Instant Pot Tuscan Bean and Sausage Soup Recipe

Embark on a culinary journey to the heart of Italy with our Instant Pot Tuscan Bean and Sausage Soup recipe. Infused with the rich flavors of hearty sausage, creamy beans, fresh vegetables, and aromatic herbs, this soup is reminiscent of the rustic simplicity characteristic of Tuscan cuisine. Utilizing the convenience of an Instant Pot, this soup is a testament that a busy schedule doesn’t mean compromising on taste or nutrition. Experience the joy of Italian cooking with this comforting, robust, and wholesome dish that’s perfect for any day of the week.

Instant Pot Tuscan Bean and Sausage Soup Recipe:

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Total time: 30 minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients:

  1. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  2. 1 onion, chopped
  3. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  4. 1 pound Italian sausage, casings removed
  5. 1 can (15 oz) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  6. 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes
  7. 4 cups chicken broth
  8. 1 cup chopped kale
  9. 1 teaspoon dried basil
  10. 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  11. Salt and pepper to taste
  12. Grated Parmesan cheese for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Turn on the Instant Pot and select the Sauté function. Add the olive oil, onion, and garlic, sautéing until fragrant.
  2. Add the sausage to the pot, breaking it up with a spoon, and cook until browned.
  3. Stir in the cannellini beans, diced tomatoes, chicken broth, kale, basil, oregano, salt, and pepper.
  4. Secure the Instant Pot lid and set it to Manual or Pressure Cook for 10 minutes.
  5. Once done, use the Quick Release method to release the pressure.
  6. Ladle the soup into bowls and garnish with grated Parmesan cheese before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 390 kcal
  • Protein: 20g
  • Carbs: 30g
  • Fat: 22g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Sodium: 790mg