Instant Pot Bean Soup

5 from 5 votes
DifficultySuper Easy
Cooking Method(s)
  • Instant Pot
IP Pressure LevelHigh
IP ProgramManual / Pressure Cook
Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Pressure Release
10 minute NPR
Total Time
30 minutes
Recipe by: Valerie Cooper
Adapted from my family's Sopa de Frijoles, this wonderful bean soup delivers the rich flavors of Honduras in a warm, hearty, comforting bowl of soup.
Cuisine: Hispanic, Honduran
Course: Main Course, Soup
Category: Beans, Soups, Stews & Chilis


  • 6 cups bean broth divided
  • 2 cups red beans cooked
  • 1 medium tomato ripe, rough cut
  • ½ medium yellow onion rough cut
  • ½ green bell pepper(s) rough cut
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsps cilantro chopped, fresh
  • 2 ½ tsps ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper or to taste
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt or to taste
  • 6 medium eggs

for the Optional Garnishes

  • hot sauce traditionally served with a few splashes of Tabasco
  • cilantro
  • Honduran crema
  • Cotija cheese grated
  • avocado sliced


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Nutrition Facts

While every effort is made to correctly calculate these nutritional facts, they should be used as general guidance as they may not be 100% accurate.

Calories: 161kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 185mg | Sodium: 184mg | Potassium: 400mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 495IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 3mg
instant pot bean soup or honduran sopa de frijoles
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