10 Essential Instant Pot Recipes


Once you get started using your Instant Pot, you'll be amazed at the versatility and speed it offers in cooking. They're fantastic for everything from meltingly tender short ribs to decadent desserts and even homemade Mac & Cheese in minutes.

These 10 Essential Recipes highlight all of the Instant Pot's best features and are the game changers you need in your cooking repertoire. For each recipe, we've added prep and cook times; these will vary based on how fast you are at prep and the Instant Pot you have, as some heat up faster than others. But steer clear of these 10 things you should never cook in an Instant Pot. Or if you love rice, here are 8 reasons why you should buy a rice cooker.

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Julie Hartigan
Julie Hartigan is a professional chef and food writer who has developed recipes for publications including Weight Watchers, Saveur, and Real Simple. She has also appeared on CBS New York and The Chew. You can find more of her recipes at cookingwjulie.com.