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Instant Pot(R) Healthy-for-You Chicken Soup Recipe

Instant Pot® Healthy-for-You Chicken Soup


Chicken breasts simmer over a bed of root vegetables in this nutrient-dense Instant Pot(R) soup infused with fresh herbs, cinnamon, and cloves.


  • 1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 2 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 1 large turnip, peeled and chopped
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 3 cups chicken broth, or more to taste
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary, or more to taste
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme, or more to taste
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 1 pinch salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Place sweet potatoes, carrots, turnip, and onion in an electric pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®). Top with chicken breasts. Pour broth over the top; add cinnamon, rosemary, thyme, and cloves.
  2. Close and lock the lid. Select Soup function; set timer for 12 to 15 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.
  3. Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, 10 to 40 minutes. Remove chicken breast, chop or shred, and return into the pot. Season with salt and pepper.

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Nutritional Information

Instant Pot® Healthy-for-You Chicken Soup

Servings Per Recipe: 6
Calories: 174.6
% Daily Value *
protein: 35 %
carbohydrates: 7 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 17 %
fat: 3 %
saturated fat: 2 %
cholesterol: 14 %
vitamin a iu: 222 %
niacin equivalents: 65 %
vitamin b6: 25 %
vitamin c: 29 %
folate: 5 %
calcium: 7 %
iron: 11 %
magnesium: 16 %
potassium: 13 %
sodium: 28 %
thiamin: 9 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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