28 Easy Instant Pot Recipes You Need to Try Now

Kiss extra appliances goodbye and say hello to the Instant Pot. Using a variety of recipes and techniques, you can easily whip up just about anything!

November 19, 2018 — Keep in mind: Price and stock could change after publish date, and we may make money from these links.

Chicken Dinner With Fennel, Root Vegetables & Wilted Kale

A hearty meal with minimal cleanup.

Orange Chicken

“Fresh and flavorful, this one pot recipe is sure to be a hit.”

Cumin Lamb Stew With Curry & Chili

“Serve a spicy Instant Pot stew to warm up any day.”

Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs With Fingerling Potatoes

“This will become an Instant Pot go-to.”

Mongolian Braised Brisket With Coconut Milk

“Not your ordinary beef dinner.”

French Onion Baked Potato Soup

“Meet the perfect mashup of two crowd-pleasing soups.”

Mac & Cheese

“Your favorite comfort food just got even easier.”

Turkey Chili

"Absolutely delicious! One of my favorite soups. Made another batch to freeze for later."


Bolognese Sauce

“Just add pasta for a quick comforting dish.”

Duck Confit

“Simplify an impressive dish by cooking it in your Instant Pot.”

Asian Pork Chops

"Was looking for ways to use my new Instant Pot and found this, couldn't be easier and the chops came out tender and moist, perfect timing and an easy learning recipe."

-Bonnie G 2

Beef Shawarma

“Beef Shawarma made quicker... genius!”

Chicken Chowder

“My step-daughter created this recipe and it's delicious! Very comforting and warm.”

-Diva Sarah

Thai Green Curry Chicken

"Very good! I've never had Thai Green Curry before and was very impressed with this recipe. I used Thai Kitchen brand of green curry paste and it wasn't too spicy. Make sure to serve with lots of basmati rice to soak up all of the delicious sauce!"


Hainanese Chicken & Rice

"I've never made a meal like this before, so I didn't know what to expect, but we were pleasantly surprised! It's a bit labor intensive, but not too complicated. The directions are laid out very well. The chicken was moist and flavorful and the rice had the perfect texture. We loved the different dipping sauces, with the sweet soy sauce and green onion ginger being our favorites."



Italian Meatballs

"So delicious and easy! I used quinoa flakes instead of breadcrumbs to make it gluten-free. I did have a little trouble with the sauce burning on the bottom, but I think I would add a little water to counteract that next time. This recipe is a keeper!"


Pork Carnitas

"Amazing recipe! I made this in the instant pot and it was some of the best carnitas we've ever had."


Baby Back Ribs

"Tender ribs cooked in minutes."

Chickpea Hummus

“Hummus is one of my favorites! There is nothing like homemade, creamy, healthy hummus — Just Delicious!”


Corn on the Cob

“Fresh corn - for frozen, set cooking time for 1 min”


Quick Butter Chicken

"This is quick & light, not so much butter & cream. Using instapot this comes together in half hour."


Chicken & Dumplings

"Overall, the flavor is good. We thought there was a bit too much thyme, but other than that it was tasty. I was concerned the dumplings wouldn't hold together in the pressure cooker, but they did fine."


Instant Pot Soft Boiled Eggs

"Perfectly cooked!"


Giant Pancakes

“A giant version of a breakfast classic.”

-Genius Kitchen

Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

"My new favorite way to hard boil eggs! It's so much easier than the traditional stove-top method!"

-Jonathan Melendez