Have you ever heard of a instant pot? This new craze isn’t really new at all. It has been around for years really. But new technology has improved the instant pot, also known as the pressure cooker. It is now quicker and much easier to use. It is also safer.  Instant pot recipes are being shared everywhere. Have you tried them? Cooking in your instant pot can be done in just minutes, things that take hours to cook can be done in much less time.  Who does not want easy and fast way to cook for their family I ask?  Instant pot cooking is a whole new way of cooking, better way of cooking.  If you think you love your crock pot, then the instant pot is for you. You can even make dessert. Here I have gathered some of my favorite instant pot recipes, so try them and pin them and use them over and over, as the pressure cooker becomes one of your most loved and well used kitchen appliances.

Pressure Cooker Chicken Recipes

Pressure Cooker Hawaiian Chicken

If you like sweet and savory meals this pressure cooker Hawaiian chicken is for you. It goes together in minutes, so in less time than you can order take out this meal will be ready.

Pressure Cooker Chicken Tacos

Easy pressure cooker chicken tacos make for a delicious dinner. It is another gluten free, dairy free, soy free pressure cooker recipe.

Instant Pot Chicken Curry

Change up your normal dinner routine with this delicious Instant Pot Chicken Curry. No need for take out because this is quick easy and good!

Instant Pot Honey Bourbon Chicken

Instant Pot Honey Bourbon Chicken actually doesn’t have any bourbon.  The original Bourbon Chicken recipe was created by a chef on Bourbon Street in New Orleans.

If you’re looking for a great first recipe for your new Instant Pot, this is the one. All-in-one instant pot chicken and brown rice is an easy, balanced one-pot meal the whole family will love. We love how care-free cooking in the Instant Pot is!
Cooking a whole chicken in your instant pot is very quick, simple and easy to do!

Pressure Cooker Recipes Beef

Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Spaghetti Sauce

Your family will love this delicious Instant Pot pressure cooker spaghetti sauce! You will love what an easy pressure cooker recipe it is!

Braised Cubed Steak with Peppers, Onions and Olives is a flavorful, budget-friendly and family friendly dish you can make in the Instant Pot, Slow Cooker or in a pot on the stove.
Make this hearty Pressure Cooker Pot Roast Recipe (Instant Pot Pot Roast) in less than 2 hrs. Your family will LOVE the tender & juicy beef soaked in a deliciously rich gravy!
Tenderized & moist pressure cooker chuck roast immersed in a rich, hearty sauce packed with earthy flavors.
These are an easy and quick weeknight meal your kids are sure to love. A slightly sweet and tangy sauce mixes with some veggies and hamburger for a yummy sloppy joe.
This recipe is just that, delicious and easy! I have adapted my original taco soup recipe to accommodate using a electric pressure cooker.

Pressure Cooker Soup Recipes

Easy Pressure Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup

Pressure Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup is another allergy friendly pressure cooker recipe. Depending on the toppings you choose this soup is dairy free, gluten free and soy free.

It doesn’t look red, but this pressure cooker red lentil soup is amazing and really does use red lentils.
Who doesn’t love a delicious and easy soup? Pressure Cooker Taco Soup is just that, delicious and easy! I have adapted my original taco soup recipe to accommodate common allergies.
Ready for a quick and delicious meal? Try my easy Pressure Cooker Chili! The pressure cooker can make your meal time a snap!  Doesn’t making chili in about 10 minutes sound great?

Instant Pot Cheddar Broccoli & Potato Soup

Cheddar Broccoli and Potato Soup is an easy crowd pleasing meal in my family. Who would possibly complain about cheese, bacon, potatoes, and broccoli all served up in a creamy soup?

This Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup took 7 minutes to cook.  Yes, you read that correctly. 7 minutes for homemade chicken noodle soup.

Pressure Cooker Pasta Recipes

I have made this spaghetti sauce with both ground beef, sausage and a mixture of both.  We liked them all, so use what your family and friends like best.

Gluten Free Pressure Cooker Pasta with Meat Sauce

This is delicious and nobody would ever guess it is gluten and dairy free. If you can have dairy, parmesan is a great topping!

Creamy Chicken Marsala Pasta

This perfectly al dente pasta dish has a creamy marsala and mushroom sauce with seasoned chicken scattered throughout. Heavenly, I tell you…

Loaded Mac and Cheese Recipe

You may not be able to make this everyday, but you must try this at least once in your lifetime!!

Enjoy life’s simple indulgence with this Loaded Instant Pot Mac and Cheese.

Buffalo Chicken Pasta

Creamy, Spicy, and cheesy who could ask for more?

Instant Pot Ramen Soup

The Instant Pot really excels in creating a rich and delicious chicken broth from scratch in less than an hour, and it makes the most delicious homemade ramen soup!

Instant Pot Dessert Recipes

Instant Pot Almond Pound Cake

This is dense, yet moist and has the most delicious almond flavor.

Pressure Cooker Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cake

This amazing pumpkin chocolate chip cake can be made in your pressure cooker. Can you believe it? It totally amazes me.

Instant Pot Key Lime Pie

This pie comes out with the perfect texture, smooth and silky yet firm. So full of flavor.

Wholesome and simple ingredients, just the right amount of sweetness, but just save the vanilla ice cream for dessert.

This cheesecake is absolutely delicious. So rich! I can’t believe you can make a chocolate cheesecake in a instant.

Instant Pot Tapioca Pudding Recipe

This tapioca is a wonderful make ahead recipe perfect for company.  It will be one thing you don’t need to do on the day of your dinner party.

Pressure Cooker Side Dishes

Pressure Cooker Stick Of Butter Rice

This rice is totally delicious. People will flock to it and be asking you for the recipe.

This delicious pressure cooker Mexican Rice & Beans is the perfect side dish for tacos, nachos and enchiladas.
Did you know you can make eggs in the instant pot?  Neither did I. But it is genius.

Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

Making mashed potatoes in minutes will become a new reality with these easy and delicious recipe.

Pressure Cooker French Fries

Use your pressure cooker (and a secret ingredient) to make quick, delicious french fries that are crispy on the outside, hot and tender on the inside!

Instant Pot Herb Roasted Potatoes

Instant Pot Herb Roasted Potatoes made easy in a pressure cooker. All you need is 15 minutes to turn baby potatoes into crisp,  fluffy, and flavorful side dish the whole family will love!

Vegetarian Pressure Cooker Recipes

There are two steps to this Shepherd’s Pie recipe, but it is well worth it. Not only do they look beautiful the taste is what will really win you over.
These lentil tacos have a lot of flavor and are simple to make.
The Instant Pot Mexican Casserole comes out perfect every time
This Easy Mushroom Risotto is made in the pressure cooker so it’s ready in no time! Only requires a few ingredients to make this creamy and tasty vegetarian dish
All of the Asian flavors you love, in less than 10 minutes of time! This healthy Asian Lo Mein is weeknight fast and nourishing at the same time!
This healthy coconut quinoa curry is one of the easiest meals you’ll ever make. Just toss all the ingredients in the pressure cooker and let it cook for 20-30 minutes!

Paleo Pressure Cooker Recipes

You might know and love this Paleo Butter Chicken:  it’s easy, it’s paleo-ized, and it’s DARN GOOD.

Instant Pot Beef Bourguignon

If you make this a aroma will start to fill the house, luckily it only takes 30 minutes to make.

Braised Beef Short Ribs

This recipe will hit the spot.  It’s pure happiness to have a pile of tender, flavorful roast, ready for a couple of days of quick tacos, stir-fries, soups, salads, hashes, or sandwiches.

Instant Pot Pineapple Chicken

Pineapple Chicken is the perfect tropics-inspired combo of salty, sweet and smokey + the recipe is affordable and makes a ton for leftovers! Family and kid-friendly for sure!

Salmon with Asian veggies

Simple steamed seafood comes together beautifully in the Instant Pot, and it goes without saying that it’s done in a flash

Instant Pot Pressure-Steamed Artichokes

Cooking artichokes in the pressure cooker makes a somewhat fussy prep totally easy.

For more recipes check out these instant pot dessert recipes.

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  1. You are a very talented woman. I’m amazed at all the different things you do. You must
    stay very busy.
    I am looking for a printable recipe for the almond pound cake.

    I have printed you Grandma’s
    Instant Pot Pound cake recipe.. and am looking forward to baking that in my Instant Pot. I have a question regarding the pan you used, since I only have a Ninja tube pan with removable bottom
    I was wondering if that would work as well. I noticed you told someone if they used a different pan to perhaps cook for a lesser time.

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