Instant Pot Ultimate Comfort Food Recipes
This is the best collection of comfort food recipes for Instant Pot to take you back home with warm memories and full bellies. Creamy pasta, chicken noodle soup, hearty stews, stewed meats and delicious desserts like a shoemaker or crip will make everything cozy and familiar.
Comfort foods focus on the quality of a good-tasting meal. They are plentiful and nutritious to give you the energy to achieve a hard day’s work. There is no fixation on fad diets and calories. Just food that makes you feel good inside.
What do you think of when you hear “comfort food”? Maybe something that will take you back to your childhood. Like chicken soup with noodles after building a snowman outside. Holding that bowl of soup to warm those little toes while swinging your feet because you still can’t touch the ground.
As we age and leave the nest to different parts of the country to follow advances in life, we can easily feel a touch of nostalgia. Comfort food is often synonymous with thoughts of home. So when a delicious meal reminds you of those comforting memories, somehow that nostalgia diminishes. Creamy pasta, hearty stew, braised meats, and delicious desserts like a shoemaker or crip can warm your stomach and heart.
PORK LOIN WITH MUSHROOM SAUCE AND MASH
This hearty and comforting meal of Instant Pot pork loin and potatoes
mushroom sauce will please the whole family and is ideal to serve at an dinner. This recipe will feed 4 to 6 people and keeps well for leftovers.
Whole30 Beef Stew
Made with some special flavor twists for that extra umami punch, this stew is great alone or with a side of cauliflower rice, vegetables, or any other side you like with a stew. Get the recipe here.
BALSAMIC ROAST WITH DIJON MUSTARD <
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Perfect for family dinners or entertaining friends, this Instant Pot balsamic pot roast with Dijon mustard is heaven on a plate. Served with creamy potatoes and carrots for a delicious meal. This recipe is gluten-free and Whole30 enable. Instant Pot Eats recipe.
INSTANT POT CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP
When you’re sick, what’s all you want? Chicken soup with noodles. This soup is so good that it’s not just for sick days. You can make it with Asian egg noodles or more traditional pasta egg noodles of your choice.
INSTANT POT MAC AND CHEESE (ITALIAN STYLE)
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This Instant Pot macaroni and cheese recipe has a rustic and Italian twist. With the addition of sun-dried olives, artichokes and tomatoes, and a hearty portion of mozzarella, this vegetarian wonder will make you drool for days. Instant Pot Eats recipe.
INSTANT POTATO CORN <
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So filling, cozy and creamy, perfect for those cold nights! And it’s made directly in your pressure cooker effortlessly! It’s comfort food in its easiest form! Damn Delicious recipe.
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This nutritious Instant Pot beef vegetable soup is packed with hearty ingredients and will keep you comfortable and warm until the end of winter. This recipe is Whole30 and gluten-free.
Instant Pot Beefaroni
A cross between Bolognese pasta, goulash and mac’n’cheese. Three family favorites in a homemade dish with simple pantry ingredients, ground beef and elbow macaroni pasta. It takes 30 minutes to put this beauty on the table! Get the recipe here.
INSTANT POT CHICKEN POT PIE (TWO WAYS)
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Creamy macaroni and cheese is a dish that everyone should master. Who doesn’t love a good creamy cheesepaste? This is a detailed guide on how to make a super simple version for beginners. Get the recipe here.
SWEET POTATO PUREE WITH CANDIED WALNUTS <
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Instant Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Canit Pecans is quick, easy, rich in flavor and topped with a little crunchy sweet, you can have this dish ready in half the time than the traditional version. Recipe for A Bountiful Kitchen.
INSTANT POT BEEF RAGU
This hearty Instant Pot beef ragout is a great recipe for cooler weather or when you want to make a versatile meat dish as part of your weekend meal preparation. It’s paleo and whole30-friendly, gluten-free, high in protein and iron, and full of flavor. Instant Pot Eats recipe.
nstant Pot Tomato Soup
Velvety soft and full of flavors that provides comfort and nutrients in a bowl. Made with canned Roma tomatoes, garlic, onions, Italian herbs and a secret little ingredient that brings out the umami flavor in the soup. Get the recipe here.
Southern Instant Pot
Instant Pot cabbages are a southern-inspired garnish that is made much faster in an electric pressure cooker. These southern vegetables have plenty of bacon and ham flavor, and you’ll want to sprinkle the cooking liquid on everything! My Selented Life recipe.
INSTANT VEGETABLE STEW (VEGAN, GF)
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This warm and hearty Instant Pot vegetable stew recipe is super easy to make. Made with nearly 10 vegetables and healthy ingredients, this nutritious stew is vegan and gluten-free, but it certainly doesn’t lack that comfort factor. It is ideal for batch cooking and meal preparation as it keeps well and can be used for a few days.
INSTANT POT BEEF STROGANOFF
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stroganoff recipe is made with a creamy sauce of onions, mushrooms and peas. It’s delicious about anything and is gluten-free and keto-friendly. Serve with pasta, rice, potatoes or zucchini noodles. Instant Pot Eats recipe.
BROCCOLI CHEESE SOUP <
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A classic recipe that everyone should try to make at home because it is quite easy and is a favorite of children and adults. You can serve broccoli soup and cheese as a main course or starter. It’s vegetarian and gluten-free, with a ketogenic/low-carb option. Instant Pot Eats recipe.
INSTANT CHEESE CREAM MASHED POTATOES <
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Fluffy and tasty, this mashed mashed cream cheese with fresh dill is the perfect accompaniment that will please the whole family. It is quick and easy to prepare and is gluten-free and suitable for vegetarians. Instant Pot Eats recipe.
INSTANT POT MINESTRONE <
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Filling, thick and full of flavor and vegetables, this Instant Pot Minestrone will make you feel satiated and nourished. Making this classic tomato broth-based Italian soup with pasta, potatoes, and beans gives you plenty of fiber and protein and you’ll get a ton of antioxidants and vitamins from all vegetables. Instant Pot Eats recipe.
INSTANT POT CHICKEN FRICASSEE
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A traditional French stew made with pieces of braised golden chicken in a delicious and creamy white mushroom sauce. The sauce is heavenly and the dish is comforting rustic food at its best. Instant Pot Eats recipe.
Warm, hearty and full of scorched flavor and cooked under pressure roast style in a delicious brown red wine sauce resulting in tender, crumbling meat. Served with a side of mashed potatoes and vegetables for a perfect dinner. Get the recipe here.
INSTANT POT BLACK
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Inspired by the famous Dal Makhani signature of the London Indian restaurant chain Dishoom. Made in a fraction of the time compared to the original, this amazing lentil dish will delight in its complex flavors and heavenly texture. It is gluten-free and suitable for vegetarians. Instant Pot Eats recipe.
Instant Pot Cowboy Beans
Loaded with three types of beans, ground beef, bacon, onions and bell peppers, this spicy, sweet Southwest classic is a family favorite. Perfect for Christmas gatherings, meals, game days and barbecue parties. Get the recipe here.
Instant Pot Apple Crisp
is amazing! It tastes like imitation Cracker Barrel baked apples that we love but made in less than 10 minutes total. Hot cinnamon apples topped with a sticky brown sugar icing that your family will go crazy for sure. Recipe of La Mamá Típica.
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” /> Instant Pot 3-Ingredient Peach Shoemaker
Fresh peaches, a cake mix, and butter are all you need for this simple yet totally delicious recipe. Do it quickly in your electric pressure cooker so you can enjoy it more fast! Recipe for 365 Days of Slow and Pressure Cooking.
INSTANT POT CARAMEL PECAN CHEESECAKE
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Try this amazing Instant Pot cheesecake recipe and enjoy a creamy filling sweetened with brown sugar over a butternut crust with a decadent caramel toppings dotted with toasted nuts. This recipe is from the Instant Sweet cookbook.