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Instant Pot Carrot, Lentil, and Kale Soup

1 - 4
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
30 min
10 min
20 min


Olive oil

2 tsp(s)

Uncooked onion(s)

1 cup(s), diced

Uncooked carrot(s)

1½ cup(s), diced

Uncooked celery

½ cup(s), diced

Garlic clove(s)

3 clove(s), large, minced

Ground cumin

2½ tsp(s)

Ground turmeric

1 tsp(s)

Herbes de Provence

1 tsp(s)

Crushed red pepper flakes

½ tsp(s)

Table salt

1 tsp(s)

Black pepper

½ tsp(s)

Dry lentils

1 cup(s)

Fat free reduced sodium vegetable broth

4½ cup(s)

Uncooked kale

4 cup(s), stems removed, roughly chopped, or spinach


  1. Power on the Instant Pot, press the saute button, and add the oil to warm.
  2. Add the onion, carrot, and celery and saute until tender - about 4 minutes. Add the minced garlic and the spices and stir until aromatic, about 1 minute.
  3. Add the lentils and stir. Pour in the broth. Cover with the lid and close securely. Press the manual function and set the timer to cook for 12 minutes.
  4. Once the Instant Pot has finished cooking, allow the pressure to release safely. Remove the lid and stir in the kale. Adjust the seasoning as desired.