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  • Author: Chefjar
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Yield: 4


Hearty, Nutrient-Dense Instant Pot Split Pea Soup with smoked chicken breast and lots of veggies is so easy to make. This Filling, healthy and flavorful Instant Pot soup is perfect for a cold day!


  • Split yellow peas ( soaked*) -2 cups
  • Ghee/ butter- 3 tbsp.
  • Celery ribs ( diced)- 2 cups
  • Carrot ( diced)-2 cups
  • Onion ( diced)-1/4 cup
  • Garlic cloves ( finely chopped)-5
  • Smoked chicken breast ( diced)- 300 gm
  • Chicken stock/ broth- 8 cups
  • Bay leaf- 2
  • Dry fenugreek leaves-1 tsp.
  • Ground black pepper-1 tsp.
  • Salt -to taste
  • Fresh parsley - as needed to garnish
  • Bread croutons -as needed for serving
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  1. Turn the instant pot on and choose the Sauté function. Wait until it becomes hot and add ghee and garlic. Sauté 30-40 seconds or until fragrant. Add the onion and continue cooking until slightly browned, then add bay leaf, celery and carrots and saute 4-5 minutes until softened.
  2. Stir in the split peas,smoked chicken breast, black pepper and fenugreek leaves, pour the chicken stock/ broth (8 cups).Place the lid on the pot, lock it, choose Pressure Cooker High mode for 40 min + 10 minutes Natural Release.
  3. Adjust seasonings if necessary.
  4. Serve immediately with bread croutons.
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* Soak yellow peas in cold water over night to reduce cooking time and get a more viscous puree.
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  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Category: Instant pot recipes
  • Cuisine: Russian


  • Serving Size: 100 gm
  • Calories: 53kcal
  • Sugar: 1.63g
  • Sodium: 233mg
  • Fat: 6g
  • Fiber: 2.9g
  • Protein: 2.86 g
  • Cholesterol: 3g

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