65 Dump and Go Instant Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes

65 slow cooker recipes

65 Dump and Go Instant Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes: Want to put something in the instant cooker or slow cooker, walk away and get back to the food that’s fully done? These instant dump and use cooker recipes and slow cooker recipes do not require additional steps to sauté or grill. Everything is done once the lid is put on (except for the occasional crushing of the meat or the addition of grated cheese).

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65 Recipes from Dump and Go Instant Pot and Slow Cooker Instant

Pot dump dinners are my jam! They usually hardly take preparation time and once the initial steps are completed, it’s just a matter of pressing a few buttons and walking away. These easy instant dinners are perfect for those busy weeknights when you want a home-cooked meal but don’t have much extra time to hang out in the kitchen.

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Chicken Recipes

  • Sausage Recipes Beef Recipes
  • Pork
  • Recipes

  • Meatless or Seafood Recipes
  • Chicken Dump and Go Instant Pot Recipes Honey and Lime Sauce Green Chicken

Chicken tenders infused with many bright flavors. Green sauce, honey, lime and many condiments will make you lick your dish! This chicken is perfect with rice, in tortillas, wrapped in lettuce or plain.

Instant Pot Honey Lime Salsa Verde Chicken-chicken tender infused with many bright flavors. Green sauce, honey, lime and many seasonings will make you lick your dish! This chicken is perfect with rice, in tortillas, wrapped in lettuce or simple.


This cashew chicken is as good as your favorite Chinese restaurant. It’s super easy and tasty and everything is made in the comfort of your own kitchen. The instant pot speeds up the process and helps put dinner on the table in minutes.

Instant Pot Cashew Chicken-this cashew chicken is as good as your favorite Chinese restaurant. It's super easy and tasty and everything is done in the comfort of your own kitchen. The instant pot speeds up the process and helps put dinner on the table in minutes.


Dijon Tender morsels of bone-in chicken thighs and mushrooms are topped with a dijon sauce, lemon and tarragon. An easy electric pressure cooker recipe that’s quick to get started.

Chicken Lo Mein

An easy-to-make homemade version of your favorite Chinese takeaway food. Spaghetti, chicken bites and lots of vegetables come together with a tasty Asian sauce.

Instant Pot Chicken Lo Mein—an easy-to-make homemade version of your favorite Chinese takeaway. Spaghetti, chicken bites and lots of vegetables come together with a tasty Asian sauce.

Crack chicken chili

Addictive and delicious creamy chicken chili with bacon!

Ranch Rice Chicken Taco

An easy recipe of 5 ingredients for the Instant Pot. Rice, chicken and black beans with a lot of flavor.

Creamy Rice with Chicken Dinner

A simple chicken and rice dinner with carrots and spinach. It’s creamy, but it doesn’t have any “cream of” soups and it takes just a few minutes to throw everything away and you’re done.

Mango Chicken Sauce

With only 4 ingredients, this will be a summer recipe. It is perfect on rice, tortillas or cauliflower with rice.

Spicy chicken An easy and tasty casserole with rice, chicken,

crispy fried onions and vegetables

. Chicken ranch rice

Tender chicken bites with smoked bacon, chopped spinach, Parmesan cheese and creamy rice



Rice Bowls

An easy-to-throw away recipe with chicken, rice (of your choice), enchilada sauce, black beans, and spices.

This is a perfect dinner for a busy weeknight or a good option to pack in individual containers for lunches during the week.

Maple Dijon Chicken and sweet potatoes Chicken,

sweet potatoes


Brussels sprouts drizzled with a sauce made with maple syrup, dijon mustard, rosemary and olive oil. A simple recipe for a pot with a delicious taste!

Alfredo Chicken Pasta Sauce

The easiest recipe of all. With just four ingredients and your pressure cooker, this is a perfect meal to make when you’re busy but still want to put dinner on the table. Both kids and adults love this creamy penne pasta and will order seconds.

Chicken with enchilada of 5 ingredients

A quick recipe and easy to throw away and carry. Spicy chicken can be served in tacos, burritos, salads, nachos, quesadillas or over rice.

Chicken and homemade vegetables

Well-seasoned chicken, green beans, red potatoes and carrots are cooked together. A true meal from a pot that is great for families, tastes amazing and is very easy to prepare.

Teriyaki Chicken

This easy teriyaki chicken recipe uses a homemade sauce made with pineapple juice, soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, and ginger. It has the perfect balance of sweet and savory. You can even use frozen chicken! Make it a meal by serving it with rice, pineapple chunks and shredded cabbage.

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Chicken Chili Mac

An easy recipe for a mac chili pot with cheese made with tender chicken bites and two types of beans. A perfect and easy meal during the week and is made in a jiffy in your electric pressure cooker.

Salsa Verde Chicken

The perfect recipe to have in your back pocket on those days when you don’t have the time or energy to cook. With only 2 ingredients, this recipe is quick and easy. It tastes great and can be served in many ways, including over rice, in tacos, burritos or quesadillas or on top of salad.

Buffalo Chicken Gyros

Bleu cheese dressing is spooned amid a hot pita and then topped with shredded chicken that has been stirred with buffalo sauce. Then it is topped with crispy celery and blue cheese. This is a party in your mouth!

Chicken and 3-ingredient sauce

An almost embarrassingly easy recipe for a good old-fashioned dinner. Serve chicken and sauce over mashed potatoes, rice, noodles, toast or crackers



A super quick and easy recipe, 5 ingredients, throw away and use Instant Pot of chicken and lightly sweet pineapples. Serve this chicken on Hawaiian rolls or over rice.

No Peek Chicken

That easy 3-ingredient chicken and rice recipe from your childhood that has mushroom soup cream. Only this time it’s done in your Instant Pot.

Lime Chicken Sauce

So you have frozen chicken breasts in the freezer and need to make dinner? Throw them in the Instant Pot or crockpot with some salsa, lemon juice and some seasonings and you get perfectly crumbly chicken that you can serve in burritos, enchiladas, tacos, salads or quesadillas. Dinner can’t get any easier than this!

Chicken Fajita Rice A

throw everything in the Instant Pot and stay away from the food! Tasty rice and chicken that has all the great flavors of chicken fajitas! Make it with brown or white rice.

Fiesta Lime Chicken

Shredded chicken with a creamy and tasty sauce that is prepared quickly in your Instant Pot. And you can make rice at the same time in the same pot to serve with the chicken. An easy dinner for any night of the week.

Firecracker Chicken

Sweet and spicy

tender pieces of spicy chicken made quickly in your electric pressure cooker.

Garlic mushroom chicken A creamy sauce is served over


, tender chicken bites (and optional broccoli). A delicious dump and go recipe that you can make with frozen chicken.

Green Chile Chicken Orzo Soup

A creamy chicken soup with orzo and green chilies. It has cream cheese and avocados for creaminess and lots of flavor of diced green chiles and salsa verde. A recipe easy to dump and carry.


chicken lasagna

A recipe for cheating lasagna, throw away with Alfredo sauce, lasagna noodles, chicken pieces, spinach and Parmesan cheese. This recipe is quickly made in your electric pressure cooker.

Creamy Chicken Sauce Tender

chicken bites with an amazing sauce of only 3 ingredients: sauce, lemon juice and sour cream. This chicken and sauce tastes great about rice or rolled into a tortilla. Plus, it’s so quick and easy to make, you can even use frozen chicken.

Chicken sandwiches

with honey and mustard

Tender shredded chicken topped with a mustard sauce with honey and then served with pickles on top of freshly baked buns


Rio Chicken Coffee

This shredded chicken cooked quickly is perfect to serve with your Mexican dinners in salads, in burritos, in enchiladas or over rice.

Pollo Adobo

An easy 6-ingredient recipe for the tastiest chicken ever! A Filipino recipe of tender chicken thighs stewed in vinegar and soy sauce with lots of garlic.

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Dump and Go Instant Pot Sausage Recipes

Parmesan Garlic Sausage Soup A colorful and tasty summer soup with garlic, smoked



Parmesan cheese, corn, potatoes, green beans and carrots. Your whole family will love this soup!

Sausages, sweet potatoes and broccoli

A tasty, healthy and easy to throw away meal with just a handful of ingredients. This will quickly become a favorite of the family!

Smoked sausage, green beans and potatoes

The easiest meal with the most amazing results. Smoked sausages, fresh green beans, diced potatoes and a couple of seasonings are quickly cooked together in their electric pressure cooker for an easy meal from a pot, dumped and pressed.

Smoked Sausage Country Boil A one-pot

meal with tender red potatoes, sweet corn, fresh green beans and smoked sausages. A perfect summer meal with tons of flavor.

Garlic chicken sausage Pasta


Orzo with a dijon-balsamic hot sauce, smoked chicken sausage, zucchini, tomatoes, peppers and Parmesan cheese. Lots of flavor and dinner all in one pot!

Alfredo Sausage

Tasty pasta

smoked sausage bocada with a creamy sauce that wraps spaghetti noodles


Instant Pot Penne in Cajun Mustard Cream Sauce

A quick and easy meal during the week. With options to prepare it with andouille sausage or without meat you can make everyone happy.


sausage with parmesan and orzo Smoked sausage


peppers, mushrooms, tomatoes, orzo and Parmesan cheese cooked quickly in your pressure cooker. This food is loaded with flavor and is a garbage dump food and a pot.

Beef Dump and Go Instant Pot Recipes

3-Ingredient Dumplings These meatballs

are a perfect appetizer. With only 3 ingredients and the use of their Instant Pot, they literally take 3 minutes of practical time. They are super tasty with a little tasty and a little sweetness.

Instant Pot 3-Ingredient Dumplings-These dumplings are a perfect appetizer. With only 3 ingredients and the use of their Instant Pot, they literally take 3 minutes of hands-on time. They are super tasty with a little tasty and a little sweetness.


Sauce Veal A super easy recipe of 5 ingredients and 5 minutes of preparation. A Mexican touch in comfort food.


meat stew

If you’re looking for the easiest meat stew recipe, you might have found it! This recipe is quickly made in your Instant Pot and requires little to no preparation and only 5 ingredients. Without sautéing, chopping or browning. And best of all, it tastes great!

BBQ beef sandwiches

Tender shredded meat with an easy homemade barbecue sauce served on toast. An easy and delicious dinner!

3 Packet Roast

A super easy way to make an incredibly tender and flavorful roast. You will only need a package of ranch, mix of Italian dressing and brown sauce along with a chuck roast for this recipe. If you prefer to make homemade versions of these “packages”, I have those recipes for you too!

Garlic Beef

Fork tender roast beef that is flavored with garlic and other Filipino marinade flavors. This recipe only has 6 ingredients. It’s perfect to serve on rolls or over rice for a quick and easy dinner that can feed a crowd.

3-Ingredient Rump Roast

An easy beginner’s recipe for the Instant Pot. The roast meat is cooked until tender in the electric pressure cooker. If desired, you can also make carrots and potatoes with the roast.


can make dumplings in your electric pressure cooker or slow cooker! They are tender and taste very well served over pasta and sprinkled with Parmesan cheese. This is a hands-free recipe that takes just a few minutes to cook. Try making these with ground turkey, beef, pork, chicken or a combination.

Cheating Korean Meat and Brown Rice

A quick version of a classic recipe made in your electric pressure cooker. The best part is that the meat and rice are cooked at the same time in the same instant pot.

Meat sandwiches and cheddar

The easiest recipe to make. With only 5 ingredients in total (beef, broth, onion soup mix, cheddar, and sandwich buns) you may be thinking this recipe is too easy to savor well. Well, you’re wrong! The taste is amazing and your family will be asking for seconds.

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Dump and Go

Pork Recipes Sour cream Pork Chops Tasty pork chops

with hardly any ingredients. The creamy sauce tastes amazing! This recipe is low carb and gluten-free.

Instant pot-marinated pork chops

Simply throw some pork chops into a bag with some easy homemade marinade and refrigerate or freeze. Then pour the pork chops into your Instant Pot, press a button and walk away. The easiest pork chops of all. Plus, they have tons of flavor!

Salted Pork Burrito Bowls


perfectly tender and crumbly 5-ingredient pork is quickly cooked in its instant pot and then served with rice, guacamole, black beans, sour cream and more of your favorite ingredients


Pork chop

fajitas Make incredibly tasty fajitas

(thanks to a secret ingredient) in the instant pot or slow cooker with pork chops. When you buy those cheap mega packets of pork chops, use this recipe to mix dinner and bring something new to the table (literally).

Creamy Pork Mushroom Sauce

The easiest recipe of all. With only 2 ingredients, the preparation for this pork dinner is minimal. Plus, you do it in the slow cooker or Instant Pot, so it’s completely a hands-off recipe.

Dump and Go Meat- or Seafood-Free Recipes Dakota

Pea soup and crushed barley A hearty split

pea soup

with barley, carrots, onions, salted herbs and green onions. This is an imitation recipe for the popular vegan soup sold at California Pizza Kitchen.

Mexican quinoa

and black beans

Tasty quinoa with salsa, black beans and sliced avocado. A quick and easy meal without meat or an amazing accompaniment.


A-Roni rice

Do you love “San Francisco delight” but want to do it from scratch? Make this super easy version of Rice-A-Roni in your Instant Pot! It is the perfect side dish for so many meals.

Mexican Black Beans

and Rice

The easiest and tastiest rice ever! Brown rice is cooked in tasty sauce with garlic salt, a bay leaf and cumin. Canned black beans make this recipe very convenient. And my favorite part is a splash of lemon juice and a tablespoon of sour cream on top. Do this as a meal or as a side dish.

Greek-inspired lemon rice

is perfect to serve as a side dish or with chicken. Its taste is subtle, but delicious.

Rice with Enchilada Cheese Brown rice is pressure cooked with


sauce and

spices in minutes and then topped with spicy cheddar, diced avocado and a slice of lemon


Santa Fe

beans and rice Brown rice, red beans and

black beans are simmered with salsa, corn and seasonings. The beans and rice are topped with garlic and lime sour cream and shredded cheddar cheese. You can serve this as a meatless meal or add chicken to get a little extra protein. We love this easy, healthy, family-friendly meal.

Salmon with lemon butter and

garlic with homemade vegetables


flaky wild salmon is steamed over red potatoes and carrots in its electric pressure cooker and drizzled with garlic, fresh lemon juice and butter. A meal from a pot that is healthy and delicious!

Alfredo Tortellini Tortellini Sauce

of creamy and slightly spicy cheese prepared in about a minute with its

slow cooker. Related: Check out all my recipes with 5 ingredients or less and meals from a pot

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