Top 20 New Instant Pot Recipes of 2019
In 2019, home cooks went all in for the time-saving convenience of the multi-cooker. Of all the Instant Pot recipes we published this year, these were the most viewed, cooked, rated, and reviewed by the Allrecipes community. And check out the best of last year, too, with our Top 10 New Instant Pot Recipes of 2018.
Instant Pot® Chicken and Dumplings
This quick chicken and dumplings recipe was viewed more than any other new Instant Pot recipe in 2019. "I wanted the richness of long-simmered chicken stew, but without the fuss of using a whole chicken," says Doughgirl8. "This compromise, using boneless skinless chicken thighs with bone-in chicken breast, gave me the richness of flavor and ease of preparation I was looking for!"
Instant Pot® Honey-Garlic Chicken
Here's a classic take-out chicken dish converted for the Instant Pot. "It was wonderful! Easy and very tasty!" says Glenda. "The best part was that I had all the supplies in my pantry and didn't have to go shopping!"
Instant Pot® Italian Wedding Soup
"Meatballs, pasta, and cheese are a marriage made in heaven," says Bren. "There are many, many versions of this recipe, this is mine. I hope that you enjoy it!"
Instant Pot® Lasagna Soup
"This soup has all of the flavors of lasagna without all of the hours in the kitchen," says Bren. "I've made it with fairly simple ingredients but feel free to add ground fennel seeds or herbs."
Instant Pot® BBQ Chicken Thighs
Here's a BBQ chicken recipe for those days when grilling is out of the question. "Fall-off-the-bone tender chicken thighs made in a multi-functional pressure cooker," says Soup Loving Nicole.
Instant Pot® Shepherd's Pie
"This family-friendly shepherd's pie uses ground beef (instead of the traditional lamb), and your Instant Pot or multi-cooker pressure cooker to prepare the filling and potatoes," says fabeveryday.
Instant Pot® NOLA Red Beans and Rice
"This was converted from a family recipe that we've used for 40+ years. Our family had come across it while in New Orleans when I was a little girl," says Diana71. "Red beans and rice were always made at home on Mondays using leftover pork bones from the weekend meals. It's deliciously flavorful and can be made as spicy as you'd like."
Instant Pot® Chicken Marsala
Chicken breasts cook in a rich Marsala wine and mushroom sauce. "This chicken Marsala is inspired by a famous chain restaurant, but it cooks in the Instant Pot," says thedailygourmet. "You will need the glass lid which can be ordered online."
Instant Pot® Au Gratin Potatoes
"You'll be saying, 'move over boxed potatoes' once you try these cheesy au gratin potatoes cooked to perfection in your multi-functional pressure cooker," says Soup Loving Nicole. "For a little bit of kick, use pepper Jack cheese in place of the Monterey Jack."
Instant Pot® Tacos al Pastor
Traditionally, al pastor meat is cooked on a spit. "This flavorful variation is made using your Instant Pot® after marinating," says fabeveryday. "The result is a fall-apart tender, flavor-infused pork taco that your family will request again and again."
Instant Pot® Chicken and Gravy
Enjoy all the flavor of a slow-roasted chicken only done in a fraction of the time in the Instant Pot. "Serve with mashed potatoes for the perfect comfort meal," says France C.
Instant Pot® Rice Pudding
"This rice pudding recipe couldn't be easier when made in your Instant Pot® or other multi-functional pressure cooker," says fabeveryday. "Raisins add sweetness and texture."
Instant Pot® Creamy Mushroom Soup
"This rich and creamy mushroom soup is not only comforting on a cold day, it's ready in no time!" says France C. "If you prefer a smoother texture, you can partially puree the cooked soup using an immersion blender."
Instant Pot® Jambalaya with Shrimp and Chicken
"This easy jambalaya is made all in one pot -- your Instant Pot," says fabeveryday. "Heat lovers can double the hot pepper sauce to give it an extra kick. Serve over white rice."
Instant Pot® Spanish Chicken and Rice
"This delicious arroz-con-pollo-esque dish is so easy to make with the Instant Pot," says Diana71. "Colorful, appetizing, and nourishing, this meal comes together in a flash and is chock full of flavor! Squeeze lime or lemon wedges over if you like!"
Instant Pot® Hawaii-Style Shoyu Chicken Drumsticks
"Bring the islands home to your family with this very Hawaiian dish," says Diana71. "The flavor is authentic and super easy with the Instant Pot. Serve with rice because the sauce is fantastic over it!"
Instant Pot® Puerto Rican Arroz con Pollo
"My family's recipe for arroz con pollo adapted for the Instant Pot," says fabeverday. "Made completely in your Instant Pot or multi-functional pressure cooker, this arroz con pollo is as easy as it is delicious!"
Instant Pot® Mexican Lentil Soup
"This warm and comforting lentil soup is full of veggies and spice and comes together in a flash with the help of your multi-functional pressure cooker," says Soup Loving Nicole.
Instant Pot® Chicken Pot Pie Stew
"A classic chicken pot pie recipe is transformed into a hearty, delicious stew that is well-suited for your Instant Pot," says Chris Book.
Instant Pot® Lemon-Garlic Chicken Thighs with Rice
"This lemony garlic chicken thigh recipe is true comfort food," says thedailygourmet. "There really is not a substitute for the shallot salt."