Make dinner fast and healthy with these Instant Pot recipes. Each of these wholesome Instant Pot Recipes includes step-by-step directions, and troubleshooting tips, and is made with wholesome ingredients.
While all of my Instant Pot Recipes are made from scratch, these Healthy Dinner Recipes for the Instant Pot are lighter in calories, lower in fat, and full of nutrients. Whether you are looking for a hearty soup like Instant Pot Chicken Soup or a plant-based recipe like Instant Pot Tikka Masala, you are sure to find delicious dinner ideas that will deliver a wholesome meal to your family FAST!
Weeknight dinners often need to be fast. But just because you need to get meals on the table quickly, does not mean it should sacrifice taste or nutrition. With this collection of Instant Pot recipes, you can count on getting a wholesome, flavorful meal on the table--even on the busiest of nights.
Healthy Instant Pot Dinner Recipes
Instant Pot Chicken Breast: This recipe has been a fan favorite for a long time. And it is all because of the secret ingredient I cook the chicken in. It makes juicy, tender, flavorful chicken, that is delicious when served on top of a salad for dinner.
Instant Pot Rotisserie Chicken: Another fan favorite and SO much better for you than any store-bought rotisserie chicken. This comment sums it all up, Holy cow! Awesome recipe and awesome Instant Pot!! The chicken turned out so moist and juicy, it was so tender that it fell apart as I pulled it out of the pot, and holy cow the stock it made is wonderful!
Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken: Skip the high sodium and fat in most take-out and make your own Sweet and sour chicken with a simple sauce that is easy, healthy, and delicious.
Instant Pot Chicken Tacos: 5 ingredients and dump and go--this shredded chicken taco meat is a healthy and quick way to enjoy tacos.
Instant Pot Orange Chicken: This is another take-out fake-out, that is full of flavor, just minus the gluten, MSG, and high sodium. A reader stated This turned out so well! The leftovers were almost as good as the firsts.
Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings: Chicken and Dumplings get a bad rap for being high in fat, sodium, and cholesterol. This recipe uses lean chicken breast and homemade dumplings--so go ahead and dig into your comfort food without guilt.
Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken: Crazy amount of flavor--minus the fat of buffalo wings! This meat is perfect for salads, sandwiches, and wraps.
Instant Pot Mongolian Beef: Sweet and savory and perfectly tender beef is made with a delicious sauce in the pressure cooker. You can even cook rice at the same time for an extremely easy one-pot meal! It is low in fat and sodium and naturally sweetened, but so delicious!
Instant Pot Stuffed Peppers: Made with a tiny bit of lean meat, whole grain rice, and of course vegetables, these stuffed peppers are good for you!
Instant Pot Pork Chops: Lean and Tender pork chops are cooked with a from-scratch Mushroom Gravy.
Instant Pot Hamburger Helper: One of my family's absolute FAVORITE recipes!! So incredibly easy and perfect for picky eaters. And while you may not THINK it is healthy, it is much lower in sodium than any box of hamburger helper. Plus you can use lean ground beef, turkey, or chicken to make this simple meal.
Instant Pot Pork and Sauerkraut: Super lean pork loin and gut-healthy sauerkraut cook up to perfection right in the instant pot.
Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup: This is the EASIEST version of Chicken Noodle soup! But just because it is easy, it does not sacrifice ANY flavor!!
Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup: This is the BEST recipe for Butternut Squash Soup. This healthy soup is a copycat recipe of Panera’s Butternut Squash soup with a vegan option.
Instant Pot Vegetable Soup: This soup is so healthy and SO incredibly flavorful thanks to a few secret ingredients. It is a must-try recipe, chock full of veggies!
Instant Pot Minestrone: Made with beans, vegetables, a tiny bit of pasta, and a rich stock, this meatless soup is incredibly filling and hearty, while still being low in calories and fat.
Instant Pot Stuffed Pepper Soup: Lean meat, tons of veggies, and rice are the base of this easy, gluten-free soup.
Instant Pot Lentil Soup: Full of earthy lentils and a richly seasoned broth, this vegan-friendly, plant-based recipe is anything but bland or boring.
Instant Pot Rice and Beans: Dried beans and brown rice cook up together with just the right about of seasonings for a hearty meatless main course, or a perfect side dish for taco night.
Instant Pot Cauliflower Tikka Masala: Made with tender cauliflower and a rich, creamy spiced sauce, this recipe is a Vegetarian's dream come true! But even my meat eaters love this one!
Instant Pot Vegetarian Chili: This meatless chili is made with beans and sweet potatoes and is incredibly hearty and filling while being low in fat and filling.