Need inspiration for what to make in your Instant Pot pressure cooker? Whether you're looking for easy Instant Pot recipes or healthy Instant Pot recipes (or both!), this round-up of 27 dietitian recipes will speed up your meal prep and cut down on your cooking time! Go ahead and start making these ultimate Instant Pot recipes today!
If you own a high pressure cooker and don't know what to do with it, you're not at all alone. But fear not! That's why I rounded up nutritious and easy dietitian recipes from my colleagues. With this round-up of easy Instant Pot recipes that are healthy, you'll have recipes coming out of your automatic pressure cooker on the daily, including an Instant Pot buckwheat porridge recipe or two.
What's an Instant Pot?
Before we get into the round-up of dietitian recipes, you may be wondering "what's an Instant Pot?" An Instant Pot is a high-tech multi-cooker. It's electronically controlled and usually has at least six functions, such as slow cooking, rice cooking, and more. Sometimes, an Instant Pot even as Air Fryer technology!
Here are a few of the most popular Instant Pots on the market:
- Instant Pot Duo Bova 7-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker
- Yedi 9-in-1 Total Package Instant Programmable Pressure Cooker
- Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cooker 6-Quart
- Instant Pot with Roast, Bake, Broil, Reheat, Dehydrate & Air Fryer
Healthy Instant Pot Recipes
Now that we got that cleared up, let's go ahead and get to that round-up of one-pot pressure cooker meals! Let me know which of these healthy Instant Pot recipes you try first. This round-up has you covered, with everything from a pressure cook Instant Pot turkey to recipes utilizing dried beans to a slow cooker potato soup recipe and more.
Instant Pot Breakfast Recipes
You can use your Instant Pot electric pressure cooker to whip up anything from steel-cut oats to porridge to homemade Greek yogurt! You'll love these easy Instant Pot recipes to brighten up your morning.
Apple Cranberry Instant Pot Steel-Cut Oats from Josten Fish, RD, nutrition blogger at Muscle & Manna
Breakfast Stuffed Sweet Potatoes from Jessica Ivey, RDN, a healthy recipes blogger
Vanilla Spiced Buckwheat Porridge with Strawberries from Katie Cavuto, RD, author of Whole Cooking and Nutrition
Instant Pot Lunch and Dinner Recipes
Make anything from gyros to chowder to chicken thighs with your Instant Pot high pressure cooker. With these healthy Instant Pot recipes, including an easy, healthy soup recipe or two, plus plenty of side dish options, you'll walk away with the perfect lunch or weeknight dinner!
Instant Pot Corn and Potato Chowder from Tawnie Kroll, RDN, a healthy recipes blogger at Kroll's Korner
Za'atar Chicken Thighs with Sweet Potatoes, Apple, Kale, and Sorghum from Katie Cavuto
Instant Pot Greek Beef "Gyros" from Diane Norwood, RD, nutrition blogger at The Wandering RD
Instant Pot Miso Ginger Udon Noodle Soup from Sarah Gold, RDN, a nutrition blogger at Sarah Gold Nutrition
Instant Pot Pulled Pork Tenderloin from Diane Norwood
Sweet & Spicy Chicken Thighs with Asian Vegetables from Kitty Broihier, MS, RD, co-author of Everyday Gluten-Free Slow Cooking
Italian Turkey Stuffed Sweet Potatoes from Kelli Shallal
Instant Pot Chicken Teriyaki from Chelsea LeBlanc, RD, a healthy recipes blogger at Chelsea's Choices
Easy Instant Pot Barbacoa Beef from Kaleigh McMordie, RD, nutrition blogger at Lively Table
Instant Pot Shrimp and Grits from Dana White
Instant Pot Sesame Chicken Noodle Soup from Emily Cooper, RD, nutrition blogger at Sinful Nutrition
Easy Instant Pot BBQ Pulled Chicken from Lauren Sharifi, RD, healthy recipes blogger at Bite of Health Nutrition
Spring Vegetable Instant Pot Brown Rice Risotto from Kaleigh McMordie
Instant Pot Crack Chicken Recipe from Faith Gorsky
Instant Pot Low-Carb Cauliflower Soup with Bacon and Cheese from Lara Clevenger, MSH, RD, co-author of Easy Keto Summer Entertaining Recipes
Instant Pot Dessert Recipes
You can whip up dessert in your Instant Pot electric pressure cooker, too! Try anything from cheesecake to raisin bread and jam.
Instant Pot Peach Jam from Marisa Moore, MBA, RD, nutrition blogger at Marisa Moore Nutrition
Instant Pot Raisin Bread from Kara Lydon, RD, RYT, intuitive eating counselor and blogger at The Foodie Dietitian
Low-Carb Cheesecake from Lara Clevenger
More Instant Pot Recipes
Want even more healthy Instant Pot recipes? Give these pressure cooker recipe books a read!
- The Ultimate Instant Pot Cookbook by Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC
- Healthy Meal Prep Instant Pot Cookbook by Carrie Forrest, MBA, MPH
- The Ultimate Instant Pot Healthy Cookbook by Coco Morante
- Lose Weight with Your Instant Pot by Audrey Johns
- The Filipino Instant Pot Cookbook by Tisha Gonda Domingo
- The Essential Indian Instant Pot Cookbook by Archana Mundhe
This post was updated in February 2020.
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