Instant Pot Kale Lentil Soup

Instant Pot Kale Lentil Soup!

Instant Pot Kale lentil Soup

Before I share the recipe for “Instant Pot Kale Lentil Soup” today, I want to take a minute and say “Thank you” to my readers for the overwhelmingly positive responses that I have received for the Instant pot vegetable rice and also for the requests for new recipes. So many people have tried preparing the recipes with great success.

Today’s recipe is yet another easy and yummy recipe with this newly found kitchen helper: Instant pot Kale Lentil Soup. Why soup? It is one of the best kind of food for the fall/winter season. A steaming cup of soup with the right mix of vegetables delivers a full serving of vegetables for a day and leaves you warm. With the instant pot, it has become easier than ever to prepare a soup. I do not think I have never prepared a sumptuous soup in less than 30 minutes until now. My family loved this soup and I am sure you will love it too.

Instant Pot Kale Lentil SoupThe goodness in this vegan soup comes from Kale, lentils, Tomatoes, Cloves, turmeric and other spices. Kale is one of the best vegetables out there for its iron content. If you don’t have Kale, you can use any other leafy vegetable like spinach or red chard leaves. Choosing other vegetables to add is really up to you.

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Here’s the recipe details….

Instant Pot Kale Lentil Soup
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Instant Pot Kale Lentil Soup

A steaming cup of soup with the right mix of vegetables delivers a full serving of vegetables for a day and leaves you warm. With the instant pot, it has become easier than ever to prepare the soup. I do not think I have never prepared a sumptuous soup in less than 30 minutes.

Course Soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 24 minutes
Author Uma Srinivas

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Cup lentils (use brown or green lentils)
  • 2 1/2 Cup chopped kale leaves
  • 2 large size carrots
  • 3 Roma tomatoes
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2- 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 Garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1/2 inch ginger (grated)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 small cinnamon
  • 4 cloves (Indian spice)
  • Pink salt
  • 1/2 tsp thyme (optional)
  • 3 cup organic vegetable broth
  • 1 1/2 -2 cup Cups water
  • 2 Tbsp chives (optional)
  • 1 Medium size onion

Instructions

  1. Drizzle the oil to the inner pot. Press sauté and when the oil is hot, add bay leaves, cinnamon, and cloves.


  2. Follow up with ginger, and garlic. Stir constantly for a minute or until the garlic turns golden brown.


  3. Add onions, stirring constantly for 1 minute.

    Add kale and continue to cook for 30 seconds.

    Now, add carrots and tomatoes.

    Add all the spices and stir for a minute.


  4. Add lentils, vegetable broth, water, salt, and thyme. Stir for about 30 seconds.


  5. Close the lid of the instant pot. Turn the steam release handle to “sealing” position. Press the “Pressure cooking” button and set the time for 10 minutes.

    When the time is up, open the lid using quick release.

Kale Lentil Soup is ready! Serve hot with crackers or croutons!

Instant Pot Kale Lentil Soup

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18 thoughts on “Instant Pot Kale Lentil Soup

  1. That is one hearty, nutritious and delicious soup. Love that you used your insta pot to make it. I’m always looking for recipes to use my insta pot 🙂

  2. I am making this now it looks amazing but as I was makingit, your directions say to add onion but I don’t see onion up in the recipe so I just kind of guesstimated. Just wanted to let you know. Smells delicious!

  3. This looks like wholesome meal. Highly nutritious and looks quite delicious. Loved the serve ware in which you served the soup.

  4. Instant pot is the gadget you want in your kitchen…it’s makes life so easy!! Loved the lentil and kale soup… Perfect for this cold weather!

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