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Instant Pot Simple Carrot Soup

"Simply Delightful" is the way to describe this Instant Pot Simple Carrot Soup. Creamy without the heaviness, naturally Vegan and made with few clean ingredients.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Carrot Soup, Instant Pot Carrot Soup, Vegan Soup
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Silvia

Equipment

  • Instant pot
  • Blender

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small red bell pepper
  • 1 ripe tomato (any kind)
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 5 cups carrots, chunks
  • 2 cups vegetable broth*
  • coconut milk (optional)
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 tsp each, turmeric and ginger
  • fresh sage

Instructions

  • Turn instant pot on saute mode. Add oil, onion, garlic, bell pepper and tomato and sauté until they start to soften (3-4minutes)
  • Stir in tomato paste. Season with salt, pepper, turmeric and ginger.
  • Add carrots and broth. Give it a good stir. Then add some fresh sage to the pot.
  • Lock lid and cook on HP for 15 minutes. When done, quickly release all pressure QPR.
  • Transfer soup to a blender or blend it using an immersion blender. Blend until creamy and smooth
  • Stir in some coconut milk, if using. Top with fresh sage leaves, nuts and seeds and serve.

Notes

*make sure the vegetable broth is GF, Vegan and Whole30 approved. You can always use just water as the soup has enough flavor in itself that soup will not turn out bland