Turn Instant Pot on a saute mode. Add sliced bacon and cook until crispy texture, about 10 minutes. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel. Remove bacon grease, leaving 2 tablespoon inside the instant pot.
Now, add chopped and washed leeks and saute for 5 minutes, stirring few times.
After, add chopped potato, 5 cups of chicken broth, 1/3 teaspoon thyme, salt and pepper to taste. Stir.
Cover the lid and cook on broth/soup mode for 10 minutes. After timer goes off, quick release the pressure. If desired blend the soup with hand blender until creamy.
Serve Potato Leek Soup with crispy bacon and fresh chopped parsley. Enjoy!
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