If you’re new to the Instant Pot Tribe. Congrats and welcome!! You’re officially one of the cool kids 😉
Here are 47+ Easy Instant Pot Recipes (Pressure Cooker Recipes) we handpicked for you. From Top Instant Pot Recipes to One Pot Meals, to recipes for ChickenRice, Eggs, Vegetables & Fruits.

Perfect newbie beginner Instant Pot Recipes to kick start your amazing cooking journey with your Electric Pressure Cooker.

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We categorized the Easy Instant Pot Recipes in 6 sections:

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TOP EASY INSTANT POT RECIPES


1. Umami Instant Pot Pot Roast

Hearty pot roast made with tender & juicy beef soaked in deliciously rich umami gravy.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Pot Roast

2. Easy Instant Pot Chili

Make this Chili under an hour! Loaded with umami & spicy flavors, this will satisfy your craving for hearty comfort food.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Easy Instant Pot Chili Recipe

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3. Pressure Cooker Mac and Cheese (Kid-Friendly!)

Make this dreamy & creamy Mac and Cheese with a smooth, gooey, & rich cheddar cheese sauce.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Pressure Cooker Mac and Cheese

4. Instant Pot New York Cheesecake #17

After 16 17 Cheesecake experiments, we’re finally satisfied enough to share our Cheesecake Recipe with you! 😀

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot New York Cheesecake Recipe

5. Instant Pot Carnitas

Cut short cooking time & make this Crispy & Juicy Mexican Pulled Pork. A mouthful of exciting sensation!

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Carnitas

6. BBQ Instant Pot Ribs

Make this super easy no fuss 4-ingredient ribs done in 40 mins!

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Ribs

7. Instant Pot Pho Ga (Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup)

This steaming hot bowl of comfort is Easy . Healthy . Yummy .

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Pho Ga Recipe (Pressure Cooker Pho Ga)

8. Instant Pot Beef Stew

Soul-satisfying classic American Instant Pot Beef Stew in half the cooking time.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Beef Stew

9. Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli

Skip the Chinese takeout and make this Classic Beef and Broccoli Recipe at the comfort of your home!

Easy Instant Pot Recipes (Easy Pressure Cooker Recipes): Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli

10. Instant Pot Dulce de Leche

Instant Pot Recipes (Pressure Cooker Recipes): Instant Pot Dulce de Leche Recipe

11. Instant Pot Mississippi Pot Roast

Our delicious twist (with no packets!!) on the ever popular recipe that took the internet by storm!

Families are obsessed with this yummy & comforting roast with minimal prep.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Mississippi Pot Roast Recipe (Pressure Cooker Mississippi Pot Roast)

12. Instant Pot Yogurt #12

After 2 months, 12 experiments, hundreds of tablespoons of homemade yogurt, here’s our Step-by-Step Guide on How to Make Smooth, Creamy & Thick homemade yogurt!

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Yogurt #12

13. Instant Pot Cheesecake Creme Brulee Bites

Impress your guests with this crowd-pleasing taste of heaven in one bite!Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Cheesecake Creme Brulee Bites Recipe

14. Instant Pot Potato Salad

Make this heart-winning Creamy & Fluffy Potato Salad by cooking Potatoes + Eggs in the same pot at the same time with NO extra racks or bowls.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Potato Salad

15. Instant Pot Pork Chops in HK Tomato Sauce

Tender & moist pork chops drizzled with favorite comfort umami sauce done in 30 mins.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Pork Chops in HK Tomato Sauce

16. Creamy Instant Pot Cauliflower Potato Soup

Budget-friendly & low-carb soup stacked with layers of umami flavors waiting to explode in your mouth!

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Cauliflower Potato Soup

17. Instant Pot Pork Roast (Done in 60 mins)

This tender & flavorful Pork Roast is so comforting & satisfying to eat. Simple & budget-friendly weeknight meal.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Pork Roast

18. Instant Pot Tomato Soup

Creamy homemade tomato basil soup from scratch (with vegan option) – healthy, super easy to make, and freezer-friendly.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes (Easy Pressure Cooker Recipes): Instant Pot Tomato

19. Instant Pot Sloppy Joes

Make yummy Sloppy Joes because your kids *ahem hubby* are gonna love you for it 😉

Simple ingredients but SO good! Make Ahead & Freeze for Later.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Sloppy Joes (Pressure Cooker Sloppy Joes)

20. Korean Pressure Cooker Ribs

Fall-off-the-bone tender & moist ribs with finger-licking caramelized Kalbi marinade.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Korean Ribs

 

EASY ONE POT MEALS


Say YES to less dishes to wash.

21. One Pot Pressure Cooker Pasta Bolognese

Super flavor-packed comfort food that’s soo satisfying to eat.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Pasta Bolognese

22. One Pot Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken and Rice (Pot-in-Pot)

Lifesaving Pot-in-Pot (PIP) technique: Cook the teriyaki chicken AND rice separately in the Instant Pot at the same time!

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken and Rice

23. Chinese Instant Pot Chicken and Rice

This classic Shiitake mushrooms chicken rice is the ultimate comfort food.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Chicken and Rice

24. One Pot Instant Pot Penne Rigate Pasta (Vegetarian/Vegan)

Easy, quick, bursting with flavors. Great for those hectic weeknights or lazy days.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Penne Rigate Pasta

25. Instant Pot Chicken Congee

4-ingredients, 5-mins prep. Can never say no to a simple, warm and comforting bowl of Chicken Congee!

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Chicken Congee

INSTANT POT CHICKEN RECIPES


26. Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

Made with real, whole food. No butter and true to the classics with no extra sauces. Healthy, simple, & soothing.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

27. Instant Pot BBQ Chicken Wings

Super easy 2-ingredient finger-licking wings ready in 35 mins. Feel free to add honey or your favorite spices.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: BBQ Pressure Cooker Chicken Wings

28. Instant Pot Lemon Chicken

When life gives you a lemon, make some Lemon Chicken! A recipe inspired by my dad’s restaurant.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes (Easy Pressure Cooker Recipes): Instant Pot Lemon Chicken Recipe

29. Instant Pot Chicken Adobo

A burst of sweet, savory, & sour flavors wrapped with a kick of spice. Perfect over rice.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Chicken Adobo

30. Instant Pot Chicken Breast

Instant Pot Recipes (Pressure Cooker Recipes): Instant Pot Chicken Breast Recipe with Homemade Chicken Gravy

 

INSTANT POT RICE


Say goodbye to your rice cooker! Make Asian-approved perfect rice every time in your Instant Pot.

31. Perfect Instant Pot Rice

Try this easy fail-proof method to make your Jasmine White Rice.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Rice

32. Perfect Instant Pot Basmati Rice

No more uncooked, burnt, or mushy rice! No soaking, half the cooking time.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Basmati Rice

33. Perfect Instant Pot Brown Rice

Make perfect brown rice in 20 minutes. Set it and forget it.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Brown Rice

34. Instant Pot Sticky Rice

After 5+ tests with Glutinous Rice, we found the Golden Key to deliciously Easy, No-soak Sticky Rice done in 30 mins ? Yes, no soaking required!!

Instant Pot Sticky Rice Recipe (sweet rice or glutinous rice)

INSTANT POT EGGS


Make super easy-to-peel hard boiled eggs or marinated egg delicacies in the Instant Pot.

35. Perfect Pressure Cooker Soft, Medium, Hard Boiled Eggs Guide

We’re taking the guesswork out of making the perfect eggs with our “eggsperiment“. Find your favorite in this guide!

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Soft Boiled Eggs, Instant Pot Medium Boiled Eggs, Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

36. Instant Pot HK Egg Custard

If you have Eggs, Milk, Salt, Sugar & 20 mins, you can make this! 4 Easy Steps & Tips to make Ultra Smooth melt-in-your-mouth HK Egg Custard.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot HK Egg Custard

37. Instant Pot Steamed Eggs (Savory Egg Custard)

Super easy 5-ingredient, silky smooth eggs that literally melt in your mouth.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Chinese Steamed Eggs (Savory Egg Custard)

INSTANT POT VEGETABLES & FRUITS 


38. Quick Instant Pot “Baked” Potatoes

For someone who’s obsessed with potatoes, this is one of the reasons why I love my Instant Pot!

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Potatoes

39. Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

Fluffy & creamy butter garlic mashed potatoes, sprinkled with pepper and cheese.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

40. Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes

After 2+ months of sourcing all the right sizes of sweet potatoes to perform 8+ tests, we solved the mysteries to Creamy Buttery Sweet Potatoes!

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Sweet Potato

41. Instant Pot Beets

Instant Pot Recipes (Pressure Cooker Recipes): Instant Pot Beets

42. Instant Pot Artichokes

Did 4+ tests for Superfood Artichokes in the Pressure Cooker! Easy . Fast . Foolproof Artichokes in 20 mins.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Artichokes Recipe

43. Instant Pot Corn on the Cob

Sweet, juicy, & tender Corn on the Cob can’t be missed in the summer! ?

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Corn on the Cob

44. Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash

15 Mins Beautiful Golden Strands of Healthy Yum. Gluten Free . Low Carb . Refreshing!

Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash (Pressure Cooker Spaghetti Squash) in 15 mins! Low carb, gluten free, paleo substitute for pasta.

45. Instant Pot Broccoli with Garlic

Did you know that you can cook for “0 minute” in your Instant Pot?

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Broccoli

46. Instant Pot Applesauce

Imagine a sweet, warm, cinnamon-spiced homemade apple pie filling. One of the reasons to embrace Autumn.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Applesauce

47. Instant Pot Cranberry Sauce

Homemade . Tangy . Sweet . Jam-like . Cranberry Sauce in the Instant Pot. Perfect for Thanksgiving!

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Cranberry Sauce

Yes! You can make all these and so much more with your brand new Instant Pot!

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Last Updated: December 15, 2017

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