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Husband Healing Soup


  • Author: 365 Days of Slow and Pressure Cooking
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes (plus 5 minute NPR)
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x

Description

A nourishing Instant Pot or slow cooker soup with vegetables and farro. Only 100 calories per serving!


Ingredients

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  • 3/4 cup uncooked farro
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 4 cups vegetable or chicken broth
  • 1/2 Tbsp onion powder
  • 1/2 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp coriander
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 3 medium carrots
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup frozen shelled edamame
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp lemon juice

Instructions

Instant Pot Instructions:

  1. Add farro and water into Instant Pot. Cover Instant Pot and secure the lid. Make sure valve is set to sealing. Set the manual/pressure cook button to 8 minutes.
  2. While farro is cooking prepare your vegetables. Peel and slice the carrots, core and dice the red pepper and cut the zucchini into cubes.
  3. When time is up release pressure and remove the lid. 
  4. Stir in the broth, onion powder, garlic powder, bay leaf, red pepper, coriander, salt, pepper, carrots, bell pepper, zucchini, tomatoes, edamame and lemon juice. 
  5. Cover Instant Pot and secure the lid. Make sure valve is set to sealing. Set the soup button to 5 minutes (or cook on low pressure on manual for 5 minutes). When time is up let pot sit for 5-10 minutes and then move valve to venting. Remove the lid.
  6. Stir. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve and enjoy!

Slow Cooker Instructions:

  1. Add farro and water into slow cooker. 
  2. Prepare your vegetables. Peel and slice the carrots, core and dice the red pepper and cut the zucchini into cubes. Add into slow cooker.
  3. Stir in the broth, onion powder, garlic powder, bay leaf, red pepper, coriander, salt, pepper, tomatoes, edamame and lemon juice. 
  4. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours, or until farro is cooked through.
  5. Stir. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve and enjoy!
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Instant Pot or Slow Cooker