You have to check out these delicious Instant Pot Dinner recipes! Each of them are perfect for a weeknight or quick dinner you can prepare in no time.
I’m addicted to my Instant Pot! Seriously. If you think the crock pot is the #1 must-have kitchen appliance, try an instant pot and you’ll see who ends up in 2nd place. Now that I’ve talked a big game about this thing, you have to check out these delicious Instant Pot Dinners.
These instant pot dinner recipes are perfect for a weeknight. Skip sticking to all your ‘quick and easy’ meals because the instant pot makes everything quick and easy. I can’t help myself – I can’t stop praising this thing. These dinners below will make you a believer too if you aren’t already.
Here are 18 Instant Pot Dinners – Delicious & Easy Recipes Prepared In No Time!
1. Life Family Fun – Chicken and Dumplings
Although I’m vegan, this does look very good! It seems to have everything in it that you may like (veggies, chicken, and the dumplings). If you’re looking for a hearty meal or something that will fill you up quick, then you may want to try this.
2.Must Have Mom – BBQ Pork Chops
Are you looking for a quick BBQ meal? Or are you just in a rush to get other things done? If either of these applies to you, then you don’t want to miss out on this delicious dish! Follow the link to this recipe and feel free to glaze with your favorite barbecue sauce!
3. The Eyes of a Boy – Braised Beef Osso Bucco
I’ve heard of braised beef, but I’ve never heard of Osso Bucco. The meat looks very tender and so do the carrots and other vegetables. It’s already fall and winter is slowly approaching. This would be a great meal for a freezing cold night.
4. The Typical Mom – SpaghThetti
Where are all of my spaghetti lovers? If you enjoy spaghetti dinners, then you’ll enjoy this quick, easy, and affordable one. This one pot spaghetti was made in pressure cooker. Sprinkled (or flakes of parmesan cheese0 would go great on top of this dish! I’m going to give this a try minus the real meat. Ih may use some vegan “meat” crumbles instead.
5. Life Family Fun – Instant Pot Salisbury Steak and Mushroom
Again, if you’re looking for a hearty meal, I also think you’d enjoy this one! One of my favorite things to cook is mushrooms and potatoes. This instant pot Salisbury steak and mushrooms would pair amazing with a nice and thick gravy. A choice of vegetables would also be great for this dish. I would prefer either asparagus, spinach, or kale.
6. Living Sweet Moments – Mongolian Beef
Before I transitioned to veganism, Mongolian beef was actually one of my faves. I enjoyed my Mongolian beef with white rice (as seen above in the picture) and bao soup dumplings. Making an authentic Mongolian beef is no simple task.
7. Cookies and Cups – Chicken Piccata
This may not be the chicken piccata from the Cheesecake Factory, but it looks like a pretty good one. This chicken piccata is topped with herbs, capers, and a thick sauce. If you’re looking for a citrus taste, then you can squeeze your choice of lemon or lime on top! I think you’d really enjoy this recipe. This chicken piccata recipe was provided byCookies and Cups.
8. Pinch of Yum – Beef Stew
This instant pot beef stew is the heartiest and thickest stew of them all! I love this stew because it gives you just enough of everything and you can fit every last bit of it in the pot. This stew gives you a ton of carrots, and lots of meat! You can choose to use whatever vegetables you prefer though.
9. I Don’t Have Time For That – Chicken, Broccoli, and Rice
This instant pot chicken, broccoli, and rice dish speaks for itself! Its creamy, chunky, and only takes 5 minutes to prepare. Only 5 minutes! You don’t need a bunch of ingredients in order to make this chicken, broccoli, and rice dish. It’s also super affordable! Who doesn’t love an affordable meal?
10. Life Family Fun – Instant Pot Beef Stew
This is also another instant pot beef stew recipe. This instant pot beef stew looks like it has more vegetables in it. It’s made with potatoes, corn, carrots, tomatoes, beef, and your own choice of herbs. This would make a great meal for easy and quick dish for your Thanksgiving dinner!
11. A Pinch of Healthy – Red Beans and Rice
To me, this dish gives me more of a hispanic vibe! This red beans and rice dish was made with what looks like Italian sausages, red beans, rice, bell peppers and your choice of herbs. This quick and simple dish looks like it’s to die for!
12. Adventures of a Nurse – Chicken Cordon Blue Casserole
If you’re in the mood for an easy-going chicken dish, then this cordon bleu would be a great choice for you. Many chicken recipes are specific on the kind of chicken that you use, but with this one, you can utilize the chicken of your choice (shredded chicken, leftover chicken, canned chicken, etc.) This is an instant pot recipe that I’m sure you’ll love.
13. My Crazy Good Life – Burrito Bowl
Who said that you have to use a tortilla in order to make a burrito dish? If you want something burrito-like, then you’ll love this instant one pot burrito bowl. t’s made with avocado, shredded cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, and chicken. To add a Mexican feel to it, you can even add pico de gallo!
14. Life Family Fun – Instant Pot Meatloaf
I’m familiar with meatloaf being cooked in a glass dish or large aluminum pan.Life Family Funhas provided us with an instant pot meatloaf! This meatloaf is made with the meatloaf, of course, carrots, and potatoes and topped with shredded cheese.
15. Little Family Adventure – Gumbo
I love gumbo! I’m sure you’ll enjoy this instant pot gumbo as well. This instant pot gumbo can made with rice, sausages, herbs, and a thick gumbo roux. Making a perfect gumbo roux can be difficult, butLittle Family Adventurehas made it easier for you!
16. The Eyes of a Boy – Swedish Meatballs
We all know that spaghetti can be a bit overrated a times. If you’re searching for a different pasta idea, then try this one. This Swedish meatball dish looks very good! It’s made with Swedish meatballs, spiral pasta, and a creamy sauce. Follow this link to cook this recipe.
17. This Pilgrim Life – Shepard’s Pie
This Shepard’s pie is very simple to make! It’s made with russet potatoes, ground beef, carrots, mushrooms, peas, and cheddar cheese. It’s also topped with a thick and buttery layer of cornbread. Those of you that love pressure cookers and Crock Pots, you will definitely enjoy making this.
18. Life Family Fun – Instant Pot Jambalaya
Are you in a New Orleans, Louisiana mood? Do you need an idea for Mardi Gras? If so, then this instant post jambalaya is a good fit. This instant pot jambalaya can be made with sausages of your choice, rice, and peppers of your choice. Besides southern sweet tea, the south is also known for having a killer kick to their food. Sprinkle some cayenne pepper throughout this dish and you won’t be disappointed! I’ve come to the end of 20+ Instant Pot Dinners and I will be trying several of them. I hope you try some of them too!