20 Easy Instant Pot Recipes Perfect For Summer Gallery

This multi-cooker is the answer to saving you time in the kitchen

20 Easy Instant Pot Recipes Perfect For Summer Gallery

With the warmer months on the horizon, you should be planning to maximize your time outdoors rather than in the kitchen. But how do we enjoy more time doing fun summer actives and still have the energy to prepare a meal for ourselves or for loved ones? The solution is simple: Use your Instant Pot.

Planning on going to the beach for the day, but still want to cook a healthy dinner later that night? No problem, just prepare all your ingredients and set your Instant Pot to the specified recipe setting before you leave, and by the time you return, you’ll have a delicious dinner waiting for you.

This multi-cooker has the ability to cook just about anything. From pizza dough to cheesecake and, of course, ribs, you will be surprised how much this magical kitchen tool can pump out. So be sure to invest in an Instant Pot (or borrow your best friend’s) if you don’t already own one, and be sure to try these 20 easy instant pot recipes perfect for summer.

Instant Pot Beef Enchilada Casserole

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This Tex-Mex dish is a favorite comfort food for some Southerners, and is much easier to prepare than traditional enchiladas. By using an Instant Pot, and layering the ingredients rather than rolling, you can cook a delicious homemade dinner in less than an hour.

Click here to see this Instant Pot Beef Enchilada Casserole recipe.

Instant Pot Broccoli, Ham, and Pepper Frittata

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Packed with flavor, this frittata couldn’t be more straightforward to cook. If broccoli, ham, and peppers aren’t your favorite combination, though, feel free to use whatever you have on hand.

Click here to see this Instant Pot Broccoli, Ham, and Pepper Frittata recipe.

Instant Pot Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

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A healthier alternative to classic mac and cheese, this recipe is a universal hit. By substituting cauliflower rice for pasta, you can now enjoy this comfort food guilt free any time of the week.

Click here to see this Instant Pot Cauliflower Mac and Cheese recipe.

Instant Pot Chicken Adobo

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Thanks to the incredible Instant Pot, you can now bring the common flavors of the Philippines to your home. Chicken thighs add great flavor and texture to this sweet and tangy dish.

Click here to see this Instant Pot Chicken Adobo recipe.

Instant Pot Chicken Chili

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This straightforward chili recipe uses chicken for a lighter alternative but doesn’t sacrifice flavor at all. Top with shredded cheese and cilantro for a zesty finish.

Click here to see this Instant Pot Chicken Chili recipe.

Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup

There’s never a time when chicken tortilla soup doesn’t seem comforting. Try adding some avocado or corn on top for extra flavor and texture.

Click here to see this Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe.

Instant Pot Deviled Eggs

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This retro appetizer can now be made even easier with the help on an Instant Pot! Whip these out at your next cocktail party and your guest will be in awe.

Click here to see this Instant Pot Deviled Eggs recipe.

Instant Pot Ground Beef With Peppers and Onions

This recipe is not only quick and easy to prepare, but it also easy on your wallet. This ground beef dish is extremely versatile, but it tastes particularly great served with tortillas for a DIY taco night.

Click here to see this Instant Pot Ground Beef With Peppers and Onions recipe.

Instant Pot Healthy Chicken Meatballs With Salsa Verde

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These gluten-free meatballs are a great variation on the classic dish. Made with chicken, the recipe is light but also satisfying.

Click here to see this Instant Pot Healthy Chicken Meatballs With Salsa Verde recipe.

Instant Pot Hot Buffalo Wings

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Addicted to Buffalo wings? Then try this recipe, which marries the flavors of Buffalo wings with the convenience of cooking in an Instant Pot. Serve with your favorite homemade blue cheese dressing and celery sticks.

Click here to see this Instant Pot Hot Buffalo Wings recipe.

Instant Pot Jamaican Spice-Rubbed Chicken

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Bring the flavors of the Caribbean to your home with this Jamaican spice-rubbed chicken recipe. This dish takes less than an hour to prepare and makes for an effortless dinner.

Click here to see this Instant Pot Jamaican Spice-Rubbed Chicken recipe.

Instant Pot Keto Cheesecake

If you are a lover of cheesecake but not the biggest fan of baking, this dessert is for you! This easy recipe doesn’t require much effort, but will yield a delicious result every time.

Click here to see this Instant Pot Keto Cheesecake recipe.

Instant Pot Meatloaf

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Love meatloaf, but don’t love having to turn on your oven to make it? This recipe is for you and can be ready in under an hour with your Instant Pot.

Click here to see this Instant Pot Meatloaf recipe.

Instant Pot Now and Later Butter Chicken

This is a great take on the classic Indian dish butter chicken that can be made in less than an hour. Be sure to pick up some of your favorite naan to soak up all the sauce!

Click here to see this Instant Pot Now and Later Butter Chicken recipe.

Instant Pot Pizza

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Who knew that you can now make the perfect pizza dough in your Instant Pot! Try this at your next pizza party, by portioning into individual pizzas that everyone can top with their favorite flavors.

Click here to see this Instant Pot Pizza recipe.

Instant Pot Pulled Pork

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This recipe screams warm weather and is perfect for your next backyard barbecue. The best part is that by using your Instant Pot, the pork shoulder takes half the time to cook than in a tradition smoker or oven.

Click here to see this Instant Pot Pulled Pork recipe.

Instant Pot Sesame-Ginger Chicken

This recipe is great for those nights when you are trying to be healthy but are craving Chinese takeout. Enjoy it over rice or even a salad for an easy and satisfying dinner.

Click here to see this Instant Pot Sesame-Ginger Chicken recipe.

Instant Pot Smoky Ribs

If you’re not the best planner and you need to whip up last-minute ribs, you will love this recipe. The Instant Pot helps you make your favorite comfort food in less than two hours.

Click here to see this Instant Pot Smoky Ribs recipe.

Instant Pot Spicy Chicken Drumsticks

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These chicken drumsticks are like an adult version of Buffalo wings. They are easy to prepare and are perfect for weeknight dinner that can be made in no time at all.

Click here to see this Instant Pot Spicy Chicken Drumsticks recipe.