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Hamburger Soup

Hearty and simple Hamburger soup just like grandma used to make!  This time though it cooks up quickly in your Instant Pot.
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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 213kcal


  • Pressure Cooker/Instant Pot


  • 1 lb grass fed beef; 93/7
  • ½ cup mixed vegetables frozen
  • 2 red potatoes peeled and diced
  • 2 hot house tomatoes diced
  • 32 oz beef broth
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • ¾ cup yellow onion diced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp pepper


  • Set instant pot to saute mode. Add in 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add in onions and garlic saute for about 1 minute. Add in ground beef and cook until browned.
  • Add in salt and pepper. Stir well. Add in potatoes and tomatoes. Stir well.
  • Turn off saute mode. Pour in beef broth. Add two bay leaves.
  • Place lid on the instant pot and set to sealed position. Click pressure cook or manual button. Set timer to 8 minutes. Once the instant pot stops counting and beeps; release the pressure.
  • The pot will move to keep warm. Add in vegetables and stir well. Wait about two minutes and they will warm up and be ready to eat.


This recipe is very flexible.  You can sub the grass fed beef for conventional, and you can also sub the fresh tomatoes for canned if you wish. 


Serving: 1.5cups | Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 1411mg | Potassium: 834mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1112IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 3mg