11 Instant Pot Weekday Meals Your Family Will Love

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With the madness of the holiday season nearly upon us, as well as the added stress of virtual schooling for some, managing activity schedules, and balancing work, it’s no wonder that meal planning may not be the top priority on your list. I, for one, usually think about dinner approximately twenty minutes before it’s time to cook.

That’s where the Instant Pot comes in. The Instant Pot is a multifunctional pressure cooker that doubles as the superhero of our kitchen countertops. It’s incredibly fast, and produces the most mouthwatering meals—at a fraction of the time. Perfect for meal procrastinators like me!

We gathered up our favorite healthy, fast, and kid-approved Instant Pot recipes to add to your repertoire. Let us know what you think!


1. Instant Pot Healthy Fried Rice


2. Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup


3. Instant Pot Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Thighs


4. Instant Pot Mac and Cheese


Source: Pinch of Yum


5. Instant Pot Ground Beef Burrito Bowls


6. Instant Pot Lemon Garlic Salmon


7. Instant Pot Pasta with Sausage


8. Instant Pot Quick & Easy Lemon Chicken


9. Instant Pot Pot Roast


Source: No. 2 Pencil


10. Instant Pot Chicken and Broccoli


Source: Love & Zest


11. Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla-Less Soup


This article was originally published on September 15, 2019 and has been updated for timeliness. 


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