21 Awesome Instant Pot Recipes

What should I make for dinner tonight? This might just be the number one question that we ask ourselves almost daily over here.

Then you have come to the right place, we have rounded up 21 awesome instant pot recipes that we have shared over the years.

Plus, there is such a variety of flavours in these recipes, so you are sure to find something for you. Most of these recipes are quick and easy ones made especially for busy weeknights.

21 Awesome Instant Pot Recipes

20 Best Instant Pot Recipes

20 Best Instant Pot Recipes

No reviews
The Modern Proper
50 Best Instant Pot Recipes

50 Best Instant Pot Recipes

15 min
5.098
Pressure Cook Recipes
30 BEST Instant Pot Recipes| Plus basic BROTHY BEANS

30 BEST Instant Pot Recipes| Plus basic BROTHY BEANS

40 min
Chicken, sour cream, apple cider vinegar, dry beans, leek
5.025
Feasting At Home
Best Instant Pot Recipes

Best Instant Pot Recipes

5.04
Kristine’s Kitchen
The 35 BEST Instant Pot Recipes

The 35 BEST Instant Pot Recipes

30 min
Pork, chicken, beef
5.08
GypsyPlate
Best Instant Pot Recipes!

Best Instant Pot Recipes!

20 min
Goat cheese log, penne pasta, balsamic vinegar, fire roasted tomatoes, baby spinach
No reviews
A Couple Cooks
Easy InstaPot Recipes

Easy InstaPot Recipes

15 min
Ground beef, kidney beans, tomato sauce, chili seasoning, elbow macaroni
4.913
The Typical Mom
45 Easy Instant Pot Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

45 Easy Instant Pot Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

50 min
Orange chicken, instant pot, potato soup, quinoa, cannellini beans
5.06
Brit + Co
55 Best Instant Pot Recipes For Beginners

55 Best Instant Pot Recipes For Beginners

10 min
Clementine, strawberries
5.01
Recipe Vibes
Instant Pot Orange Chicken

Instant Pot Orange Chicken

30 min
Chicken breast, white wine, orange juice, soy sauce, tomato sauce
5.0209
Sweet and Savory Meals
Best Instant Pot Recipes for Beginners: Instant Pot Chicken Tacos {SO EASY}

Best Instant Pot Recipes for Beginners: Instant Pot Chicken Tacos {SO EASY}

25 min
Homemade taco seasoning, cheese, chicken breasts, flour tortillas, salsa
5.01
iFOODreal.com
Salsa Chicken + 23 Healthy Instant Pot Dinner Recipes

Salsa Chicken + 23 Healthy Instant Pot Dinner Recipes

Skinless chicken breasts
5.01
Scrambled Chefs
Slow Cooked Frittata

Slow Cooked Frittata

3 hr 10 min
Goat milk, spinach, potatoes, sundried tomatoes, olive oil
No reviews
Instant Pot Recipes
11 Easy Summer Instant Pot Recipes, plus Enchilada Chicken

11 Easy Summer Instant Pot Recipes, plus Enchilada Chicken

1 hr 8 min
Tomato sauce, skinless chicken breasts, hot sauce, lime, olive oil
No reviews
Real Food Whole Life
Instant Pot White Bean and Chicken Chili (Recipe)

Instant Pot White Bean and Chicken Chili (Recipe)

50 min
Boneless chicken thighs, northern beans, green chiles, garlic, chili powder
4.519
One Good Thing by Jillee
Instant Pot Lazy Wife's Dinner

Instant Pot Lazy Wife’s Dinner

19 min
Frozen lima beans, lean ground beef, elbow macaroni, cream, chicken broth
5.07
365 Days of Slow Cooking and Pressure Cooking
Simple Instant Pot Shredded Chicken

Simple Instant Pot Shredded Chicken

10 min
Chicken breasts, skinless chicken breasts
5.02
The Kitchen Magpie
Instapot Recipes for Beginners

Instapot Recipes for Beginners

20 min
Taco seasoning packet, chicken breasts, salsa
4.52
Whole Lotta Yum
Instant Pot Pot Roast

Instant Pot Pot Roast

2 hr 10 min
Beef chuck roast, balsamic vinegar, baby potatoes, beef broth, honey
4.9165
The Recipe Rebel
Instant Pot Chicken & Rice

Instant Pot Chicken & Rice

45 min
White rice, skinless chicken breasts, chicken broth, red bell pepper, smoked paprika
3.5114
Delish.com

What is good to make in an Instant Pot?

Here are some of our favorite ways to use this little gem.

  • Short Rib Beef Ragu. The Instant Pot is a master at shortening the cooking times for notoriously long recipes. …
  • Yogurt. …
  • Rice. …
  • Spiced Apple Cider. …
  • All The Soups. …
  • Hard Boiled Eggs. …
  • Whole Roasted Chicken. …
  • Baked Potatoes.

What should you not cook in an Instant Pot?

Ingredients to Avoid Using in the Instant Pot

  1. Breaded meats. Even when placed on a rack, breaded meats or vegetables are not recommended due to the fact that the breading will get soggy as the pressure cooker cooks with steam. …
  2. Delicate Cuts of Meat. …
  3. Quick Cooking Dishes. …
  4. Bread. …
  5. Cookies. …
  6. Thickeners.

What is the easiest thing to cook in an Instant Pot?

In no particular order, here are 10 of my easy beginner recipes for you to make in your pressure cooker.

  • Instant Pot Ribs. …
  • Instant Pot Whole Chicken. …
  • Instant Mississippi Pot Roast. …
  • Instant Pot Boiled Eggs. …
  • Instant Pot Applesauce. …
  • Instant Pot Mac and Cheese. …
  • Instant Pot Taco Soup. …
  • Instant Pot Spaghetti.

Why is a pressure cooker unhealthy?

Some research even suggests that pressure cooking destroys anti-nutrients, or compounds that inhibit the body’s ability to absorb and utilize nutrients. Compared to boiling, pressure cooking destroys more anti-nutrients. Many nutrition professionals promote using the Instant Pot, too.

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