White Bean and Sausage Soup in the Instapot

A hearty winter soup with Kielbasa and Farro 



3 T olive oil

1 large leek

3 carrots, sliced into large slices

3/4 C white beans

1/2 C farro

2 C chicken stock

2 C water 

3 sprigs thyme

1 piece of Parmesan rind

1 lb Kielbasa, sliced into large slices

1/2 C heavy cream

1/3 C chopped parsley 


Heat the olive oil in the Instapot on the saute setting 

Add the leeks, carrots and farro and saute for a few minutes until the leek softens a bit

Add chicken stock, water, white beans, thyme, and Parmesan rind 

Cover, and cook on the bean setting (about 30 minutes), let the pressure come down naturally

Add heavy cream and parsley, let heat up for another minute or so on the saute setting