Instant Pot Lentil Soup

Healing Instant Pot Red Lentil Soup with Lemon




  1. Rinse the lentils in a colander and set aside.
  2. Press the SAUTE button on the Instant pot and let stand until screen reads “HOT”.
  3. Add the olive oil.
  4. Add the onion and carrots and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  6. Press the CANCEL button.
  7. Add the red lentils, tomato paste and cayenne pepper.
  8. Add the chicken broth.
  9. Stir to combine.
  10. Close and seal the Instant pot.
  11. Turn the venting knob to SEALING.
  12. Press PRESSURE COOK button and check to make sure the pressure level shows as “High” in the display.
  13. Adjust the timer to 10 minutes.
  14. When finished cooking, quick-release pressure according to manufacturer’s directions.
  15. Open the lid.
  16. Stir in the lemon juice and chopped cilantro or parsley.
  17. Season to taste with salt and black pepper.
  18. Serve warm.

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