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16 Best Instant Pot Recipes to Make this Summer When You Don’t Want to Turn on the Oven

Posted July 18, 2019 by Stephanie

Damn it’s hot out there. These are recipes for the days when it’s too hot to consider even going near the oven, even if it’s off. And forget slow simmering a soup or stew on the stove – nope, hard pass. These 16 Instant Pot recipes are perfect for when you want comfort food but don’t want to sweat, literally. Well, unless you’re sweating from eating a big bowl of noodles. Because didn’t you know? Eating a hot food actually cools you down – it’s why they eat spicy things and hot soups in tropical countries. Super counter intuitive, but when you eat hot food, your brain takes notice and cools you down. Science. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Best Instant Pot Bolognese Sauce Recipe
I don’t know about you, but I crave pasta and meat sauce ALL.THE.DAMN.TIME. And when I don’t want to slow simmer something for hours but still want all that amazing flavor of a well made bolognese, I turn to my favorite Instant Pot bolognese sauce recipe. It comes together quick and easy, perfect for those noodle emergencies.

15 Minute Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup
If you love tortilla soup, you’ll love this Instant Pot version. Fifteen minutes, full of tender chicken, smoky fire roasted tomatoes, and a bit of spice thanks to a jalapeño. Don’t forget the toppings because they’re the best part. Extra tortillas, please!

15 Minute Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup | www.iamafoodblog.com

Instant Pot Pork Shoulder Chile Verde
Green chili is the best chili! And the best time to make green chili is when Hatch chilis are in season which is almost right now! Smoky roasted green chilis, tomatillos, and soft and melt in your mouth chunks of pork shoulder. Serve it with rice or tortillas are just eat it as is topped off with cilantro, lime, and a dollop of sour cream. So good.

Chicken Pot Pie Bow Ties: Instant Pot Creamy Chicken Pasta
Hello! Did you know you can cook pasta right in the Instant Pot with no draining at all? It’s a true one pot dish and it’s incredibly tasty too. When you want comfort food fast, this is your best bet: creamy and full of chunks of chicken, vegetables, and tender perfectly cooked noodles.

Instant Pot Creamy Chicken Pasta | www.iamafoodblog.com

7 Ingredient 10 Minute Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken
When you want takeout but don’t actually want to wait for takeout, make this Instant Pot teriyaki chicken. Super tender chicken, an addictive glossy teriyaki sauce, just 7 ingredients and 7 minutes of high pressure!

instant pot teriyaki chicken recipe | i am a food blog

15 Minute Thai Red Curry Ramen Recipe
A super simple satisfying weeknight dinner full of flavor, lean protein, vegetables, and noodles. This soup is packed with flavor from the curry and sesame, giving you a creamy, nutty soup that hits all the right flavor notes. I especially love the mushrooms. Don’t worry if the coconut milk “breaks” in the Instant Pot – you want it too, it’s how they make curries in Thailand and Malaysia and it’s a sign of a good curry :)

15 Minute Thai Red Curry Ramen Recipe | www.iamafoodblog.com

The Easiest Ever Instant Pot Osso Buco Recipe
Six ingredients and a hour cook time makes fancy Osso Buco a breeze. Use beef shank for it’s incredible texture and use the Instant Pot to cut down on braising time. Tender and full of flavor. Serve it up with risotto, gnocchi, pasta, or some crusty bread.

Instant Pot Chicken and Rice Soup Recipe
If you’re feeling a bit of that summertime sadness, this warm and comforting chicken and rice soup will perk you right up. Full of zingy ginger, chunks of carrots, mushrooms, and chicken this is a soup that will have you coming back for more.

Instant Pot Chicken and Rice Soup Recipe | www.iamafoodblog.com

Instant Pot Maple Caramelized Short Ribs Recipe
Super succulent and tender short ribs can be yours in just 35 minutes with this Instant Pot Vietnamese inspired caramelized short ribs. Sweet, savory, and oh so addictive. Pop them in a bowl of noodles with the braising liquid and you’re gold.

Instant Pot Vietnamese Maple Caramelized Short Ribs | www.iamafoodblog.com

Caramelized Short Ribs with Ramen Noodles

Instant Pot Butter Chicken Recipe
Does anyone not love butter chicken? It’s creamy, saucy, mildly tomato-y, and so perfect with rice and lots of buttered naan for dipping. It might be one of my favorite things ever to eat because it’s so flavorful. Seriously mouthwatering.

instant pot butter chicken recipe | www.iamafoodblog.com

Instant Pot Dishoom’s Famous Black Dal Recipe
In the same vein, if you’re craving Indian food, this Instant Pot dal will be sure to hit the spot. It’s inspired by London’s famous Indian restaurant Dishoom – it’s one of their signature dishes that take over 24 hours to make. This Instant Pot version isn’t quite so involved but it’s pretty darn tasty: tender lentils in a rich and creamy tomato gravy seasoned with cinnamon, coriander, cardamom, fennel, and graham masala. It’s finished with butter and heavy cream and it’s heavenly.

Instant Pot Black Dal Recipe | www.iamafoodblog.com

Instant Pot Chicken Pho Recipe
If you want a nice restaurant quality style bowl of chicken pho without going to a restaruant, this is the recipe for you. Store bought chicken broth is oomph-ed up with charred ginger and onion then spiced with star anise, cinnamon, cloves, coriander, fennel, and cardamom. Slippery rice noodles, tender chicken, and super rich broth.

Authentic Instant Pot Chicken Pho Recipe | www.iamafoodblog.com

Instant Pot Malaysian Chicken Curry Rendang Recipe
If you love Malaysian curries but don’t have the time to spend making curry paste from scratch, this recipe cuts down on time but not on flavor. Slightly spicy, coconutty, and so good with rice.

Smooth and Creamy Instant Pot Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe
I love mashed potatoes but sometimes it feels like bringing a pot of potatoes to boil takes FOREVER. Enter the Instant Pot. Throw everything in there, with chicken stock and garlic, then when the pot has done it’s thing, mash everything up and stir in some butter and milk. It’s practically instant.

Authentic Instant Pot Beef Pho Recipe
Beef pho usually takes hours and hours of simmering which can be daunting in the heat of summer. What’s a noodle lover to do? Do yourself a favor and make this Instant Pot pho. It’s one of those pop it in the pot and forget it kind of recipes and it’s good!

Authentic Instant Pot Pho Recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Instant Pot Creamy Miso Coconut Ramen Recipe
Ramen isn’t just for winter anymore! Miso and coconut mingle in this rich yet light noodle soup that’s perfect for summer. Throw in all the summer vegetables!

15 Minute Miso Coconut Chicken Ramen Recipe | www.iamafoodblog.com

Comments

  1. Sabrina says:

    yep, it’s no oven time for sure, so thank you for all of these!

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