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instant pot sweet potato soup served in two bowl garnished with coriander leaves, cream and slivered almonds and a cup of slivered almonds on the side
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Instant Pot Sweet Potato Soup

This Instant Pot Sweet Potato Soup recipe is creamy, full of flavor, and super easy to make in the pressure cooker- naturally gluten-free and vegan.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword instant pot sweet potato soup, sweet potato carrot soup, vegan sweet potato soup
Diet Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan
Method Instant Pot/Pressure Cooker
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 201kcal
Author Bhavana Patil

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ inch ginger chopped
  • 1 medium yellow onion chopped
  • 2 large carrot chopped, (about ½ pound)
  • 4 medium sweet potatoes cut into 1 inch pieces, (about 1.5 pounds)
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup full fat coconut milk

Spices

Garnish

Instructions

Instant Pot Instructions

  • Press SAUTE on Instant Pot. Heat oil, add onion and carrot. Saute till the onions are soft and translucent.
  • Then add the minced ginger, garlic, and cook for a minute or until it’s fragrant.
    step to saute onions and carrot collage
  • Switch off the SAUTE setting. Add sweet potatoes, ground cumin, red chili powder, salt, pepper, and vegetable broth to an Instant Pot pressure cooker. Mix everything well.
  • Close the lid securely, and turn the vent to "SEALING". Select the PRESSURE COOK/MANUAL (High Pressure) setting and set the cooking time to 10 minutes.
  • When the instant pot beeps, allow the pressure to release naturally for 10 minutes, then release any remaining pressure before removing the lid.
    step to add sweet potatoes, spices and vegetable broth collage
  • Use an immersion blender to puree the soup until smooth. ( Or transfer the mixture to a traditional blender in batches and puree until smooth). Adjust seasoning.
  • Stir in the coconut milk. Adjust the seasonings at this stage.
    step to blend the soup into smooth and creamy collage
  • Serve warm, garnish if desired.
    sweet potato carrot soup in instant pot insert with a laddle

Notes

Note: Nutrition values are my best estimates. If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.

Nutrition

Calories: 201kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 0.4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Sodium: 733mg | Potassium: 632mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 25822IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 1mg