25 Instant Pot Flavorful Recipes To Try + Sweet Tea in the IP!

Make sure you’re putting your Instant Pot to good use. Check out this fantastic list of 25 breakfast, lunch and dessert recipes because it will give you a lot of options to try with a variety of different flavors to add to your meal rotation. Learning how to make your Instant Pot work for your family with all kinds of recipes is great. Knowing they are easy, quick and affordable is why we love the Instant Pot option!

Instant Pot Sweet Tea

Making up a batch of Sweet Tea for the porch talks, hot summer days and just because you like it, means that you need to let your Instant Pot make it. By using the Instant Pot, you will enjoy a less bitter, more sweet tea that’s so easy and help you to keep a glass at your table. Awe Filled Homemaker takes you through the simple process and gives you time to fill your mason jar with ice cubes with a slice of lemon.

Best Damn Instant Pot Boneless Pork Chops

Next best to grilling a pork chop, knowing you can make a delicious, tasty pork chop right in your Instant Pot is magical. It’s time to check out the knowledge that The Recipe Teacher has gleaned from testing this idea out and perfecting it so we can all enjoy a good bite too.

Super Tender Instant Pot Garlic Butter Brussel Sprouts

This is a great way to get those veggies in but not think about having to eat veggies! Get all your garlic and butter in there to enjoy this veggie side dish. Making it in your instant pot assures that they are cooked perfectly and soaked in all the flavor you want, and perfectly creamy and tender as a finished product. I Am A Food Blog was skeptical about making them in the IP but now assures us that it’s a great way to go!

Instant Pot Angel Food Cake

Whaaaat? Instant Pot’s make dessert but I never considered it for an Angel Food Cake!! The perfection is in the details, so check out what Foodie and Wine tested to get this absolutely right and ready for you. These mini Angel Food Cakes are so light and airy and fun for a summer BBQ trifle or just with some fresh fruit and homemade whipped cream!

Instant Pot Pork Carnitas

A juicy pork roast cooked until its tender doesn’t have to take all day! This Instant Pot helps put together the best carnitas for you and makes tacos possible even if you didn’t remember to slow cook the meat all day. Jennifer Banz gives you a great recipe full of flavor with a good use of spices so you can have tacos or a carnitas rice bowl today!

Instant Pot Mexican Rice

Having a hankering for Mexican food and don’t want to head out to eat at the local restaurant tonight? Heat up your Instant Pot! Cook With Manal found the recipe that can fulfill the hankering you have and enjoy a good scoop of this rice in a taco, as a side dish or in a make your own burrito!

Instant Pot Churro Bites

Whether you love churros as a late night dessert dipped in chocolate or caramel or you like them rolled in cinnamon and sugar OR as a breakfast treat? They are always good and a perfect time to enjoy! The Typical Mom knows that a treat needs to be able to be made on the fly and ready quickly at times. This fits the bill - so try it and I’m sure you’ll enjoy!

Instant Pot Honey Bourbon Chicken

I love learning something new about food when I’m cooking. I know that I love the flavors in this meal and I have always associated it with an Asian recipe but Shugary Sweets taught me that it’s actually a recipe that hails from New Orleans on Bourbon street. How interesting is that? But even better, this can delicious meal can be made at home in your Instant Pot or even in your Slow Cooker!

Instant Pot Rice Pudding

It’s great to take a comfort food you love, or in this case, dessert and learn how to make it easier, quicker and tastier. So Amy + Jacky worked that out for you and voila! You can make this creamy rice pudding with the delicious cinnamon swirled in a dessert or maybe breakfast. I mean, I won’t tell - will you?

Healthy Instant Pot Thai Noodles

We all want to find the recipe that incorporates great flavor but takes out all the bad calories in it so we can enjoy it guilt free. This recipe would qualify for one I’d enjoy at a restaurant or take-out but Paint The Kitchen Red helps improve on the restaurant’s recipe so we can omit some of the calories and enjoy a much healthier version while not taking away from the flavor at all. You can see how the Instant Pot makes this recipe come together much quicker than on the stove top with less dishes. Win!

Garlic Mushrooms with Butter Sauce in the Instant Pot

I could eat everyone of these mushrooms myself! Just based on the picture, I know I’ll be a big fan. These mushrooms do the job for being party food, a side dish to a large steak or as an entree in itself. I love how Foodie and Wine gives all kinds of tips on cooking with mushrooms as well so we don’t waste this amazing vegetable that’s delicious to eat all year round.

Instant Pot Cashew Chicken

This family friendly meal is created in your Instant Pot, saving you a trip to the local takeout joint. It’s got all the flavor and keeps it on the healthy side but tastes like your favorite number on the Asian menu. Whole Kitchen Sink takes you through the steps to achieve a delicious meal in just 30 minutes, plus it’s easy!

Instant Pot Fried Rice Chinese Style

This rice dish compliments so many different meals and satisfies so many cravings. This is similar to a Hibachi style rice that you have made on a grill in front of you at the restaurant. I mean, why aren’t we all learning this recipe? Learn to make this because you’ll always have a go-to side dish and will save yourself a hefty bill because making it at home is fun and healthier. This Old Gal uses the flavorful sesame oil because just a little goes a long way but adds such depth and texture to the rice.

Instant Pot Popcorn (+3 ways to spice it up)

Choosing premium flavors to your popcorn adds a new level of snacking at home. You can throw it all together in your favorite Instant Pot and then depending on what you’re in the mood for, you have options. From basic salt to sriracha and everything in between, Curry Trail helps you explore all these amazing flavors that your popcorn never knew it needed. I love the sound of Chili Lime popcorn!

Instant Pot Chicken Chili

I love how chicken goes a long way in soups and chilis and becomes so tender. This recipe from Bake.Eat.Repeat is perfect as a bowl of comfort food, for a cool night or when you’re really hungry and just want all the flavors of a bowl of hearty, warming chili and all kinds of condiments and toppings!

Instant Pot Cornbread

Whether you enjoy this cornbread as a main dish or the side dish, you’ll enjoy this recipe from The Foodie Eats. You avoid heating up the house by using your Instant Pot and whether you throw some chili on top or add some melted butter and maple syrup on top, dinner is going to be good!

Instant Pot Creme Brulee

One of my all time favorite desserts ever! If you haven’t had the pleasure of this vanilla cream with a crunchy sugar top, then you have to make this. Learning how to make this recipe at home is dangerous because you’ll want it often but is so much more affordable to make yourself than the over priced pots served in a restaurant. Often one small pot isn’t enough and this batch from Amy & Jacky makes 6 servings.

Instant Pot Baked Oatmeal with Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chips

I don’t know about at your house, but everyone seems to wake up and be hungry all at the same time. There’s no gradual way for us to ease into the day. So I love this recipe because it feeds a lot of people, it’s baked with ingredients everyone loves and oatmeal is a hearty breakfast. It buys me time to figure out lunch. The Foodie Eats says you can make this and its great for leftovers too. Whatever those are. In my house we don’t know. But maybe you want them for yours!

The Best Cinnamon Roll French Toast {Instant Pot}

Sweet and Savory are my down falls. I love a great omelet but if there is ever french toast on the menu, I’ll take it every time. I’ve never tried it like this, but Princess Pinky Girl makes a good case for it. Secret sauce is always a part of the plan and the bourbon sauce here seals the deal. Give it a try!

Instant Pot Beef Stew (with a secret ingredient)

Flavor Mosaic is cluing you into a beef stew recipe that is tender, hearty, flavorful and puts all the veggies in the sauce so you can enjoy them more. She shares a cool secret ingredient for her stew that I think is clever. Whether you eat stew all year long or are waiting for fall temps to return, this recipe is worth giving a look at and tasting the flavor difference.

Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash

Save yourself some time and some carbs and learn to make this delicious veggie/side dish. Sweet Peas and Saffron gives you the details on how to cook this squash so you don’t have to wait for the oven all day long to prepare your squash noodles. The best part is they don’t come out overcooked and it’s great served a variety of ways, from tossed in pesto to added to lasagna!

Homemade Cream Cheese Cinnamon Rolls in an Instant Pot

Some of our favorite meals and desserts take a long time to prepare. Since homemade rolls/sweet breads typically fall into that category, I’m intrigued to try out these rolls by Lamberts Lately and give it a whirl. I don’t need a special occasion, I just want to taste one of these, secretly by myself so that if they are that good, I don’t have to share. hehehe

Instant Pot Garlic Parmesan Chicken and Rice

I don’t know why this rings true as the perfect weekday family meal. Maybe it’s the clean looking meal to my crazy family? I can just taste the cheesy goodness mixed into the rice with the chicken cooked to tender perfection in the Instant Pot. Spicy Southern Kitchen adds a can of condensed chicken soup and gives you an end result that everyone will enjoy and fill you up with.

Instant Pot Chicken Parmesan Pasta

Isn’t it fun when you find a recipe that you love the flavor of but are tickled to find an easier way to get to it? Kitchen @ Hoskins is showing you the way to enjoy Chicken Parmesan and let the Instant Pot make it happen. Check it out!

Best Instant Pot Stuffed Peppers

Eating your favorite meat concoction with rice, cheese and knowing you’d lost all the carbs so you could stuff yourself happy is a thing, right? I love green peppers and using them as the bowl for my meat is awesome. Sweet and Savory Meals helps you use your Instant Pot to get them done quick and right.

Instant Pot Egg Roll Bowls

I am definitely on board with all things-in-a-bowl. I think for me, Chipotle started it, but then I found I could shed some carbs, eat more of the middle goodness of the foods and enjoy my meal more. I love egg rolls, so of course the best part is in the middle! Eating from the inside of the egg roll out is delicious and I Don’t Have Time For That gives you the simple steps using your Instant Pot. You still get the crunch if you miss it with easy wonton chips!