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Instant Pot Broccoli Cheddar Soup
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Instant Pot Broccoli Cheddar Soup Recipe

This smooth, flavorful Instant Pot Broccoli Cheddar Soup will quickly become a family favorite! It's perfect as a main dish or as an appetizer to a yummy meal.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time9 mins
Total Time19 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish, Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: broccoli cheddar soup, Instant Pot Broccoli cheddar soup, Instant Pot soup
Servings: 6
Calories: 417kcal


  • Instant Pot


  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 4 cups broccoli chopped
  • ½ cup shredded carrots
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • cups heavy cream
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon hot sauce


  • Press the Saute button. Heat oil and add onion. Saute for 5 minutes.
  • Add chicken broth, broccoli, carrots, and nutmeg.
  • Press the Cancel/Keep Warm button. Lock lid into place and turn knob to sealing.
  • Press the Manual or Pressure Cook button. Set cook time for 4 minutes.
  • Do a quick release and stir in cream.
  • Press the Saute button again, but do not bring to boil.
  • Stir in cheese and hot sauce.


Calories: 417kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 121mg | Sodium: 772mg | Potassium: 432mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 3418IU | Vitamin C: 66mg | Calcium: 354mg | Iron: 1mg