Hearty Minestrone Soup
This classic Italian soup is loaded with vegetables and robust Mediterranean flavors. Also included is orzo, a rice-shaped pasta, which adds to the heartiness of this scrumptious soup.
Servings Prep Time
4servings 10minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4servings 10minutes
Cook Time
  • 2cups dried great Northern beans
  • 1cup orzo
  • 2 large carrotspeeled and diced
  • 1 bunch Swiss chardribs removed and roughly chopped
  • 1 medium zucchinidiced
  • 2 stalks celerydiced
  • 1 medium onionpeeled and diced
  • 1tsp minced Garlic
  • 1tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1tsp salt
  • 1/2tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 14 1/2oz diced tomatoesincluding juice ( 1 can)
  • 4cups vegetable broth
  • 1cup tomato juice
  • 4 sprigs fresh parsley for garnish
  1. Rinse beans and add to the Instant Pot® with remaining ingredients except parsley. Lock the lid.
  2. Press the Soup button and cook for the default time of 30 minutes.
  3. When timer beeps, let pressure release naturally for 10 minutes.
  4. Quick-release any additional pressure until float valve drops and then unlock lid. Ladle into bowls, garnish each bowl with a sprig of parsley, and serve warm.