Split Pea and Potato Soup Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Recipe Vegan

You’ve probably heard of the Instant Pot ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

But these simple & easy to follow recipes work with any pressure cooker! All pressure cookers work on the same, simple principle: Steam pressure.

Within the sealed pot, the steam builds up therein to a very high pressure, which helps food cook much faster than other traditional methods, such as with crock pots and or ovens!

When the weather turns cool, my mind turns to a nice, warm, hearty bowl of soup. And what could be easier than making some delicious Split-Pea and Potato soup in my Instant Pot electric pressure cooker? Not much! Here’s how simple it is:
6 c water
1 lb green split peas
3 small russet potatoes, chopped
4 big carrots, cut into fat coins
1 medium onion, chopped
4 stalks celery, chopped
2-4 cloves pressed garlic, depending on your taste preference
1 t. liquid smoke (optional)
1 t. salt (optional)

Add all the ingredients to your Instant Pot (or any other electric pressure cooker) and make sure the vent pipe is set to “sealing” rather than “venting.” Press the “manual” button and adjust the time down to 15 minutes. After processing, allow the pot to come back down to normal room pressure on it’s own (fast release is not recommended for safety with this soup.) Enjoy!

Don’t have a pressure cooker? No problem! You can make this on the stovetop. Bring 10 c of water to a boil in a big pot. Add all the ingredients and return to a boil, then bring down to a simmer, stirring occasionally, for 45 minutes or until done.

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