20 Best Instant Pot Recipes for Quick and Delicious Meals

If you’re already enjoying cooking with an Instant Pot or considering buying one, it truly is worth the hype. While there are hundreds if not thousands of incredible dishes that can be prepared with an Instant Pot, the following 20 best Instant Pot recipes will make you love your Instant Pot even more!

Best Instant Pot Recipes #1: Instant Pot Beef Stew

Best Instant Pot Recipes #1: Instant Pot Beef Stew.

This Instant Pot meal by Life Made Sweeter full of tender beef, potatoes, carrots, sweet potatoes, and celery is the ultimate comforting winter meal. Beef stew has never tasted better! Get the recipe.

#2 Instant Pot 10-Minute Baked Potato Soup

Instant Pot 10-Minute Baked Potato Soup.

Hearty meals are where the Instant Pot really shines and this quick and easy potato soup by Living Locurto is as hearty as it gets. All it takes is 10 minutes for this glorious gluten-free dinner. Get the recipe.

#3 Instant Pot Cajun Chicken and Rice

Instant Pot Cajun Chicken and Rice.

Super easy and quick to prepare, Cajun chicken, rice, and veggies will make the weekday dinner complete and delicious thanks to Leelacious. Get the recipe.

#4 Instant Pot Chipotle Shredded Beef

Instant Pot Chipotle Shredded Beef.

Pork, beef, or chicken is so tender when cooked in an Instant Pot, that making shredded meat is a cinch. This Chipotle Shredded Beef by Taste and Tell is flavorful with the perfect blend of spices making them perfect for burritos or tacos. Get the recipe.

#5 Instant Pot Butter Chicken

Instant Pot Butter Chicken.

Moist and packed with flavor, this Instant Pot Butter Chicken recipe by The Typical Mom only takes 5 minutes to cook! Incredibly tender and delicious, serve it with a side of naan bread for the perfect one-pot meal. Get the recipe.

#6 Instant Pot Coconut Lime Quinoa

Instant Pot Coconut Lime Quinoa.

Make this easy weekday side dish in no time flat with only the best Instant Pot recipes! With only 3 ingredients and easy preparation, this coconut lime quinoa by

Make this easy weekday side dish in no time flat with only the best Instant Pot recipes! With only 3 ingredients and easy preparation, this coconut lime quinoa by Unsophisticook will have your family asking for a second helping. Get the recipe.

#7 Instant Pot Giant Pancakes

Instant Pot Giant Pancakes.

If you’re planning a giant Sunday breakfast or brunch, these giant pancakes by Delish will satisfy you. Get the recipe.

#8 Instant Pot Maple Smoked Brisket

Instant Pot Maple Smoked Brisket.

The best-tasting smoked brisket you’ll ever taste. The best part? No smoker is needed! With instructions for getting the best flavor with liquid smoke, you’ll get to enjoy tender smoked brisket in minutes instead of hours using the best Instant Pot recipes by Bare Root Girl. Get the recipe.

#9 Instant Pot Creamy Tortellini Soup

Instant Pot Chicken Pho.

If you’ve never made soup with your Instant Pot, this creamy tortellini soup by Happy Foods Tube is a must-try. Hearty and creamy, it is the perfect comforting soup on a cold winter day. Get the recipe.

#10 Instant Pot Chicken Pho

Instant Pot Creamy Tortellini Soup.

Make this traditional Vietnamese chicken soup in only 30 minutes thanks to your Instant Pot and the best Instant Pot recipes by Platings and Pairings. Enjoy Chicken Pho at home and you’ll never go back to store-bought Pho broth. Get the recipe.

#11 Instant Pot Key Lime Cheesecake

Instant Pot Key Lime Cheesecake.

While most new users of Instant Pot don’t think of cooking desserts, it is especially perfect for cheesecakes. Because it provides a moist environment, cheesecakes cooked in an Instant Pot are less likely to crack. If you haven’t tried it yet, you MUST taste this delicious key lime cheesecake by Skip To My Lou. Get the recipe.

#12 30-Minute Instant Pot Orange Chicken

30-Minute Instant Pot Orange Chicken.

Made with fresh orange juice and orange zest, not only is this orange chicken by Sweet and Savory Meals healthier than takeout, it’s tastier too. As an added bonus with nearly every one of these best Instant Pot recipes, there is only one pot to clean afterward! Get the recipe.

#13 Instant Pot Mac and Cheese

Instant Pot Mac and Cheese.

You’ll toss away those store-bought instant mac and cheese box mixes once you taste this instant pot mac and cheese recipe by Pinch of Yum. Tender noodles with your favorite blend of cheeses, and you’ll discover comfort in a bowl. Get the recipe.

#14 Instant Pot Chicken Enchiladas

Instant Pot Chicken Enchiladas.

This recipe uses your Instant Pot and conventional oven as a tag team. Using the Instant Pot to cook chicken and enchilada sauce to perfection is a cinch. Then, prepare your enchiladas and pop them in the oven to melt all the flavors together and dinner is done! Get the recipe.

#15 Instant Pot French Dip Sandwiches

Instant Pot French Dip Sandwiches.

Making perfect French Dip sandwiches generally means slowing cooking a roast or brisket for several hours but not with the best Instant Pot recipes! You’ll get mouth-watering sandwiches in a fraction of the time with this amazing Instant Pot French Dip sandwich recipe. Get the recipe.

#16 Peanut Butter Filled Instant Pot Brownies

Peanut Butter Filled Instant Pot Brownies.

An easy brownie recipe by The Typical Mom filled with your choice of peanut butter or caramel! With only the best Instant Pot recipes, it’s so simple and quick to make this dessert thanks to Instant Pot, that you’ll want to make both! Get the recipe.

#17 Instant Pot Salsa Chicken Tacos

Instant Pot Salsa Chicken Tacos.

If you don’t have an Instant Pot yet and need only a handful of the best Instant Pot recipes to convince you, these salsa chicken tacos would do the trick. Tender shredded chicken and the perfect blend of spices make these a winner! Get the recipe.

#18 Instant Pot Salted Caramel Cheesecake

Instant Pot Salted Caramel Cheesecake.

Another winning cheesecake recipe that will cook perfectly in your Instant Pot. Sweet and creamy salted caramel cheesecake with a salty, buttery crust. Yes, please! Get the recipe.

#19 Instant Pot Faux-Tisserie Chicken

Instant Pot Faux-Tisserie Chicken.

If you thought making roast chicken for dinner on a weekday was impossible, this Faux-Tisserie Chicken will be ready in no time. Seasoned to perfection and incredibly tender, you’ll want to make Instant Pot chicken recipes again and again. Get the recipe.

#20 Instant Pot Honey Garlic Chicken

Instant Pot Honey Garlic Chicken.

Mouthwatering chicken and honey garlic sauce are amazingly delicious together and are made even more delicious in your Instant Pot.  Served with rice or pasta, this honey garlic chicken is easy yet tasty weekday meal. Get the recipe.

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