Instant Pot Broccoli Cheese Soup

Creamy and delicious and so easy to make in the Instant Pot. This is a great make ahead soup for a busy week.

This will serve 2-4 people ( depending on bowl size) so double the recipe as needed.

For stove top: Follow instructions and simmer for about 15-20 minutes or until broccoli is tender. Add heavy cream, cheese and cornstarch as directed.

Instant Pot Broccoli Cheese Soup


1 Tablespoon butter ( or more based on preference)

1/2 -1 onion, diced (depending on size)

1-2-carrots, grated or sliced thinly

2-3 garlic cloves minced

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1/2 teaspoon paprika (optional)

3 cups broccoli florets, cut into bite-sized

2 cups vegetable or chicken broth

1/2 -1 cup heavy cream, coconut cream or coconut milk

1-2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

To Thicken soup:

1 Tablespoon cornstarch or flour

2-3 Tablespoons of liquid from the soup


Press SAUTE. Once hot, add in butter. Add onions and c