Easy, Healthy Instant Pot Recipes: A collection of easy recipes designed for the Instant Pot. Each recipe includes step-by-step directions and troubleshooting tips for pressure cooking. All Instant Pot Recipes are made with wholesome, real food ingredients.
Who is in love with their Instant Pot?
Who has bought an Instant Pot but it is still in the box?
Who has used the Instant Pot, but has not been sold by the results?
Regardless if you are a die-hard Instant Pot lover, a Instant Pot Newbie, or an Instant Pot skeptic, I have you covered with easy, healthy Instant Pot recipes.
Just like some of you, I was a skeptic when it came to the Instant Pot. I held off for months on purchasing one, despite all the rave reviews I was hearing. When I was first brave enough to break my Instant Pot out of the box, I had a few failed experiments and I was a bit turned off.
Luckily, I did not give up on learning and mastering the Instant Pot, and I am here to share with you my success stories, my expermiments, and my list of what NOT to do when cooking with an Instant Pot.
Each time I update or master another IP Recipe, I will add it here, to my Instant Pot Recipes Collection.
Now, it is time to break out that Instant Pot, follow my advice, and be ready to fall in love with the ease of pressure cooking.
Easy Healthy Instant Pot Recipes
First you need to start off with my Instant Pot 101: I walk you through the essentials of electric pressure cooking.
If you are looking for a detailed explanation of what Instant Pot Functions you should use, I have you covered (and you may be surprised to hear how I suggest you IGNORE these functions). If you are looking for what to do if your Instant Pot won’t seal, I have you covered there as well!
And if you are looking for Instant Pot Recipes–you are in the right place!!!
- Instant Pot Basic Recipes
- Instant Pot Appetizers
- Instant Pot Breakfast Recipes
- Instant Pot Chicken Recipes
- Instant Pot Beef Recipes
- Instant Pot Pork Recipes
- Instant Pot Meatless Recipes
- Instant Pot Side Dish Recipes
- Instant Pot Dessert Recipes
These are the basic instant pot recipes that show off the magic of the Instant Pot with basic recipes and how-tos for pressure cooking.
Directions on cooking frozen and fresh chicken breasts. This recipe has been a fan favorite for a long time. And it is all because of my secret ingredient I cook the chicken in.
You will NEVER buy stock again, the instant pot cooks absolutely perfect chicken broth. And why limit yourself to just chicken broth? Use this same method for beef or vegetable stock in the instant pot as well.
My friend has stated over and over that she LOVES me for this recipe. She is notorious (like me) for forgetting to thaw out her frozen meat before she needs it–and this process has saved her from forgoing her meal plan! (BONUS: It works for ground beef, chicken, turkey, AND pork.)
If there was ONE thing I had to select was my FAVORITE thing to make in the pressure cooker, it is hands down dried beans. I will never buy canned beans again. Talk about a money saver!
Look no further than a this recipe for baked potatoes in the pressure cooker, for the PERFECT baked potato recipe. This method rivals restaurants. Trust me on that!
There are SO many recipes for Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes, but mine is the BEST! If you want a fall apart, tender sweet potato, this is the recipe for you!
The most detailed yogurt recipe on the web! A comment from a reader, Absolutely my favorite IP yogurt recipe. I have made this several times using your tips and it turns out perfect each time!!!
I use a CRAZY ingredient in this Tahini-free Hummus, that makes it INCREDIBLY smooth in taste and texture. PSST–no soaking or cooking of chickpeas prior to making the hummus!!
Beet Hummus may sound odd (it did to me at first too). But MAN, Pressure Cooker Beet Hummus is DELICIOUS!
When I first tried out this method of steaming my potstickers in my pressure cooker, I was terrified it would be a huge disaster. Instead, the moist heat of the pressure cooker, steamed a large batch of homemade potstickers so easily. And this is one of the tastiest ways to eat leftover veggies.
A million ways to flavor oatmeal, but this is the creamiest, tastiest way to make oatmeal. PERIOD.
If you like your oats with more texture, this is the recipe for you! Steel cut oats cook evenly and faster thanks to the magic of the Instant Pot!
Instant Pot Family Meals
Get healthy family meals on the table in NO time with Instant Pot Recipes.
A comment on Facebook, We can’t get enough of this recipe. Even the picky hubbie LOVES it!
A hearty and healthy chicken chili has never been easier with the help of a pressure cooker.
Another fan favorite. 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!
A 30 minute meal from hitting start to pressure release, this Jambalaya is so full of incredible flavor. One reader states, This turned out delicious! Great flavor and super easy.
I have to be honest, this was one of the first recipes I tried in the Instant Pot and it was a horrible failure. I kept trying and am happy to report–this recipe is INCREDIBLE! A reader stated, This turned out so well! The leftovers were almost as good as the firsts.
This recipe is my husband’s FAVORITE. On Pinterest it is pinned as “This is the French Dip that WORKS!!” A keeper for sure!
These steak fajitas can be made with a less expensive cut of beef, thanks to the magic of the Instant Pot. So easy and so tasty!
Chili tastes like it has simmered for days, yet is really made in less than an hour in the pressure cooker.
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!
Pork Tacos or Pork Carnitas–whatever you call them, pork loin is cooked up in a delicious
BBQ pork is favorite, and this pressure cooker pulled pork is incredible. Pork loin is cooked in a perfect blend of seasonings and until it is incredibly tender!
The pasta and sauce cook together perfectly, for a creamy, hearty pasta dish your entire family will love!
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.
My family’s generations old recipe redone to be made with dried beans and in no time thanks to the Instant Pot.
These are the creamiest, softest, most perfect refried beans you will have ANYWHERE! They remind me of Mexican Restaurant’s smooth and creamy refried beans no one can resist.
Creme Brulee cooks best in moist heat, which is just what the Instant Pot provides, making this nearly FAIL-PROOF!
The Instant Pot creates a cheesecake with a perfect (crack-free) texture! YAY! This recipe is a must try!
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