Loaded Instant Pot Potato Soup

Instant Pot Potato Soup is a hearty and flavorful meal-sized soup. It’s loaded with Yukon gold potatoes, bacon, half and half, and two different kinds of cheese. You definitely want to try this instant pot soup recipe!

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So good! Instant Pot Potato Soup loaded with yukon gold potatoes, bacon, half and half, 2 different kinds of cheeses, and topped with green onions. Easy to make in the instant pot electric pressure cooker. soup recipes. instant pot recipes. baked potato soup recipes. Recipe from aileencooks.com.

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How to make instant pot potato soup

1.To make instant pot potato soup, you start by cooking the bacon directly in the instant pot. I love this feature!

2.I only dirtied one pot making this instant pot soup! 

So good! Instant Pot Potato Soup loaded with yukon gold potatoes, bacon, half and half, 2 different kinds of cheeses, and topped with green onions. Easy to make in the instant pot electric pressure cooker. soup recipes. instant pot recipes. baked potato soup recipes. Recipe from aileencooks.com.

3.Then, you take the bacon out and add the potatoes and chicken broth (I also made the chicken broth in my instant pot) and cook for 10 minutes.

So good! Instant Pot Potato Soup loaded with yukon gold potatoes, bacon, half and half, 2 different kinds of cheeses, and topped with green onions. Easy to make in the instant pot electric pressure cooker. soup recipes. instant pot recipes. baked potato soup recipes. Recipe from aileencooks.com.

4.Next, you unplug the instant pot and blend up the potatoes and broth using an immersion blender (this is the one I have).

5.If you don’t have an immersion blender, you can blend it in a traditional blender or use a potato masher.

6.The potato masher will leave you with a bit of a chunkier soup.

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So good! Instant Pot Potato Soup loaded with yukon gold potatoes, bacon, half and half, 2 different kinds of cheeses, and topped with green onions. Easy to make in the instant pot electric pressure cooker. soup recipes. instant pot recipes. baked potato soup recipes. Recipe from aileencooks.com.

7.After your soup is blended, plug the instant pot back in and set it back to saute.

8.Bring it to a boil and whisk in 4 ounces cubed cream cheese and half and half.

9.Keep whisking until the cream cheese is fully blended into the potato soup.

10.Mix in 1/2 of the cooked bacon.

So good! Instant Pot Potato Soup loaded with yukon gold potatoes, bacon, half and half, 2 different kinds of cheeses, and topped with green onions. Easy to make in the instant pot electric pressure cooker. soup recipes. instant pot recipes. baked potato soup recipes. Recipe from aileencooks.com.

11.Top your soup with the remaining bacon, shredded sharp cheddar, and sliced green onions.

12.You’re all set to enjoy your rich and hearty instant pot loaded baked potato soup.

So good! Instant Pot Potato Soup loaded with yukon gold potatoes, bacon, half and half, 2 different kinds of cheeses, and topped with green onions. Easy to make in the instant pot electric pressure cooker. soup recipes. instant pot recipes. baked potato soup recipes. Recipe from aileencooks.com.

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What to serve with instant pot potato soup?

So good! Instant Pot Potato Soup loaded with yukon gold potatoes, bacon, half and half, 2 different kinds of cheeses, and topped with green onions. Easy to make in the instant pot electric pressure cooker. soup recipes. instant pot recipes. baked potato soup recipes. Recipe from aileencooks.com.

Instant Pot Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Instant Pot Potato Soup is a delicious and hearty main-dish soup recipe using the instant pot electric pressure cooker.

Ingredients

  • 4 thick-cut bacon slices, cut into cubes
  • 3 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, washed
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, cut into small cubes
  • 1 pint half and half
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 green onions, sliced

Instructions

  1. Set your instant pot to saute and cook the bacon pieces. Hit cancel.
  2. Drain the fat and reserve the cooked bacon in a bowl.
  3. Place the whole potatoes, chicken broth, salt, and pepper in the bowl of the Instant Pot. Cover with the lid and set it to soup for 10 minutes.
  4. Once complete, quick pressure release. Unplug the instant pot.
  5. Using an emulsion blender or potato masher, blend up the potatoes and broth until only a few chunks are left.
  6. Plug the instant pot back in and select saute. Whisk in the cream cheese and half and half. Cook, mixing regularly, until the cream cheese is completely melted. This should take about 10 minutes.
  7. Mix in 1/2 of the cooked bacon.
  8. Serve with cheddar cheese, green onions, and remaining bacon.
Nutrition Information

Amount Per Serving Calories 680

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  1. This is the best potato soup I have ever made! It is rich and thick. I do not blend the potatoes. I cook them, peel them – the skin comes off so easily, the. I use a masher from pampered chef to smoosh it down to the consistency that I want. We love this soup! Thanks for sharing!!