13 Healthy Recipes for the Instant Pot

If you're trying to cook healthier in the new year and put your Instant Pot to good use, take a look at this roundup of recipes. During the week, an Instant Pot is an easy way to get dinner on the table in no time. From chili to rotisserie chicken and smothered pork chops to egg bites, these pressure cooker recipes will help you stick to a healthy eating resolution and make meal prep a breeze.

Instant Pot Ground Turkey Lentil Chili

"This healthy, easy pressure cooker turkey lentil chili is the perfect meal for any night of the week. It fills you up without filling you out while still having tons of flavor." - Karen

Instant Pot Faux-Tisserie Chicken

"Do you ever find yourself at the grocery store buying a week’s worth of food, then reach for a rotisserie chicken because you no longer have the energy to go home and cook what you just purchased? I admit it, I am guilty. But have you ever looked at the ingredients label on that chicken? Yikes! My Instant Pot Faux-tisserie Chicken is pure goodness..." - Lisa

Instant Pot Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry

"A popular Chinese takeout favorite made easily in the pressure cooker in under 30 minutes! Easy to customize and perfect for busy weeknights." - Kelly

Instant Pot Lemon Pepper Salmon

"Your new favorite way to cook salmon! You’ll love this easy Instant Pot Lemon Pepper Salmon that comes together so easily with the silkiest and most amazing texture!" - Amy

Instant Pot Chicken Breasts

"This is my tried and true method for making Instant Pot chicken breasts that are tender, juicy and delicious!" - Marjorie

Instant Pot White Chicken Chili

"This recipe couldn’t be easier. I just toss in some sliced chicken breasts, beans, corn, broth, and a bunch of seasonings and I’ve got dinner ready in a snap!" - Stephanie

Instant Pot Keto Smothered Pork Chops

"These tasty Instant Pot Keto Smothered Pork Chops are gluten-free, low carb, paleo, and have a whole30 (dairy free) option. Savory seared pork chops smothered in a creamy sauce with bacon, garlic, and mushrooms." - Stacey

Instant Pot Honey Lemon Chicken

"Instant Pot Honey Lemon Chicken with amazing sweet and tangy flavors is easy to prep with simple ingredients and is ready in less than 30 minutes. It's the perfect weeknight meal!" - Lalaine

Instant Pot Vegetarian Chili

"This Instant Pot Vegetarian Chili made with canned beans, sweet potato, quinoa, and a rainbow of southwest spices is more than deserving of this year’s #1 spot. It’s rich and hearty, strikes an ideal balance between spicy and sweet, and, thanks to the Instant Pot, cooks in minutes instead of hours." - Erin

Instant Pot Egg Bites With Spinach & Prosciutto

"These Instant Pot Egg Bites are soft and velvety, reminding me of eggs prepared using the sous vide technique. Made with spinach and prosciutto, they’re a delicious breakfast that’s both high in protein and portable." - Julia

Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash Buffalo Chicken

"A lightened up, mouthwatering recipe you need to experience immediately! It’s low-calorie, low-carb, full of nutrition, loaded with lean protein and it tastes insanely delicious!" - Holly

Instant Pot Chicken Bruschetta

"Bruschetta Chicken with tomatoes, basil, balsamic, and Parmesan cheese has always been one of my favorite recipes, and it’s only better made in an instant pot! Instant Pot Bruschetta Chicken is one of our go-to easy weeknight meals." - Becky

Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Chicken

"Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Chicken is an easy healthy meal that comes together in less than 30 minutes! Great for tacos, salads, rice bowls, or just plain!" - Allyson


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