best 119+ instant pot recipes dinners

Looking for a quick and easy recipe for a busy weeknight? Try one of these 5 Ingredient Instant Pot Recipes. Most of them are dump and start recipes that use ingredients you probably already have in your pantry. Plus, since so few ingredients are required for these recipes, they are very budget friendly.

Main Entree 5 Ingredient Instant Pot Recipes


  1. Spaghetti and Meatballs from I Wash You Dry
  2. Beef and Noodles from Recipes That Crock
  3. Italian Beef from Mash Up Mom
  4. Frozen Ground Beef from Kitchen Stewardship
  5. Granny’s Classic Beef and Noodles from Self Proclaimed Foodie
  6. Pot Roast from Girl and The Kitchen
  7. Mississippi Pot Roast from A Mom’s Impression
  8. Corned Beef and Cabbage from I Don’t Have Time for That
  9. Chipotle Brisket from Fed and Fit
  10. Spaghetti from The Typical Mom
  11. Classic Round Steak & Gravy from The Tipsy Housewife
  12. Shredded Beef Tacos from Tasty Ever After
  13. Cubed Steak from Adventures of a Nurse
  14. Butter Beef from Beyer Beware
  15. 5 Ingredient Chili from Mason Fit
  16. One Pot Penne and Meatballs from Lemon Lavender Love
  17. Italian Beef Dinner from Confessions of an Overworked Mom
  18. Beef and Cheddar Sandwiches from 365 Days of Slow and Pressure Cooking
  19. Chili Mac from The Typical Mom


  1. Pulled Pork from Home. Made. Interest.
  2. BBQ Instant Pot Ribs from Pressure Cook Recipes
  3. Hawaiian Kalua Pork from Rasa Malaysia
  4. Carnitas from Buns in My Oven
  5. Sausage and Penne from Lemon Lavender Love
  6. Sweet and Sticky Ribs from The Midnight Baker
  7. Buttery Ranch Boneless Pork Chops from Eating on a Dime
  8. Creamy Sausage Tortellini from Meatloaf and Melodrama
  9. Pineapple Brown Sugar Ham from Crunchy Creamy Sweet
  10. “Baked” Ziti from Kitchn
  11. Apple Cider Pork Loin from Gourmet Dad
  12. Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork from Adventures of a Nurse
  13. Homestyle Pork Chops from Recipes That Crock
  14. Pork Tenderloin from Savory Tooth
  15. Pork Ramen from Steamy Kitchen
  16. Pork Loin with Stuffing and Gravy from The Creative Bite
  17. Ham and Beans from The Cooking Family



  1. Salsa Verde Chicken from Cookies and Cups
  2. Chicken Enchilada Casserole from Wondermom Wannabe
  3. Salsa Shredded Chicken from Skinnytaste
  4. Chicken Chile Verde from Two Peas and Their Pod
  5. Chicken Tacos from Spend with Pennies
  6. Shredded Chicken from The Typical Mom
  7. Taco Ranch Chicken Chili from The Novice Chef
  8. Chicken Burrito Lasagna from My Life’s Cookbook


  1. Pulled BBQ Chicken from Aunt Bee’s Recipes
  2. Easy Chicken Wings from Good Dinner Mom
  3. Shredded Chicken from Wholesome Yum
  4. Shredded BBQ Cream Cheese Chicken from 365 Days of Slow and Pressure Cooking
  5. Chicken and Rice from Budget Bytes
  6. Chicken Thighs from Jennifer Banz
  7. Chicken and Stuffing from I Save A to Z
  8. Melt-In-Your-Mouth Chicken from Recipes That Crock
  9. Chicken, Broccoli and Rice from I Don’t Have Time for That
  10. Juicy Chicken Breasts from Add a Pinch
  11. Hawaiian Chicken from Pink When
  12. White Chicken Chili from Gimme Some Oven
  13. Mississippi Chicken from Simply Happy Foodie
  14. Cream Cheese Chicken Pasta from Six Sisters Stuff
  15. Chicken and Gravy from 365 Days of Slow and Pressure Cooking
  16. BBQ Chicken Wings from Crunchy Creamy Sweet
  17. Frozen Chicken Breasts from A Bountiful Kitchen

Other Chicken Recipes

  1. Teriyaki Chicken from The Typical Mom
  2. Chicken Tikka Marsala from Pinch of Yum
  3. Honey Garlic Chicken from Slender Kitchen
  4. Italian Chicken Sandwiches from Instant Loss
  5. Crack Chicken from A Mom’s Impressions
  6. Honey Balsamic Drumsticks from Living Sweet Moments
  7. Curried Lemon Coconut Chicken from Kitchen Stewardship
  8. Chicken Alfredo Salsa Pasta from 365 Days of Slow and Pressure Cooking
  9. Italian Chicken from This Old Gal
  10. Chicken Stock from Honest and Truly
  11. Orange Chicken from The Typical Mom

Other Main Entree 5 Ingredient Instant Pot Recipes

  1. Turkey Verde and Rice from The Creative Bite
  2. BBQ Turkey from Redefined Mom
  3. Low Country Shrimp Boil from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom
  4. Vegetarian Bolognese from Detoxinista
  5. Broccoli Cheddar Pasta from Adventures of a Nurse
  6. Alfredo from Cooking with Karli
  7. Spaghetti Aglio E Olio from The Belly Rules The Mind
  8. Broccoli Cheese Soup from Kitschen Cat
  9. Spicy Garlic Eggplant from Melanie Cooks

Side Dish 5 Ingredient Instant Pot Recipes


  1. Mashed Potatoes from Eating on a Dime
  2. Sweet Potatoes from Recipes That Crock
  3. Crispy & Creamy Roasted Potatoes from Amy + Jacky
  4. Baked Potatoes from The Intentional Mom
  5. Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes from The Typical Mom
  6. Scalloped Potatoes from Joanie Simon
  7. Parmesan Ranch Potatoes from Recipe Teacher


  1. Fried Rice from Happy Foods Tube
  2. Black Beans and Rice from My Plant Based Family
  3. Cilantro Lime Rice from Food Faith Fitness
  4. Spinach Rice from Nora Cooks
  5. Coconut Rice from Amy + Jacky
  6. Perfect Rice from Platings and Pairings

Other Side Dish 5 Ingredient Instant Pot Recipes

  1. Mac and Cheese from Pinch of Yum
  2. Perfect Quinoa from Hip Pressure Cooking
  3. Sourdough Bread from Living Sweet Moments
  4. Baked Apples (Vegan) from Clean Eating Kitchen
  5. Cinnamon Apples from This Pilgrim Life
  6. Applesauce from Tastes Better from Scratch

Vegetable Side Dishes

  1. Garlic Parmesan Corn on the Cob from Crunchy Creamy Sweet
  2. Creamed Corn from Simple Pressure Cooker Meals
  3. Parmesan Ranch Corn from Recipe Teacher
  4. Garlic Butter Green Beans from Soulfully Made
  5. Garlic and Parmesan Asparagus from Adventures of a Nurse
  6. Brussels Sprouts with Garlic Cream Cheese Parmesan from Eating Well 101
  7. Buttered Cabbage from My Forking Life
  8. Bacon Green Beans from Simple Pressure Cooker Meals
  9. Brown Sugar Carrots from Eating on a Dime
  10. Honey Ginger Carrots from This Pilgrim Life
  11. Spaghetti Squash from Eating on a Dime

Dessert 5 Ingredient Instant Pot Recipes

  1. Japanse Cheesecake from Kirbie’s Cravings
  2. Dump Cake from The Typical Mom
  3. Peach Cobbler from 365 Days of Slow and Pressure Cooking
  4. Monkey Bread from Food N Service
  5. Creme Brulee from Amy + Jacky
  6. Angel Food Cake from The Typical Mom
  7. Greek Yogurt from This Old Gal
  8. Apple Dump Cake from Sparkles to Sprinkles
  9. Flan from One Happy Housewife
  10. Red Velvet Lava Cake from Simple Pressure Cooker Meals


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