Potato Cheese Soup loaded with chunky potatoes, bacon, corn and two kinds of cheese. A hearty potato soup recipe ready in just minutes in a pressure cooker / Instant Pot. Get the easy potato soup recipe here!
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup chopped onion
6 cups peeled and cubed potatoes
2 14 oz. cans chicken broth
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 tsp red pepper flakes
2 tablespoons dried parsley
2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons water
3 oz. cream cheese, cut into cubes
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
2 cups half and half (can use fat free but soup will be thinner)
1 cup frozen corn
6 slices crisp-cooked bacon, crumbled
Select Saute and add butter to the pressure cooker pot. When butter is melted, add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally until the onion is tender, about 5 minutes. Add 1 can chicken broth, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, and parsley to the onions.
Put the steamer basket in the pressure cooker pot. Add the diced potatoes. Lock lid in place, select High Pressure and 4 minutes cook time and start. When timer beeps, turn off pressure cooker, wait 5 minutes, then do a quick pressure release. Carefully remove potatoes and steamer basket from the pressure cooking pot.