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20 Easy Instant Pot Recipes for Busy Nights

Updated August 16, 2020

When life gets busy, things get crazy! This is especially true when it comes to planning meals for your family! Having an Instant Pot has been a real lifesaver around the house, and I don’t know how I ever got dinner on the table without it! I mean sure I love my slow cooker but the Instant Pot became a game changer when you can cook a meal even from frozen in no time at all. That is Why You Should Replace your Slow Cooker with an Instant Pot article came about and I truly think you should replace it.  If you don’t believe me buy an Instant Pot and you will see what I mean.

When you’re short on time these Instant Pot recipes are perfect to make for those busy nights and did I mention they are easy to make? Some of them are even effortless. You can even plan ahead and add these 20 Easy Instant Pot Recipes to your Meal Planner printable worksheet so you know what’s for dinner each night and will be prepared on what to buy at the grocery store.  These are 20 of my favorites and go to Instant Pot recipes for busy nights! 

20 Easy Instant Pot Recipes for Busy Nights

  1. Corn on the Cob
  2. Mac and Cheese
  3. Pot Roast
  4. Baked Potatoes
  5. Honey Garlic Chicken
  6. Hamburger Stroganoff
  7. Italian Wedding Soup
  8. Goulash and Potatoes
  9. Salisbury Steak and Gravy
  10. Easy Asparagus
  11. Chicken Florentine
  12. Balsamic Pork Tenderloin
  13. Easy Chicken Wings
  14. Salsa Chicken
  15. Taco Soup
  16. Cubed Steak and Gravy
  17. No Noodle Lasagna
  18. Easy Gumbo
  19. Chili
  20. Chicken Noodle Soup

The recipes are endless to make in an Instant Pot. You can make whole meals, dessert and now even wine in an Instant Pot. If you can’t find what you’re looking here,  try one of these Instant Pot cookbooks filled with more easy recipe ideas.


  • Hanna
    July 14, 2018 at 7:15 am

    Nice sharing with 20 instapot recipes. I love instapot since it offers easy recipes, but delicious meals. Bookmark to try one by one.

  • Johny
    October 6, 2018 at 5:16 am

    The Instant Pot is a product needly in the kitchen

  • Kyle
    October 15, 2018 at 7:06 am

    Made this tonight! I got a thumbs up from everyone. So good, easy to put together. Thanks so much

    • Alison
      November 3, 2018 at 9:39 pm

      You’re welcome!

  • Juju
    March 12, 2019 at 12:25 pm

    Thanks for sharing 20 pot recipes

  • Su Mucheng
    April 26, 2019 at 6:13 am

    Good read, amazing recipes, love it. Thanks for posting.

  • Rodneytownsend
    November 18, 2021 at 4:43 am

    Good read, amazing recipes, love it. Thanks for posting.


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