These easy Instant Pot recipes are simple and delicious! From soups, to main dishes, and even how to make dessert in this pressure cooker. Your whole family will love all of these easy instant pot recipes!
As you probably know from spending any amount of time online, the Instant Pot ($84.56–$129.95 at Amazon) is all the rage. This magic kitchen device saves time and money by quickly doing the work of up to NINE other gadgets. Yes, you read that correctly, NINE DIFFERENT GADGETS!
- Pressure cook
- slow cook,
- make cakes,
- make yogurt,
- cook rice, and
All in ONE magical electric appliance.
There’s even a Facebook community with nearly 2.6 million members sharing Instant Pot recipes, best practices and their undying love for the appliance!
Many of your favorite crockpot recipes can now be made in the Instant Pot, just much faster! For instance, a 5 ingredient crockpot chili recipe that normally takes 6-8 hours can be done in 45 minutes or less with an instant pot! To seep in the flavors set it on the slow cooker setting for the chili to be done in just 4 hours which is still quicker AND you can skip precooking the beef in it by using the saute function. I love just love my Instant Pot!
Here are 21 Super Easy Instant Pot Recipes Your Whole family will Love!
With these easy instant pot recipes, I'm sure you'll love your instant pot too!
Instant Pot Creamy Garlic Parmesan Risotto
The Instant Pot is the BEST method for making risotto. The instant pot makes creamy, cheesy, perfectly cooked risotto every single time, and this Creamy Garlic Parmesan Risotto is no exception!
Instant Pot Seafood Chowder
This instant pot Seafood Chowder is rich and hearty, super filling and a total comfort food. You’ll wow everyone with this simple Seafood Chowder recipe that only takes 30 minutes to make!
Instant Pot Teriyaki Pork Tenderloin (with Stovetop + Oven instructions)
This super easy Instant Pot Teriyaki Pork Tenderloin only takes 7 minutes! This pork tenderloin is tender and coated in a delicious teriyaki sauce that is made inside the Instant Pot too!
Instant Pot Frozen Ground Beef
Don't worry if you forget to thaw your ground beef - Here’s how you can use your Instant Pot to cook your frozen ground beef!
Instant Pot Quinoa
A staple in meal prep, here’s how you can make the perfect Instant Pot Quinoa! Fluffy, quick, and fail-proof!
Easy Instant Pot Apple Crisp
This easy Instant Pot Apple Crisp recipe is definitely the best of the best. Sweet slightly spiced apples topped with an amazing crumble – just like your mom always made, but in a fraction of the time thanks to the Instant Pot!
Instant Pot Chicken and Broccoli Cheesy Rice Casserole
Instant Pot Chicken and Broccoli Cheesy Rice Casserole – it’s cheesy, it’s comforting and it’s made in an instant pot. It’s the perfect comfort food dinner!
Instant Pot Mac and Cheese
This is the easiest Instant Pot Mac and Cheese ever! Quick, packed with cheese, and creamy, you’re going to want to make this daily!
Instant Pot Beef Casserole
This Instant Pot Beef Casserole uses fresh and flavorful ingredients, which give it a lovely, refreshing quality. It’s hearty and filling, but the flavors of oregano and garlic add a lilting lightness to this dish. It mixes the classic flavors of ground beef, onion, and garlic, with oregano and rich sharp cheddar cheese. So make a dish of this comfort-food favorite, and in under 30 minutes you can settle in for a warm, delicious, family meal.
Instant Pot Chicken and Wild Rice Soup
Rich, creamy, and easy to make, this Instant Pot Chicken and Wild Rice Soup is going to warm you right up!
Easy Mini Strawberry Cheesecake in the Instant Pot
This easy to make Strawberry Cheesecake is topped with fresh strawberries and made in the instant pot! I used a sugar substitute to make it sugar-free, but this pressure cooker cheesecake recipe works wonderfully with real sugar.
Instant Pot Steak and Mushrooms
Inspired by Japanese Hibachi, this Instant Pot Steak and Mushrooms is saucy, full of flavour, and tender!
Instant Pot BBQ Brown Sugar "Baked" Beans
These Instant Pot BBQ Brown Sugar Baked Beans may be one of the easiest recipes I’ve ever cooked. You literally just dump all of the ingredients into the Instant Pot and walk away. No fuss, no muss. This is an adaptation of my husband’s crockpot beans, but instead of taking 6 hours to make, they only take an hour in the Instant Pot!
Instant Pot Beef and Pasta (Beefaroni)
Ridiculously easy, comforting, and delicious, this Instant Pot Beef and Pasta inspired by Beefaroni is going hit the spot!
Mini Instant Pot Chocolate Cheesecake
These Mini Chocolate Cheesecakes that you can make right in your Instant Pot are super simple and a super tasty dessert recipe. With an Oreo crust, Mini Instant Pot Chocolate Cheesecakes are creamy, rich and ultra delicious, everyone will obsess over these!
Instant Pot Beets
Quick and easy to make, using the Instant Pot to cook beets is a game changer. See how you can get perfectly cooked beets in the pressure cooker!
Instant Pot Tomato-Free Chili
Instant Pot Tomato-Free Chili: This recipe for no tomato chili is rich, savory and the perfect comfort food! This tomato-less chili is perfect for kids (or adults) that don’t like tomatoes!
Instant Pot Salmon (Fresh & Frozen)
Quick, moist, and, and hands-off, here’s a great guide on How To Make Salmon in the Instant Pot from both fresh and frozen salmon fillets.
Easy Instant Pot Butter Chicken
This tried-and-tested restaurant-style easy Instant Pot Butter Chicken recipe is easy to prepare yet yields authentic, deep flavour and tender chicken!
Creamy Bacon and Gnocchi Soup
Gnocchi’s plump, pillowy texture and mild, delicate flavor make them perfect for rich, hearty soups like this Creamy Bacon, Corn and Gnocchi Soup. Red pepper flakes give this soup a tasty zing. This soup is so comforting and delicious…it’ll warm you inside and out. One of the best soups that I have made in a long time. Enjoy!
Italian Hearty Lentil Stew
This Italian Hearty Lentil Stew is loaded with spices and vegetables like carrots, celery, and spinach. It’s perfect perfect for chilly nights and is so easy to throw together!