50 plus of the most delicious, quick and easy Instant Pot Dinner recipes that your loved ones will enjoy! From Chicken and Beef dishes to family favorites like tacos and lip smacking ribs! The BEST Instant Pot Recipes the internet has to offer are gathered together in one place… right HERE!
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If you don’t know by now… I L.O.V.E. my Instant Pot! The new “pressure” cookers of today are nothing like the explosive time bombs our grandmothers cooked with in yesteryear!
Today’s Instant Pots have several safety measures built in to them for added peace of mind. They’ve been well thought out, with Safety at the forefront.
I’ll openly admit… I did a little duck-and-cover the first time I used mine…but it’s old hat by now! I absolutely LOVE that the instant pot allows me to prepare meals in a fraction of the time of conventional cooking! Bonus…the dishes are more flavorful and moist thanks to the sealed pressurized cooking!
Since I have this new found love affair with my Instant Pot, I wanted a collection of amazing recipes. I decided to reach out to some of the BEST food bloggers on the internet and ask them if they’d be willing to share some of their favorite recipes with all of us! Their response was overwhelming! (Foodie friends are the BEST!)
I had such a tremendous response, from the best cooks and recipe developers, that I’m writing a second post just for “Instant Pot Soup Recipes”! Since soup weather is knocking at our doors I’m so excited to share those recipes with you too!
Right now…I hope you have fun checking out these delicious easy Instant Pot main dish recipes!
50+ Quick and Easy Instant Pot Dinner Recipes
A collection of the BEST Instant Pot Recipes for the beginner to the expert. A delicious collage of main course dishes your family will love.
Instant Pot Salisbury Steak is a delicious meal idea. Thick seasoned ground beef steak patties with a savory mushroom, garlic, and onion brown gravy served over mashed potatoes. It’s quick, easy, and a dish your family will L.O.V.E.
Instant pot Mississippi pot roast is a quick and easy 5 ingredient roast recipe that combines the unique flavors of beef, pepperoncini peppers, butter, au jus mix, and ranch dressing mix to create a simple and juicy pot roast that will TRULY become one of your new family favorites! You can even make this a dump and start recipe by skipping the searing step!
Egg roll in a bowl is the perfect easy weeknight meal! It’s low carb, healthy, and quick! You can make it in your Instant Pot, or in a skillet on the stove. It’s one of my favorite ground turkey recipes!
When you’re looking for a quick easy Mexican dinner…these scrumptious Instant Pot Beef Fajitas made with tender cube steak, fresh bell peppers, sliced onions and a pre-made fajita mix are just want your tummy ordered!
Chinese Chow Mein made in an instant pot in under 15 minutes. It is so easy that you don’t need to be an expert in cooking to get the kudos you deserve. Do you ever have one of those nights where you want just want everyone to sit at the table and happily eat dinner, no complaining? This Instant Pot Vegetable Chow Mein recipe is my go-to recipe for that night. When I make these noodles everyone gobbles them up. They are so easy to make in this instant pot!
In this Instant Pot Pasta with Sausage, penne pasta, Italian sausage and veggies all cook together in marinara sauce in your pressure cooker. It’s one of our favorite easy Instant Pot meals for busy weeknights!
Creamy Honey Mustard Chicken is ready in as little as 10 minutes cook time and 15 minutes of prep. This easy family recipe is a favorite in my house because the chicken is a sweet and sour flavor of juiciness.
Easy Instant Pot shrimp and broccoli stir fry that is healthier and better than take-out! This is probably the quickest meal that you can make in the Instant Pot as it cooks for just 0 minutes, which means that it just needs to come to pressure.
There is nothing more comforting than Instant Pot Mac and Cheese! A quick an easy lunch or dinner meal to soothe your soul. My kids love this Instant Pot Mac and Cheese, even the picky eaters. It’s a great meal for those busy nights when you have extracurricular activities to run out the door to.
Pulled Pork is so easy to make and so versatile. I use it to make Pulled Pork Sammy’s and Slaw, Breakfast Huevos Rancheros , Mini Taco Bitesand of course Pulled Pork Tacos! It’s even better when crisped and made into carnitas! Gotta love those crispy brown those edges!
This Instant Pot Jambalaya recipe is a Cajun inspired one dish recipe with shrimp, andouille sausage, chicken and rice that will make a spicy dinner for your family. Using a pressure cooker makes it a quick and easy weeknight dinner the whole family will enjoy.
Easy Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken is an amazingly simple, tasty, and a ridiculously easy recipe. This healthy 30 minute mealis perfect for a busy weeknight, game day appetizer, tailgating, lazy weekend or meal prep! No pressure cooker, no problem, read on!
If you love ethnic food, but aren’t sure how it will go over with your kids, curry recipes are great. This Thai Chicken Curry is a good one to start with. It’s pretty benign — an orangy sauce with chicken, carrots, and potatoes. It’s not spicy (unless you want it to be) and it’s got a kid-friendly texture.
Savory, tangy, and mouthwatering, this Italian pot roast is a no fuss dinner that will impress all your friends and family! No more dry, bland pot roasts at family dinner – this one is literally bursting with flavor.
You can make perfectly rich & creamy risotto right in your Instant Pot! Traditional risotto is quite easy to make, but it takes time and you have to keep a constant eye on it. This Instant Pot Mushroom Risotto reduces all that so it’s perfect for busy weeknight meals.
Instant Pot Mediterranean Pasta Chicken is an easy weeknight chicken dinner ready in under an hour with almost no work. I really love that about instant pot cooking. I can have a dinner idea, rummage through my pantry and freezer, and put together a fast delicious meal in no time.
Spicy Cajun instant pot chicken and rice is PACKED with flavors and cooked in one-pot (instant pot). One of the simplest weeknight dinner recipe you can think of. It’s quick, easy and needs minimal ingredients.
You will love this fall-apart-from-the-bone Instant Pot whole chicken with creamy and delicious gravy. Only a few minutes for preparation and under 25 min pressure cooking is what you will need for this whole chicken to cook.
Just to be clear-I don’t for a second think that this Instant Pot Korean Inspired Pulled Pork is actually authentic. I’ve never been to Korea and couldn’t tell you if this is a dish they would claim as their own. However, I can tell you my family has declared this one of their favorites. So maybe I should rename this Instant Pot Lane Inspired Pulled Pork.
I hope you’re ready for the incredible goodness of this cowboy pinto beans recipe, friends! Seasoned with country ham hocks, chipotle, and cilantro, these Instant Pot Mexican-inspired charro beans will fill you up and make you so happy!
These Instant Pot Chicken Thighs with Risotto are my new favorite Instant Pot recipe! The risotto is really creamy and flavorful without any of the effort. And the chicken is so tender and tasty – truly comfort food at its best.
Instant Pot Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken is an easy to prepare weeknight dinner or for entertaining. It features jarred sun-dried tomatoes, flavorful herbs and is a simple dinner served over pasta or orzo!
Looking for a super delicious Instant Pot ground beef stroganoff? This is it! Savoury, creamy and ultra comforting, this easy ground beef stroganoff is loaded with meat, mushrooms and egg noodles. It’s like a hug in every bite and sure to be a family favourite!
Pulled Chicken Sliders are quick and easy to make in your Instant Pot. The pulled chicken is cooked in and then tossed with a spicy, flavorful barbecue sauce, and heaped onto soft slider buns. What’s not eaten makes delicious leftovers.
Beef Bourguignon – aka French Beef stew is full of a deep red wine infused sauce swirled around tender chunks of beef, mushrooms, carrots and onions. Simple gourmet food that is ideal for entertaining. Make it in the instant pot for faster cooking!
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I just had to share this post with my Facebook IP group!! So many wonderful recipes for fellow potheads!!
Sunday 27th of October 2019
Thanks so much for sharing this post with your "Potheads"! That made my day! I hope they love all the amazing recipes from my blogging friends. So many great cooks.
Have a wonderful week and thank you again for sharing!
Tuesday 15th of October 2019
Can't wait to try so many of these delicious recipes!
Tuesday 15th of October 2019
Thanks my friend. I so appreciate you stopping by and sharing those kind words with me. You are the BEST!