Pressure Cookers: Tutorials, Guides & Recipes

Curious about pressure-cooking? You’re in the right place. We’ll show you how to use a pressure cooker pot, plus offer tips, recipes and techniques.

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    Pressure-Cooker Southwestern Pork and Squash Soup

    I adapted a pork and squash stew recipe using tomatoes and southwestern-style seasonings. My husband and sons loved it, and the leftovers were even better the next day! Try it with fresh corn muffins. —Molly Andersen, Portland, Oregon

    Pressure-Cooker Beef Short Ribs Vindaloo

    My sister shared this Indian-inspired beef dish with me, and I modified it to make a pressure-cooker version. I love...


    Instant Pot Meat Loaf

    I used to make this pressure-cooker meat loaf a lot when my kids were growing up and I was working....


    Instant Pot Whole Chicken

    1 review

    We love rotisserie chicken, and now with a pressure cooker, I can have it ready to eat in an hour...


    How to Clean Every Kitchen Item and Appliance

    Here's how to clean all your kitchen items and appliances, from sponges to Instant Pots—and how to know when it's...


    This Is Julia Child’s Secret for Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs

    It's a simple secret, but it changed the way I cook.

    16 Instant Pot Ground Beef Recipes

    Economical, adaptable and easy, these Instant Pot ground beef recipes satisfy the heartiest of appetites. Dig into this meaty dinnertime...


    Gobi Aloo

    Aloo gobi is a very popular Indian recipe. In northern India, where I'm from, we call it gobi aloo. This...


    Malai Kofta

    Learn how to make malai kofta! This popular Indian recipe consists of delicious potato and cheese balls in a velvety...


    Pressure-Cooker Tuscan Chicken Pasta

    2 reviews

    If you're looking for a quick and easy dinner, this Tuscan chicken pasta is just the ticket. After the milk...

    Pressure-Cooker Andouille Red Beans and Rice

    Once my husband's favorite New Orleans takeout closed, I challenged myself to develop a tasty red beans and rice recipe...


    Pressure-Cooker White Chile Chicken Enchilada Soup

    I created this thick and creamy soup by adapting several recipes into one. Although previously a slow-cooker soup, the pressure...


    Pressure-Cooker Lentil and Sausage Soup

    I added a cup of dry red wine to this recipe because red wine in lentil soup is the bread...


    Pressure-Cooker Cola BBQ Chicken

    3 reviews

    This recipe is rich with sweet and smoky deliciousness. The meat is juicy and tender, and I like to add...


    Pressure-Cooker Chipotle Porcupine Meatballs

    My family loves porcupine meatballs. We have been eating this retro dish for years—I just updated it with a little...

    Pressure-Cooker Pineapple Chicken

    1 review

    We love Hawaiian-style chicken in a slow cooker, but sometimes we need something that comes together fast! We tweaked our...


    Instant Pot Taco Pasta

    3 reviews

    This Instant Pot taco pasta is a welcome change from boring meals. I've taken all the flavors of tacos and...


    Pressure-Cooker Olive and Beef Soup

    I had never had olives in soup until I was in Lithuania, where I had a fabulous soup. This is...


    Instant Pot Potato Salad

    I rarely make potato salad because it can be somewhat time-consuming. However, now that I know I can quickly cook...


    Pressure-Cooker Smoked Salmon Pasta

    1 review

    I love making one-pot pastas in my pressure cooker. Every noodle soaks up the flavors of the delicious ingredients. I...


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    Instant Pot Sesame Chicken

    16 reviews

    Your family will love the flavorful sauce in this Instant Pot sesame chicken. And you'll love how quick and easy...


    Pressure-Cooker Cheesy Egg Casserole

    This Instant Pot egg casserole is delicious, and it's loaded with healthy veggies. It is easy to prepare and an...


    Pressure-Cooker Tequila Salsa Chicken

    I had this dish at a local Mexican restaurant when celebrating a friend's birthday. I fell in love with the...

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    Pressure-Cooker Chocolate-Apricot Dump Cake

    Years ago, I used to prepare a dessert similar to this in the oven. I converted the recipe to make...


    Pressure-Cooker Jalapeno Popper Chicken Chili

    3 reviews

    A quick and comforting chili that tastes like liquid jalapeno poppers! You cant have just one bowl! —Natasha Galbreath, Spanaway,...


    Pressure Cooker German Goulash

    1 review

    I always think of goulash from living in Germany when my father was in the Army there. We had a...


    Pressure-Cooker Jambalaya Risotto

    2 reviews

    I love making this pressure-cooker jambalaya, especially when entertaining. The risotto makes it creamy and delicious. —Janice Elder, Charlotte, North...


    Grandma’s Pressure-Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

    I've made this soup weekly since I modified my grandma's recipe for the pressure cooker. Chicken soup, especially this one,...


    Pressure-Cooker Andouille Lentil Chili

    1 review

    This recipe has been in my family for a number of years, and it's still a hit today. The smoky...