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16 Instant Pot Dinners for Quick, Delicious, and Hassle-Free Meals

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If you’re looking for quick and easy dinner recipes that taste great, look no further than your Instant Pot. This versatile kitchen appliance can cook a wide variety of meals in a fraction of the time it would take on the stovetop or in the oven.

Whether you’re new to the Instant Pot or a seasoned pro, there are plenty of easy recipes to choose from!

A bowl of creamy gnocchi soup.
Photo Credit: Trop Rockin.

You are going to love the flavor of this creamy, rich soup. It has plump gnocchi, carrots, chicken and the yummiest creamy base. Make this in the instant pot for Olive Garden flavor, at home.

Get the recipe: Chicken gnocchi soup.

instant pot shredded bbq chicken sandwich.
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BBQ chicken makes a great sandwich, or add it to nachos! You can make this saucy sandwich in no time with the use of an instant pot for a dinner no one will be disappointed by!

Get the recipe: Shredded BBQ Chicken.

Crab legs, corn on the cob and potatoes
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Who knew it could be so easy to make a crab boil at home? With the help of an instant pot, you can get a medley of succulent flavors on the table in a matter of minutes.

Get the recipe: Crab Boil.

Pasta topped with shrimp.
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Shrimp and pasta are perfect partners for an easy instant pot dinner. Your family will love this rich and satisfying meal with a salad or crusty bread.

Get the recipe: Shrimp scampi.

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Mac and cheese is perfect comfort food! Make this on a busy night with the help of your instant pot. It is ready in just a few moments and has the creamiest flavor!

Get the recipe: Mac and cheese.

Bowl of creamy tomato ziti on wooden countertop.
Photo Credit: Lolo Home Kitchen.

This recipe is so easy yet so creamy! Your family will love this instant pot pasta dish with salad and bread on a busy night.

Get the recipe: Creamy Tomato Ziti.

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Make a hearty and wholesome stew for dinner tonight. With white beans, tomatoes and potatoes, you will leave the table full of great vegan flavors without breaking the bank on this dish.

Get the recipe: White bean stew.

Bowl of Ranch Chipotle Chicken Pasta.
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You only need 30 minutes and a few ingredients to make this easy and satisfying dinner. This is a great dish to make when you want pasta, but want a break from marinara.

Get the recipe: Ranch chipotle chicken pasta.

Lamb Stew with Red Wine in a bowl.
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This stew feels so elegant, but thanks to your instant pot, it is so easy! With red wine, lamb meat and all of the veggies you would want in every bite you will leave the table satisfied!

Get the recipe: Lamb stew with red wine.

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Chicken and rice is a classic family dish, but this recipe cooks it in record time, without sacrificing flavor! Let your pressure cooker handle the cooking after a long day at work.

Get the recipe:  Chicken and rice.

Instant Pot Jerk Chicken served on a plate with mashed potatoes and salad.
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Make this jerk chicken in your instant pot for fresh food in a flash! You will love this budget friendly recipe that uses chicken thighs to stretch your grocery budget.

Get the recipe: Jerk chicken.

Chicken Tortilla Soup in a bowl with slices of avocado on top.
Photo Credit: Seasonal Cravings.

A bowl of chicken tortilla soup makes for a fresh and flavorful dinner. You can make this in the pressure cooker in no time for a busy night meal.

Get the recipe: Chicken tortilla soup.

Meatloaf and Mashed Potatoes on a plate.
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Get classic comfort food on the table in no time with this easy instant pot recipe. Mashed potatoes and meatloaf are perfect partners for a hearty meal.

Get the recipe:  Meatloaf and mashed potatoes.

Chicken Drumsticks on a plate.
Photo Credit: Urban Bliss Life.

These drumsticks go into the pressure cooker, and come out as a fast and flavorful family food option. This budget friendly dish is so delicious on a busy weeknight.

Get the recipe: Chicken drumsticks.

Stuffed green bell Pepper
Photo Credit: The Country Cook.

Stuffed peppers are always a good idea, but this recipe was made for busy nights! With simple ingredients and loads of cheese, everyone will love this instant pot recipe.

Get the recipe: Instant Pot Stuffed Peppers.

A mug of chicken barley soup.
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You can’t go wrong with a classic soup like chicken barley! You are going to love how easy this recipe is, and how fast it cooks in a pressure cooker for comfort food on a busy night.

Get the recipe: Chicken barley soup.

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