The 10 Instant Pot Recipes We Can’t Wait to Try

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If you recently got an Instant Pot or are you just looking for more delicious recipes for your trendy appliance, this recipe roundup is for you. We’ve found some of the very best Instant Pot recipes on the web that will make you excited to use this kitchen workhouse. From mac and cheese to chicken wild rice soup, there’s a little something for everyone.




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Instant Pot Kalua Pig by Nom Nom Paleo 

This deeply savory Instant Pot recipe will quickly become a classic in your kitchen. The main ingredients are pork shoulder, bacon, and cabbage. It also makes for really good leftovers.




instant pot mac and cheese

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Instant Pot Mac and Cheese by Pinch of Yum 

You only need four ingredients and four minutes to make this macaroni and cheese in the Instant Pot. It’s a dinner miracle!

Instant Pot Beef Stew with Coconut Milk and Salted Peanuts

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Instant Pot Beef Stew with Coconut Milk and Salted Peanuts by Food52

This isn’t just any beef stew! This recipe is laced with rich coconut milk and salted peanuts and will make all your dinner dreams come true.


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Instant Pot Banana Walnut Steel Cut Outs by Kitchen Treaty 

Start your day with something warm and exciting thanks to this quick oatmeal recipe. There’s cinnamon, banana, vanilla, maple syrup, and toasted walnuts.

Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

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Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup by No. 2 Pencil 

A healthy weeknight dinner is made easy with this chicken noodle soup. It takes less than an hour to make this recipe.

instant pot turkey meatballs and spaghetti squash

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Instant Pot Turkey Meatballs and Spaghetti Squash by Half-Baked Harvest 

Flavorful turkey meatballs, delicious red sauce, and spaghetti squash — who knew you could make all of that at the same time in your Instant Pot? Well, you do now!

Instant Pot Minestrone Soup Recipe

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Instant Pot Minestrone Soup by 101 Cookbooks 

This vegetable and bean-heavy soup will make you an Instant Pot believer. You can use dried, unsoaked beans and get perfect Minestrone every time.

Instant Pot Weeknight Chicken and Rice Burrito Bowls

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Instant Pot Weeknight Chicken and Rice Burrito Bowls by Kitchn 

Everyone will love this wholesome supper with chicken, beans, and rice. Top your burrito bowl with shredded cheese and cilantro.


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Instant Pot Chicken Wild Rice Soup by A Little Spice Jar 

This satisfying chicken soup is filled with wild rice, vegetables, and plenty of garlic. It takes 45 minutes to make in total.


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Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup by Gimme Some Oven 

Yes, it is possible to make creamy, luxurious butternut squash soup in just 30 minutes thank to the Instant Pot. This recipe includes apples, coconut milk, and a bunch of warming spices like cinnamon and nutmeg.


6 comments about “The 10 Instant Pot Recipes We Can’t Wait to Try

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  2. Cristin Wills

    Regarding the spaghetti squash with meatballs & sauce recipe, skip the squash–it activates the “burn” message. The sauce and meatballs are AMAZING so cook the squash instead in the microwave, halved and face down in a quater cup of water while your Instapot does the rest.


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