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Easy Instant Pot Dinner Recipes
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Easy Instant Pot Dinner Recipes

At The Daily Meal, we’re always on the lookout for new food trends and kitchen gadgets to help the home cook and food enthusiast create the most delicious meals in the easiest manner possible. The Instant Pot functions as a pressure-cooker, yogurt maker, rice cooker, steamer, slow-cooker, and sauté pan, among other things, so the options are endless. This versatile appliance has been on our radar for quite some time, and we’ve shared recipe roundups for everything you can make with it, including breakfast recipes, dessert recipes, and even totally unexpected things like chicken liver pâté.

And now, on to dinner! We’ve collected 17 of our best recipes to help you get your evening meal on the table in a, well, instant. Some of these dishes are comforting and some are surprising, but they all share the two qualities that have made Instant Pot meals so insanely popular: ease of preparation and delicious flavor.

Instant Pot Beef Enchilada Casserole
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Instant Pot Beef Enchilada Casserole

Nothing pleases a crowd quite like enchiladas, so chances are good there won’t be a single leftover after making this easy dish for dinner. You can create endless versions of these enchiladas, using ground turkey, chicken, grilled vegetables, or soy crumbles.

For the Instant Pot Beef Enchilada Casserole recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Beef Stew
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Instant Pot Beef Stew

This beef stew is perfect for a comforting dinner — and tastes even better the next day. It’s made with boneless chuck roast, a budget-friendly cut of meat whose fat content lends lots of flavor to the dish.

For the Instant Pot Beef Stew recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff
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Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff

Beef stroganoff is another versatile Instant Pot dish, because it can be made using inexpensive cuts of meat (or even sirloin, if the budget allows). Serve it over wide egg noodles, which hold up well to the rich sauce.

For the Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Brisket Pot Roast
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Instant Pot Brisket Pot Roast

The Instant Pot’s “Braising” and “Pressure-Cooking” functions help cook this brisket pot roast perfectly. The ingredients are things most people tend to keep on hand, so it’s a good dish to cook for a lazy weekend supper.

For the Instant Pot Brisket Pot Roast recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Chicken Adobo
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Instant Pot Chicken Adobo

Adobo is Spanish for marinade or seasoning, and this dish is often associated with Filipino cuisine. The Instant Pot helps seal in the tangy flavors of this recipe, which can be ready in less than an hour.

For the Instant Pot Chicken Adobo recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Chicken Chili
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Instant Pot Chicken Chili

This satisfying chili is a great addition to potlucks and game day parties. Intensify the heat by increasing the chili powder, or add some chopped jalapeño into the chili or sprinkled on top.

For the Instant Pot Chicken Chili recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Healthy Chicken Meatballs With Salsa Verde
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Instant Pot Healthy Chicken Meatballs With Salsa Verde

If you’re looking to eat a little healthier but don’t want to spend loads of time on kitchen prep, this is the recipe for you. Tomatillo, jalapeño, and a blend of spices add a punch of flavor to these lean but hearty meatballs.

For the Instant Pot Healthy Chicken Meatballs With Salsa Verde recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Indian Chicken Curry
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Instant Pot Indian Chicken Curry

Don’t go out when you have a craving for chicken curry — stay in and make it in your Instant Pot instead! The list of ingredients may seem long, but once you make the initial investment in the spices, you’ll be able to make this recipe many, many times (and trust us, you’ll want to).

For the Instant Pot Indian Chicken Curry recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Jamaican Spice-Rubbed Chicken
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Instant Pot Jamaican Spice-Rubbed Chicken

This recipe creates chicken that’s as flavorful as any you’d get in any restaurant. Use the “Sauté” and “Pressure Cook” functions to create tender, mouthwatering drumsticks in less than an hour.

For the Instant Pot Jamaican Spice-Rubbed Chicken recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Mac and Cheese
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Instant Pot Mac and Cheese

Comfort food doesn’t get any easier than this! Four types of cheese make for an indulgent dinner that’s ready in no time.

For the Instant Pot Mac and Cheese recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Meatloaf
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Instant Pot Meatloaf

Even humble meatloaf gets its moment in the Instant Pot sun. After it’s done cooking, top it with the sweet and spicy glaze and pop it in the oven to develop a lovely crust.

For the Instant Pot Meatloaf recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Paleo Pork Tenderloin
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Instant Pot Paleo Pork Tenderloin

It’s always a good idea to have a recipe like this in your back pocket, either for last-minute guests or when you just feel like treating yourself to a nice dinner at the end of a hard day. The citrus and rosemary add a lovely depth of flavor and complement the richness of the tenderloin.

For the Instant Pot Paleo Pork Tenderloin recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Pizza
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Instant Pot Pizza

It may seem strange to make your favorite comfort food in an Instant Pot, but the “Yogurt” setting works great for making pizza dough. You actually finish the pizza in the oven, but the Instant Pot helps speed up the proofing process of the dough, making a delicious base for your homemade pie.

For the Instant Pot Pizza recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Pulled Pork
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Instant Pot Pulled Pork

Pulled pork can take between six and eight hours in a conventional slow-cooker, but it can be ready in less than three hours in the Instant Pot. This recipe creates a sweet and smoky sauce with the succulent pulled pork.

For the Instant Pot Pulled Pork recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Sesame Chicken
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Instant Pot Sesame Chicken

Feeling a little too lazy even for takeout? This recipe will be your dinner fairy godmother. Making your own sauce ensures that you’ll control the salt, creating a healthier, homemade version of this popular restaurant dish.

For the Instant Pot Sesame Chicken recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Spicy Chicken Drumsticks
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Instant Pot Spicy Chicken Drumsticks

These spicy chicken drumsticks are so versatile: Serve them for a rainy day barbecue, dip them in blue cheese dressing, or shred them for a salad, soup, or tacos.

For the Instant Pot Spicy Chicken Drumsticks recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Vegetable Lasagna
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Instant Pot Vegetable Lasagna

This is lasagna, the low-maintenance way. You’ll save time and energy (and perhaps a little dish soap). Egg roll wrappers make a handy substitute for traditional lasagna noodles in this recipe. This mouthwatering lasagna is just one of many one-pot wonders you can cook all year round.

For the Instant Pot Vegetable Lasagna recipe, click here.

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