Best Instant Pot Recipes

What to Make With Your New Instant Pot

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Best Instant Pot Recipes

Amazon sold nearly 300,000 Instant Pots in less than 36 hours during its Prime Day 2018 event. Discounted to its lowest price ever — $59, well below the usual price of $100 — this popular cooking device is sweeping households across the nation.

Whether you are one of the thousands of people who scored a killer deal on this slow cooker or an Instant Pot veteran, we are here to share some of our favorite recipes to whip up using this incredible product. These five recipes show the diverse functionality of the Instant Pot. They’re perfect to be enjoyed all year round and easy enough for any home cook to prepare.

Instant Pot Sesame-Ginger Chicken

Instant Pot Sesame Chicken

Helene Dujardin

Say goodbye to takeout with this incredible Instant Pot recipe. A lighter and quicker take on this Chinese favorite, this delicious dish couldn’t be easier to prepare in your Instant Pot. Ready in less than 35 minutes, this recipe utilizes the Pressure Cook function, which not only maximizes the flavor of the chicken, but also tenderizes it during the cooking process.


Instant Pot Ground Beef and Sausage Lasagna

Instant Pot Lasagna

This effortless approach to making lasagna is a game changer. Perfect for when you’re craving oven-baked lasagna but don’t want to turn on the oven to cook, our Instant Pot recipe is a delicious take on this Italian classic. This version is layered with a quick and simple homemade ragù, which combines ground beef and sausage, making it easy on your wallet.

Instant Pot Vegetarian Rice Pilaf

Instant Pot Rice Pilaf

This will take your rice to a whole new level. A pilaf is essentially rice cooked in a broth with a mix of vegetables and spices. In this case, you aren’t using the Instant Pot’s “Rice Cooker” setting like you might expect, as this dish really develops its flavor over long periods of time. The rice cooker setting is better suited to simply steaming rice on its own.

Instant Pot Deviled Eggs

Instant Pot Deviled Eggs

Devilled eggs are the retro appetizers that just won’t go out of fashion, and this appetizer is made easy with an Instant Pot. Wow your friends by making these for your next backyard barbeque or potluck. Watch out though — they’re addicting.

Instant Pot Pulled Pork

Instant Pot Pulled Pork

If you're a pulled pork fan, it doesn't get much better than this. Normally it would take six to eight hours in a slow-cooker, but the Instant Pot helps you make your favorite comfort food in less than three hours. Make sure to serve this with these 12 barbecue sides to wow your guests at your summer cookout.


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