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Instant Pot Potato Soup with Bacon

An instant pot potato soup with bacon recipe is loaded with great taste.

Delicious Instant Pot Potato soup

Instant Pot Potato soup is an amazing meal and you and the family will love preparing it
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 34 minutes
Cook Time 19 minutes
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 3
Calories 209 kcal


  • 8 slices bacon
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped white onion
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 ounces vegetable broth
  • 6 small peeled and chopped yellow potatoes
  • 1/2 tbsp dried thyme
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup All-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  • Turn Instant Pot to saute mode. Add uncooked bacon to pot.
  • Cook until crispy then remove from  pot. Turn off pot and drain any excess grease.
  • Turn Instant Pot back to saute. Add butter, onion, and garlic.
  • Saute for 2 to 3 minutes until onion is soft. Turn off saute function.
  • Stir in cooked bacon, broth, potatoes, thyme, salt,and pepper to combine.
  • Close lid and make sure the valve is turned to “sealing.”
  • Set the Instant Pot to manual pressure/pressure cook high for 10 minutes.
  • Whisk together heavy cream and flour. Set aside.
  • Remove the lid after 10 minutes  and set the Instant Pot back to saute.
  • Stir in heavy cream mixture and shredded cheese.
  • Continue to stir until the soup thickens for about 3-4 minutes.
  • Top with additional bacon, cheese, and green onions.



Top Instant pot potato soup with additional bacon, cheese, and green onions.


Calories: 209kcal
Keyword instant pot potato soups
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