30+ Amazing Instant Pot Recipes

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Got a new Instant Pot? Discover popular recipes you can make in your pressure cooker for fast, healthy, and tasty family meals.

All hail the Instant Pot, unofficial kitchen superhero of our time! With practically boundless powers to transform family meals into something fast, tender, and tasty, it’s no wonder the Instant Pot has become so popular with home cooks.

If you’ve recently gotten one of your own, you might be wondering where to start. This post gives you a solid foundation of recipes to let you hit the ground running with your newest gadget.

Our Instant Pot recipe round-up includes healthy and tantalizing dishes for your family, organized by meal type so you can find just what you’re looking for. Build your repertoire of great Instant Pot recipes right here! Enjoy.

Breakfast

Instant Pot Hard Cooked Eggs

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If you’ve never made hard “boiled” eggs in the Instant Pot, you’re in for a treat. Eggs cook perfectly (and perfectly fast) and the shells slip off easily every time.

Instant Pot Oatmeal

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Steel cut oats make a super-nutritious breakfast, and this no-fuss recipe lets you cook this traditionally slow-cooking whole grain quickly and easily in the Instant Pot.

Instant Pot Yogurt

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If you have a family of yogurt lovers, this recipe lets you batch-cook your own probiotic-rich yogurt from milk.

Soups

We love the Instant Pot for soups because it creates a long-cooked flavor in a short amount of time.

Instant Pot Chicken Soup

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Soothing, delicious chicken soup cooks fast in the Instant Pot.

Instant Pot Vegetable Soup

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This recipe uses pre-cut frozen veggies to cut down on prep time.

Minestrone Soup

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This hearty vegetarian soup is filled with Italian flavor, with a vegan option, too.

Creamy Thai Coconut Chicken Soup

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Coconut milk and chicken broth add richness to this comforting Thai soup.

Comforting Beef Barley Soup

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Healthy veggies and fiber-rich barley make this soup a balanced meal.

Chicken Vegetable Soup

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Chicken soup with carrots, celery and leeks provide comfort and warmth.

Instant Pot Chicken Stock

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Amazing, collagen-rich chicken stock can be ready in an hour with the Instant Pot.

Scrumptious Lentil Soup

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A mixture of two kinds of lentils gives this savory stew the perfect texture.

Beef, Chicken, Fish, and Pork

The Instant Pot works magic on your favorite protein, creating ultra-tender meat that falls apart at the touch of a fork.

All-in-one Instant Pot Chicken and Brown Rice

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This is the most popular Instant Pot recipe on our site. Tender chicken and veggies cook together with whole grain brown rice for an all-in-one dinner.

Instant Pot Sloppy Joe Meat

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Healthy homemade sloppy joes are on the menu! Lock the lid and let the Instant Pot take care of the rest.

Instant Pot Salmon (10 Minutes from Frozen!)

No need to defrost your fish before cooking; this Instant Pot recipe makes perfectly tender salmon out of frozen fillets.

One Pot Spaghetti Squash and Meat Sauce

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This recipe shows you how to cook your spaghetti squash right on top of the sauce. How amazing is that?

Pressure Cooker Chili-Lime Chicken

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Use this delicious chicken in salads, burritos, quesadillas, rice bowls, sandwiches, and more.  Skip the liquid smoke for a lighter, fresher-tasting chicken.

Instant Pot Pork Carnitas

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Yummy Mexican pulled pork is achievable right in your own kitchen, thanks to the Instant Pot! Use these versatile carnitas in tacos, burritos, salads, or rice.

Paleo Instant Pot Mexi-Meatloaf

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This meatloaf skips the bread crumbs and uses salsa (choose mild for kids who can’t handle heat) and spices for a southwestern kick.

Instant Stew

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Hearty, beef stew is a winter classic, and a great Instant Pot candidate.  This recipe calls for red wine, but you can use more broth instead if you like.

Instant Pot Whole “Rotisserie” Chicken

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It takes less than an hour to cook a tender, juicy, and flavorful whole chicken in the Instant Pot.

Easy One Pot Pressure Cooker Spaghetti Bolognese

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In this unique recipe, you cook the pasta right along with the sauce.

Instant Pot Salsa Verde Chicken

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Prep this flavorful shredded chicken on Sunday to use in meals throughout the week.L

Texas Beef Chili

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Use your Instant Pot to make tasty chili with slow-cooked flavor in under an hour!

Stuffed Bell Peppers

Cook these tender stuffed peppers in just five minutes under pressure.

Vegetarian Dishes

The Instant Pot is just as good with beans and other vegetarian staples as it is with meat. Check out these tasty vegetarian recipes you can cook under pressure.

Vegetarian Sweet Potato Chili

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Vitamin-rich sweet potatoes and black beans pair with classic chili spices in this hearty vegetarian meal.

Chickpea Sweet Potato Spinach Curry

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You’ll find Instant Pot instructions for this vegan curry in the notes section of the recipe.

Instant Pot Vegetarian Chili

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This vegetarian chili boasts a variety of nourishing ingredients like beans, sweet potato, and corn. It also calls for a half cup of beer, but feel free to substitute water or broth instead.

One Pot Pressure Cooker Penne Rigate Pasta

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Savory sauce and pasta cooks together in the Instant Pot!

Side Dishes

Don’t underestimate the Instant Pot’s ability to make side dishes super simple. This section has some make-ahead help, too: try batch-cooking your grains to use all week long.

Pressure Cooker Quinoa

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Quinoa cooks in one magical minute in the Instant Pot!

Instant Pot Brown Rice

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Your Instant Pot can make fluffy whole grain brown rice in no time.

Fresh and Frozen Vegetables

The link above takes you to a helpful table on the Instant Pot site where you can learn how long to cook tons of different veggies under pressure.

Perfect Baked Sweet Potatoes in the Pressure Cooker and Oven

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Pile in those potatoes! Make a big batch of creamy, perfectly-cooked sweet potatoes for quick veggie sides all week.

That’s a Wrap

That’s our list! Get comfy with your Instant Pot and share your own favorites in the comments below.

30 Amazing Instant Pot Recipes. The Instant Pot is the new kitchen super hero, and teamed up with the recipes from our round up, its powers are practically boundless.