Old fashioned Instant Pot Ham and Bean Soup is a hearty recipe your entire family will love! This easy to make broth based soup uses dry navy beans to make it a cheap meal.
Keyword Instant Pot Ham and Bean Soup
Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 45minutes
Total Time 50minutes
1 16 ounce bagdry navy beans
3cupscooked hamcut into 1/2 inch cubes
salt and pepper to taste
115 ounce candiced tomatoes
Rinse your dry beans and do a quick examination checking for any rocks or debris.
Turn on your Instant Pot and select SAUTE. Heat up oil and then add carrots, celery, onion and garlic. Cook until onions and garlic are fragrant, about 5 minutes. Turn saute off.
Add ham, chicken broth, beans, paprika, thyme and bay leaf to the pot. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Stir and close the lid and lock, moving valve to SEAL. Set cook time to 40 minutes on HIGH pressure.
Allow Instant Pot to do a natural release, this takes about 10-15 minutes.
Unlock and remove lid. Stir in diced tomatoes and stir. Allow soup to sit for 5 minutes. This is enough time for the tomatoes to naturally cook in the hot broth. Remove the bay leaf.