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Instant Pot® White Bean Soup with Prosciutto

The Perfect Comfort Food: Instant Pot® White Bean Soup with Prosciutto

There’s nothing quite like a warm bowl of soup on a chilly day. It’s the perfect comfort food that warms you from the inside out. And when it comes to making soup, the Instant Pot® is a game-changer. It’s like having a personal chef right in your kitchen, effortlessly creating delicious meals that taste like they’ve been simmering for hours.

The Magic of the Instant Pot®

If you’re not familiar with the Instant Pot®, let me introduce you to this kitchen superhero. It’s a multi-functional pressure cooker that can also be used as a slow cooker, rice cooker, yogurt maker, and more. With its precise temperature control and fast cooking times, it’s no wonder why it has become a staple in so many homes.

One of the best things about the Instant Pot® is how it enhances the flavors of your dishes. It’s like a magic cauldron that infuses every ingredient with depth and richness. And when it comes to making white bean soup with prosciutto, the Instant Pot® takes it to a whole new level.

The Perfect Combination

Imagine tender white beans simmered in a savory broth, infused with the smoky flavors of prosciutto. It’s a match made in heaven. The Instant Pot® allows all the ingredients to meld together, creating a soup that is hearty, flavorful, and oh-so-comforting.

Not only does the Instant Pot® make the cooking process a breeze, but it also ensures that the white beans are perfectly cooked and tender. No more waiting for hours for the beans to soften. With the Instant Pot®, you can have a delicious bowl of soup on the table in no time.

Tips for Making the Perfect Instant Pot® White Bean Soup with Prosciutto

Before we dive into the recipe, here are a few tips to ensure your soup turns out perfectly:

  • Soak your white beans overnight to help reduce cooking time and ensure they cook evenly.
  • Use high-quality prosciutto for the best flavor. It adds a salty richness to the soup.
  • Don’t be afraid to season your soup generously with herbs and spices. It’s the secret to a delicious bowl of soup.

Conclusion

The Instant Pot® has revolutionized the way we cook, and white bean soup with prosciutto is just one example of the delicious meals you can create with this incredible appliance. So the next time you’re craving a comforting bowl of soup, give this recipe a try. You won’t be disappointed.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I use canned white beans instead of dried beans?

Yes, you can use canned white beans if you’re short on time. Just be sure to adjust the cooking time accordingly.

2. Can I substitute the prosciutto with another type of meat?

Absolutely! If you’re not a fan of prosciutto, you can use bacon or pancetta instead. It will still add a delicious smoky flavor to the soup.

3. Can I make this soup vegetarian?

Yes, you can omit the prosciutto and use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth to make a vegetarian version of this soup.

4. Can I freeze the leftovers?

Yes, this soup freezes well. Just be sure to cool it completely before transferring it to a freezer-safe container.

5. Can I add other vegetables to the soup?

Absolutely! Feel free to add carrots, celery, or any other vegetables you like to make the soup even more nutritious and flavorful.

6. How long does it take to cook the soup in the Instant Pot®?

The cooking time will vary depending on the brand and size of your Instant Pot®, but on average, it takes about 25-30 minutes to cook the soup under pressure.

7. Can I use a different type of bean?

Absolutely! This recipe works well with other types of beans like navy beans or cannellini beans.

8. Can I make this soup on the stovetop instead?

Yes, you can make this soup on the stovetop. Simply follow the same steps, but adjust the cooking time and temperature accordingly.

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Instant Pot® White Bean Soup with Prosciutto

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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Course Soups
Cuisine American
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 7 cups of chicken broth with low sodium , or more if necessary
  • 1 pound of dried Great Northern beans , sorted and rinsed
  • 1 medium-sized onion , finely diced
  • 6 cloves of garlic , minced
  • 2 large bay leaves
  • 2 teaspoons of extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup of sliced carrots
  • 1 cup of chopped celery
  • 7 ounces of diced prosciutto
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons of minced fresh parsley

Instructions
 

  • In a multi-functional pressure cooker, combine chicken broth, beans, onion, garlic, bay leaves, and olive oil.
  • Close and lock the lid of the pressure cooker.
  • Follow the manufacturer's instructions to select high pressure and set the timer for 25 minutes.
  • Allow 10 to 15 minutes for the pressure to build.
  • Carefully release the pressure using the quick-release method, following the manufacturer's instructions. This should take about 5 minutes.
  • Unlock and remove the lid of the pressure cooker.
  • Stir in carrots, celery, and prosciutto. If you prefer a more liquid consistency, you can add additional broth at this point.
  • Close and lock the lid of the pressure cooker again.
  • Select high pressure according to the manufacturer's instructions and set the timer for 10 minutes.
  • Allow 10 to 15 minutes for the pressure to build.
  • Carefully release the pressure using the quick-release method, following the manufacturer's instructions. This should take about 5 minutes.
  • Unlock and remove the lid of the pressure cooker.
  • Season the dish with salt and pepper.
  • Serve the soup in individual soup bowls and garnish with parsley.
  • Please note that the cooking time may vary depending on the size and brand of your pressure cooker.
  • If you want to add more liquid, you can use water instead of broth.
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