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Instant Pot Broccoli Cheese Soup

This hearty soup is packed with fresh broccoli, shredded carrots, and lots of flavor! Made in no time using the Instant Pot, this soup makes a great lunch or dinner!!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 6
Author: The Cookin' Chicks


  • 1 lb broccoli, chopped (fresh is best)
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 8 oz. cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 3 tbsp hot sauce


  • Place broccoli, onion, carrots, salt, and chicken broth into your Instant Pot.
  • Place lid securely on and lock closed. Make sure valve on top is on "sealed".
  • Place on manual high pressure for 15 minutes.
  • Once done, do a quick release (place a towel on top, just in case).
  • When pin drops, open lid and stir in the milk/heavy cream.
  • Turn Instant Pot back on and press saute. Allow mixture to come to a boil.
  • Slowly stir in the cheese, allowing to melt fully.
  • Stir in the hot sauce.
  • Serve immediately!
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