Instant Pot Thai Coconut Carrot Soup

Instant Pot Thai Coconut Carrot Soup

YIELDS: 6 Servings PREP TIME: 15 mins COOK TIME: 25 mins TOTAL TIME: 40 mins

1 tbsp coconut oil
1 small onion - peeled and diced
1 lb carrots - peeled and diced
2 garlic cloves - minced
1 tbsp Thai red curry paste
4 cups vegetable broth
1 tsp honey
1 cup canned coconut milk
1 tsp fresh lime juice
¼ tsp red pepper flakes
1 tsp sea salt
½ tsp ground black pepper
¼ cup julienned fresh basil - plus 3 tbsp for garnish
Tools 
Instant Pot 
Immersion blender 

  1. Press the sauté button on the Instant Pot and heat the coconut oil. Add the onion and carrots. Sauté for 3–5 minutes until onions are translucent. Add the garlic and curry paste. Continue to sauté for 1 minute. Add remaining ingredients, except 3 tablespoons basil. Lock lid.
  2. Press the soup button and adjust time to 20 minutes.
  3. When timer beeps, let pressure release naturally for 10 minutes. Quick-release any additional pressure until float valve drops and then unlock lid.
  4. In the Instant Pot, purée soup with an immersion blender, or use a stand blender and purée in batches.
  5. Ladle into bowls, garnish each bowl with 1/2 tablespoon basil, and serve warm.

Recipe adapted from: Instant Pot