If you are looking for quick healthy recipes, you will want to check out the 20 healthy Instant Pot recipes that are perfect for your busy life. These top easy healthy Instant Pot recipes are full of flavor and lots of different ingredients so you are sure to find a healthy Instant Pot idea your family will love.
20 Healthy Instant Pot Recipes
It’s no secret that the Instant Pot is a chef’s new best friend for getting meals on the table in record time. It’s also a great appliance for helping you create healthy meals with little to no fuss, thanks to the benefits of pressurized cooking. This collection of healthy Instant Pot recipes is full of menu planning ideas from breakfast and the way through to dessert. You’ll find meal recipes for meat lovers as well as vegetarians. From soups to stews, from fajitas to meatballs and from lentils to veggies, you’ll find inspiration for healthy cooking for a range of dietary needs. With minimal prep, these mouth-watering recipes will practically make themselves allowing you to enjoy delicious and healthy meals in no time at all!
Are Instant Pot Recipes Healthy?
That all depends on the ingriendents you use. Instant pot recipes can be full of fat or full of healthy ingrentients. We rounded up the top healthy instant pot recipes that can make it so easy to eat healthy. cehck out these top rated healthy Instant Pot recipes.
There’s no need to add sugar to naturally sweet apples when you make this healthy pressure cooker version of applesauce. Just core the apples, slice them (leave the peels on) and place them in your Instant Pot. Add a little water, turn it on and come back in 10 minutes to an awesome batch of applesauce. So delicious!
Instant Pot Applesauce No Sugar Added by Detoxinista
This chicken noodle soup that’s full of healthy veggies is a recipe that every Instant Pot owner should master. Good news: it’s so easy! Sauté your carrots, celery, onion and garlic before adding the chicken, stock and seasonings. Noodles go in at the very end for a delicious and hearty soup that the whole family will love.
Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup by Taste And See
Forget boiling eggs on the stovetop and instead use your pressure cooker for the perfect hard boiled eggs – every time! You can even batch cook eggs for meal planning purposes so you always have them ready to go for the week. Plus, using your Instant Pot makes the eggs incredibly easy to peel. Awesome!
Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs by Recipes From A Pantry
Try these gluten free turkey meatballs for a change from beef. You can even cook these from frozen and they’ll still be tasty and tender. The turkey meatballs get cooked right in the sauce so all the seasoning and flavors are infused into the meat. They cook in about 10 minutes making this an easy dish to get on the table quickly.
Gluten Free Instant Pot Turkey Meatballs by Flippin Delicious
Give your Instant Pot 20 minutes to make this savory fajita dish full of spices, steak, peppers and onions. No fancy cooking skills are needed; just slice, dump, seal and cook and then come back to plate it up. You’ll love the tender beef and spicy veggies!
Instant Pot Steak Fajitas by Little Sunny Kitchen
Make this batch of healthy chili to feed a crowd or save the leftovers for another meal. Start with sautéing the turkey and onions before adding the rest of the ingredients The butternut squash cubes go in last, on top. Just 15 minute of high pressure renders you a delicious chili that’s family approved.
Butternut Squash Turkey Chili by Fit Mitten Kitchen
If you enjoy the flavors of egg rolls you’ll want to try this deconstructed version that comes together easily in your pressure cooker. Ground beef, cabbage, carrots, ginger, garlic, onion and riced cauliflower combine to make this egg roll in a bowl your new favorite go-to meal for busy nights!
Instant Pot Egg Roll In A Bowl by Awefilled Homemaker
The secret to this healthy cake is chocolate. That’s right! Flavonoids are the key ingredient in dark chocolate that make it a heart-healthy food. Make sure and choose dark chocolate that contains at least 70% cocoa. Oh, and this cake is also gluten-free, sugar-free, and dairy-free. Win-win!
Instant Pot Chocolate Pudding Cake by This Pilgrim Life
Dried red lentil are pressure cooked to tenderness with this zesty vegetarian soup full of beans and veggies in a spicy tomato sauce. Set out your favorite toppings while your Instant Pot cooks this Mexican-inspired soup to perfection. Serve to rave reviews!
Vegetarian Lentil Tortilla Soup by Peas And Crayons
Sauté your meat, onions and garlic in your Instant Pot before building your lasagna. Using a baking pan, layer your lasagna ingredients, minus the noodle layers. Add water to the bottom of your Instant Pot, set the pan on your pressure cooker bakeware sling and cook for 9 minutes. You’ll love the flavor and healthy no-pasta version of this lasagna!
Instant Pot No Noodle Lasagna by Low Carb Yum
If you love oatmeal you’ll want to use steel cut oats for a healthy meal. Your Instant Pot will pressure cook them to tender perfection. Learn how to use just water or a mix of water and milk for the ultimate flavor and best texture results. When cooked, just add your favorite toppings and enjoy!
Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats by A Mind Full Mom
Season these short ribs with a combo of butter, garlic, and fresh thyme for fall-off-the-bone goodness. Sear the short ribs, sauté the seasonings and then pressure cook for 35 minutes. It’s worth the time for these delectable ribs!
Garlic Butter Instant Pot Short Ribs by Delicious Little Bites
Using ground chicken, you can make this easy meal in under 20 minutes. Season the chicken with spices and add some veggies like diced zucchini to add a little more substance. Sauté and then add the liquid ingredients to infuse and cook the meat fully. Use butter lettuce for the perfect rollup vehicle. Savory!
Pressure Cooker Chicken Lettuce Wraps by Simply Recipes
For a protein-pack meal make these spice black beans which turn out tender every time thanks to your pressure cooker. There’s no need to pre-soak your beans. You’ll just sauté your veggies and spices before adding the dry beans and water or broth. Cook for 50 minutes and enjoy these spicy beans as is or use in other recipes throughout the week.
Mexican Black Beans In The Instant Pot by Piping Hot Curry
Give your Instant Pot 30 minutes to make you this delicious plant-based curry. A base of creamy coconut milk flavors the cauliflower and garbanzo beans. Spice it up with onions, garlic, ginger, garam masala and curry powder. Garnish with cashews, if desired. So tasty!
Cauliflower Tikka Masala by The Forked Spoon
Make this immune-boosting soup full of veggies like broccoli, carrots, celery and tomatoes. Beans, along with garlic, basil, and raw buckwheat groats fill out this healthy soup profile. Make a batch for today and stash some in your fridge for later.
Instant Pot Spring Vegetable Soup by Kitchen Of Youth
It only takes 5 ingredients to make this vegan dessert pudding. Dry rice with coconut milk and unsweetened coconut make the creamiest healthy pudding that kids as well as adults will enjoy. Top with fruit, if desired.
Instant Pot Coconut Rice Pudding by Simply Happy Foodie
Pressure cook frozen or fresh heart-healthy salmon in about 20 minutes! Full of omega-3 fatty acids, salmon is also a great source of protein. Just place your salmon fillets on a metal trivet, add a cup of water to the pot and let it work its magic.
Instant Pot Salmon by Detoxinista
No need to simmer this soup all day; just make this easy minestrone soup in your pressure cooker to deepen the flavor. Use kidney beans, cannellini beans and yummy veggies like carrots, green beans, celery, spinach and zucchini for a colorful, healthy and delicious meal.
Instant Pot Minestrone Soup by Life Made Sweeter
Chicken breasts with tangy lemon juice, zest and garlic get pressure-cooked to delicious tenderness. Remove your chicken and finish the meal with asparagus and artichoke hearts. There will be actual awesome sauce left over that you’ll want to spoon on to every delicious bite of this meal!
Instant Pot Lemon Chicken by Lexi’s Clean Kitchen
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