A super easy and Cheesy Tortellini Tomato Soup, made in the Instant Pot or Slow Cooker. Creamy and full of Italian flavors. A recipe for the whole family!

Instant Pot Cheesy Tortellini Tomato Soup

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*Check the recipe notes below for slow cooker instructions.

I’ve finally jumped on the Instant Pot bandwagon. I saw everyone posting delicious, quick, and simple recipes using the Instant Pot and I had to try it. So I bought one a few months ago and have been playing with it ever since, now I’m a believer. This appliance is the bomb.com! I love that I can prepare healthy meals in a fraction of the time and it always turns out so yummy.

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Cheesy Tortellini Tomato Soup is the first Instant Pot recipe that I have posted and boy is it good. This is a soup that I have made both in the slow cooker and on the stove with great results. I wanted to convert this recipe so that I could have yet another reason to use my Instant Pot.

Here we are. This soup is so hearty and flavorful and is packed with veggies! My picky kids, who don’t like vegetables, didn’t even realize they were there! This soup comes together quickly but will taste like its been simmering on the stove all day!

Instant Pot Cheesy Tortellini Tomato Soup

Begin by adding the two cans of diced tomatoes, celery, carrots, onions, oregano, basil, bay leaf, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and chicken broth to the Instant Pot. Close the lid and make sure that the steam valve is sealed. Press the soup button and let it do its magic.

When the time is up, use the quick release method to allow the steam to escape from the Instant Pot. On the stovetop over medium heat prepare a roux for the soup by melting the butter in a sauce pan and adding the flour. Once that is combined, mix in one cup of the soup. Add two more cups of soup and stir.

Instant Pot Cheesy Tortellini Tomato Soup

Turn the Instant Pot on Saute and bring it to a boil. Add the frozen cheese tortellini to the soup and allow it to boil for 2-3 minutes. Turn the Instant Pot on warm and add the roux mixture back into the soup. When the soup begins to thicken, add the parmesan and warmed half and half. Stir until the cheese is melted. Add more salt and pepper if needed. Serve warm topped with shredded parmesan cheese and warm breadsticks on the side. Hungry yet?

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Cheesy Tortellini Tomato Soup
A super easy and Cheesy Tortellini Tomato Soup, made in the Instant Pot or Slow Cooker. Creamy and full of Italian flavors. A recipe for the whole family!
Course Main Dish, Soup
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 40 Minutes
Servings
Servings
Ingredients
Course Main Dish, Soup
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 40 Minutes
Servings
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. To the Instant Pot add the chopped onion, celery, carrots, diced tomatoes, chicken broth, bay leaf, basil, oregano, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper.
  2. Close the lid and make sure the Instant Pot is set to seal. Press the Soup button. When time is up, open the vent to release the pressure. When all of the steam is released, remove the lid and turn on the saute function.
  3. On the stove top, in a medium sauce pan over medium-high heat, prepare a roux by melting the butter and stirring in the flour. Add one cup of soup to the sauce pan and combine. Then add another two cups of soup. Turn the stove down to low.
  4. While preparing the roux, add the frozen tortellini and boil for three minutes. Turn the Instant Pot to the warm function and add the roux back to the soup. When combined, add the parmesan cheese and warmed half and half. Stir until the cheese is melted. Serve.
Recipe Notes

*Slow Cooker Modification: Follow the first step by adding the ingredients listed to the slow cooker. Cook on LOW for 5-7 hours. About 30 minutes before serving, prepare the roux and follow the rest of the directions as listed.

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