Over 100 Instant Pot Recipes gathered from sweets to savory. Desserts and Dinners. The BEST instant pot recipes you’ll need to be a star in the kitchen.
Whether you’re in a hurry and need a fast meal solution, or you’re planning ahead and have loads of time, your Instant Pot can be the perfect solution to your dinner crisis.
Instant Pots aren’t just for dinner, though. They’re perfect for breakfast, lunch, and even dessert. Would you believe I’ve cooked a cheesecake (or two) in my Instant Pot? Believe it! Super easy and restaurant quality, too!
Where can I buy an Instant Pot?
- You can buy an Instant Pot at most big box retailers like Target, Walmart, Meijer, Albertsons, Sam’s Club, and Costco.
- You can also get one at Amazon!
- Check out all my favorite Instant Pot tools on my Amazon shopping page!
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The BEST Instant Pot Recipes
Over 100 Instant Pot Recipes gathered from sweets to savory. Desserts and Dinners. The BEST instant pot recipes you'll need to be a star in the kitchen.
Instant Pot Tuna Casserole
Instant Pot Tuna Casserole delivers a ton of home-cooked, delicious flavor. Even better, it’s super low effort. Layer the ingredients, and let your Instant Pot do the rest! In 20 minutes, you can have a filling, tasty, creamy tuna pasta that’s ready to serve.
Instant Pot Lentil Soup
Comforting Lentil Soup is made quick and convenient with the use of an Instant Pot. With only 10 ingredients, you’ll have a delicious, stick-to-your-ribs soup in no time!
Instant Pot Salisbury Steak
Need comfort on a cold day? Try my savory Instant Pot Salisbury Steak, topped with mushroom gravy and it’s easy to make too. It’s just like mom used to make, with much less effort and only a single dish to clean when you’re done.
Instant Pot French Onion Soup
Learn how to make perfect French Onion Soup in the Instant Pot. Cozy, hearty and flavorful onion soup is topped with melted cheese and a crusty sourdough crouton in this easy recipe!
Instant Pot Carnitas
This Instant Pot Carnitas recipe makes flavorful pulled pork with Mexican spices. Ready in one hour, these carnitas are just as juicy and tender as the slow cooked version–with a fraction of the cooking time!
Instant Pot Strawberry Jam
Four-ingredient Instant Pot Strawberry Jam is unbelievably easy! Bursting with sweet strawberry flavor, this homemade jam takes less than 30 minutes to make.
Instant Pot Eggnog Cheesecake
Instant Pot Eggnog Cheesecake makes a perfect holiday dessert–without turning on the oven. This cheesecake is made with real eggnog for a cheerful and decadent finish to your meal!
Instant Pot Hot Chocolate
Make perfect hot chocolate in the Instant Pot! This easy recipe creates enough rich, creamy hot cocoa for the whole family in minutes.
Instant Pot Chicken Tacos
Make chicken tacos in the Instant Pot tonight! Seasoned chicken is cooked with salsa to juicy perfection in this easy chicken taco recipe.
Instant Pot Corn on the Cob
Instant Pot Corn on the Cob is a fast and easy way to enjoy the bounty of summer! Have delicious corn on the table in less than 15 minutes with this fool proof method.
Instant Pot Blueberry Cobbler
Fire up the pressure cooker for this Instant Pot Blueberry Cobbler recipe! Made with cake mix and pie filling, this cobbler is brimming with berry flavor. Simple, delicious and easy to make!
Instant Pot Chicken Fajitas
This Instant Pot Chicken Fajitas recipe makes fajita night even easier! Strips of chicken cooked with Mexican spices and bell peppers are delicious served with tortillas and all your favorite toppings.
Instant Pot Chicken and Rice Soup
Chicken and Rice Soup - Make this classic soup in your Instant Pot or on the stove. With tender chicken and rice cooked to perfection, this soup is just what you need for a cozy meal!
Instant Pot Pizza Pasta
When you can’t decide between pizza and pasta, make both!This Instant Pot Pizza Pasta brings all your favorite pizza toppings together in an easy one-pot pasta dinner.
Instant Pot Gyros
Now you can make those tender beef pitas from your favorite Mediterranean restaurant at home! Instant Pot Gyros are flavored with herbs and drizzled with creamy yogurt sauce that everyone finds irresistible.
Instant Pot Peach Cobbler
Homemade Peach Cobbler comes together in no time when you use the Instant Pot! With only four ingredients, this is the perfect easy dessert for any occasion. Don't forget the vanilla ice cream on top!
German Potato Salad
Tender potatoes tossed with bacon in a tangy dressing taste delicious alongside just about any main course. Learn how to make German Potato Salad in the Instant Pot as a side dish for your next family meal!
Instant Pot Bread Pudding
Learn to make Bread Pudding in the instant pot! Sweet bites of bread spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg and flecked with raisins, this dessert is simple, comforting and oh-so-delicious.
Instant Pot Meatball Sliders
Meatballs aren't just for spaghetti! Fire up your Instant Pot and make a platter of juicy Meatball Sliders for dinner. These hot sandwiches make a perfect appetizer too!
How to Make Vanilla Extract
Learn how to use your Instant Pot to make this cooking and baking staple at home and you’ll never want to go back to the store bought stuff again. Or follow my directions to make homemade Vanilla Extract the classic way!
Instant Pot Orange Chicken
Orange Chicken that’s so much better than takeout! Tender chicken bites tossed in sticky sauce and citrus glaze is a kid-friendly meal that you can make in the Instant Pot any night of the week.
Instant Pot Hamburger Helper
The childhood meal you remember is so much better made from scratch! Seasoned ground beef with cheese and macaroni comes together in a cinch when you make Hamburger Helper in the Instant Pot.
Instant Pot Green Bean Casserole
No Thanksgiving table is complete without a classic Green Bean Casserole. Save time and oven space by making the traditional side dish in your Instant Pot this year!
Instant Pot Apple Cobbler
No need to turn on the oven to make this apple dessert! Instant Pot Apple Cobbler uses 4 ingredients and won’t take up valuable oven space on Thanksgiving day. Best of all, it’s full of that irresistible cinnamon apple flavor you crave.
Instant Pot Cinnamon Roll Bread
Cinnamon Roll Bread baked in the Instant Pot is the sweet indulgence to carry you through winter. Part French Toast casserole, part Cinnamon Roll, this bread leaves everyone asking for more!
Instant Pot Apple Cider
Want to make your own homemade Apple Cider? It's easy when you use the Instant Pot. Learn how to make apple cider from scratch to sip all autumn long.
Instant Pot Shredded Chicken
Learn how to make perfect Shredded Chicken every time using your Instant Pot! This tender chicken recipe is endlessly versatile, and delicious in everything from tacos to salads to soups.
Instant Pot Beef Bourguignon
The classic beef stew made in the Instant Pot! Inspired by Julia Child’s iconic recipe, this Beef Bourguignon makes it easy to have a gourmet dinner on a weeknight.
Instant Pot Tomato Soup
Roasted Tomato Soup made in the instant pot brings the fresh flavors of a late summer garden to your dinner table. Thick and hearty and packed with basil and more, this easy dinner is a hit with kids and adults!
Instant Pot Jambalaya
A spicy stew with sausage, chicken and shrimp, Jambalaya warms your belly and your soul! This Instant Pot Jambalaya Recipe makes it easy to have a flavorful Cajun meal on the table any night of the week.
Instant Pot Chicken Stroganoff
This Chicken Stroganoff is a take on traditional Beef Stroganoff and is ready in lighting speed! Just a few minutes in the Instant Pot is all it takes to have a meal of tender chicken and creamy egg noodles on dinner table.
Instant Pot Crack Chicken Pasta
Crack Chicken Pasta takes weeknight comfort food to a new level. Made in the Instant Pot, this creamy chicken pasta packed with cheese, spinach, and bacon is cooked in 30 minutes!
Instant Pot Swedish Meatballs
Delicious Swedish Meatballs made in the Instant Pot will have you counting down the seconds until dinnertime! Served over egg noodles or mashed potatoes, everyone loves Swedish Meatballs.
Instant Pot Hawaiian Pulled Pork
Hawaiian Pulled Pork with a sticky pineapple glaze is quick and easy when you use the Instant Pot! Served in a bowl or on toasted buns, this shredded pork is an explosion of taste.
Instant Pot Cherry Cobbler
It’s Cherry Cobbler made in the Instant Pot! Transform a can of cherry pie filling into an impressive dessert with this easy recipe. Don’t forget a scoop of ice cream on top!
Instant Pot Zucchini Bread
Looking for an easy way to bake with zucchini? This Instant Pot Zucchini Bread recipe makes a sweet and moist loaf without you ever needing to touch your oven.
Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup
No need to turn the stove on to make delicious Chicken Tortilla Soup! This Instant Pot chicken soup recipe with Mexican flavors is ready in 30 minutes!
Instant Pot Potato Soup
Potato Soup loaded with bacon and topped with shredded cheese is a comforting and hearty Instant Pot meal! It doesn’t get any better than creamy homemade soup that’s ready in less time than it takes to order takeout.
Instant Pot Sausage and Peppers
Make a delicious meal of Sausage and Peppers in minutes using the Instant Pot! Cooked with tomatoes and Italian herbs, this Instant Pot sausage is perfect for eating on hearty rolls.
Instant Pot Pancake Bites
Instant Pot Pancake Bites – A whole new way to use your Instant Pot! These miniature pancakes are especially tasty drizzled with nutella and covered in sprinkles.
Instant Pot Queso
Instant Pot Queso with Rotel tomatoes and white cheddar is begging to be scooped up with chips or poured over nachos. Make thick and creamy queso in minutes with your pressure cooker!
Instant Pot Banana Bread
Make moist, delicious banana bread without turning on the oven! Instant Pot Banana Bread with a cinnamon sugar crust is the ultimate pressure cooker bread recipe.
Lightly breaded chicken simmered in a lemon white wine sauce is even better when you make it in the Instant Pot. Try this Instant Pot Chicken Piccata recipe to get dinner on the table in 20 minutes!
Instant Pot Au Gratin Potatoes
Creamy and cheesy Au Gratin Potatoes are easier to make than ever! Try these Instant Pot Au Gratin Potatoes next time you need a delicious side dish that the whole family loves.
Instant Pot Rice Pudding
A comforting bowl of sticky sweet rice pudding might be just what the doctor ordered on a dreary day. Put your Instant Pot to use and give this Pressure Cooker Rice Pudding a try!
Instant Pot Goulash
Cheesy and beefy macaroni in a tangy tomato sauce is a nourishing dinner that every kid loves! Whether you call it American Goulash, Chili Mac or just Beefy Macaroni, you need this Instant Pot Goulash on your dinner menu this week.
Instant Pot Sausage Gravy
Biscuits smothered in thick, creamy sausage gravy is my idea of the perfect comfort food. Making Biscuits and Gravy is easier than ever with this Instant Pot Sausage Gravy recipe!
Instant Pot Rice a Roni
It’s here! The Copycat Rice a Roni Recipe you’ve been waiting for. This Instant Pot Rice tastes like a better, fresher version of that boxed favorite and it’s just as easy!
Instant Pot Chicken Cordon Bleu
Dinner on the table in 30 minutes with this Instant Pot Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta. Easy pasta casserole packed with chicken, ham, swiss cheese, and more!
Instant Pot Egg Bites
Make a protein packed breakfast in minutes with this Instant Pot Egg Bites recipe! Delicious ham wrapped in egg and cheese makes for a hearty breakfast or snack on the go.
Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken
Tender juicy chicken legs sweetened with pineapples and barbeque sauce. You’ll love this easy Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken recipe for a delicious weeknight dinner.
Instant Pot Hot Dogs
Whether you’re cooking for a crowd, or lunch on a weekend, these Instant Pot Hot Dogs are so easy and flavorful. Top them with all the Chicago dog fixings!
Instant Pot Spinach Artichoke Dip
This cheesy, creamy Instant Pot Spinach Artichoke Dip is served warm and ready in MINUTES. It’s the perfect crowd pleasing appetizer, and it’s so easy to make too.
Instant Pot Lasagna Soup
A comfort food that comes together quickly? This hearty Instant Pot Lasagna Soup recipe is packed with all the classic flavors without the work!
Instant Pot Balsamic Beef
Fork tender, this Instant Pot Balsamic Beef is going to be your new favorite weeknight recipe! Add in some vegetables for a complete meal.
Instant Pot Apple Cake
This Instant Pot Apple Cake is packed with fresh apples, cinnamon flavor, and tastes amazing. So easy to make for breakfast or dessert!
Instant Pot Hamburgers
Thick and Juicy, these Instant Pot Hamburgers are the easiest weeknight dinner. Add all your favorite toppings and skip the drive-thru tonight.
Instant Pot Chili
Hearty blend of beef and beans, this Instant Pot Chili is a delicious weeknight dinner recipe idea!
Instant Pot Cornbread
Instant Pot Cornbread is moist and buttery! You’ll love this golden cornbread recipe, so thick and tender! Perfect with a bowl of hot chili.
Instant Pot Pulled Pork
Fork tender pork served on a bun with coleslaw! This mouth watering Instant Pot Pulled Pork recipe is perfect for weeknight dinners or holiday parties!
Instant Pot Chocolate Cheesecake
Rich and creamy, this Instant Pot Chocolate Cheesecake is incredible. Oreo crust topped with dark chocolate cheesecake filling and chocolate ganache.
Instant Pot Balsamic Pork Tenderloin
Tender sliced Instant Pot Balsamic Glazed Pork Tenderloin. You’ll love this easy weeknight dinner recipe!
Instant Pot Baked Potatoes
Fluffy and creamy best describes Instant Pot Baked Potatoes. In a matter of minutes you can have this easy, fool proof potato ready and on your plate!
Instant Pot Beef Broccoli
Tender sliced beef in a savory rich sauce. This Instant Pot Beef Broccoli recipe beats Chinese takeout any day of the week. So easy to make at home!
Instant Pot Lasagna Recipe
Hearty, delicious, and easy. This Instant Pot Lasagna recipe is perfect for weeknight dinners, but impressive enough for Sunday supper!
Instant Pot Barbacoa
This Instant Pot Barbacoa Beef recipe is guaranteed to be the highlight of taco tuesdays! Serve this fork tender, smoky, spicy beef in a burrito bowl or on a tortilla!
Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff Recipe
Tender beef, succulent mushrooms and delightfully savory sauce highlight this easy Beef Stroganoff.
Instant Pot Brownies Recipe
Fudgy, chocolate Brownies in the Instant Pot. You’ll love this easy recipe for moist and chewy chocolate brownies!
Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes Recipe
Learn how to make easy and delicious Sweet Potatoes in the Instant Pot. Creamy and perfect, and better than oven baked sweet potatoes!
Instant Pot Chicken Paprikash Recipe
Creamy, flavorful Instant Pot Chicken Paprikash is a delicious comfort food with tangy chicken and sauce. So easy to make.
PERFECT Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs
Hard Boiled Eggs have never been so easy! Find out why this is one of my most popular recipes!
Instant Pot Stuffed Pepper Casserole
Savory, cheesy goodness! Whether or not you're a Stuffed Pepper fan, you're going to LOVE this casserole made right in the Instant Pot!
Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore
Hearty Chicken Cacciatore Recipe made in the Instant Pot for an easy weeknight dinner. Packed with flavor from tomatoes, mushrooms, chicken, and herbs!
Instant Pot Ziti Recipe
Creamy, cheesy, easy, and oh so very tasty! This Ziti is full of flavor!
Instant Pot Pot Roast Recipe
Don't have time for a traditional Pot Roast? No worries! This Instant Pot recipe has you covered and you won't even know the difference!
Instant Pot Pork Chops
Fork tender pork chops are paired with a delightful, delicious mushroom gravy. You'll be amazed at how easy this is!
Instant Pot Sloppy Joes Recipe
A kid favorite! Sloppy Joes in the Instant Pot will delight every member of your family!
Instant Pot Turkey Breast
Give your oven a break and use your Instant Pot to make the holiday Turkey! It's so easy and delicious to you'll wish you'd always used an Instant Pot for your turkey.
Instant Pot Butter Chicken Recipe
Don't get take out, make it instead! In the Instant Pot, making Indian Butter Chicken so easy and delicious, you might never get Indian take out again!
Instant Pot Meatloaf
Are you a Meatloaf fan? Whether you're a fan of the food or the musician, this recipe is for you! Super easy and and fast, this is a perfect weeknight meal.
The BEST Instant Pot Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe
Creamy and easy, Fettuccine Alfredo in the Instant Pot is amazing!
Instant Pot Honey Bourbon Chicken Recipe
Ready in 30 minutes, this Honey Bourbon Chicken is full of flavor, and ready faster than getting it from the mall!
The Best Instant Pot French Dip Sandwiches Recipe
You can't go wrong with a French Dip sandwich! The beef in this sandwich is tender and full of flavor, and the whole meal comes together so quickly!
Instant Pot Mississippi Pot Roast
Fork tender and melt-in-you-mouth delicious, this low carb meal is the perfect easy dinner solution you need!
Instant Pot Crack Chicken Recipe
You won't believe how easy and delicious this chicken is! There's a reason I call it "crack" chicken! Try it and you'll want to make it every day!
Instant Pot Mongolian Chicken
Sweet and tangy, this easy recipe is a perfect weeknight meal.
Instant Pot Spaghetti
Spaghetti turns out perfect in this classic Italian recipe your family will love!
The Best Instant Pot Mac and Cheese Recipe
Yes, you read that right; the ultimate comfort food, Mac & Cheese, can be made in an Instant Pot! Forget that blue box, use your Instant Pot and get incredible flavor the whole family will love!
Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes
Do you have trouble getting your mashed potatoes "just right"? Fret no more! These Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes are easy peasy and taste SO good!
Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings
Creamy, hearty, and delicious; this old fashioned dinner is an easy meal the whole meal will lov
The Best Instant Pot Broccoli Cheddar Soup Recipe
How perfect is a pot of Broccoli Cheddar Soup on a cool autumn or winter evening? With the Instant Pot you don't have to spend all day crafting the perfect pot of soup, just use your Instant Pot and you'll be done in no time!
Instant Pot Taco Soup Recipe
Taco Tuesday? How about Taco Soup Tuesday? Make it in the Instant Pot, garnish with avocado, cheese, tortilla strips, olives, salsa, and whatever else your heart desires! This soup will warm you up from the tips of your toes to the top of your head!
Pasta e Fagioli Recipe
Move over Olive Garden, this Pasta e Fagioli done in the crockpot is fast, easy, and even better than the original!
Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup
Easy and quick Chicken Noodle Soup is full of fresh veggies, chunks of chicken, and egg noodles swimming in a delectable chicken broth. Perfect for warming up on cold winter nights.
Quick and Easy Instant Pot Applesauce Recipe
Applesauce can be an all-day ordeal, but in the Instant Pot, it's easy and quick. Packed with flavor and ready to accompany every meal, this applesauce is made to please.
Apple Crisp Recipe
Quick and easy, this apple crisp is the perfect dessert any day for any meal!
Instant Pot Cheesecake Recipe
YES! You can make Cheesecake in the Instant Pot! Not only is it easy and a time saver, but it tastes incredible! Restaurant quality right in your own kitchen.
Instant Pot Peanut Butter Cheesecake
Peanut butter lover's rejoice, your cheesecake fantasies have come true! This incredible, rich recipe is loaded with flavor. It features a chocolate cookie crust, peanut butter cheesecake, chocolate ganache, and a topping of peanut butter cups!
Instant Pot Apple Cheesecake
Gingersnap crust, creamy cinnamon cheesecake filling, and topped with a shortcut pie filling, make this cheesecake mouth-watering good!
Instant Pot Pumpkin Cheesecake
One-upping the cheesecake recipe is the Pumpkin Cheesecake. If you're a pumpkin fan and a cheesecake fan then don't let this masterpiece of autumn pass you by! Maybe even give your oven a break this Thanksgiving and use your Instant Pot for the best dessert at the feast!
Instant Pot Chocolate Bundt Cake
Fudgy, moist, and delicious, Chocolate Bundt Cake made in the Instant Pot is like an easy, homemade lava cake. Topped off with ganache, it can't be beat!
Over 100 Instant Pot Recipes gathered from sweets to savory. Desserts and Dinners. The BEST instant pot recipes you’ll need to be a star in the kitchen.
So many great ideas! I can’t wait to try the peanut butter cheesecake!
After making the hard boil eggs in the instant pot I can say for sure that I will never make them any other way! Mine came out perfectly and the shells came off so easily!
Thank you for this extensive list of recipes. I can’t wait to try them all!
I just love my Instant Pot! It will get a workout this holiday season. These recipes look amazing!
These are so many fabulous recipes on this list! I totally want to give cheesecake a try in the instant pot!