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The Instant Pot was a hot commodity this holiday season. Now that you have one, what are you going to do with it?
The Ultimate Instant Pot Recipe List
Here’s a collection of 20 mouth-watering recipes to ramp up your meal time. You may even decide you need a second one so that you can enjoy the main dishes and side dishes at once!
Instant Pot Main Dishes
Easy Instant Pot BBQ Ribs – Smashed Peas and Carrots has this great way of making ribs in only 30 minutes! Tack on another 10 if you decide to put them on the grill.
Instant Pot BBQ Pork Chops Recipe – If your barbecue tastes swing more in the direction of pork chops, Must Have Mom has you covered with this super easy recipe.
Instant Pot Orange Chicken – This classic recipe from Living Sweet Moments has a very flavorful, thick sauce and is so easy to prepare for cooking in a mere 15 minutes.
Sesame Chicken – Or perhaps sesame chicken is more up your alley? Living Sweet Moments shows us how to make this in about five minutes of cooking time.
Pressure Cooker Mongolian Beef – Do you love the Mongolian beef at PF Chang’s? Wish you could easily make it at home? Pressure Cooking Today uses flank steak in this copy cat recipe.
Low-Carb Flank Steak Tacos with Spicy Mexican Slaw – Tacos are always a hit for a meal. Instead of boring old hamburger tacos, try flank steak topped off with an easy to make Mexican slaw from Kalyn’s Kitchen.
Low-Carb Buffalo Chicken Tacos – Kalyn’s Kitchen also has a tasty Buffalo chicken taco recipe made with shredded chicken and topped with a blue cheese cole slaw.
Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs – Do you like to top your spaghetti with meatballs? Or do you like them on their own as the main dish? Even better than regular meatballs are ones that come stuffed with mozzarella cheese, like this recipe from Moscato Mom.
Creamy Tuscan Garlic Chicken – Further embrace the Italian side with This Old Gal by cooking chicken with a creamy garlic sauce, sun dried tomatoes, and spinach.
Instant Pot Stuffed Bell Peppers – Stuffed peppers make for an easy one-dish meal, as they are stuffed with hamburger and rice with lots of flavor. This recipe on Copy Me That is quick and easy and tasty.
Instant Pot Side Dishes
Potato Salad – Potato salad is a great side dish for your family meals, as well as an easy dish to take to picnics and parties. Did you know that you can make it in about four minutes with an Instant Pot? I Was Born to Cook tells us how.
Garlic and Rosemary Mashed Potatoes – Or, if you prefer your potatoes mashed, put a new spin on a classic favorite with this spiced up version from Adventures of a Nurse.
Pressure Cooker Crispy Potatoes – You can even make crispy potatoes in your pressure cooker, if you don’t want them soft and mashed. Find out how at Nom Nom Paleo.
Instant Pot Faux Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes – Cauliflower is a wonder vegetable, because it is so easily substituted in recipes for healthier alternatives. Try these faux mashed potatoes from Paleo Pot.
Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes – Sweet potatoes are a great alternative to white potatoes as a side dish. Add a Pinch can make these so quickly that they can even be made for lunch. Top them off with homemade cinnamon honey butter.
Copy Cat Panera Mac n Cheese – You have to admit that Panera makes one of the best and creamiest mac n cheese dishes out there, but it can be so difficult to replicate at home. Adventures of a Nurse found a way to do it in the Instant Pot!
Loaded Instant Pot Mac and Cheese – Want to make your mac n cheese into more of a meal than just a side dish? Pressure Cook Recipes has a guaranteed family favorite when they add in some bacon and scallions.
Maple Mustard Glazed Carrots – These caramelized carrots from Major Hoff Takes a Wife take only 30 minutes, instead of all day, and simply melt in your mouth.
Easy Mushroom Risotto – Risotto is one of those dishes that is so good to eat but can be such a pain to make! Now with the Instant Pot, though, Living Sweet Moments shows us how fast and easy it actually is to do, and it’s very tasty.
Mushroom and Pea Risotto – Instantly Delicious dresses up risotto a little bit more by adding in some vegetables.
Instant Pot Quick Links:
Garlic and Rosemary Mashed Potatoes http://www.adventuresofanurse.com/2016/09/11/garlic-rosemary-instant-pot-mashed-potatoes/
Orange chicken http://livingsweetmoments.com/instant-pot-orange-chicken/
Asian Sesame Chicken http://livingsweetmoments.com/asian-sesame-instant-pot-chicken/
Maple Mustard Carrots http://www.majhofftakesawife.com/2016/12/pressure-cooker-recipes-glazed-carrots.html
BBQ pork chops http://musthavemom.com/instant-pot-bbq-pork-chops-recipe/
Buffalo chicken tacos http://www.kalynskitchen.com/2016/05/pressure-cooker-low-carb-buffalo-chicken-tacos.html
Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs Recipe http://moscatomom.com/pressure-cooker-stuffed-meatballs/
Copy cat Panera mac and cheese http://www.adventuresofanurse.com/2016/11/29/copy-cat-panera-mac-n-cheese-in-the-instant-pot/
Sweet potatoes http://addapinch.com/instant-pot-sweet-potatoes-recipe/
Loaded mac n cheese http://www.pressurecookrecipes.com/instant-pot-mac-and-cheese/
Creamy Tuscan Garlic Chicken http://thisoldgal.com/pressure-cooker-creamy-tuscan-garlic-chicken/
Mushroom risotto http://livingsweetmoments.com/pressure-cooker-easy-mushroom-risotto/
Mushroom and pea risotto http://www.instantlydelicious.com/blog/mushroom-and-pea-risotto
Cauliflower potatoes https://paleopot.com/recipe/instant-pot-faux-cauliflower-mashed-potatoes/
Do you have an instant pot or pressure cooker? What is your favorite instant pot recipe?
I also found a pretty awesome site called Pressure Cooker Pros that you can find even MORE recipes on!
Check it out here: https://www.pressurecookerpros.com/instant-pot-pressure-cookers/
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