Instant Pot Cheddar Broccoli Cauliflower Soup

Updated on May 17, 2018
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easy cheesy broccoli cauliflower soup
easy cheesy broccoli cauliflower soup | Source

A "souper" easy dinner.

This is one of the many Instant Pot recipes that is super fast, easy, and delicious. This is vegetarian-friendly but is not vegan (due to dairy).

Everyone should own a pressure cooker. They make food really fast, retain flavor, and are great for busy households, students, single parents, those going camping, and anyone who does not eat meat. Why slave over a stove when you don't have to?

If you're being really frugal and getting ingredients from a discount grocer, you can make a ton of this soup for just a few bucks. Serve it with bread and salad, and it's an entire meal. If you want to be fancy, serve it in bread bowls. Fresh ingredients are better, but not necessary.

It's a great soup and can be frozen for up to three months.

Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 4 min
Ready in: 14 min
Yields: 8+ depending on serving size

Frozen vegetables

Frozen bag of veggies, medley blend
Frozen bag of veggies, medley blend

Ingredients

Cheese and heavy cream
Cheese and heavy cream

Ingredients

  • about 4 cups 1-2 bags frozen veggie medley, carrots, broccoli, and cauliflower
  • 4-6 cups chicken broth/or veggie broth, use 4 cups if you want thicker soup
  • 1 pint heavy cream
  • 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. Empty frozen veggies into the pot.
  2. Add 4-6 cups of water, or chicken broth, or water and bouillon cubes, or even vegetable broth (this recipe is so forgiving).
  3. Set the instant pot to high pressure, for 4 minutes.
  4. When the pot beeps, quick-release the steam.
  5. Add the pint of heavy cream, stir.
  6. Add your cheese, and stir again until melted.
  7. Serve hot and enjoy!

If you want a creamier soup, stick blend it in the Instant Pot after step 6. Top with more cheese, more veggies, or anything else you like.

Into the pot it goes

Throw ingredients into the instant pot.
Throw ingredients into the instant pot.
Add water or broth whichever you are using
Add water or broth whichever you are using

Questions & Answers

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      • Frank Atanacio profile image

        Frank Atanacio 

        7 months ago from Shelton

        mmmm looks good.. and easy to prepare.. thanks for sharing :)

      • Bishop55 profile imageAUTHOR

        Rebecca 

        8 months ago from USA

        Thanks Linda :)

      • AliciaC profile image

        Linda Crampton 

        8 months ago from British Columbia, Canada

        A pressure cooker sounds very useful. I love the short time needed to cook a meal! Your recipe looks delicious.

      • Kristen Howe profile image

        Kristen Howe 

        8 months ago from Northeast Ohio

        Okay. But I have no more counter space in my kitchen-- I use my crockpot 2x a week.

      • Bishop55 profile imageAUTHOR

        Rebecca 

        8 months ago from USA

        You can, but I'm not sure how long that would take. Ditch the crockpot and get an instant pot, you'll use it 100x more often and it can be a crockpot too. :)

      • Bishop55 profile imageAUTHOR

        Rebecca 

        8 months ago from USA

        yep instant pot pressure cooker! they are AMAZING! I'll be posting a lot more recipes soon. If you don't have one seriously get one. Christmas is right around the corner! Thanks for the comments btw.

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        Kristen Howe 

        8 months ago from Northeast Ohio

        This soup looks delicious. But I don't have an instant pot, just a crockpot, and no more counter space for it. Can I use my crockpot for this recipe?

      • FlourishAnyway profile image

        FlourishAnyway 

        8 months ago from USA

        Is an instant pot a pressure cooker? This looks good. Evan vegans can do some substitutions with this.

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        Louise Powles 

        8 months ago from Norfolk, England

        My mouth is watering now, that looks delicious. =)

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