Instant Pot Orzo

Instant Pot Orzo

How to make Orzo Pasta in an Instant Pot Making orzo in an instant pot is very simple. First it is important to toast the orzo lightly in oil or butter to give it a golden color to add a nice nutty flavor. This only takes a few minutes but will result in a more … Read more

Instant Pot Cauliflower Potato Mash

Instant Pot Cauliflower Potato Mash

These easy cauliflower mashed potatoes have pretty much replaced mashed potatoes at our table. They cook up in exactly the same amount of time, offer a nice rich and creamy consistency, but significantly cuts back the calories. One cup of potatoes has 116 calories versus 25 for the same amount of cauliflower. Best of all … Read more

Instant Pot Quinoa Tabbouleh with Feta

Tebbouleh is well known throughout the Arab world, traditionally served as one dish of a meze. It has grown in popularity in America in recent years, along with other traditional dishes such as hummus and baba ghanoush.  Those familiar with Tabbouleh know that most of the ingredients (and flavor) of this salad comes from fresh … Read more

Instant Pot Jambalaya with Chicken, Shrimp and Sausage

Instant Pot Jambalaya

Flavorful, smoky, and spicy Jambalaya cooks up perfectly in the Instant Pot. New Orleans is one of our favorite foodie destinations, and any trip to the city isn’t complete without a sampling of our favorites: jambalaya, barbecued shrimp, gumbo, grilled oysters, and a po boy sandwich. This recipe is a traditional version, but with a … Read more

Best Instant Pot Potato Dishes

Best Instant Pot Potato Dishes

Cooking potatoes in an Instant Pot Pressure Cooker couldn’t be easier! To bring that point home, we’ve put together a collection of recipes using the Instant Pot to transform the humble spud into flavorful dishes for every taste and occasion. We’ve added classic dishes, such as baked or mashed potatoes and potato salad recipes, as … Read more

Instant Pot Egg Recipes

Instant Pot Egg Dishes

Eggs are one of those ingredients that we almost always have around. If you are like us, we are always looking for more fun and creative ways to make dishes that use the humble egg as the star. Since we started using and loving cooking with an Instant Pot, it was a natural for us … Read more

25+ Instant Pot Rice Recipes

Instant Pot Rice Dishes

I have never been good at cooking rice. In the past, I shied away from dishes that included rice, since my finished product would inevitably contain crunchy grains that weren’t cooked properly. And this was a disaster, since some of my favorite dishes are rice-based. And then, we got our Instant Pot, and everything changed. … Read more

Instant Pot Mexican Rice

Instant Pot Mexican Chipotle Rice

Mexican rice is very simple to make in an Instant Pot. But if you don’t happen to have an Instant Pot or pressure cooker, don’t worry – I have provided stove top instructions too. In this recipe for Mexican rice I have added chipotles in adobo sauce, which add some spice and smokiness to the … Read more

Easy Instant Pot Black Beans

Instant Pot Black Beans

I’ll be the first to admit that you can easily buy canned black beans. But if you are owner of an Instant Pot or pressure cooker, the benefits of making them yourself are hard to ignore. First, making the beans yourself doesn’t take much time. There is very little preparation needed beyond washing the beans, … Read more

Instant Pot Vegetable Medley with Lemon Vinaigrette and Feta

Instant Pot Vegetables with Feta

Pressure cooking vegetables in an Instant Pot is a quick easy way to get perfect results with very little time or effort. Adding in the additional ingredients in this recipe results in a lovely side dish that is fit for a holiday gathering or special occasion. This Instant Pot vegetable medley includes asparagus, broccoli and … Read more