Easy Instant Pot Breakfast Recipes

From eggs to banana bread, the Instant Pot can do it all

Instant Pots and other pressure and multi-cookers are beloved for their ability to cook weeknight meals and party foods quickly and easily. But the Instant Pot can also be a game-changer when it comes to breakfast.

Whether you like your morning meal savory or sweet, the Instant Pot can help you whip up easy, nutritional and satisfying breakfast dishes. From oatmeal to French toast to frittatas, an Instant Pot can handle a wide variety of recipes so you can get breakfast on the table effortlessly and with less mess.

Instant Pot Spinach Frittata

Instant Pot Spinach Frittata

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An Instant Pot can easily create a fluffy frittata, an Italian egg dish similar to an omelet or a Spanish tortilla. Start off your day with greens and protein with this easy Instant Pot Spinach Frittata recipe. 

For the Instant Pot Spinach Frittata recipe, click here.

Pressure Cooker Cinnamon Roll Steel-Cut Oats

Pressure Cooker Cinnamon Roll Steel-Cut Oats

You can have the best of both worlds when it comes to breakfast with this sweet, satisfying and heart-healthy dish. In this recipe, cinnamon oatmeal gets garnished with a swirl of cream cheese icing.

For the Pressure Cooker Cinnamon Roll Steel-Cut Oats recipe, click here.

Lentils and Poached Eggs

Lentils and Poached Eggs
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Incorporating more lentils into your diet to add some colorful variety is one of the best diet changes you can make after age 50. This recipe gives lentils a breakfast spin with poached eggs made in glass ramekins.

For the Lentils and Poached Eggs recipe, click here.

Streusel Coffee Cake

Streusel Coffee Cake
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Instant Pots and other pressure cookers can handle savory dishes as well as sweet breakfast classics like coffee cake. This recipe for streusel coffee cake is easy to make and will be a morning crowd-pleaser for your family, co-workers or brunch guests.

For the Streusel Coffee Cake recipe, click here.

Perfect Instant Pot Hard-Boiled Eggs

Perfect Instant Pot Hard-Boiled Eggs
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One of the simplest of the 50 ways you can cook an egg, boiling eggs takes just a few minutes in your pressure cooker. You can also adjust the cooking time to make them soft-boiled or even runny if you like.

For the Perfect Instant Pot Hard-Boiled Eggs recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Frittata

Instant Pot Frittata

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This hearty frittata recipe includes breakfast sausage, tomatoes, spinach, onion and cheese and can be made to fit keto and Whole30 diets.

For the Instant Pot Frittata recipe, click here.

Broccoli Frittata with Ham and Peppers

Broccoli Frittata with Ham and Peppers

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There are plenty of unexpected ingredients that go great with eggs that you can add to your Instant Pot frittata base. This recipe with ham, broccoli and sweet peppers is both low-carb and keto diet-friendly.

For the Broccoli Frittata with Ham and Peppers recipe, click here.

Overnight French Toast Casserole

Overnight French Toast Casserole
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French toast is one of the most iconic breakfast dishes in America. And if you're looking for a slow cooker variation of this decadent breakfast dish, this chewy, custard-soaked overnight French toast casserole fits the bill. Crusty French bread that's absorbed a flavorful egg mixture overnight takes just 40 minutes to cook and cool using an Instant Pot.  

For the Overnight French Toast Casserole recipe, click here.

Cheesy Savory Oatmeal

Cheesy Savory Oatmeal

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Many people eat their oatmeal sweet, but why not try a savory variation, especially if you're a fan of cheesy grits? This cheesy recipe is extra tasty when topped with an egg.

For the Cheesy Savory Oatmeal recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Quiche Lorraine

Instant Pot Quiche Lorraine

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Breakfast today might sure look different than it did the year you were born, but even if the technology changes, some breakfast classics never go out of style. You can make quiche Lorraine in your Instant Pot using a quiche mold.

For the Instant Pot Quiche Lorraine recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Oatmeal

Instant Pot Oatmeal
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One of the 50 best foods you can eat for weight loss, oatmeal is a healthy, filling way to start the day. Making oats in an Instant Pot or multi-cooker is quick, easy and can be customized with so many other ingredients and toppings.

For the Instant Pot Oatmeal recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats Eight Ways

Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats Eight Ways

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If you need inspiration for ways to jazz up your morning oatmeal, consider this recipe for eight different ways to make Instant Pot steel cut oats. Possible combinations include cardamom and pistachio or saffron and almond.

For the Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats Eight Ways recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Egg Bites

Instant Pot Egg Bites

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Protein-packed and poppable, Instant Pot egg bites are perfect for busy school day mornings or for brunch or luncheon spreads. This recipe requires just 10 minutes of prep time, five minutes of pressure cooking and a silicone cupcake or egg bite mold to put inside your cooker.

For the Instant Pot Egg Bites recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Cinnamon Raisin Steel-Cut Oatmeal

Instant Pot Cinnamon Raisin Steel-Cut Oatmeal

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If you've fallen into an oatmeal rut, cinnamon-raisin is a classic flavor combination that will make your steel-cut oatmeal both delicious and nutritious. Follow this recipe for sweet, chewy steel-cut oatmeal in your Instant Pot.

For the Instant Pot Cinnamon Raisin Steel-Cut Oatmeal Recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Indian Rice Pudding

Instant Pot Indian Rice Pudding

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While many people think of rice pudding as a comforting dessert, you can also enjoy rice pudding for breakfast. In fact, it's a popular regional breakfast food in Arkansas. It takes just three ingredients to whip up this take on kheer, an Indian rice pudding, using the Instant Pot.

For the Instant Pot Rice Pudding recipe, click here.

Cinnamon Raisin French Toast Casserole

Cinnamon Raisin French Toast Casserole

Courtesy of Spice Cravings

For another make-ahead variation of French toast in your Instant pot, this incredibly simple recipe uses just 4 ingredients: bread, eggs, milk and maple syrup. Store-bought cinnamon raisin bread makes this dish easy yet impressive enough to serve to guests or for special occasions.

For the Cinnamon Raisin French Toast Casserole, click here.

Instant Pot Bacon Casserole

Instant Pot Bacon Casserole

Courtesy of Corrie Cooks

Midwesterners love a good breakfast casserole, but Instant Pots make egg casseroles an easy breakfast option for anyone. This recipe for a sweet potato and bacon casserole gets elevated by dill and coconut milk.

For the Instant Pot Bacon Casserole, click here.

Instant Pot Cheesy Egg Bake

Instant Pot Cheesy Egg Bake

Courtesy of Corrie Cooks

Breakfast can look quite different around the world, but in America, eggs, bacon, hash browns and cheese are breakfast staples. This recipe combines all of these ingredients into one satisfying egg bake.

For the Instant Pot Cheesy Egg Bake, click here.

Instant Pot Breakfast Quinoa With Berries

Instant Pot Breakfast Quinoa With Berries

Courtesy of Corrie Cooks

While quinoa might've seemed like a flash-in-the-pan food trend, this superfood has had staying power because of its versatility and nutritional benefits. Try it out at breakfast in your Instant Pot topped with berries and almonds for extra texture.

For the Instant Pot Breakfast Quinoa With Berries recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Banana Bread

Instant Pot Banana Bread

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Baking can be time-consuming, which means you're often torn between sleep and waking up to preheat your oven. But with the Instant Pot, you can have moist, tasty banana bread in less than an hour with this recipe.

For the Instant Pot Banana Bread recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Monkey Bread

Instant Pot Monkey Bread

Courtesy of Aileen Cooks

Oh, sweet and sharable monkey bread. This pull-apart bread is made with biscuit dough and drizzled with a homemade vanilla icing. It looks so delicious that no one would guess how easy it was to prepare, and they'll be impressed by this retro recipe that no one makes anymore but should.

For the Instant Pot Monkey Bread recipe, click here.

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