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Instant Pot Recipes


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Instant Pot Recipes are my specialty! Making pressure cooker recipes can be intimidating, but don't fret. My Instant Pot recipes and posts are very thorough, user-friendly, and are loaded with tons of tips and information. They are truly tried, tested, and true!

If you're here looking for an easy Instant Pot weeknight dinner, check out my loaded potato soup recipe. Or, if you're into comfort food, you need some easy mashed potatoes, pulled pork, country style ribs, or pot roast.

Almost every recipe on my website can be made in the Instant Pot and many of them have slow cooker or stove top adaptations. These quick and easy Instant Pot recipes will definitely be your go-to recipes when you're looking for the best foods to make in your pressure cooker or Instant Pot.

Check out my Instant Pot archive by category, or a full list of EVERY recipe by category below:

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Instant Pot Videos

If you're new to the Instant Pot, and don't know where to start, check out my free Instant Pot 101 series on Youtube. I share a new Youtube video with my 100,000+ subscribers every Sunday. These recipes and videos help you feel inspired to use your Instant Pot and help you feel more confident in the kitchen!


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Instant Pot One Pot Meals

Instant Pot One Pot Meals are meals that can be "dumped" into the Instant Pot and produce 75-100% of the entire meal. Some of these dishes are good on their own, and some may be nice with a vegetable side dish.


Hard boiled eggs in a steamer basket

Instant Pot


Instant Pot Artichokes cut in half

Instant Pot Appetizers

Instant Pot Appetizers are quick, easy, and feed a crowd!


Instant Pot Meatloaf cupcakes with mashed potatoes

Instant Pot Beef

a bowl of creamy quinoa with plants and brown sugar



Pressure cooked chicken leg drumsticks with a coating of teriyaki sauce on a broiler pan

Instant Pot Chicken


Dairy free Instant Pot Coconut Rice Pudding

Dairy Free Instant Pot Recipes

All of these Instant Pot recipes do not contain dairy, or have dairy-free alternatives suggested in the post.


Chocolate Lava Cake with Strawberries

Instant Pot Dessert Recipes

End a yummy meal (or start one!) with a delicious Instant Pot Dessert.


Instant Pot Dinner Recipes

Instant Pot Dinner Ideas for busy nights, family dinners, and memories around your table!


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Healthy Instant Pot Recipes

These Instant Pot Recipes are healthier options!


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Instant Pot Holiday Recipes

The Instant Pot is perfect for holidays because it can cut the time in the kitchen substantially! Try these Instant Pot recipes for Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter, Cinco De Mayo, Summer Parties, Valentines Day, 4th or July, or just a large family dinner.


Instant Pot Mac and Cheese in bright kid bowls

Kid-Approved Instant Pot Recipes

These kid-friendly Instant Pot dishes are kid-approved!


Pressure cooked chicken leg drumsticks with a coating of teriyaki sauce on a broiler pan

Low Carb or Keto Instant Pot Recipes

These keto-friendly Instant Pot dishes are low carb or have included instructions to make the recipe keto.


Instant Pot or Crock Pot Slow Cooker Tomato Basil Soup Bowls with basil and croutons

Instant Pot Lunch Recipes

Make these simple Instant Pot lunch recipes. Tip: make a little extra for dinner the night before for leftovers the next day!


teriyaki sauce being poured onto a plate of kalua pork, rice, and cabbage on a blue plate

Instant Pot Pork Recipes

Instant Pot Fish and Seafood Recipes

Creamy, salty, smooth Instant Pot Salt Potatoes

Instant Pot Side Dish Recipes


Hot and Sour Soup with garnishes

Instant Pot Soup Recipes


Pressure Cooker spaghetti squash with cheese, parsley, and pepper

Instant Pot Vegetable Recipes

These Instant Pot Vegetables or vegetable-based dishes are delicious and easy! I've also got some Instant Pot Vegetarian or Vegan recipes (some recipes may contain meat but have vegetarian/vegan substitutions listed in the post)

Air Fryer Recipes

air fryer donut recipe

I also have non Instant Pot Recipes, Air Fryer Recipes, Tips, and posts about Blogging as a Career and home/life!

Cobb Salad with Homemade Croutons and Herby Ranch

Cobb Salad is hearty and satisfying! It’s packed with lettuce, avocado, bacon, and eggs and smothered in my flavorful, homemade ranch dressing and croutons. This salad is completely customizable; serve it as a side or add protein to make it the main dish. SALAD FOR DINNER I love a salad for lunch or dinner, especially …

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Pizzeria Limone Catana Salad with Sugar-Free Orange Vinaigrette

Pizzeria Limone makes one of my absolute favorite restaurant salads: the Catana Salad with orange vinaigrette. It’s full of fresh greens, grilled chicken and corn, salty bacon and cheese, creamy avocado, and fresh oranges. Pizzeria Limone Salad Pizzeria Limone is a local fresh Neapolitan pizza restaurant in Utah. They are most well known for their …

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The Ultimate Cream of Coconut Guide

Cream of Coconut is sweet, luxurious, and loaded with coconut flavor. Not to be confused with coconut cream, or coconut milk, this guide will share everything you need to know about the ingredient Cream of Coconut. The Ultimate Cream of Coconut Guide We decided to write this ultimate Cream of Coconut guide because we always …

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Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Chicken Salad Sandwiches are flavorful chicken, crunchy nuts, celery, and grapes, bound with creamy mayonnaise. Serve this easy, popular dish at bridal or baby showers, receptions, parties, luncheons, and get-togethers. This recipe is adapted from my cookbook, “I Love My Instant Pot” – Cooking for One Cookbook. It’s the best chicken salad recipe EVER! I …

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Air Fryer Tortilla Chips (Store Bought or Homemade)

Air Fryer Tortilla Chips: simple, savory, snackable. Whether you’re elevating a regular tortilla chip or reviving that stale bag from the back of your pantry, this kitchen hack has your back. Air Fryer Tortilla Chips This recipe uses store bought tortilla chips. I always have them on hand, and it’s what most people will have …

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Air Fryer Chicken Thighs

Air Fryer Chicken Thighs are rich, flavorful, and surprisingly fail proof! They’re rich in vitamins and healthy fats, and perfect for family dinners, meal prepping, and leftovers alike. Perfect Air Fryer Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs Boneless skinless chicken thighs are super convenient, and they’re easier to cook than bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs. They also waste …

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Instant Pot Lasagna Soup

Lasagna is one of the most time-consuming, labor-of-love dishes you can make! I made all our favorite lasagna flavors and textures into an easy, hearty Instant Pot Lasagna Soup. Lazy Instant Pot Lasagna Soup I lovingly call this recipe “Lazy Instant Pot Lasagna Soup.” It’s so easy! Enjoy all the comfort food flavors of lasagna …

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