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Healthy InstantPot Minestrone Soup

Healthy Instant Pot Minestrone Soup

How to make healthy and delicious Minestrone Soup in Instant Pot. Create Olive Garden style minestrone soup at home using just one pot.
Course Comfort Food
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Best Instant Pot Minestrone, Easy dinner soup, Healthy Minestrone Soup, Instant Pot Soup Recipes, Olive Garden Style Minestrone Soup, Vegan Minestrone Soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 cups
Calories 216kcal


  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 carrots peeled and diced
  • 2 stalks celery diced
  • 1 zucchini chopped
  • 1 cup packed baby spinach stems removed and leaves chopped
  • 6 cups low sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 28-ounce can of tomato sauce
  • 1 16-ounce can of kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup pasta
  • 1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Fresh Parsley and Italian cheese blend for garnish optional


  • Turn on the Instant Pot to the high SAUTE setting. Add olive oil, garlic and onion, carrots and celery. Sweat them together until tender, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Stir in zucchini, kidney beans and pasta. Add Italian Seasoning and salt. Stir in tomato sauce and vegetable broth. Mix everything well. Cancel SAUTE.
  • Close the lid, valve in SEALING position. Select MANUAL setting; adjust pressure to HIGH , and set time for 5 minutes. When finished cooking, InstantPot will beep. Wait on Keep Warm timer for 10 minutes and then release leftover pressure.
  • Carefully open the lid. Stir in chopped spinach. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Serve immediately, garnished with Parmesan and chopped parsley, if desired.

Make This Soup in the Slow Cooker:

  • Add all ingredients in the order listed. Cook on low heat for 7 hours or on high heat for 4 hours. Serve with the garnishes.



If you are looking to make this recipe oil free, skip the oil and saute in water instead.
If you use Gluten free Pasta, cooking times will be less. General rule is use half the time mentioned on the box to cook the pasta.
Use dairy free vegan cheese or nutritional yeast for garnish to make it Vegan recipe.
Total cooking time involves the time InstantPot comes to presure and the time to release the presure after it's done cooking.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 216kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 607mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 7g