Gobble, gobble! Just in time for Thanksgiving, here are 36 foolproof Instant Pot recipes. Each has at least a 4.5 star rating and a minimum of 30 reviews. No Instant Pot? Treat yourself this Black Friday and use your Crock Pot in the meantime.

Recipe Blogs (Reader-Favorite Recipes)

Readers have spoken! With everything from breakfasts to desserts, these are the most popular, reader-favorite blog recipes. The Instant Pot recipes and Cake Mix recipes are particularly well-loved.

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16 Reader-Favorite Recipes (Sweet Treats)
Most people would probably put this list after the savory recipes. On this blog, however, we are firm believers in eating dessert first.

1. 3-Minute Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream


2. Cake Mix Pancakes


3. Cranberry Oatmeal with Quinoa (Instant Pot recipe)


4. Cake Mix Cookie Bars


5. Cake Mix Custard (blender recipe)


6. Chocolate Pudding with Coconut Milk and Coffee


7. Foolproof Lemon Curd


8. Double Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cake (egg-free)


9. Pumpkin Ice Cream


10. 3-Minute S'Mores


11. Pretzel S'Mores (no campfire needed)


12. Baked Lemon Ricotta Donuts


13. Ooey Gooey Rum Cake


14. 7 Canned Cinnamon Roll Hacks


15. Sweet Carrot Pancakes with Marshmallow Creme


16. Dutch Baby 


17. Coffee Whipped Cream


28 Reader-Favorite Recipes (Lunch & Dinner)

1. Egg Salad in an Avocado


2. Cornmeal Waffles with Homemade Chili


3. Collard Pizza Lasagna (Instant Pot recipe)


4. Hot Ham & Cheese Crepes


5. Creamy Enchilada Rice (Instant Pot recipe)


6. Amazing Homestyle Mayonnaise


7. Goat Cheese Dip


8. Copycat Taco Bell Grilled Stuffed Burritos


9. Popovers with Onion and Gouda


10. Breakfast Fusion Potstickers (featured on Huffington Post)


11. Salad with Fried Tofu "Croutons"


12. Chayote Squash with Cauliflower and Sherry


13. Cheesy Chicken Ramen Noodles


14. Chicken Curry Ramen Noodles


15. Pasta with Tuna and Bok Choy


16. Zucchini Pancakes


17. Kale and Zucchini Quesadillas


18. How to Fix Trader Joe's Masala Simmer Sauce


19. Cornbread Muffins with Hotdogs and Spinach


20. Toaster Oven Quiche/Pizza Souffle


21. Taco Salad


22. Coleslaw for People Who Hate Coleslaw


23. Gouda 101 for Cheese Simpletons


24. Mix and Match Pizza Casserole


25. Mojito Watermelon (a favorite at the food and wine festival in Angel Fire, NM)


26. Lamb Soup with Noodles


27. Homestyle Salad with Knorr Homestyle Stock


28. Cream of Broccoli Soup (Instant Pot recipe)



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Bonus - Drinks!


1. Lemon Lime and Bitters (an Aussie favorite)


2. Easy Pumpkin Latte


3. Hot Apple Cider (Crock Pot/slow cooker)


4. Vitamix Beauty Smoothie


Bonus - Holidays!


1. (Sorta) Healthy Peeps Nests for Easter


2. Melting Snowman Christmas Cookies


3. Instant Pot Thanksgiving - 36 Instant Pot Recipes for Turkey, Ham, Sides, Desserts, & More


Bonus - 
Recipes You Can Make with a Box of Cake Mix!

1. Cake Mix Pudding

2. Cake Mix Cookie Bars

3. Cake Mix Pancakes

Instant Pot Recipes


Instant Pot Breakfasts

1. Sausage Gravy (for Biscuits & Gravy) from 365 Days of Slow + Pressure Cooking

2. Egg Casserole from Lemons for Lulu

3. Apple Cake from Ministry of Curry

4. Quinoa Breakfast Bowls from Detoxinista

5. Cinnamon Rolls from Aileen Cooks (You can create an assortment by using the tips in my Cinnamon Roll Hacks article.)

6. Banana Bread Steel Cut Oats from Mel's Kitchen Cafe

7. Oatmeal with Quinoa from Kitty Deschanel

Instant Pot Appetizers

1. Firecracker Candied Pecans from Amy + Jacky (Also great with almonds and/or walnuts)

2. Traditional Hummus from Everyday Maven

3. Beet Hummus from Simply Recipes

4. No Knead Bread from Bake Me Some Sugar

5. Hard Boiled Eggs (for Deviled Eggs) from A Mind "Full" Mom

6. Artichoke and Spinach Dip (Applebee's Copycat Recipe) from Adventures of a Nurse

Instant Pot Side Dishes

1. Life-Changing Mashed Potatoes from Mel's Kitchen Cafe

2. No-Drippings Gravy from The View From Great Island

3. Mushroom Risotto from Damn Delicious

4. Creamed Corn from Went Here 8 This

5. Stuffing from Pressure Cooking Today


7. Green Beans and Potatoes from Oh, Sweet Basil

8. Silky Smooth Sweet Potatoes from Rachel Cooks

9. Caramelized Onions from Lisa's Dinnertime Dish

10. Sugar-Glazed Carrots from Deliciously Sprinkled

11. Mac and Cheese from The Salty Marshmallow 

12. Collard Greens (and Collar Greens Pizza!) from Kitty Deschanel

13. Enchilada Rice from Kitty Deschanel

Instant Pot Soup

1. Butternut Squash Soup from Gimme Some Oven

2. Creamy Tomato Tortellini Soup from Cooking with Karli

3. Vegetarian Chili from Well Plated

4. Vegetable Soup from Where You Get Your Protein

5. Cream of Broccoli Soup from Kitty Deschanel

Instant Pot Main Course

1. Turkey Breast from Jo Cooks

2. Whole Turkey from Bacon Is Magic

3. Honey Ham (made with a bone-in spiral ham) from Adventures of a Nurse


4. 3-Packet Beef Roast from The Salty Pot

Instant Pot Desserts

1. New York Cheesecake from This Old Gal

2. Apple Crisp from The Typical Mom

3. Crustless Pumpkin Pie from Two Sleevers

4. Rice Pudding from Pressure Cooking Today

5. Bourbon Sticky Toffee Pudding from A Communal Table

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Spelling tip: How do you remember the difference between 'desert' and 'dessert'?
With dessert, you go back for seconds!

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