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30 Instant Pot Dinners You Can Whip Up Real Quick!

JULY 29, 2023
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30 Instant Pot Dinners You Can Whip Up Real Quick!
In our everyday flurry of activities, between work deadlines and daily chores, preparing a healthy and delicious dinner may feel like a Herculean task. What if we told you otherwise? Right from the comfort of your kitchen, you can transform daunting dinner routines into a time-efficient culinary adventure. Welcome to our delightful feast of 30 Instant Pot Dinners! With this collection, we wave the magic wand that is the Instant Pot, the miraculous appliance which has rapidly become the holy grail of kitchens worldwide. A must-have kitchen companion that combines the functions of a pressure cooker, slow cooker, steamer, and more, primed to deliver hassle-free, quick, and tantalizing results. Dive in, and you'll explore a carefully curated array of recipes that bask in the arena of convenience and savory grandeur. From a succulent beef stew that beckons winter nights to an exuberant shrimp pasta oozing with coastal flavors, every recipe in this list assures a satisfying, flavor-packed ending to your day. Rest assured, these recipes have been admired both for their taste and their unfailing ability to save time. Turn to these recipes for those days when time seems elusive, or when the call of bed sounds more appealing than the siren song of the kitchen. Join us on this culinary journey. Armed with your Instant Pot and these recipes, you'll never see dinner in the same light again. Remember, good food is just a 'press' away!
Cook Fast, Eat Well

Instant Pot Olive Garden Pasta e Fagioli

A copycat recipe for Olive Garden's Pasta e Fagioli for the Instant Pot. Easy to make. Hearty and rich, perfect for a cold winter night. 
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Instant Pot Olive Garden Pasta e Fagioli
Whole and Heavenly Oven

Instant Pot Spicy Beef and Sweet Peppers Fajitas

Made in under 25 minutes and incredibly flavorful and tender, these instant pot spicy beef and sweet peppers fajitas are so easy and so good, they'll instantly become a dinner regular!
6
585
6
25 min
TOTAL TIME
864
CALORIES
$6.81
PER SERVING
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Instant Pot Spicy Beef and Sweet Peppers Fajitas
Creme de la Crumb

Instant Pot Honey Teriyaki Chicken

Bold and flavorful Instant Pot Honey Teriyaki Chicken made effortlessly in your pressure cooker with just a handful of pantry ingredients. This is a must-make family-favorite weeknight meal to please even the pickiest eaters!
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Instant Pot Honey Teriyaki Chicken
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Kristine's Kitchen

Instant Pot Spaghetti

This Instant Pot Spaghetti is one of the best Instant Pot recipes for an easy family dinner. Everything cooks together in the Instant Pot: meat, pasta and sauce!
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30 min
TOTAL TIME
387
CALORIES
$2.63
PER SERVING
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Instant Pot Spaghetti
Killing Thyme

Instant Pot Creamy Tomato Pasta with Ground Turkey & Spinach

This quick and easy Instant Pot Creamy Tomato Pasta is packed with tangy tomatoes, ground turkey, and spinach for a wholesome and hearty weeknight meal.
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195
22
25 min
TOTAL TIME
553
CALORIES
$2.31
PER SERVING
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Instant Pot Creamy Tomato Pasta with Ground Turkey & Spinach
Counts of the Netherworld

Instant Pot Ramen

This Instant Pot Ramen is so tasty, with tender chicken, gooey ramen eggs and vegetables in a hearty chicken-soup. Spice up the ramen noodles with chili-oil to get an additional kick. This is comfort-food at a jiffy and requires just 15 minutes from the pressure-cooker.
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7,997
18
25 min
TOTAL TIME
447
CALORIES
$1.91
PER SERVING
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Instant Pot Ramen
Garnish and Glaze

Instant Pot Beef Tips

Instant Pot Beef Tips & Gravy is a delicious, hearty, and easy meal. These super tender bites of meat with gravy are full of flavor and so yummy served over mashed potatoes, rice, or noodles.
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1 hr 5 min
TOTAL TIME
410
CALORIES
$3.70
PER SERVING
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Instant Pot Beef Tips
The Girl on Bloor

Low Carb Instant Pot Egg Roll Bowls

This Low Carb Instant Pot Egg Roll in a Bowl with ground chicken and coleslaw mix is a delicious Chinese takeout-inspired dinner idea that comes together in less than 30-minutes!
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15 min
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CALORIES
$4.18
PER SERVING
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Low Carb Instant Pot Egg Roll Bowls
Eating Instantly

The Best Instant Pot Crack Chicken Pasta

This Instant Pot Crack Chicken Pasta is a lighter way to enjoy the cult-favourite dish, made with dried ranch seasoning and sour cream.
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2,131
19
30 min
TOTAL TIME
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CALORIES
$2.04
PER SERVING
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The Best Instant Pot Crack Chicken Pasta
Thyme and JOY

Instant Pot Pasta with Meat Sauce

This Instant Pot Pasta with Meat Sauce is a simple healthy dinner where the pasta is cooked along with the meat sauce making a one pot meal in under 30 minutes. Use your favorite meat, pasta and jar of sauce.
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11
30 min
TOTAL TIME
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CALORIES
$1.91
PER SERVING
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Instant Pot Pasta with Meat Sauce
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Dump and Start Instant Pot African Cinnamon Peanut Butter Chicken

This is a quick and easy way to serve up a flavorful and traditional African dish.
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11 min
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$1.20
PER SERVING
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Dump and Start Instant Pot African Cinnamon Peanut Butter Chicken
Diethood

Instant Pot Sticky Chicken Thighs

Tender, deliciously juicy, fall-off-the-bone chicken thighs prepared in the Instant Pot with a sweet and savory sticky sauce. A delicious chicken thighs recipe that’s easy to make and tastes amazing!
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60,490
409
30 min
TOTAL TIME
264
CALORIES
$1.09
PER SERVING
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Instant Pot Sticky Chicken Thighs
Nourish Plate

Instant Pot Lemon Garlic Chicken

Easy Instant Pot Lemon Garlic Chicken made in under 30 minutes! This quick and easy recipe is family-friendly and a crowd-pleaser.
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20 min
TOTAL TIME
420
CALORIES
$1.29
PER SERVING
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Instant Pot Lemon Garlic Chicken
Must Love Home

Instant Pot Beef Mexicana

Mexican style beef has never been easier than this Instant Pot Beef Mexicana ....simple and fast right from the pressure cooker!
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111
1
1 hr 25 min
TOTAL TIME
314
CALORIES
$1.40
PER SERVING
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Instant Pot Beef Mexicana
Little Sunny Kitchen

Instant Pot Marsala Chicken

Learn how to make restaurant-style Instant Pot Marsala chicken! Creamy, rich, and bursting with flavor! Perfect for weekend or weeknight dinner, this easy chicken dish will definitely become on your dinner rotation.
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45 min
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$1.69
PER SERVING
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Instant Pot Marsala Chicken
Cook Fast, Eat Well

Instant Pot Beef and Black Bean Taco Bowls

Instant Pot Beef and Black Bean Taco Bowls. Cooks in 10 minutes under pressure. Loaded with flavor! 
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34
30 min
TOTAL TIME
605
CALORIES
$1.96
PER SERVING
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Instant Pot Beef and Black Bean Taco Bowls
Kristine's Kitchen

Honey Garlic Instant Pot Pork Chops

Instant Pot Pork Chops, with the most delicious honey garlic sauce! Cook the pork chops from fresh or frozen, using bone-in or boneless pork chops. Serve your honey garlic Instant Pot pork chops with rice or potatoes and a vegetable for a quick and easy meal.
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444
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$2.75
PER SERVING
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Honey Garlic Instant Pot Pork Chops
Sustainable Cooks

Instant Pot Tortellini

This delicious Instant Pot Tortellini is an easy weeknight dinner recipe that the whole family will love.
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1
19 min
TOTAL TIME
217
CALORIES
$1.49
PER SERVING
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Instant Pot Tortellini
Easy Weeknight Recipes

Instant Pot Honey Garlic Chicken and Rice

You’ll love this sweet and savory Instant Pot Honey Garlic Chicken recipe. It’s better than takeout and you’ll have it on your plate in an instant - well, less than 30 minutes.
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30 min
TOTAL TIME
794
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$2.24
PER SERVING
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Instant Pot Honey Garlic Chicken and Rice
Best Recipe Box

Pasta with Instant Pot Sloppy Joe Sauce

Add extra seasonings if you want for a burst of extra flavor! When the meat cools down a bit it’ll be less saucy. So if you like saucy sloppy joes, then eat it while it’s still warm!
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1
30 min
TOTAL TIME
615
CALORIES
$1.76
PER SERVING
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Pasta with Instant Pot Sloppy Joe Sauce
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Copycat Instant Pot Honey Baked Ham

This Instant Pot Honey Baked Ham recipe is a delicious copycat that will save you a lot of money! It serves 10 and costs $22.57 to make. That’s just $2.26 per serving!
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1 hr 10 min
TOTAL TIME
335
CALORIES
$1.76
PER SERVING
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Copycat Instant Pot Honey Baked Ham
The Kitchn

Instant Pot Weeknight Chicken and Rice Burrito Bowls

Filled with chicken, rice, black beans, corn, and salsa, these burrito bowls come together quickly with an Instant Pot.
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Instant Pot Weeknight Chicken and Rice Burrito Bowls
Unicorns In The Kitchen

Italian Sausage Pasta in Instant Pot

Italian sausage pasta made in instant pot is an easy quick dinner that the whole family will love. This one pot sausage pasta is the perfect dish for busy weeknights! 
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20 min
TOTAL TIME
910
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$3.60
PER SERVING
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Italian Sausage Pasta in Instant Pot
My Tasty Curry

Instant Pot Aloo Matar

Instant pot aloo matar curry recipe. Easy to make with simple basic ingredients, This 20 Minutes vegan and gluten-free aloo matar recipe is perfect for weekdays. Its simple Punjabi style Aloo matar gravy.
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3
15 min
TOTAL TIME
125
CALORIES
$0.76
PER SERVING
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Instant Pot Aloo Matar
Pip and Ebby

Instant Pot Goulash Recipe

This delicious Instant Pot Goulash recipe cooks perfectly every time and it is done in only 30 minutes! Add to your dinner rotation!
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37
30 min
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$1.59
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Instant Pot Goulash Recipe
Two Plaid Aprons

Instant Pot Chicken Taquitos

These Instant Pot chicken taquitos are easy to make and perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a last minute party snack! They are crispy, chewy, cheesy, and filled with juicy, shredded chicken.
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30 min
TOTAL TIME
288
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$0.80
PER SERVING
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Instant Pot Chicken Taquitos
Paint the Kitchen Red

Healthy Chinese Style Instant Pot Brown Fried Rice

This Instant Pot Brown Fried Rice is a healthier version of Instant Pot Chinese Fried Rice because it uses brown rice. The recipe is a great way to add flavor to plain brown rice with minimal effort. To make the recipe non-vegetarian, stir in ham, rotisserie chicken and/or a fried egg to the cooke...
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55 min
TOTAL TIME
389
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$1.32
PER SERVING
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Healthy Chinese Style Instant Pot Brown Fried Rice
Little Sunny Kitchen

Instant Pot Cajun Pepper Shrimp

Cajun Instant Pot shrimp cooked in just 20 minutes! This meal is so easy and quick to make, it's bursting with flavors and perfect for meal prep.
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20 min
TOTAL TIME
320
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$4.80
PER SERVING
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Instant Pot Cajun Pepper Shrimp
I Wash You Dry

Instant Pot Baby Back Pork Ribs

These ultra tender Baby Back Pork Ribs are made in just minutes in the Instant Pot!
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45 min
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$7.34
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Instant Pot Baby Back Pork Ribs