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Last Minute Meals: Instant Pot Recipes to Rescue Any Dinner Crisis

Imagine whipping up delicious, home-cooked meals in a fraction of the time it usually takes. With an Instant Pot, this isn’t just possible; it’s incredibly easy! Our collection of Instant Pot recipes will guide you through creating everything from tender meats and hearty stews to fresh veggie dishes and decadent desserts, all with the push of a button. Whether you’re new to the world of Instant Pots or looking to expand your recipe repertoire, this lineup offers a variety of dishes that promise to make mealtime both simple and quick. Check out these recipes and discover how your Instant Pot can transform the way you cook!

Beef Ribs

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These instant pot beef ribs are a total game-changer. They have a rich, deep flavor and are incredibly tender, falling right off the bone in much less time than traditional cooking methods require. This easy dish is sure to impress with its simplicity and taste. Get the Recipe: Beef Ribs.

Ground Beef Tacos

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These ground beef tacos begin with a slowly simmered ground beef sauce, resulting in a real treat for your taste buds. They are simple to make and extremely delicious. Perfect for Cinco de Mayo or any regular taco Tuesday. They can be made on the stovepot, in the slow cooker or instant pot. Get the Recipe: Ground Beef Tacos.

Sloppy Joes

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Instant pot sloppy Joes are a breeze to make and taste so much better than anything you’d get from a can! You can whip them up quickly in your Instant Pot or even on the stovetop if you prefer. This homemade version is not only easy, but it also brings a fresher, more satisfying flavor to your meal. These sloppy Joes will become a new favorite, perfect for a quick dinner. Get the Recipe: Sloppy Joes.

Boiled Potatoes

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This super easy Instant Pot boiled potatoes recipe lets you enjoy fork-tender potatoes much quicker than boiling them on the stove. They turn out perfectly tender and delicious every time. Get the Recipes: Boiled Potatoes.

Chicken Tacos

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Instant Pot Chicken Tacos make a quick and easy dinner for the family, perfect for those long days. You can cook the chicken from fresh or frozen, making it a convenient option any night of the week. Get the Recipe: Chicken Tacos.

Potato Leek Soup

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This Instant Pot Potato Leek Soup is wonderfully delicious and simple to make with just a few ingredients. It’s naturally vegan and contains no cream, making it a lighter yet satisfying option. The flavors meld beautifully in the Instant Pot, creating a creamy texture without the dairy. It’s a perfect dish for anyone looking for a comforting meal that’s both healthy and easy to prepare. Get the Recipe: Potato Leek Soup.

Chicken Breast from Fresh or Frozen

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One of the quickest meals we’ve discovered is using the Instant Pot to cook frozen chicken breasts. It only takes about 15 minutes to cook, making it a real time-saver. This method is incredibly versatile, allowing you to create a variety of dinners. Whether you’re looking to toss it into salads, stir it into soups, or serve it as the main dish, these chicken breasts are a practical and speedy option for any meal. Get the Recipe: Frozen Chicken Breasts.

Chicken Pasta

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Instant Pot Chicken Spaghetti is undoubtedly a classic Southern comfort food, but it’s not just for winter. This dish is light enough and so easy to make that you can enjoy it any time of the year. Its simplicity and delightful taste make it a staple that fits perfectly into any season’s menu. Get the Recipe: Chicken Pasta.

Sausage and Peppers

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Use your Instant Pot for this easy comfort food recipe that everyone in the family will adore! Instant Pot Sausage and Peppers is ideal for those cool nights when you’re craving something satisfying yet delicious. We use Italian sausage to pack it with extra flavor. Get the Recipe: Sausage and Peppers.

Chicken Cacciatori

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This Instant Pot chicken cacciatore recipe puts a new spin on a classic Italian dish, making it perfect for a weeknight dinner. Tender, juicy chicken is braised in a rich, tasty gravy and served over pasta or rice. It’s hard to find a more satisfying meal than this! Get the Recipe: Chicken Cacciatori.

Meatballs

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Short on time but have a craving for meatballs and sauce? Try this Instant Pot meatball recipe using ground beef. It only requires 12 minutes under pressure to create the tenderest meatballs simmered in a savory red sauce. They’re perfect stuffed into a meatball sub or served over pasta for dinner. Get the Recipe: Meatballs.

Pork Chops

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These Instant Pot boneless pork chops are tender, juicy, and full of flavor. They cook perfectly in a creamy mushroom broth, making them an irresistible weeknight dinner that everyone will rave about. Get the Recipe: Pork Chops.

Lamb Stew

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Instant Pot lamb stew showcases tender, fall-apart lamb braised perfectly in a rich, Guinness-spiked beef broth with veggies. This warm, flavorful dish is ideal for St. Patrick’s Day or any family dinner during the week. Get the Recipe: Lamb Stew.

Instant Pot Coconut Chicken Curry

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This creamy chicken curry is whipped up in the Instant Pot, making it a fast and convenient option for both busy weeknights and relaxed weekends. Feel free to use any curry powder available to you, adjusting the spice level to your preference. It’s a great fit for various dietary needs, including paleo, keto, gluten-free, and low-carb. Get the Recipe: Chicken Curry.

Creamy Mac and Cheese

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This simple Instant Pot mac and cheese recipe is a family favorite that everyone will adore. Plus, there’s no need to fret over making too much; this macaroni dish tastes just as fantastic as leftovers the next day. Get the Recipe: Mac and Cheese.

16 Mind-Blowing Salmon Recipes to Love

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Unlock the secret to sensational meals with our exclusive collection of salmon recipes! Each dish is designed to add a splash of excitement to your dinner table. Perfect for any occasion, from speedy weeknight dinners to elegant gatherings, these flavorful recipes are the ones everyone is raving about. Don’t miss out on the chance to transform your meals with these nutritious, delicious options. Elevate your culinary experience and make every bite count. Get the Recipes: Salmon Recipes.

Create Memorable Meals with These 15 Seafood Favorites

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Check out these 15 simple seafood recipes to spice up your dinner routine. We’ve covered you, from crispy air-fried shrimp to cheesy lobster pizza. These dishes are quick to make, take less than thirty minutes, and are big on flavor, perfect for weeknight dinner or when you need something different. Ready to try some new flavors from the sea? Get started with these crowd-pleasers and make your next meal a hit. Get the
Recipes: Seafood Recipes.

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