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Hella Mighty Instant Pot Green Soup (vegan, keto, paleo)

Antioxidants, anti-cancer benefits, vitamins, minerals, & flavors abound in this easy vegan, keto, and paleo Hella Mighty Instant Pot Green Soup! This nourishing green soup is dairy-free, grain-free, gluten-free, and thickener-free, getting all of it's beautiful flavor and color from spinach, chard, nettles, olive oil, cauliflower, and bone broth.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes


  • 1/4`cuporganic extra virgin olive oilor other nourishing fat of choice
  • 1cuponionroughly chopped
  • 3ribsceleryroughly chopped
  • 1poundcauliflowerfresh or frozen
  • 1poundspinachfresh or frozen
  • 2packed cupsshredded zucchini
  • 2packed cupsSwiss chard, kale, or beet greens(use whatever you have!)
  • 1/2cupdried stinging nettle
  • 6cloves garlic
  • 1jalapeno pepper, sliced(optional, leave out for AIP)
  • 1-1/2cupsbone broth(use vegetable broth for vegan)
  • 1 to 4teaspoonsmineral-rich saltto taste
  • 1avocado


  1. Press the Saute button on your Instant Pot and add olive oil or other nourishing fat, such as coconut oil, ghee, lard, tallow, etc.

  2. Add the onion and celery and saute 2-3 minutes.

  3. Then, add the cauliflower, spinach, zucchini, chard, nettles, garlic, jalapeno (if using), bone broth, and salt.

  4. Place the lid on the Instant Pot, checking that the seal is in place.

  5. Press Keep Warm/Cancel. Then press the Manual or Pressure Cook button and adjust the time to 3 minutes on high pressure.

  6. When the pot beeps, immediately release pressure.

  7. Use an immersion blender to blend until smooth or leave some chunks if you like that texture.

  8. Add the avocado and blend it in last.

  9. If your soup is too thick, blend in extra bone or vegetable broth until you reach your desired consistency.