Soup is never a bad idea, whether you’re eating lobster bisque on a white tablecloth or curled up on the couch slurping minestrone out of a mug. And thanks to the Instant Pot, making soup from scratch just got a million times easier and quicker. Presenting 18 incredible soup recipes, from Thai butternut squash to old-fashioned French onion. 

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Instant Pot Spicy Thai Butternut Squash Soup

This vegan, gluten-free dish is just as easy as opening a can but way healthier and more flavorful. (And we’re loving the kick from the red curry paste.)

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Chicken Tortellini Soup

In case you’re counting, each cup has less than 250 calories. And who doesn’t love a little wine in their soup for added flavor?

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Instant Pot Chicken and Spinach Ramen

This delightful recipe uses only one dirty dish (the insert for the Instant Pot). It's basically magic.

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Instant Pot 15 Bean and Sausage Soup

Fill this quick stew with spicy sausage, Swiss chard, tomatoes and onion. (Just remember to soak and prep the beans the night before, which takes less than two minutes of hands-on time.)

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Turkey Chili

We love to eat this winter go-to year-round. May we interest you in chili dogs at your next barbecue?

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Instant Pot Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

This healthy-ish recipe uses milk and half and half instead of cream, so you don’t have to feel guilty about polishing off two (fine, three) bowls.

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Fifteen-Minute Khao Soi: Thai Coconut Curry Chicken Noodle Soup

Takeout, shmakeout. This soup will satisfy your cravings with coconut milk, curry paste, ginger, chicken and that wonton crunch.

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Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

Fighting a cold? Whip up this childhood classic. (We love topping ours with oyster crackers.)

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Instant Pot White Bean Chicken Chili

Throw a top-your-own-chili party. Our favorite additions? Avocado, jalapeño, sour cream, cotija cheese and cilantro.

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Instant Pot Potato Corn Chowder

That frozen bag of corn in your fridge finally gets its moment to shine in this hearty chowder.

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Instant Pot Bun Bo Hue

Say hello to umami with this Vietnamese rice vermicelli and beef soup. (Don’t fear the chili oil—the spice level is totally customizable.)

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Award Winning Instant Pot Chili

The secret ingredients? Chunks of bacon, tons of spices (including smoked paprika, yum) and a jalapeño.

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Instant Pot Italian Wedding Soup

Eat your heart out, Progresso. (And did we mention it takes only seven ingredients and 20 minutes of prep?)

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Coconut Sweet Potato Lentil Soup with Rice

This Indian-inspired soup is best served with a side of naan and plenty of “yums.”

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Instant Pot Broccoli Cheese Soup

Got extra half and half and a bunch of broccoli hanging out in the fridge? You can make this creamy broccoli cheddar soup in 30 minutes.

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Slow-Cooker French Onion Soup

Smoky beef broth? Check. Gooey Gruyère cheese? Check. Cheesy toasted bread? Check.

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Old-Fashioned Beef and Vegetable Soup

This delightful combo is more stew than soup, meaning you won’t leave the table hungry. And even though it tastes like it simmered for hours, it's ready in only 20 minutes.

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Instant Pot Pasta e Fagioli

Grate some extra Parm on top of this tasty concoction of veggies, tomatoes, herbs, pasta and beans, all simmered in your Instant Pot.

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