Stress-Free Pressure-Cooker Recipes

Save on time and cleanup with these fast and easy pressure-cooker meals.

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Pressure Cooker Chili

Alton’s thick and hearty chili is just what you want on a crisp winter day. He beefs up the chili with three different meats, then thickens the broth with crushed tortilla chips.

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Healthy Pressure Cooker Beef Stroganoff

Pressure cookers take the pressure off you, making it easy to cook long-braise dishes for weeknight dinners. This beef stroganoff uses lean beef chuck for a high-protein feast.

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Pressure-Cooker Shrimp and Saffron Risotto

Risotto doesn’t need to be intimidating. Thanks to your pressure cooker, this easy, elegant dish is ready in a snap.

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Pressure-Cooked Potatoes with Smoky Aioli

Trisha’s easy-breezy potatoes are made in half the time with her pressure cooker. To finish, she tops her dish with a super-yummy mayonnaise sauce.

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5-Ingredient Instant Pot Mac and Cheese

We love multi-purpose kitchen gadgets that make life easier, so that's why the Instant Pot (a slow cooker, pressure cooker and stove-top stand-in, all in one) is a go-to for quick meals. Especially this creamy kid-friendly mac and cheese, which cooks up in no time. And after it's been gobbled up, you'll only have one pot to clean!

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Instant Pot Steamed Rice

Take the guesswork out of rice and use your Instant Pot® to make it foolproof.

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The Ultimate Cuban Sandwich

Tyler’s melt-in-your-mouth Cuban sandwich starts with a pressure-cooked pork shoulder, which he seasons with a dry spice rub. Once cooked, he layers a Cuban bread roll with the pork, deli ham, pickles and Swiss cheese.

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Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

These super creamy mashed potatoes could not be any easier — no dicing or draining required. This is a great make-ahead recipe at any time of the year, but it's especially fitting around the holidays.

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Black Beans in a Pressure-Cooker

Tyler’s black beans are ready to enjoy in less than an hour no soaking required. Plus, there’s only one pot to clean at the end!

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Pressure-Cooked Chicken Posole with Avocado Tomatillo Salsa

This fiery chicken soup gets its flavor from lime, ancho chiles and tomatillos. For extra depth of flavor, replace the lime juice with a whole aged lime.

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Instant Pot Pot Roast

Searing and pressure cooking your pot roast in a versatile Instant Pot® helps you get that fall-apart-tender meat quicker than you would with a traditional recipe.

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Instant Pot Salmon with Garlic Potatoes and Greens

You'll feel like a chef when you serve this salmon dinner, complete with garlicky smashed potatoes and warm greens. A little lemon zest and paprika go a long way in flavoring this quick and easy meal.

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Instant Pot Korean-Style Short Ribs

No need to fire up the grill for this sticky, meaty dish. With the Instant Pot®, finger-licking short ribs are ready in no time. If you miss that charred flavor, a quick trip under the broiler will satisfy.

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Instant Pot Sunday Sauce

Your Sundays are now free! No more standing over the stove babysitting Sunday supper. This sauce is fully loaded with pork, beef, sausage and meatballs, and is sure to become a family tradition that won't leave you short on time to relax and enjoy Sunday Funday.

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Instant Pot Vanilla Cheesecake

Yes, your Instant Pot® can even take care of dessert. This creamy cheesecake comes together in a snap. Swap in 1 1/3 cups graham crackers or chocolate wafer cookie crumbs instead of using vanilla wafers for an easy variation.

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