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Instant Pot Tortellini Soup


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Instant Pot Tortellini Soup is one of the most delicious Instant Pot recipes. It only takes a few minutes and you’ll have a hearty, healthy meal for your family.

I love creamy Instant Pot soup recipes because they are hearty and comforting. And this easy Instant Pot Tortellini Soup is no exception!

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Instant Pot Creamy Tortellini Soup

Tortellini is basically just a little pasta pouch filled with meat or cheese. It’s small doughy and cheesy which makes it perfect in a creamy soup recipe.

After all who doesn’t love cheese especially in a cool-weather meal? Once you try this tasty soup recipe you will be in a hurry to make it again and again.

Why I Love This Recipe

This Instant Pot Tortellini Soup is one of the most delicious recipes. It only takes a few minutes and you’ll have an easy, healthy meal for your family in no time!

  • Ready in under 30 minutes
  • Easy to make
  • Perfect for picky eaters
  • Fills the house with a delicious aroma

If you love Instant Pot soup recipes you may also enjoy this Instant Pot Turkey Soup recipe.

An overhead horizontal shot of Instant Pot Tortellini Soup in a bowl with a spoon below it with fresh spinach on the upper right.

Ingredients

To make this Easy Creamy Tortellini Soup I only needed a few basic ingredients. And, if you are like me you most likely already have some of these ingredients on hand.

  • extra virgin olive oil
  • onion, chopped
  • garlic cloves, minced
  • tomato paste
  • ground cumin
  • Italian spice
  • tortellini
  • fresh spinach
  • vegetable broth
  • crushed tomatoes
  • heavy cream
Ingredients used to make an Instant Pot Tortellini Soup.

Substitutions

Milk: Out of heavy cream? Milk will work in its place in a pinch.

Broth: Don’t have vegetable broth? Chicken broth or even bullion would work instead.

Equipment Needed / Helpful Tools

You only need four helpful kitchen tools to make this homemade soup recipe. I’m always happy when a recipe only requires a few kitchen tools so I have less to wash at the end of the night.

How to Make Instant Pot Tortellini Soup

Making this easy tortellini soup recipe only requires four simple steps. Once you follow these steps you’ll have a warm and comforting bowl of creamy soup.

Step 1: Saute onions and garlic

Set Instant Pot to its saute setting and heat olive oil in inner pot. Add onion and garlic and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 2: Add in tomato paste and seasonings

Add tomato paste and toss for another 2-3 minutes. Add ground cumin and Italian spice and mix.

Sauteed onion and garlic in an instant pot with tomato paste, cumin, and Italian spices.

Step 3: Add in remaining ingredients

Turn off the saute function and add tortellini and fresh spinach. Follow by adding vegetable broth and crushed tomatoes.

Fresh spinach and tomato paste added to the sauteed onion and garlic in the instant pot.

Step 4: Pressure cook the soup

Attach lid to the Instant Pot and set on high pressure for 10 minutes. Once time is up, release the pressure. Remove lid from the Instant Pot and stir in heavy cream. Serve in individual bowls and enjoy.

Adding the cream as the final step in making Instant Pot Tortellini Soup.

Variations / Options / Add-Ins

Looking for ways to change up this recipe and make it your own? Here are my favorite ways to personalize the flavors.

Grated Cheese: Add in 1/2 cup of your favorite grated cheese for increased flavor. Parmesan would work well.

Protein: Want to add some protein to your soup? Use chicken or ground sausage for added protein.

Spicy: Add red pepper flakes or Rotel in place of the crushed tomatoes for an added kick to your soup.

A spoonful of Instant Pot Tortellini Soup with the rest of the soup blurred in the background.

Serving Suggestions

Wondering what to serve with your Easy Tortellini Soup? Here is a list of my favorite sides to go with this soup.

  • homemade rolls
  • Italian bread
  • buttered noodles
  • breadsticks
  • bread bowl
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FAQs

Do you have questions about this Instant Pot Tortellini Soup recipe? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions.

How to store leftover soup?

Store leftover Instant Pot soup in an airtight container for up to 3 days. Make sure all containers are stored in the refrigerator.

Can Instant Pot Tortellini Soup be frozen?

Yes, Instant Pot tortellini soup can be frozen. I would recommend freezing it before adding the fresh spinach and tortellini. Then make sure you thaw it completely before reheating.

How to reheat leftover soup?

Reheating Instant Pot soup is easy. It can be reheated on the stove or microwave. If using the microwave, you may need to add some water because leftover soup can thicken as it cools.

A spoonful of Instant Pot Tortellini Soup with the rest of the soup blurred in the background.

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Instant Pot Tortellini Soup Recipe

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Instant Pot Tortellini Soup

Instant Pot Tortellini Soup is hearty and comforting.
4.67 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 686 kcal

Equipment

  • Instant Pot or Pressure Cooker
  • Spoon or ladle
  • knife and cutting board

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped – medium sized
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Italian spice
  • 4 cups tortellini
  • 6 ounces fresh spinach
  • 5 cups vegetable broth
  • 30 ounces crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup heavy cream

Instructions
 

  • Set Instant Pot to its saute setting and heat olive oil in inner pot.
  • Add onion and garlic and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add tomato paste and toss for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Add ground cumin and Italian spice and mix.
  • Turn off the saute function and add tortellini and fresh spinach. Follow by adding vegetable broth and crushed tomatoes.
  • Attach lid to the Instant Pot and set on high pressure for 10 minutes.
  • Once time is up, release the pressure.
  • Remove lid from the Instant Pot and stir in cooking cream.
  • Serve in individual bowls and enjoy.

Nutrition

Serving: 1ServingCalories: 686kcalCarbohydrates: 75gProtein: 23gFat: 36gSaturated Fat: 17gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 122mgSodium: 2069mgPotassium: 1091mgFiber: 10gSugar: 18gVitamin A: 6144IUVitamin C: 37mgCalcium: 330mgIron: 8mg
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