Instant Pot White Bean Tuscan Kale Soup

 Instant Pot White Bean Tuscan Kale Soup

A cup of soup is a welcome light lunch or dinner when the weather is cold.  This instant pot soup comes together quick and easy in a 6 quart Instant Pot

or decrease the ingredients by half and use a 3 quart Instant Pot.

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Serves: 4 – 6

Ingredients:

1  1/2 tbsp. olive oil

1/2 cup onion

1 1/2 tsp garlic, diced

1/4 tsp crushed red pepper

6 cups chicken broth

1 1/2 cups northern white beans

1 bay leaf

1/4 tsp cayenne pepper, powdered

1/4 tsp black pepper

4 cups kale, rinsed and chopped

1/2 cup parmesan, grated

 

Directions:

Sauté onion, garlic and crush red pepper in the Instant Pot for 5 minutes. Turn unit off.

Add chicken broth, uncooked and unsoaked Northern white beans, dry powdered cayenne and the black pepper.

Close the lid and the pressure release valve.  Select soup setting.  Using the + – buttons select 70 minutes high pressure. When the 70 minutes is up, allow Instant Pot to depressurize completely on natural release method, then turn unit off. Open the  lid, add diced Tuscan kale.  Replace lid and let the kale steep for 10 minutes.

Remove bay leaf.  Mash the white beans slightly for a thicker soup.

Serve in  individual soup bowls.

Garnish with grated  parmesan cheese.

 

 

 

Mary Jane Curry

Mary Jane Curry and husband Jeff love RVing and travel in a 2013 Roadtrek RS Adventurous motorhome. She is a Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant and Registered Nurse in Emergency and Occupational Medicine, and is nearing retirement and has great enthusiasm for the travels and adventures awaiting. Her love of food science and food presentation led her to pursue a secondary career about 10 years ago when she became a certified Personal Chef and owner of Custom Cuisine in Southern California. She received her training and certification through the United States Personal Chef Association, an organization with Personal Chef membership in both the US and Canada. She plans to share many recipes here for RVers!