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Instant Pot Potato Corn Chowder | Vegan

Instant Pot Potato Corn Chowder is a quick and easy gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian and vegan soup recipe that is full of flavor!  This healthy soup recipe can be ready-to-eat in under 30 minutes!  

Course Dinner, lunch, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 371 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup sweet onion finely diced
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 ¼ lb. red potatoes cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 carrots cut into ½-inch cubes
  • 16- oz. bag frozen corn
  • 4 cups vegetable broth or chicken broth
  • ½ tsp. thyme dried
  • ½ tsp. rosemary dried
  • 1 ¼ tsp. salt to taste
  • ½ tsp. pepper to taste
  • ¼ tsp. paprika
  • 1 cup almond milk warm
  • 3 Tbsp. tapioca starch
  • Green onions or chives optional
  • See this recipe in Healthy Meal Plan #3

Instructions

  1. Set 6-quart Instant Pot to the sauté function and add oil, diced onion, and crushed garlic. Sauté for 2-3 minutes.

  2. Add potatoes, carrots, corn, broth, thyme, rosemary, salt, pepper, and paprika. Make sure to scrape the bottom of the pot to ensure no bits or pieces are stuck.
  3. Cover Instant Pot with lid, ensure the pressure release valve is set to sealed, and turn on high pressure for 8 minutes.
  4. Once the Instant Pot is done cooking the chowder, let chowder sit in the Instant Pot for 5 minutes. (5 minute Natural Pressure release.)
  5. While chowder is sitting, whisk together warmed almond milk and 3 tablespoons tapioca starch in a medium-sized bowl until smooth.
  6. Turn Instant Pot on the sauté function and add milk-starch mixture. Stir for 4-5 minutes or until chowder has reached your desired thickness. If chowder is too thick, add more almond milk or broth.
  7. Serve potato corn chowder with chives or scallions and enjoy!  See this recipe in Healthy Meal Plan #3

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

*Chowder freezes well for up to 3-6 months in large, plastic containers such as these.

Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Potato Corn Chowder | Vegan
Amount Per Serving
Calories 371 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 1673mg 70%
Potassium 1146mg 33%
Total Carbohydrates 70g 23%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 7g
Protein 7g 14%
Vitamin A 115.9%
Vitamin C 33.2%
Calcium 12.9%
Iron 14.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.