Seat glass pitcher on the base of the Instant Pot® Ace and add all ingredients, except kidney beans.
Secure and lock lid.
Choose the Soup • program for chunky soup (20:00 minutes). Pause when 5 minutes are remaining.
Stir in kidney beans, re-secure lid, and continue cooking for the remaining 5 minutes.
Serve topped with Cheddar cheese and/or sour cream, if desired.
Helpful Tip: Andouille sausage is a fully-cooked sausage sold in the same section as kielbasa and other smoked sausages. The 7 ounces in this recipe is 1/2 package . If your store does not sell andouille, you can simply use regular smoked sausage or “hot” smoked sausage.