These healthy Instant Pot recipes will give you the inspiration to create delicious, wholesome meals in your pressure cooker, quickly and easily! The Instant Pot isn’t just for dinner – here are our favorite healthy recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even dessert!
Is cooking with the Instant Pot healthy?
Just like any other type of cooking, Instant Pot recipes are only as healthy as the ingredients in them. A nice feature of cooking with an Instant Pot is the ability to use healthier cooking methods in less time. By steaming, braising, and cooking under pressure, you can make healthy meals faster than with other methods.
Healthy Instant Pot Recipes
To make things as easy for you as possible, the recipes shown below are in categories, broken down by meal. When you find healthy Instant Pot meals that you want the recipe for, simply click on the photo of the dish, or the link below it.
Healthy Breakfast Ideas
Thanks to the Instant Pot, making healthy recipes for breakfast couldn’t be any easier. Steel cut oats, oatmeal, and baked eggs are all incredibly healthy and SO easy to make in the Instant Pot! If you’ve never made homemade yogurt in your Instant Pot, you really should try it. It’s simple because it starts with a container of premade yogurt.
Healthy Breakfast Stuffed Sweet Potatoes, via The Live-In Kitchen
Instant Pot Keto Frittata with Ham, Broccoli, and Peppers, via Two Sleevers
Pressure Cooker Yogurt in the Instant Pot, via Pressure Cooking Today
Instant Pot Keto Breakfast Casserole, via All Day I Dream About Food
Fall Instant Pot Shashuka with Butternut Squash, via Rachel Cooks
Healthy Instant Pot Lunch Recipes
When you’re planning healthy Instant Pot recipes to make for lunch, soups are a must-make. Lunches like burrito bowls and other food in jars are also delicious, healthy lunch ideas.
Instant Pot Taco Meat (for Taco Salad Jars), via Eating Instantly
Healthy Instant Pot Jambalaya, via A Mind Full Mom
Instant Pot Detox Vegetable Soup, via The Girl on Bloor
Healthy Instant Pot Burrito Bowls, via Diethood
Instant Pot Paleo Steak Fajita Soup, via Cotter Crunch
Wholesome Instant Pot Dinners
The options for making a healthy, nutritious dinner in your Instant Pot are nearly endless! Whole chicken, turkey, and other lean meats roast to juicy perfection under pressure. By using a steamer basket set inside the pressure cooker, you can cook side dishes right along with your healthy Instant Pot dinner. Talk about a time-saver!
Instant Pot Soy-Free Asian Salmon, via Garden in the Kitchen
Instant Pot Thai Chicken Curry, via Eating Instantly
Healthy Beef and Tomato Stew, via Eat Yourself Skinny
Low Carb Instant Pot Greek Pork Tacos, via Kalyn’s Kitchen
Vegetarian Lentil Tortilla Soup, via Peas and Crayons
Instant Pot Healthy Desserts
The Instant Pot can do anything, including making healthy desserts! Baked custard, grain-free cheesecake, apple crisp… the list goes on! These healthy desserts are sure to give any day a sweet ending!
5-Minute Healthy Instant Pot Chocolate Pudding, via Recipes to Nourish
Healthy Instant Pot Key Lime Custard Bites, via My Crazy Good Life
Pressure Cooker Pumpkin Date Brown Rice Pudding, via Pressure Cooking Today
Instant Pot Keto Chocolate Cheesecake, via Low Carb Yum
2-Ingredient Instant Pot Applesauce, via Oh, Sweet Basil