19 Instant Pot Weeknight Wins

It's time to ditch your weeknight dinner woes and put your Instant Pot pressure cooker (aka the hottest kitchen gadget on the scene) to work creating easy family meals.

Chicken Piccata

"I love using my pressure cooker, and this recipe is a perfect reason why — the breading on the chicken stayed perfectly intact!"

-Roxygirl in Colorado

Beef & Noodles

"What an incredible flavor! Make sure to use enough salt. It makes all the difference."

-Diana J.

Italian Potato & Spinach Soup

"This was my first pressure-cooker recipe and it was AWESOME. Twenty-five minutes later my family had a lovable, hearty soup even the kids enjoyed."

-cookwithlove

Chicken Piccata

"I love using my pressure cooker, and this recipe is a perfect reason why — the breading on the chicken stayed perfectly intact!"

-Roxygirl in Colorado

Lentil Soup

"A foolproof recipe. It was my first time using a pressure cooker, and this recipe turned out great!"

-lbruce

Beef Tips on Rice

"Fantastic! I added a little red wine to the beef broth, which turned out great. I also love serving the beef with mashed potatoes."

-peachymomof2

Potato & Cheese Soup

"I love this; it's wonderfully easy to make. Even my picky eater thought it was perfect without a single modification."

-Vicki in AZ

Chicken & Dumplings

"The dumplings are wonderful, the chicken is moist and the whole dish has great flavor."

-KatyMomma

Carne Guisada

"What a great Sunday meal. It is so wonderful, especially served with cilantro rice and refried black beans."

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Mushroom Risotto

"Wow! So good and SO easy. I will definitely make again."

-cswalsh2002

Cream of Tomato Soup

"This was sublime! Perfect proportion of liquid. I sauteed the onions to the point of caramelizing them, giving the soup really great flavor."

-pichinko

Whole Chicken

"Talk about a great master recipe! It allows you some creativity if desired but is FANTABULOUS just as written."

-mbhupatrai

Butternut, Chard & White Bean Soup

"My family decided that this was one of the best soups ever. (And I make a lot of great soups.)"

-Flower #2

Hungarian Chicken

"Excellent! The cabbage was perfectly cooked, melting into the sauce but not overcooked. The chicken was fork-tender. Delicious!"

-Ascender

Rich & Creamy Pork Chops

"I have an electric pressure cooker, and let me say this recipe is wonderful — my chops were SO tender."

-katriana2012

Chickpea Curry

"Fresh-tasting and excellent, even after it's been in the fridge for a couple of days. I made it twice in one day — that's how much I liked it."

-feralgreens

Spareribs

"10 stars! I used my pressure cooker and these were done in a flash. My only complaint is that we could have eaten more. Super tasty, easy and downright delicious."

-kiwidutch

Fettuccine with Parsley Butter

"My whole family enjoyed this pasta. It's a great side for Flounder Francaise or Chicken Francaise."

-diner524

Meatballs

"I was so pleased with the results of these meatballs! The sauce turned out perfectly and was my favorite part of the dish."

-PanNan

Golden Mushroom Beef Stew

"A great recipe for a dinner you can enjoy now and freeze for later. Very tasty! Try this recipe; you'll be pleased."

-tla1

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