Instant Pot lentil soup in a bowl with a gold spoon

Instant Pot Lentil Soup {Gluten-Free)

  • Author: Carrie Forrest, MPH in Nutrition
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Pressure Cooker
  • Cuisine: Healthy


A quick and easy lentil soup full of vegetables and flavor.


  • 1 cup lentils, rinsed
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped
  • 1 medium zucchini, chopped
  • 1 head of celery, chopped
  • 2 1/2 cups bone broth (turkey, chicken, of beef), or vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon each dried oregano and thyme
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • dairy-free yogurt and fresh chives (optional, for topping)


  1. Combine the lentils, chopped carrots, chopped zucchini, chopped celery, broth, dried oregano, and dried thyme in the pot of a 6- or 8-quart pressure cooker.
  2. Lock on the lid and set to cook for 15 minutes.
  3. Once the soup is done cooking, release the pressure using the quick-release, or let it come down naturally.
  4. Top each serving of soup with a spoonful of dairy-free yogurt. Finally, sprinkle the top with chopped fresh chives, if desired.
  5. Serve hot!