Instant Pot Loaded Potato Soup

  • Author: Jodi Danen, RDN | Create Kids Club
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 12
  • Total Time: 22 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: American


Instant Pot Loaded Potato Soup recipe is simple to make and is packed with potatoes and corn, in a creamy, flavor packed soup! 


  • 3 lbs. Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 32 oz. carton (4 cups) chicken broth
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 23 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tbsp. low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. corn starch
  • 2 cups 2% milk, divided
  • 15 oz. can corn nuggets, drained
  • Optional Toppings: bacon bits, shredded cheese, green onions


  1. Add potatoes, chicken broth, onion, garlic, and soy sauce to instant pot.
  2. Place lid onto instant pot and turn to sealing. Set to pressure cook for 12 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, whisk 2 tbsp. of milk into the 2 tbsp. of cornstarch. Set aside.
  4. Once cooked, you can do a natural release, or turn valve to venting to release the pressure.
  5. Carefully remove cover.  Mash potatoes.
  6. Whisk milk into potato mixture.
  7. Turn the instant pot to sauté.  Whisk cornstarch mixture into the soup and whisk until thickened.  It should thicken as it heats.
  8. Serve with bacon bits, shredded cheese or green onions.