Easy Instant Pot Vegetable Beef Soup is hearty enough to be your whole meal! Perfect for chilly days or to feed a crew! Whips up in minutes and tastes like it simmered all day long! IP Veggie Beef Soup also freezes perfectly!
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This Instant Pot Veggie Beef soup is great to feed a crowd. Plenty of beef, plenty of vegetables in a super flavorful broth, this soup will soon have a permanent spot on your menu rotation.
Everything can cook right in the instant pot and it takes only minutes for the soup cook, however, the taste and flavor will say that it was simmered on your stovetop all day long.
This recipe freezes great! There are several ways to freeze this depending on your needs:
- Ladle into a freezer bag, mark name, and date, and freeze laying FLAT so that it easily stacks in your freezer once frozen!
- Ladle into silicone muffin molds for individual servings. Once frozen pop into a freezer bag.
- Ladle into quart storage containers and freeze.
HOW TO MAKE INSTANT POT VEGETABLE BEEF SOUP:
Making this soup is easy! The main thing I think people forget is to season each layer. Soup can sometimes just be ingredients floating in the broth. For the best flavor, you need to season each layer that goes into the pot!
First, you will brown your beef using the Saute Feature on your Instant Pot. Drain the meat if you are not using extra lean. Add the onion and garlic and saute for a minute or two.
Next we will deglaze the pan by pouring in 1/3 cup of our stock. Then using a flat wooden spoon scrape up all the browned bits on the bottom of the pan from the beef. This step is crucial. So much flavor is in those browned bits.
Next all the vegetables, broth, and seasonings go into the pot! Mix well and pop on the lid. Set the vent to Sealing and use Manual and set the timer for 4 minutes. Yep, I said 4 minutes. The beef is already cooked so we are just heating the vegetables and since they are so small 4 minutes is all you need. You can find more information about cook times on my Instant Pot Page.
Give it a good stir and serve with crackers, Beer Bread or your favorite dinner roll.
Instant Pot Vegetable Beef Recipe
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