Instant Pot Broccoli Cheddar Soup

What Is Broccoli Cheddar Soup?

This quick and easy recipe features tender broccoli and veggies, melty cheddar, and a flavorful broth cooked all in one pot for the coziest, most satisfying homemade soup ever!

Simple Ingredients

You only need a few simple ingredients to make this easy recipe, so let's round them up and get started!

Sauté the Veggies

With the Instant Pot set to Sauté, cook the onions, carrots, garlic, and seasonings.

Add Broccoli

Next, pour in the chicken broth and add the chopped broccoli.


Cook on high pressure for 1 minute, then naturally release the pressure for 5 minutes.

Add Cheese

Open the lid and stir in shredded cheddar along with the half-and-half.

Let Thicken

Whisk cornstarch and water into the soup to thicken it, then set the Instant Pot to Sauté and stir while it cooks.


When your soup reaches your desired consistency, voila, it’s ready to serve!

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