So you bought an Instant Pot® and now you may be wondering what to do with it and what recipes to try out. There are a lot of delicious Instant Pot® recipes out there but there are also some that are not so great. Where to begin? Don’t worry, we are here to help! We have gathered a list of the best Instant Pot® recipes that we could find. We have everything from Mexican foods to French cuisine covered and all of these recipes will make picture perfect foods. Plug in that Instant Pot® and get ready to make some of the most flavorful and easy dishes ever!
1. Instant Pot® Goulash
Spaghetti is no longer going to cut it- you need to step up your pasta game with this Instant pot goulash recipe. Ground beef, tomato sauce, lots of spices and noodles are become one fantastic dish in just 14 minutes.
Pictures & Recipe: https://www.idonthavetimeforthat.com/instant-pot-goulash/
2. Crusty Instant Pot® Sourdough Bread
Bread in an Instant Pot®? Heck yea! Not only is it so cool that you can make bread in and Instant pot but you can also make delicious sourdough bread with only 5 minutes of prep time. It’s also another great way to use that yogurt button on your machine!
Pictures & Recipe: https://livingsweetmoments.com/crusty-instant-pot-sourdough-bread/
3. Instant Pot® No Noodle Lasagna – Gluten Free
Gluten free lasgana is already like a unicorn- rare and beautiful if you can actually find it. The fact that this gluten free lasgana is also made in an instant pot and is ready in about ten minutes makes this even more rare and fantastic than a unicorn.
Pictures & Recipe: https://lowcarbyum.com/instant-pot-no-noodle-lasagna-gluten-free/
4. Instant Pot® Honey Garlic Chicken Recipe
Sweet and tangy, fast and delicious, that about sums up this honey garlic chicken recipe. This is one of those dishes that you will be making in the Instant Pot® all the time as it is the perfect weeknight meal.
Pictures & Recipe: https://diethood.com/instant-pot-honey-garlic-chicken-recipe/
5. Instant Pot® Zuppa Toscana
If you need a comfort food, this is it! This soup is the epitome of Italian comfort cuisine and it also packs a healthy punch as it is loaded with veggies. Ten minutes to prep, ten minutes to cook and voila! Authentic Italian soup at it’s best.
Pictures & Recipe: https://www.deliciousmeetshealthy.com/zuppa-toscana/
6. Instant Pot® Mongolian Beef
Do you like garlic? Do you like ginger? Then you will love this Mongolian Beef recipe. The flavor in this dish is incredible thanks to the perfectly balanced combination of seasonings and the always amazing Instant Pot®.
Pictures & Recipe: https://sweetandsavorymeals.com/instant-pot-mongolian-beef/
7. Easy Instant Pot® Chicken Marsala
Chicken marsala should be a staple in your household- it is flavorful, easy to make and pretty impressive as a weekday meal. Throw the ingredients into your Instant Pot® and in 25 minutes you will be a dinnertime hero.
Pictures & Recipe: https://mommyshomecooking.com/easy-instant-pot-chicken-marsala/
8. Instant Pot® Butter Beef – Keto, Low-Carb Recipe
Butter and beef- could you ask for anything more? Well, this recipe will deliver even more than just tender, juicy beef- it is also keto diet friendly and low carb- heck yea! Diet cooking in the Instant Pot® is totally doable with this recipe!
9. Instant Pot® Spaghetti Squash
Cooking spaghetti squash in the instant pot has to be one of the most genius uses for this appliance to date. While it use to take hours go get that tender, stringy squash to the perfect texture, the Instant Pot® cooks it in 10 minutes. That’s right, spaghetti squash, perfectly done in ten minutes. Just amazing.
Pictures & Recipe: https://dontmesswithmama.com/spaghetti-squash-in-the-instant-pot/
10. How To Cook Quinoa In The Instant Pot®
Cooking quinoa in the Instant Pot® may not be all that much faster than just using a stove but it definitely easier. You can simply add the ingredients to the pot, seal it and walk away- no stirring or checking water levels required!
Pictures & Recipe: https://detoxinista.com/how-to-cook-quinoa-instant-pot/
11. Keto Instant Pot® Crack Chicken Recipe
This recipe is so good…how good? Addicting good! Creamy, tender and loaded with flavor, it is hard to believe you can even eat this chicken on a Keto diet!
Pictures & Recipe: https://theketoqueens.com/keto-crack-chicken-recipe/
12. Instant Pot® Summer Soup
If you think that soups are just for the winter, think again. This summer soup is full of summer veggies like corn, tomatoes and zucchini and can easily be made in your Instant Pot® in 20 minutes (but it will taste like you’ve been cooking it all day!). Make a big batch and freeze some to keep summer around all year long!
Pictures & Recipe: https://pinchofyum.com/instant-pot-summer-soup
13. Golden Instant Pot® Chicken And Rice
I’m always a big fan of one pot meals and this Instant Pot® golden chicken and rice is a definite winner. The turmeric and ginger liven up the dish making this basic staple into something extraordinary. One pot also means only one dish to clean- extra points for that!
Pictures & Recipe: https://www.wellplated.com/golden-instant-pot-chicken-and-rice/
14. Instant Pot® Rice Recipe (Beef Plov)
Plov is traditionally made with white rice but the brown rice in this recipe is key to making this healthy recipe. Think of this as advanced rice pilaf but super easy thanks to the Instant Pot®. Grains, veggies and beef- sounds like a complete Instant Pot® meal to me!
Pictures & Recipe: https://natashaskitchen.com/instant-pot-rice-recipe-beef-plov/
15. Easy Instant Pot® Bang Bang Shrimp Pasta
Do you have a spare eight minutes? If so, this is the recipe you need to try. A spicy and creamy sauce go perfectly with the shrimp in this dish and cooking everything in your Instant Pot® will make your life so easy. Dinner is ready in less than ten minutes!
Pictures & Recipe: https://www.aspicyperspective.com/easy-instant-pot-bang-bang-shrimp-pasta/
16. Instant Pot® Taco Pasta
What happens when you combine Mexican foods with Italian foods? Taco pasta! And when you add in an Instant Pot®, this meal is sure to bring a happy tear to your eye. Cheesy and spicy and pressure cooked with more flavor that you can imagine, taco pasta should be the next thing you make.
Pictures & Recipe: https://peasandcrayons.com/2018/05/instant-pot-taco-pasta.html
17. Instant Pot® Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe
Whether you need a tasty rice for burritos or just something new and delicious to serve as a side dish, cilantro lime rice is a solid choice. By using your Instant Pot®, the full essence of the limes and herbs will be infused into your rice making sure you have maximum flavor in every bite.
Pictures & Recipe: https://frommybowl.com/instant-pot-cilantro-lime-rice/
Now that you have tons of ideas for what to make in your Instant Pot®, it is time to start cooking! Let us know which recipes you make and which are your favorites and if you have any questions, let us know! We are happy to help you along your Instant Pot® journey!