Instant Pot Minestrone

Instant Pot Minestrone

Packed full of vegetables in a bright tomato broth, minestrone is a chilly-weather favorite and gets even easier to make when using the Instant Pot.
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  • Serves: 10 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the olive oil, garlic, onion, and vegetables.
  2. Step 2

    Add the olive oil to the Instant Pot insert. Set the pot to sauté and heat the oil. Add the carrots, celery, onion, and garlic. Sauté until the vegetables are fragrant and translucent, about 5 minutes. 
  3. Step 3

    Gather the rest of the ingredients.
  4. Step 4

    Add the green cabbage, followed by the pesto, crushed tomatoes, vegetable broth, pasta, bay leaves, and salt and pepper. Set to the soup or broth setting for 3 minutes. Close the lid and make sure to adjust the gauge towards sealing. 
  5. Step 5

    After the timer goes off, release the steam immediately. Add in the cannellini beans, parsley, and spinach. Set to sauté and heat until the beans and spinach are heated through. Taste and add additional salt and pepper if needed. 
  6. Step 6

    Remove the bay leaves and serve it immediately.