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Instant Pot Great Northern Bean Soup
4.92 from 25 votes

Instant Pot Great Northern Bean Soup

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This creamy white bean soup is made without flour or heavy cream.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
10 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 321 kcal


  • 1 ½ cups dried Great Northern Bean
  • 32 oz broth
  • 1 rosemary spring
  • 1 medium onion, (chopped)
  • 4 garlic cloves, (minced)
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt, (add more according to your liking)

Optional Toppings:

  • Crispy Bacon, (cook according to product packaging)
  • Fresh Parsley , (chopped)


  • Turn the instant pot to "saute" and add olive oil. Cook chopped onion until translucent, then add garlic. Give it a quick stir for about 15 seconds. Press "keep warm or off".
  • Add dried Great Northern Beans (soaked or un-soaked), rosemary spring and broth, then and set it to "manual" and adjust to "35 minutes" for un-soaked beans or "25 minutes" on a high setting for soaked beans. Seal the instant pot and set the vent to sealing.
  • Once it's done, allow the instant pot to naturally release until pressure subsides, or wait at least 20 minutes before doing a quick release.
  • Open the lid and use a hand blender or high-speed blender to puree the beans.
  • Season with salt and pepper as desired. Serve with crispy bacon and parsley (optional).


Calories: 321kcalCarbohydrates: 49gProtein: 15gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 1500mgPotassium: 1004mgFiber: 14gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 483IUVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 132mgIron: 4mg
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