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Instapot Lentil and Sausage Soup

Course Main Course, Soup
Keyword Instant Pot, Sausage, Weeknight Favorites
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6
Author Cheese Curd In Paradise


  • 1 Tbl olive oil
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • 1 large stalk of celery, chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 1 cup dry red wine
  • ¾ lb Italian sausage, ground
  • 1 cup lentils, dry green or brown
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 15 oz can of diced tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup spinach, fresh chopped
  • Grated Parmesan for topping, optional


  • Press saute button on the Instant Pot and add the oil to the pot. Next, add the onion, carrots and celery and saute for 5 minutes.
  • Add the sausage and brown for about 5 minutes. Add the remaining ingredients and stir.
  • Put on the lid and lock . Adjust setting to manual pressure cook for 25 minutes.
  • After cook time is complete, let the pressure naturally release for 10 minutes and finish with quick release. Ladle into bowls, top with cheese, and serve.