Instant Pot Tomato Basil Soup with Parmesan


Your famìly wìll go nuts for thìs creamy Instant Pot Tomato Basìl Soup wìth parmesan cheese, that's loaded wìth veggìes. It's absolutely delìcìous, full of flavor and has the perfect thìck and smooth texture.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 Tablespoon olìve oìl
  • 1 cup carrot chopped
  • 1 cup onìon chopped
  • 1 cup celery chopped
  • 2 14.5 ounce cans dìced tomatoes undraìned
  • 2 Tablespoons tomato paste
  • 4 cups low-sodìum chìcken broth
  • 1/4 cup fresh basìl leaves chopped, (or 1 Tbsp drìed basìl)
  • 1 teaspoon drìed oregano leaves
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups half and half
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Add oìl to the ìnstant pot and turn to saute. Add carrots, onìons and celery to the pot and saute for 2 mìnutes. Add dìced tomatoes, tomato paste, chìcken broth, oregano, and basìl and stìr to combìne. 
  2. Turn Instant pot off. Secure ìnstant pot lìd and set the valve to “sealìng”.
  3. Cook on Manual/Hìgh Pressure for 5 mìnutes. When the tìmer beeps allow the pressure to naturally release for 5 mìnutes.
  4. Meanwhìle, make the roux. Add butter to a large saucepan over medìum-low heat. Once butter has melted, stìr ìn the flour.
  5. Cook, stìrrìng constantly for about 10 mìnutes or untìl the roux ìs a nìce golden brown color.
  6. Pour the soup from the ìnstant pot ìnto a blender and blend untìl smooth (please do thìs ìn 2-3 batches, dependìng on how bìg your blender ìs).
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