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Instant Pot Pea Soup

Instant Pot Pea Soup

This pea soup is not only tasty but also good for you. It will fill you up because it contains a great amount of protein and fiber!
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Course: Soup
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: instant pot pea soup, instant pot soup, pea soup
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Rika Livingston

Equipment

  • Pressure Cooker
  • Blender

Ingredients

  • cups low sodium broth
  • 1 pound frozen or fresh sweet peas
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • ¼ cup fresh basil leaves (loosely packed)
  • ¼ cup chopped lemongrass (trimmed and bruised)
  • ½ cup coconut milk (full-fat)
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • ½ tsp salt (use more according to your liking)
  • ¼ tsp black pepper (use more according to your liking)

Instructions

  • Press the button SAUTÉ. Set it to "Normal" and heat one tablespoon of oil.
  • Add onion, celery, and lemongrass into the pot and cook until tender for about 2-3 minutes. Stirring occasionally.
  • Add basil leaves, frozen peas and give them a quick stir for about 10 seconds.
  • Add broth into the pot, stir for about 10 seconds. Lock the lid onto the pot.
  • Press SOUP or Pressure Cook (Manual) on High pressure for 12 minutes with the Keep Warm setting off. The valve must be closed.
  • Use the quick-­release method to bring the pot’s pressure back to normal. Unlatch the lid and open the cooker. 
  • Remove the lemongrass stalks from the soup and stir in the coconut milk. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper if needed.
  • Transfer the pea soup into a high-speed blender. Puree the soup in 2 batches until very smooth. 
  • Serve immediately.
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