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Instant Pot Broccoli and Cheese Soup

by Heather Hooker

We are expecting snow again this weekend so I’ll be making more Instant Pot 🥦Broccoli & 🧀Cheese Soup🍲

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🚨🚨 Recipe!


4 tablespoons butter

1/2 onion diced

3 garlic cloves minced

5 cups chicken broth

2 cups heavy whipping cream

6 cups frozen broccoli florets

4 1/4 cups cheddar cheese

4 slices Swiss cheese

2 oz cream cheese softened and cubed

1/2 tsp nutmeg

2 tsp parsley

1 tsp pink salt

1 tsp black pepper

1 tsp red pepper flakes

optional1/2 – ¾ tsp of Xanthan Gum to thicken soup


Turn Instant Pot to Saute mode and add butter, onions, and garlic.

Saute until the onions are just starting to become translucent.

Add 3 cups of the chicken broth and frozen broccoli and bring to a boil.

Lock lid in place then hit manual and adjust the time to 5 minutes.

Once the Instant Pot completes the 5-minute cycle, place a dish towel on the valve and do a quick release (QR).

Remove lid once the pin drops and add the rest of the chicken broth, heavy whipping cream, cream cheese, and spices.

Set Instant Pot to Saute.

Once the soup comes to a boil, add cheeses slowly stirring continuously.

Once the cheese has melted turn pot to the keep warm setting and sprinkle the Xanthan Gum on top.

Stir and allow the soup to thicken for about 5 minutes.Enjoy!

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