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Instant Pot Pasta Fagioli Soup

Instant Pot Pasta Fagioli Soup

Instant Pot Pasta Fagioli Soup is a classic comforting Italian soup packed with healthy vegetables, beans and pasta. 

Course Soup
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Instant Pot Pasta Fagioli Soup, Pressure Cooker Soup
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Author Recipes Simple


  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 small diced onion
  • 3 cups beef broth or stock
  • 1 cup tomato sauce or tomato soup
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1 cup diced yellow or orange bell pepper
  • 2 cups chopped carrots
  • 15 ounce can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup Ditalini pasta
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper


  1. Set Instant pot to sauté function. Add olive oil, garlic and onion. Cook until garlic is fragrant, and onion is translucent; about 2 minutes.

  2. Next add the ground beef and cook until no longer pink, stirring regularly. Drain grease and return to pot.

  3. Add in tomato sauce or soup and broth. Then add the celery, carrots, and peppers. 

  4. Add beans and pasta to mixture.

  5. Add seasonings and mix everything together.

  6. Press the Cancel button to turn off the Sauté mode. Put the lid on and lock. Set the steam release knob to the Sealing position. Make sure venting is off. Set Instant Pot to high pressure and set cook time for 15 minutes.  

  7. When timer goes off, allow to vent naturally for 15 minutes. Then do quick release of any remaining pressure.

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Recipe Notes

Garnish with Parmesan cheese or your favorite toppings.