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Instant Pot Alphabet Vegetable Soup

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
Pressurizing time 10 mins
Total Time 28 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings


  • pressure cooker


  • 32 oz low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 15-20 baby carrots sliced
  • 1/2 cup celery diced
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 28 oz petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 parmesan cheese rind
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 Tbsp basil minced
  • 1/4 cup parsley diced
  • 1/2 tsp each, salt & pepper
  • 1 large zucchini peeled & diced
  • 2 cups kale chopped
  • 1.5 cups alphabet pasta
  • parmesan cheese, grated or shredded as desired, to top


  • Set the Instant Pot to Sauté. Add the olive oil and allow to warm through. Turn off sauté mode.
  • Add the carrot, celery, onion, garlic powder and seasonings and cook, stirring for 3-5 minutes. Add broth, tomatoes and parmesan rind and zucchini.
  • Set to high pressure for 3 minutes. After cooking is done, quick release the pressure. Stir in the pasta and kale and return the lid to the pot. Allow to sit for 5-10 minutes until softened.


  • Pressurizing time can vary depending on your unit.  
  • The wait time after cooking for the kale and pasta to soften may vary depending on your pasta.  Check it after 5 minutes but note that it may take up to 10 minutes to be done.
Keyword alphabet, Instant Pot, soup, vegetable soup, Vegetarian