Instant Pot Idaho® Potato Leek Soup

Delicious Potato and Leek soup made from scratch inside the Instant Pot. This soup recipe tastes amazing using Idaho® Potatoes and seasonal leeks.

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  • 4-5 slices of bacon, chopped 
  • 3 large leeks, chopped & washed
  • 2 pounds Idaho® Potatoes, peeled, diced
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped


  1. Set Instant Pot to sauté mode and add bacon. Cook bacon for 10 minutes, or until crispy. Remove bacon onto a plate lined with a paper towel.
  2. Remove all but 2 tablespoons of the bacon grease and then add the leeks. Sauté for 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in diced potato, chicken broth, thyme, salt, and pepper. 
  4. Put the cover on the Instant Pot and cook on Broth/Soup mode for 10 minutes. Quick-release the pressure.
  5. Serve with crispy bacon and fresh parsley. Enjoy!
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Yield: 6

Love Keil
Food Blogger
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