Instant Pot Potato Soup Outback Steakhouse Copycat
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Instant Pot Potato Soup (Outback Steakhouse Copycat Recipe)

Copycat Outback Steakhouse Potato Soup recipe made in the Instant Pot
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Pressure Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheese, cheesy, copycat, instant pot, potato, quick, soup
Servings: 4 servings


  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 onion diced small
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 4 cups chicken stock 1 32 oz container
  • 8 potatoes diced into small pieces
  • 1 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 can cream of chicken 10.5 oz
  • 1 cup half & half
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese
  • bacon cooked and into bits
  • scallions diced



  • Set Instant Pot to Saute and melt butter.
  • Add in onions and garlic and stir.
  • Add in the 4 cups of chicken stock.
  • Press CANCEL.

Pressure Cooking

  • Add in potatoes, cheddar cheese, and cream of chicken. Don't stir - close the lid.
  • Set the timer to manual for 15 minutes.


  • Allow pressure to release naturally for about 10 minutes.
  • Release lid and add in half & half, salt, flour, and pepper to taste.
  • Garnish soup with cheese, bacon, and scallions.


After getting feedback that some Instant Pot users were experiencing the "burn notice" I have increased the broth in this recipe to help correct the issue with some pots.
Add additional half & half to reach your desired creaminess.