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Instant Pot Smoked Paprika Lentil Soup

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword lentils, Smoked Paprika Lentil Soup, spinach, Yukon gold or red bliss potatoes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 483kcal


  • 1 cup red lentils risned
  • 1 cup brown lentils risned
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 carrots sliced
  • 2 stalks celrey
  • 1 lb Yukon gold or red bliss potatoes
  • 1 bunch spinach
  • 8 cup water
  • salt and pepper to tatste


  • Add garlic, onion, spices, carrots, celery and potatoes in the inner pot of instant pot. 
  • Select “Sauté” and cook for about 3-5 minutes.
  • Add water and lentils in the inner pot. Stir well.
  • Close the lid and press the “Manual” button.
  • Cook for about 3 minutes on HIGH pressure and release the pressure through the steam vent.
  • Open the lid and add in chard, smoked paprika, salt and pepper. Stir well.
  • Dish out and serve hot. 


Calories: 483kcal