Instant Pot Tomato Basil Soup Recipe

You can make great tomato basil soup in the Instant Pot without much prep or clean-up. Just follow this recipe to make great tomato soup today.

Instant Pot Tomato Basil Soup Recipe

Follow our simple recipe for tomato basil soup made with the Instant Pot.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 8 people


  • 84 ounces Tomatoes in Puree San Marzano brand.
  • 8 ounces carrots you want to chop and peel them.
  • 8 ounces Yellow Onions chopped.
  • 1.5 cups Whipping Cream Half and Half would work too.
  • 1 cup Chicken Broth
  • 1/3 cup olive oil Extra Virgin
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh Basil cut into small pieces.
  • 1 tablespoon Dried Basil
  • 2 teaspoons Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Black Pepper


  • The first step is to cut up your onions and carrots.
  • Click "Saute" on your Instant Pot, and then allow this to fully heat first.
  • Add in your onions, dried basil, carrots, and oil. Saute this for about four minutes. You want the vegetables to caramelize.
  • You want to then put in the chicken broth and the canned tomatoes. You can also add your optional ingredients too at this time.
  • Close the lid and then seal the valve.
  • Set on high pressure for about five minutes. Allow for a natural release once the time is up.
  • You can now turn off the Instant Pot. Using an immersion blender, blend until the soup is smooth.
  • Add in your cream after this, and then add in salt and pepper.
  • You can now finish with the fresh basil on top as a topping garnish.

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