Elegant soup that is actually simplicity itself to make, this Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Sopa de Palmito uses just a few simple ingredients to make a creamy, tangy soup in minutes. This is a super simple, pour and cook recipe that makes a great side dish, or a full meal with a side salad or bread.
Print Recipe
4.74 from 23 votes

Brazilian Sopa de Palmito

Elegant soup that is actually simplicity itself to make, this Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Sopa de Palmito uses just a few simple ingredients to make a creamy, tangy soup in minutes. 
Cook Time5 mins
Pressure Release10 mins
Course: Main Courses, Soups
Cuisine: Brazilian
Servings: 4
Calories: 231kcal
Author: Urvashi Pitre

Ingredients

For Finishing

  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped scallions

Instructions

  • Cut up the hearts of palm into chunks and place into the inner liner of your instant pot, along with liquid from the can.
  • Add onions, garlic, chicken broth, salt and pepper.
  • Cook on high pressure for 5 minutes, and let the pot sit undisturbed for 10 minutes
  • Release all remaining pressure.
  • Using an immersion blender, purée the soup until smooth.
  • Stir in the heavy cream, cheese, and nutmeg and pulse the immersion blender until everything is mixed well. If you are dairy-free, you can try full-fat coconut milk instead. 
  • Garnish with chopped scallions and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 231kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g