But sometimes when you’re craving soup, especially split pea soup it’s impossible to skip cooking it and the best way to do it is to use your Instant Pot because it would only take half an hour to get to your desired meal.
Here are a few recipes we think that are worth trying out when making split pea soup using your Instant Pot.
Instant Pot Split Pea Soup Recipe #1
The first recipe we have for you is one that takes very little time to prepare and cook and it can be ready within minutes.
Despite the simple ingredients and easiness of this soup it’s very delicious and tasty and it can feed your entire family since following this recipe will yield 10 servings.
The ingredients you’ll need to make this soup are:
Split Pea Soup
- 1 lb
Rinsed Split peas
- 1 Cup
- 1½ Cups Diced Onions
- 1 Cup
- 7 Cups
- 3 Bay leafs
Minced Garlic cloves
- 1 tbsp
- 1 tbsp
- ½ tbsp
To start executing this recipe you’ll need your instant pot ready in which you’ll add all of the ingredients for the soup and stir them together well for a little bit.
Once well stirred, close the lid and set the timer for 15 minutes at manual high pressure mode.
Once the time has passed, let the pressure release naturally for another 15 minutes and then release the rest of the pressure manually.
Open the lid, take out the bay leafs and let it cool for a little bit before serving.
The nutritional values of this meal will be 170 Calories, 17.5g net Carbs, 1g Fat and 11g Protein per one serving.
Instant Pot Split Pea Soup Recipe #2
The second instant pot split pea soup recipe we have for you today includes a ham as well and gives the soup even more flavor making it much tastier and with more nutrients.
It also takes as little as half an hour to make from start to finish and yields 6 servings if you follow the exact recipe.
The ingredients you’ll need to prepare this soup are:
- 1 cup dried Split peas
- 2 cups mix of diced Onions, Celery and Pepper
- 2 cups diced Ham
- 2 cups Water
- 2 Bay leafs
- 1 teaspoon ground Black pepper
- 1 ½ teaspoons Salt
- 1 tablespoon Louisiana Hot Sauce
- 3 tablespoons Apple cider vinegar
- 2 teaspoons Liquid smoke
To start making this recipe you’ll need to get your instant pot and add the split peas, water, bay leafs, salt, ground pepper, onions, celery and peppers into the pot and set it on high adjusting the timer for 20 minutes.
Once it’s done cooking, let it get rid of the pressure naturally for 10 minutes and afterwards manually release the remaining pressure.
Open the instant pot and add the apple cider vinegar along with the liquid smoke and hot sauce, stir it well and serve once it cools off a bit.
The nutritional values you get with this meal are 250 Calories, 15g net Carbs, 8g Fat and 18g Protein per one serving.
Instant Pot Split Pea Soup Recipe #3
The third recipe we prepared is actually vegan split pea soup that can be made in the instant pot.
It’s easy to make instant pot split pea soup with potatoes and only takes half an hour from start to finish.
Split pea instant pot vegetarian, even though it’s meat free, it’s still very delicious and nutritious so it’s perfect if you want to lay off the meat for a while but still craving a soup.
Following the exact recipe will yield 8 servings and the ingredients you’ll need for this soup are:
- 2 cups dried Split peas
- 6 cups Vegetable broth
- 2 chopped green Onions
- 1 chopped Onion
- 2 diced Carrots
- 4 minced Garlic cloves
- 1 chopped Potato
- 2 chopped Celery
- 1 Bay leaf
- 1 teaspoon dried Basil
- 1 teaspoon smoked Paprika
- 1 teaspoon dried Thyme
- ¼ teaspoon Cayenne pepper
- 2 tablespoons Nutritional yeast flakes
To start making this recipe you’ll need to get your Instant Pot and add the ingredients in it.
Afterwards, seal the valve and select the manual setting to cook on high pressure for 15 minutes.
When the 15 minutes pass, let the pressure naturally disappear for about 20 minutes and afterwards let off the remaining pressure and steam manually.
Open up the lid of the pot, stir the soup and it’s ready to be served.
The nutritional values you get with this soup are 231 Calories, 37g Carbs, 2g Fat and 17g Protein per one serving.
Instant Pot Split Pea Recipe #4
The last recipe we have for you is a split pea soup that includes bacon as an ingredients which gives it an amazing flavor and increases the tastiness of the entire dish.
It takes only 25 minutes to make from start to finish and yields about 5 servings if you follow the recipe exactly.
To make this delicious dish, the ingredients you’ll need are:
- 100g sliced Bacon
- 2 cups dried Split peas
- 6 cups Water
- 1 diced Onion
- 1 diced Carrot
- 1 diced Celery
- 1 Bay leaf
- 1 teaspoon Sea salt
To start making this soup you’ll need to get your Instant Pot and add the bacon in it while it’s still cold, then start cooking the bacon on the sauté mode.
Once the bacon starts frying in its own fat, stir the pieces around and let them fry well till they are crispy. Once they are well fried, remove them from the pot and put them on a plate to use later.
Next, you’ll want to leave the fat from the bacon in the pot and add the carrot, celery and onion to sauté them for about 5 minutes.
Afterwards, add the split peas, bay leaf, water and salt and mix them all together nicely.
Shut the lid of the instant pot and set it to cook for 5 minutes on high pressure.
Once the time has elapsed, open the instant pot by using the naturally release mode and let it like that for at least 10 minutes.
Open the pot and take out the bay leaf while adding the cooked bacon in the pot.
You can save some of the bacon to use as garnish on top when serving the soup.
The nutritional values of this meal are 171.5 Calories, 12.1g net Carbs, 7.6g Fat and 8.5g Protein per one serving.
There sure is one recipe for almost every taste out there but we’d like to hear which one of these instant pot split pea soup recipes was your absolute favorite and which one you are going to add to your permanent weekly rotation, let us know by using the comment section below or directly via email.