Instant Pot Tuscan Ham & Bean Soup
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 15 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
A delicious combination of veggies, beans and ham!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 2 - cup(s) chopped ham
  • 1 - small white onion(s)
  • 4 - whole carrots
  • 1 - tsp minced garlic
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) Cannellini beans
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) red kidney beans
  • 4 - cup(s) vegetable stock
  • 1 - 10 oz. box(es) frozen spinach
  • 1 - tsp dried basil
  • 1 - tsp dried thyme
  • - Salt and pepper
  • Garnish: - shredded Parmesan cheese**
  • Side: - loaf bread**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Chop the white onion(s). Peel and chop the carrots.
  2. Open and drain the cans of beans.
  3. Thaw the frozen spinach.
  4. Add all ingredients except the garnish and side dish to the EPC insert.
  5. Steam valve: Sealing.
  6. Cook on: Manual/High for 15 minutes.
  7. Release: Natural or Quick.
  8. Warm the loaf bread.
  9. Serve Instant Pot Tuscan Ham & Bean Soup with warm loaf bread and butter.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Partially thaw 2 boxes of frozen spinach.
  2. Chop 2 white onions. Peel and chop 8 whole carrots.
  3. Open and drain 2 cans of red kidney beans and the 2 cans of cannellini beans.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie in a round bowl/dish, add the following ingredients:

  • 2 cups chopped ham
  • Half of the chopped onion
  • Half of the chopped carrots
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 - 15 oz. can cannellini beans, drained
  • 1 - 15 oz. can red kidney beans, drained
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 - 10 oz. box frozen spinach
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to pressure cooker insert with hot water. Pressure cook as directed.

Special notes

Add 5-10 minutes of pressure cooking time, if cooking from completely frozen or partially frozen. Note that preheat time and release time may vary by appliance. See for more tips and tricks.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when omit the Parmesan cheese.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Instant Pot Tuscan Ham & Bean Soup

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw, add hot water to Instant Pot and then add contents of baggie. Cook on high pressure for 15 minutes with sealed valve; then quick or natural release.
Serve with loaf bread.