50 Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes

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Looking for Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes? Wow your family this Thanksgiving holiday with these delicious tried & true recipes.

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Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes

If you’re looking for instant pot thanksgiving recipes, this handpicked list of tested recipes is for you. Here are some traditional classic thanksgiving favorites and creative yet delicious recipes!

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes: New York Cheesecake 17

1. Instant Pot New York Cheesecake #17

This ultra-popular New York Cheesecake #17 continues to capture many people’s hearts crowning it their all-time favorite recipe! It has been one of the most loved Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes!

Why is it called Cheesecake #17? After testing & tweaking this recipe 17 times in the Instant Pot, we’ve decided to name this nearly perfect cheesecake – The New York Cheesecake #17! 

Chocolate Cheesecake Bites: Chocolate Cheesecake Bites

Crème Brulee Cheesecake Bites: Creme Brulee Cheesecake Bites

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes: Turkey Breast

2. Instant Pot Turkey Breast

Yes! You can make your own Instant Pot Thanksgiving Turkey! We did multiple experiments to find how to make tender & juicy turkey breast with rich turkey gravy and buttery mashed potatoes.

Easy Tasty Alternative: Instant Pot Turkey Meatballs

Easy One Pot Turkey Meal Recipe: Instant Pot Turkey

Turkey Legs + Gravy Recipe: Instant Pot Turkey Legs

mashed potatoes

3. Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

If you’re looking to impress your guests this Thanksgiving, make this Michelin-Star Inspired Mashed Potatoes!! It’s really easy to make with 4 simple ingredients. These creamy smooth, fluffy, buttery rich mashed potatoes is one of the best Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes!

Birria Tacos

4. Instant Pot Birria Tacos

These Crispy, Cheesy, Juiciest Birria Tacos is The Bomb! Make your thanksgiving dinner epic with these famous tacos. Your family and guests will go crazy over these juicy tender meat with melted cheese, crispy tortilla, dipping into the rich birria sauce.

Crispy Carnitas Recipe: Instant Pot Carnitas

Barbacoa Recipe: Instant Pot Barbacoa Beef

Chicken Tacos Recipe: Instant Pot Chicken Tacos

Cranberry Sauce

5. Instant Pot Cranberry Sauce

Kick this beloved classic Thanksgiving side dish up a notch with Amy + Jacky’s Cranberry Sauce Recipe. Add this deliciously tangy, sweet, and jam-like cranberry sauce to your Best Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes collection!

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes: Roast Beef

6. Instant Pot Roast Beef

This Thanksgiving Roast Beef will be the star of your holiday feast! You can choose to make Buttery Tender Medium Rare Beef Roast with Gravy or Deli-style Cold Cut Roast Beef.

Mac and Cheese

7. Instant Pot Mac & Cheese

Give thanks & enjoy life’s simple indulgence…

Piping hot macaroni in creamy cheddar cheese sauce, sprinkled with buttery toasted golden breadcrumbs, smoky crispy bacon bits, and crunchy scallions. Be wowed by this epic deluxe mac and cheese!

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes: Ham

8. Instant Pot Ham

You can make this classic Thanksgiving Ham in the Instant Pot! It’s a super Easy No-Fuss method to make Juicy & Tender Ham with Golden Honey Pineapple Glaze.

instant pot stuffing | air fryer stuffing

9. Instant Pot Stuffing

You’ll enjoy the tasty, crusty & fluffy stuffing soaked with mama’s comforting homey holiday flavors. Love that golden crust!

One of the tasty classic thanksgiving sides for your Thanksgiving dinner!


10. Instant Pot Lasagna

Your family will cheer for this mouthwatering heavenly rich Lasagna packed with creamy-cheesy layers of satisfaction. This will make your Thanksgiving dinner lip-smacking good!

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes: Roasted Potatoes

11. Instant Pot Roasted Potatoes

These creamy soft & fluffy smooth Instant Pot Baby Potatoes with a flavorful slight-crisp skin are so tasty. An awesome Instant Pot Thanksgiving sides that might just steal the show!

12. Instant Pot Chicken Pot Pie

You won’t be able to stop eating these Golden Chicken Pot Pies! Rich, hearty, creamy chicken pot pie filling top with a crisp buttery puff pastry. The ultimate classic favorite comfort food for your Thanksgiving party.

Beef Bourguignon

13. Instant Pot Beef Bourguignon

Give thanks by serving this Red Wine Braised French Beef Stew. Tender juicy beef cooked in deeply-flavored rich gravy.

instant pot sweet potato

14. Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes

We did 8+ tests in the Instant Pot with various sizes of sweet potatoes, and solved the mysteries of creamy buttery sweet potatoes! Check out our Tested Time Chart + Video on how to make creamy buttery sweet potatoes for your Thanksgiving dinner.

Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe: Instant Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Deviled Eggs

15. Instant Pot Deviled Eggs

Kick your ordinary Deviled Eggs up a notch with Amy + Jacky’s little twist! Easy to make these easy crowd-pleasing party appetizer. These creamy & rich Deviled Eggs are budget-friendly, simple, and delicious.

Firecracker Candied Pecans

16. Instant Pot Firecracker Candied Pecans

Pamper your guests with these madly tasty gourmet treat: Firecracker Candied Pecans! Perfectly Sweet-Spicy-Salty Maple Sriracha Pecans with a little kick.

Churro Candied Almonds Recipe: Churro Candied Almonds

beef barley soup

17. Instant Pot Beef Barley Soup

Easy to make tasty yet healthy Beef Barley Soup for Thanksgiving dinner. Tender juicy beef and fluffy al dente barley in a rich and flavorful soup.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes: Green Beans

18. Instant Pot Green Beans

Enjoy perfectly cooked fresh whole green beans or super quick & easy 5-ingredient Stir-Fried Garlic Green Beans! These green beans make tasty & healthy Instant Pot Thanksgiving sides.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Main Dishes

Umami Chili

19. Instant Pot Chili

Impress your family and friends with Amy + Jacky’s 5-star Umami Chili! Thick & flavorful chili done in an hour, yet it tastes like it was cooked all day on the stove. Love the depths & layers of rich flavors. They’ll be begging for your secrets!

Instant Pot Lamb

20. Instant Pot Lamb

Save time to make this ultra-tender, juicy, and flavorful lamb shoulder and delicious gravy infused with aromatic rosemary & thyme. Super easy to make this Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipe with minimal effort and simple ingredients.

Lamb Shank Recipe: Instant Pot Lamb Shank

Short Ribs

21. Instant Pot Short Ribs

Wow your family with this unbelievably Melt-in-your-Mouth Red Wine Braised Short Ribs. Every bite is rewarding! Plus, you can save time by making a simple Mashed Potatoes in the same pot.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes: chicken marsala

22. Instant Pot Chicken Marsala

Easy yet fancy classic Italian-inspired Chicken Marsala to serve for your Thanksgiving dinner! Tender & juicy chicken with creamy, savory-sweet, umami mushroom marsala gravy. 

Instant Pot Beef Stew

23. Instant Pot Beef Stew

Give thanks by serving this soul-satisfying, heartwarming Beef Stew. You’ll enjoy the tender & juicy beef immersed in a rich, hearty sauce packed with deep umami flavors.

Irish Guinness Beef Stew Recipe: Instant Pot Irish Beef Stew


24. Instant Pot Brisket

Your family & guests will enjoy this irresistibly delicious Beef Brisket with smoky-sweet-savory-spicy caramelized homemade BBQ sauce. A delicious addition to your Instant Pot Thanksgiving!

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes: Butter Chicken

25. Instant Pot Butter Chicken

Glorious Creamy Butter Chicken bursting with layers of sweet-savory-spiced-tangy-umami flavors. You’ll fall madly in love with this glorious buttery sauce.

instant pot ribs

26. Instant Pot Ribs

Finger-licking Tasty Ribs are a crowd-favorite at dinners, gatherings, or holiday celebrations. Super easy to make tender juicy ribs in Instant Pot with simple ingredients. 

Spare Ribs Recipe: Instant Pot Spare Ribs

Country Style Ribs Recipe: Instant Pot Country Style Ribs

Chicken Cacciatore

27. Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore

Add an Italian touch to your thanksgiving feast with this flavor-bursting Italian Chicken Cacciatore! Tender juicy chicken bursting with a bold tangy-umami punch. Buon appetito~

Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff

28. Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff

A mouthful sensation of tender, juicy beef bathes in tasty umami sauce. It’s definitely a delicious treat to enjoy for Thanksgiving dinner!

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes: Instant Pot Pulled Pork

29. Instant Pot Pulled Pork

This tender & juicy pulled pork made with Amy + Jacky’s DIY Dry Rub and BBQ Sauce. Your guests will enjoy the irresistible bite of explosions of sweet, savory, & smoky flavors. A great crowd-pleaser to serve at your Thanksgiving party.

Instant Pot Spaghetti

30. Instant Pot Spaghetti

A kid-friendly dish to include in your Instant Pot Thanksgiving dinner. Delicious al dente pasta in flavorful marinara sauce. Minimal ingredients, preparation, & clean-up, yet deliciously big on flavors and healthy.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Soups

thanksgiving potato soup

31. Instant Pot Potato Soup

Not your ordinary Potato Soup! You’ll enjoy this creamy rich, cheesy potato soup, top with crisp bacon bits, refreshing green onions, and melted parmesan cheese. SO good!

Instant Pot French Onion Soup

32. Instant Pot French Onion Soup

Sweet caramelized onions simmered in rich hearty beef broth topped with toasted golden crusty bread and melted cheese. Simple yet Fancy Instant Pot Thanksgiving Soup!

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes: Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup

33. Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup

Super easy to make Rich & Creamy Roasted Butternut Squash Soup. Soul-soothing feel good Thanksgiving soup even your picky kids will love!

clam chowder

34. Instant Pot Clam Chowder

Thick, creamy New England Clam Chowder with some chunky potatoes, sprinkled with crisp smoky bacon, and crispy biscuits. Heartwarming, comforting, & delicious soup.

mushroom soup

35. Instant Pot Mushroom Soup

Easy to make wholesome Cream of Mushroom Soup with a handful of healthy pantry ingredients.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes: Instant Pot Tomato Soup

36. Instant Pot Tomato Soup

Easy to make this Roasted Tomato Basil Soup from scratch. All you need is some pantry ingredients (with vegan options). So delicious especially with the toasty grilled cheese!

Zuppa Toscana

37. Instant Pot Zuppa Toscana

This Italian-Inspired Creamy Zuppa Toscana is a readers’ favorite! It’s a tasty & comforting soup pack with savory-umami aromatic flavors & textures.


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Instant Pot Thanksgiving Sides

Instant Pot Carrots

38. Instant Pot Carrots

These humble yet surprisingly tasty Buttery Candied Carrots are one of the easiest Instant Pot Thanksgiving sides to throw together last minute. They’ve never ceased to wow our lovely guests. Yes, even the picky little eaters. 😉

twice baked potatoes | air fryer twice baked potatoes

39. Instant Pot Baked Potatoes

You can make “Baked Potatoes” or “Twice Baked Potatoes” in Instant Pot. These deluxe baked potatoes are loaded with creamy cheesy fluffy mashed potatoes & crisp bacon topped with melted cheese. 

Twice-Baked Potatoes Recipe: Instant Pot Twice Baked Potatoes

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes: Applesauce

40. Instant Pot Applesauce

Super easy to make tasty homemade applesauce with 5 minutes preparation and 6 ingredients. Sweet, warm, & cinnamon-spiced thanksgiving side dish to serve.

Apple Butter Recipe: Instant Pot Apple Butter

butternut squash

41. Instant Pot Butternut Squash

Super easy way to cook whole butternut squash that comes out creamy & rich in just 20 minutes! This makes a deliciously simple & healthy sweet-savory appetizer or side dish for your Thanksgiving dinner.

Acorn Squash Recipe: Instant Pot Acorn Squash


Instant Pot Risotto

42. Instant Pot Risotto

This luxuriously rich & creamy Italian Parmesan Risotto is perfect for Thanksgiving dinner! Super easy to make this evenly cooked risotto in 30 minutes with few ingredients. 

Gourmet Mushroom Risotto Recipe: Instant Pot Mushroom Risotto

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes: Potato Salad

43. Instant Pot Potato Salad

This creamy, crunchy, fluffy Potato Salad is a classic favorite for thanksgiving. You can cook the potatoes & eggs together in the same Instant Pot at the same time with no steamer basket. So rich & tasty to eat that friends will beg for your secrets! 😉


44. Instant Pot Polenta

Save time and no need for constant stirring to make this Creamy Cheesy Polenta in Instant Pot. Comforting, thick, soft polenta makes a deliciously satisfying and versatile side dish for your Thanksgiving dinner.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Appetizers

Spinach Artichoke Dip

45. Instant Pot Spinach Artichoke Dip

This Ultimate Spinach Artichoke Dip is a tasty party favorite! Your family will rave over this delicious Thanksgiving appetizer.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes: Hummus

46. Instant Pot Hummus

Luxurious creamy smooth Hummus is super easy to make with simple, real, healthy ingredients. Hearty rich, deliciously flavorful Homemade Hummus makes a satisfying party appetizer dip or spread.

Instant Pot Meatballs

47. Instant Pot Meatballs

Cheesy Juicy Flavor Bombs! Your family will love these Homemade Italian Meatball bursting with smoky flavors & juicy textures. You can make a huge batch ahead of time before your Thanksgiving dinner.

Instant Pot Chicken Wings

48. Instant Pot Chicken Wings

Super Easy Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipe made with 2 Ingredients. Finger-licking smacking good wings ready in 35 mins.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Dessert

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes: Lava Cake

49. Instant Pot Lava Cake

Oh~ this Luxurious Molten Chocolate Lava Cake! Each exciting bite of joy oozing with silky rich molten chocolate. This melt-in-your-mouth indulging Thanksgiving dessert is surprisingly easy to make!

Creme Brulee

50. Instant Pot Creme Brulee

You can make this Melt-in-your-Mouth Creme Brulee with only 5 simple ingredients! This heavenly smooth, divinely rich cream with a crackable caramel is so dangerously good. A satisfyingly sweet aroma that lightly lingers on your taste buds. 

Instant Pot Rice Pudding

51. Instant Pot Rice Pudding

This Super Creamy Rich Rice Pudding is a luxuriously comforting dessert that will nicely wrap up your Instant Pot thanksgiving dinner!

Instant Pot Thanksgiving: Flan

52. Instant Pot Flan

Fall in love with the divine creamy sweet caramel flavors that delicately melt in your mouth. Wow your Thanksgiving guests with this heavenly flan dessert!

Bonus: Instant Pot Thanksgiving Leftovers

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes: Turkey Stock

Instant Pot Turkey Stock

Rescue your turkey carcass & bones after your Thanksgiving feast, then make your own homemade turkey stock in Instant Pot.

Chicken Congee

Instant Pot Congee

After enjoying the big Thanksgiving feast, you can substitute the chicken with your leftover turkey to make some nourishing & feel-good congee.

split pea soup

Instant Pot Split Pea Soup

Making Split Pea Soup in Instant Pot is a delicious & wholesome way to use up your leftover ham or ham bone.

Instant Pot Black Eyed Peas

Instant Pot Black Eyed Peas

This Black Eyed Peas Soup is another comforting & delicious way to use your leftover ham or ham hock! You can enjoy this deliciously comforting Black Eyed Peas Soup after your big feast.

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50 Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes

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Looking for Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes? Wow your family this Thanksgiving holiday with these delicious tried & true recipes. The recipes include Step-by-Step Photos and Instructions to help you cook your Thanksgiving dinner.
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