What can’t the Instant Pot do? For breakfast, the most important meal of the day, what better way to start than with a meal that is delicious and satisfying and full of more nutrients than usual? From French toast to oatmeal and eggs Benedict to granola bars, there are a multitude of recipes that can be made in an Instant Pot, allowing you to get breakfast on the table effortlessly, with less mess to clean up once plates have been emptied and stomachs are full.
Some of the recipes we included are healthy — ideal for a simple, daily breakfast — and others are more indulgent — great for entertaining and celebrating life. Whatever you are looking for in a breakfast recipe, you are sure to find something to satisfy your morning meal needs and desires.
With ingredients like cinnamon, nutmeg, and brown sugar, this recipe will leave your home smelling divine! Mix everything together, cover, and cook. Breakfast couldn’t be simpler.
For a sweet, breakfast-time treat, why not make a fruity, moist, banana cake? Leave out the frosting to make it slightly less indulgent and much less unhealthy.
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Cheesy eggs mixed with frozen broccoli might sound like an odd combination, but don’t knock it ‘til you try it right? Make it yourself and see if you can resist going back for seconds.
Here is an excellent upside-down version of a great brunch dish. Everything (except the tortilla chips) is cooked in the slow cooker or Instant Pot, and, when ready, topped with the lovely, crispy tortilla chips.
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Hot fruit salad might sound bizarre, but it is essentially stewed fruit. Served with yogurt, or even on toast with a tart creamy cheese like mascarpone or labneh, this recipe might make you rethink how you eat fruit for breakfast.
How do you serve eggs Benedict for brunch? Make a casserole instead of faffing about with poaching eggs for everyone individually. This brunch staple-turned-casserole has all the flavors of traditional eggs Benedicts with none of the hassle.
Low and slow is the best way to cook steel-cut oats. This barely sweet recipe has just enough maple syrup in it to taste delicious, but not so much that you’ll be buzzed by the time you finish a bowl.
Cobbler for breakfast? At the end of the day, there’s not much difference between a cobbler and a muffin in terms of sugar, fats, and carbohydrates. Enjoy this cobbler on a weekend and feel free to substitute your favorite fruit in place of blueberries.
Make the most of antioxidant rich, summer blueberries with this French toast recipe.
This quiche is cooked to fluffy perfection in a slow cooker or Instant Pot. You can make this on Sunday for a delicious weekday breakfast or make it for a great brunch item that will please a crowd.
OK, here is a super indulgent breakfast to enjoy on a special day off. Try serving it with thick and creamy Greek yogurt instead of ice cream so as to not throw your whole day out of whack with an insane sugar high first thing in the morning.
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You can make this the day before you want to eat it, then simply pop it into your Instant Pot and turn it on. Warm cinnamon permeating your home is a wonderful way to start the day.
Rice pudding for breakfast? What a wonderful treat! This recipe uses brown rice, coconut milk, and maple syrup for a creamy, dreamy rice pudding that is surprisingly healthy.
Start your day with a delicious loaf of cornbread with bacon and eggs. If you want a sweeter cornbread, omit the chili powder and add honey instead.
Enjoy these granola bars (filled with oats and dried fruit) on top of granola — or simply on their own.
This casserole is cheesy and delicious! This is great a weekend dish — full of rich flavors that you can enjoy at a leisurely pace with a great cup of coffee and a few fried eggs.
Here’s a perfect recipe for a hungry, mid-morning crowd, full of spices, cheeses, and vegetables.
This is not your standard oatmeal. With dried fruit, ground allspice, maple syrup, and pecans, this oatmeal is a wonderful, warming way to start the day.
Everyone will love tearing apart this tasty, sticky, and gorgeously soft loaf of monkey bread. Made using biscuits in a can, this recipe could hardly be simpler.
Better than store-bought, these oatmeal bars are full of oats, flaxseed, cinnamon, and whatever dried fruits or nuts you prefer.
With its soft filling and crispy edges, this frittata is a wonderful dish to make for brunch. The magic of frittata is that it is delicious at any temperature, so if you have leftovers you can enjoy them for days after you make this.