Vegetable Beef Soup
Learn how to make vegetable beef soup with our Instant Pot® Vegetable Beef Soup recipe, which makes preparing a savory, comforting soup faster and easier than ever. This flavorful soup has tender beef, vegetables and pasta that cook all together in the Instant Pot®, so prep and cleanup are easy. Beef broth provides the rich base while tomato paste, thyme and parsley round out the complex flavors of this delicious and hearty soup.
Servings Prep Time
6servings 25minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
6servings 25minutes
Cook Time
  • 1/2lbs boneless beef chuck roast or stew beefcut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2tbsp tomato paste
  • 4cups Swanson® Beef Broth
  • 2 carrotspeeled and diced (about1 cup)
  • 1 Yukon gold potatounpeeled, cut into cubes (about 1 cup), 6 ounces
  • 4oz green beanstrimmed and cut into 1/2 inchpieces (about 1 cup)
  • 1/2cup uncooked ditalini pastasmall tube shaped
  • 1tbsp chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 1cup frozen peasthawed
  • 2tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  1. Season the beef with salt and pepper. On a 6 quart Instant Pot®, select the Saute setting. Heat the oil and add the beef and cook until well browned, stirring occasionally. Add the tomato paste and cook and stir for 2 minutes (cooking the tomato paste will enhance the flavor). Press Cancel.
  2. Add the broth, carrots, potato, green beans, ditalini and thyme. Lock the lid and close the pressure release valve. Pressure cook on High pressure, setting the timer to 8 minutes(timer will begin counting down once pressure is reached- it takes about 10 minutes). When done, press Cancel and use the quick release method to release the pressure.
  3. Stir in the peas. Season to taste and sprinkle with the parsley before serving.
Recipe Notes

Time-Saving Tip: Save on prep time by substituting frozen vegetables for fresh. Instead of adding the carrots with the broth, add frozen peas and carrots and frozen green beans at the end, and cook on the Saute setting for 5 minutes or until hot.

Nutrition Values Per Serving : Calories 197, Total fat 5.4 g, Saturated fat 1.3 g, Cholesterol 27 mg, Sodium 658 mg, Total carbohydrate 23.7 g, Dietary fiber 3.6 g, Protein 13.5 g, Vitamin A 465 %DV, Vitamin C 15 %DV, Calcium 3 %DV, Iron 13 %DV

*Pressure Cook and Manual buttons are interchangeable