Instant Pot Recipes

The BEST Healthy Instant Pot Recipes. Everything from hard boiled eggs, soups, chicken dishes, beans, stews, chili recipes and more.

If you’re obsessed with your Instant Pot as much as I am, you will love these pressure cooker recipes that save time and infuse so much flavor into your food.

Stuffed Pepper Soup has everything you love about stuffed peppers – bell peppers, ground beef, tomatoes, rice – in a hardy bowl of soup!

Stuffed Pepper Soup

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Mexican Pinto Beans with Queso (Frijoles con Todo)

I love using my Instant Pot to make Bolognese sauce, it's a staple in my house and great over spaghetti, spaghetti squash or zucchini noodles.

Bolognese Sauce Recipe (Instant Pot)

I love this quick and easy beef chili made with black beans, tomatoes, homemade chili spices and beer. This chili pleases all the palates in my house – not to too spicy (although you can kick it up if you wish), loaded with flavor, and ready in less than 30 minutes.

Quick Beef Chili Recipe (Instant Pot or Stove Top)

Tender shredded pork, marinated in garlic, cumin, grapefruit and lime and cooked in the pressure cooker is perfect to serve over a bed of rice or with tortillas and salsa and avocados for taco night.

Instant Pot Garlicky Cuban Pork

Chicken Cacciatore made in an Instant! The sauce is hearty and chunky, loaded with chicken, tomatoes, peppers and onions (I sometimes add mushrooms too!)

Chicken Cacciatore Recipe (Instant Pot)

Instant Pot One-Pot Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

Instant Pot Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

I've created a lightened up, dairy-free Chicken Tikka Masala with Cauliflower and Peas in the Instant Pot to satisfy my craving for Indian food! This mild curry is made with boneless chicken thighs cooked in a tomato base, with lots of spices and coconut milk. You can serve this with garlic naan or basmati rice on the side (cauliflower rice would work too to keep it low carb!)

Instant Pot Chicken Tikka Masala with Cauliflower and Peas

Whenever I make a ham, I always save the ham bone for this delicious pressure cooker Split Pea Soup with Ham recipe.

Pressure Cooker Split Pea Soup with Ham

This is the soup I crave on nights I want soup with a sandwich (great with grilled cheese or garlic bread!). It's super easy and can be made anytime of the year because it uses canned tomatoes.

Instant Pot Tomato Basil Soup

Picadillo is the most requested dish by my kids and it's so easy to make. We love it served over brown rice (or cauliflower rice) with this quick cabbage slaw or a salad on the side.

Instant Pot Picadillo

Pulled pork is not just for sandwiches, it's wonderful in this hearty sauce which is perfect over pasta, spaghetti squash or spiralized noodles.

Italian Pulled Pork Ragu (Instant Pot, Slow Cooker, Stove)

Chicken Enchilada Soup has everything you love about chicken enchiladas... in one big bowl of soup!

Chicken Enchilada Soup (Slow Cooker and Instant Pot)

This delicious, hearty Navy Bean, Bacon and Spinach Soup is inexpensive and easy to make, plus leftovers are even better the next day!

Navy Bean, Bacon and Spinach Soup (Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker or Stove Top)

Make meat sauce AND Spaghetti Squash at the same time with this delicious one-pot meal ready in under thirty minutes (if using a pressure cooker)!

One-Pot Spaghetti Squash and Meat Sauce (Pressure Cooker and Slow Cooker)

Instant Pot Chicken Stew with corn (pollo guisado) is one of my favorite comfort foods. It's a simple dish, but my whole family loves it. I make it at least 2 times a month! 

Instant Pot Chicken Stew with Corn (Pollo Guisado con Maiz)

These beefy meatballs are cooked in a mushroom gravy and lightened up by using half ground turkey and half lean ground beef.

Salisbury Steak Meatballs (Instant Pot, Stove Top, Slow Cooker)

If you like cumin and spicy food, then you'll love Barbacoa Beef. Spicy shredded beef braised in a blend of chipotle adobo, cumin, cloves, garlic and oregano.

Instant Pot Barbacoa Beef (Pressure Cooker)

These skinless chicken drumsticks sweet and sticky, and so delicious! Cooked in a skillet with honey, soy sauce, garlic and ginger until the chicken is tender and the sauce thickens. You won't miss the skin!

Honey Teriyaki Drumsticks (Skillet or Instant Pot)

Easy Braised Chicken Drumsticks in Tomatillo Sauce – An easy Mexican-inspired chicken dish made with just a few ingredients!

Easy Braised Chicken Drumsticks in Tomatillo Sauce (Instant Pot, Slow Cooker or Stove Top)

My family DEVOURED this delicious bowl of soup made with ground beef, tomatoes, and tiny pasta. It's warm and comforting, like a great big hug on a cold winter day. Kid-friendly, freezer-friendly!

Beef, Tomato and Acini di Pepe Soup (Instant Pot, SC + Stove)

This is the EASIEST Instant Pot recipe EVER! Just TWO ingredients: salsa and chicken plus some spices makes a delicious juicy chicken that can be used in tacos, over rice, salads and more!

Instant Pot (Pressure Cooker) Easy Salsa Shredded Chicken

Delicious Mexican pork made in the Instant Pot (pressure cooker) for tacos, burrito bowls, taco salads and more (also great with cilantro lime rice)!

Instant Pot Pork Carnitas (Mexican Pulled Pork)

Chicken and lentil soup made in the Instant Pot (pressure cooker) – a healthy, nourishing meal that will fill you up and make plenty of servings so you can have leftovers for lunch or freeze the rest!

Chicken and Lentil Soup (Instant Pot)

On a cold rainy night, there's nothing like warming up to a bowl of hearty beef stew made with winter squash, Marsala wine and fresh herbs.

Beef and Kabocha Squash Stew (Slow Cooker or Instant Pot)

Tender-crisp veggie noodles make a wonderful low-carb pasta replacement in this delicious, Latin inspired Chipotle Chicken Zucchini "fideo" soup combined with bright fresh cilantro, creamy avocado and some crumbled queso fresco on top.

Chipotle Chicken Zucchini “Fideo” Soup (Slow Cooker or Instant Pot)

It's snowing in New York – perfect soup day! And black bean soup with smoked turkey is a hearty, filling, fiber-rich soup. The kind of soup that sticks to your bones on a cold day like today.

Pressure Cooker Smoked Turkey Black Bean Soup

This Pressure Cooker Pozole (Pork and Hominy Stew) is made with pork, hominy and spices, it's so comforting, especially on a cold winter night. Leftovers taste even better the next day, perfect to pack for lunch.

Pressure Cooker Pozole (Pork and Hominy Stew)

A delicious twist on traditional chili – shredded chicken, beans and BBQ sauce are simmered in one big pot which has just a touch of sweetness that makes this meal Seriously Delish!

BBQ Chicken Chili

Beef Barley Soup – A comforting hearty bowl of soup made with carrots, celery, onions, lean beef and pearl barley.

Beef Barley Soup