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Oh my soul! Call me late to the party, but I just recently picked up an electric pressure cooker and holy smokes! Talk about making my life easier! Not only does it allow me to cook quicker, but it paved the way for Mr. Six Dollar to cook as well since he really doesn’t have a whole lot of cooking skill when it comes to the stove. Over the last few weeks, we have done our fair share of testing Instant Pot recipes and have come to a few conclusions! These 35 instant pot side dish recipes and instant pot soup recipes are some of our absolute favorites so far! I wanted to share them with you so that you could enjoy them too!
While I didn’t buy an Instant Pot, I did buy something that is close enough that these Instant Pot side dish recipes and these Instant Pot soup recipes are interchangeable. I actually bought the Farberware 6 quart electric pressure cooker. I love it and even though I was a bit leery due to the reviews, I have no regrets. It cooks the same, it is super easy to run (Emma runs it all the time at 12-years-old) and it has held up to almost daily use like a trooper. The only difference that I can see is that it was cheaper. I will very likely upgrade eventually to a 6 quart Instant Pot for two reasons; it has more options as far as what I can do lke the ability to make homemade (Six Dollar Family) yogurt and I can’t currently adjust high/low pressure. Sure, it’s easy enough to figure out, but I’d like to have that ability.
Instant Pot Side Dish and Soup Recipes
If you, like me, have a different electric pressure cooker, these Instant Pot side dish recipes and Instant Pot soup recipes will work for you! Just adjust them to fit your pressure cooker and you’re good to go! I’ve found that when an Instant Pot recipe says High Pressure that it works in mine to use the chicken/meat setting.
I Was Born to Cook brings us this Quick pressure cooker potato salad recipe. It’s perfect for taking along to any picnic or family get together and would pair well with our Easy Macaroni Salad Recipe!
Yum! If you like mushrooms, you’ll love this Pressure cooker easy mushroom risotto recipe from Living Sweet Moments!
Beans are a cheap food staple that we should all have in our pantries and these pressure cooker Mexican beans with avocado-poblano salsa from Kalyn’s Kitchen drive away the bland!
Butternut squash isn’t only for your fall menu plan! This Pressure cooker butternut cauliflower soup recipe by Peas and Crayons is delicious anytime of the year!
Real Mom Reviews brings us an amazing Instant pot chicken tortellini soup recipe that will make you wonder why you’ve ever made it any other way!
I am a huge fan of asparagus and this Instant pot cheesy asparagus wrapped in bacon by Recipe This is one of my favs!
Forget to plan dinner? Try this 10-minute pesto chicken pasta recipe from ABC’s and Garden Peas takes only 10 minutes!
Need something soul soothing? Try this Instant pot cheddar broccoli soup recipe from My Blessed Southern Life!
Still hungry? You’ll love the rest of these Instant Pot side dish recipes and Instant Pot Soup recipes!
Perfect pressure cooker rice recipe from Pressure Cooker Recipes
How to make the perfect eggs in instant pot from Pressure Cooker Recipes
Minestrone in the instant pot from I Was Born to Cook
Instant pot corn on the cob wrapped in bacon from Recipe This
Zucchini and yellow squash soup with rosemary and parmesan from Kalyn’s Kitchen
Instant pot hard boiled eggs from Smashed Peas & Carrots
Instant pot cheeseburger soup by Recipe This
Vegetarian lentil tortilla soup from Peas and Crayons
Instant pot mashed potatoesfrom Mashup Mom
Instant pot bean & bacon soup from Recipe This
Zucchini & tomato instant pot soup from Classy on a Dime
Instant pot brussels sprouts from Mom Nom’s
Easy instant pot carrot soup with coconut milk from Plated Cravings
Easy instant pot vegetable soup from Mashup Mom
The best instant pot chicken noodle soup from Sidewalk Shoes
Instant pot loaded potato soup from Recipe This
Chicken enchilada soup in the pressure cooker from Life is Sweeter by Design
Instant pot creamy tomato soup with crispy parmesan chickpeas from Peas and Crayons
How to cook sweet potatoes in an instant pot from Gluten Free Pressure Cooker
Cauliflower and mushroom pressure cooker soup with parmesan from Kalyn’s Kitchen
Instant pot 20-minute jacket potato– by Recipe This
Instant pot ham & potato soup from Mashup Mom
Broccoli cheese soup in the pressure cooker from Life is Sweeter by Design
Instant pot low-carb soup with ground beef, green beans, and tomatoes from Kalyn’s Kitchen