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Vegan Instant Pot(R) Red Lentil Soup Recipe

Vegan Instant Pot® Red Lentil Soup


This Instant Pot(R) red lentil soup is bulked up with raw cashews instead of meat, perfect for a quick and easy vegan meal.


  • 6 cups water
  • 1 medium yellow onion, halved
  • 1 large carrot, trimmed and peeled
  • ⅓ cup raw cashews
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 cups red lentils, rinsed and drained
  • lemon, juiced


  1. Combine water, onion, carrot, cashews, garlic, salt, and pepper in a high-speed blender; blend until completely smooth.
  2. Pour the blended mixture into a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®). Stir in red lentils. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 10 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.
  3. Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Stir in lemon juice.

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Nutritional Information

Vegan Instant Pot® Red Lentil Soup

Servings Per Recipe: 8
Calories: 207.1
% Daily Value *
protein: 28 %
carbohydrates: 10 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 32 %
fat: 5 %
saturated fat: 2 %
vitamin a iu: 30 %
niacin equivalents: 1 %
vitamin b6: 3 %
vitamin c: 20 %
folate: 1 %
calcium: 4 %
iron: 15 %
magnesium: 2 %
potassium: 14 %
sodium: 18 %
thiamin: 2 %
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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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