend the soup at the end. If you prefer a chunky soup then make sure the tomatoes are chopped small.
Add the vegetable stock to your Instant pot. Set the timer for 12 minutes on high pressure. Using the manual setting you can control the timing of your cooking time.
Once the soup has come to pressure and finished cooking, allow to naturally to naturally release for 15 minutes.
Either serve your soup as it is or blend to make a smooth consistency.
Your delicious Instant Pot Tomato soup is now ready to serve. Drizzle a small amount of cream over each bowl of soup and add croutons or bread as desired.
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About Angela Milnes
Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who has specialised in teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and adults. Angela has also taught cooking classes and loves to share both family recipes and easy instant pot recipes here on The Instant Pot Table. Follow her on Pinterest!