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 483 kcal


  • 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


  1. Add garlic, onion, spices, carrots, celery and potatoes in the inner pot of instant pot. 

  2. Select “Sauté” and cook for about 3-5 minutes.

  3. Add water and lentils in the inner pot. Stir well.

  4. Close the lid and press the “Manual” button.

  5. Cook for about 3 minutes on HIGH pressure and release the pressure through the steam vent.

  6. Open the lid and add in chard, smoked paprika, salt and pepper. Stir well.

  7. Dish out and serve hot.