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 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 that I could make at home. This pressure-cooker version is hearty and satisfies his Cajun cravings. —Jennifer Schwarzkopf, Oregon, Wisconsin

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...


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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 really easy, and the sauce is filled with sweet smoky deliciousness. It is not a thick sauce,...

Instant Pot Black Beans

Instant Pot black beans are the key to a lot of my family's meals, whether for a weekend breakfast or...


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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...

Pressure-Cooker Jalapeno Popper Chicken Chili

1 review

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 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...


Pressure-Cooker Turkey Vegetable Soup

Our family is big on soup. This favorite is quick to make and very tasty, giving me plenty of time...

Pressure-Cooker Turkey Chili

I've taken my mother's milder recipe for chili and made it thicker and more robust. It's a favorite, especially in...


Pressure-Cooker Tandoori Chicken Panini

2 reviews

The tandoori-style spices in this chicken give it a bold flavor that’s so hard to resist. It tastes incredible tucked...


Pressure-Cooker Vegetable Wild Rice Soup

This thick and hearty soup is packed with colorful vegetables. It's wonderful for lunch alongside a healthy salad or a...


Pressure-Cooker Black Bean Soup

Life can get really crazy with young children, but I never want to compromise when it comes to cooking. This...


Pressure-Cooker Lamb Pitas with Yogurt Sauce

The spiced lamb in these stuffed pita pockets goes perfectly with cool cucumber and yogurt. It's like having your own...

Pressure-Cooker Italian Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Enjoy all the flavors of Italian sausage sandwiches with this healthier alternative. —Lia Dellario, Middleport, New York


Pressure-Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches

With only a few ingredients, this roast beef is a snap to throw together. The meat turns out wonderfully tender....


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Pressure-Cooker Beef and Veggie Sloppy Joes

1 review

Because I’m always looking for ways to serve my family healthy and delicious food, I started experimenting with my go-to...


Pressure-Cooker Greek-Style Lentil Soup

1 review

This is a nice warming soup on a chilly day. Lentils are so good for you, too! —Mary Smith, Columbia,...


Pressure-Cooker Shredded Chicken Gyros

7 reviews

Our family has no links of any kind to Greece, but we always have such a marvelous time at the...


Pressure-Cooker Mexican Shredded Beef Wraps

The first time I served these wrap sandwiches was at the party after my son’s baptism. Everyone liked them so...


Pressure-Cooker Tropical Pulled Pork Sliders

I used what I had in my cupboard to make this Hawaiian-style pork filling, and the results were fantastic. It's...


Pressure-Cooker Healthy Steamed Dumplings

My family loves Chinese food, but it’s hard to find healthy choices in restaurants or at the grocery store, so...

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Pressure-Cooker Black-Eyed Peas with Ham

1 review

Here's a regional favorite I grew to love after moving to the South, pressure-cooker black-eyed peas. You'll never want to...


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Pressure-Cooker Garlic Chicken and Broccoli

4 reviews

This simple riff on a classic Chinese chicken dish proves you can savor the takeout taste you crave while still...


Pressure Cooker Spice-Braised Pot Roast

2 reviews

Herbs and spices give the beef an excellent flavor. I often serve this roast over noodles or with mashed potatoes,...


Pressure Cooker Shredded Beef Lettuce Cups

1 review

I love this light yet lively dinner for busy days that are filled with swim lessons and outdoor activities. If...


Pressure Cooker Burgundy Beef

2 reviews

When my adult children come for dinner, this is the recipe I turn to first. They all just love it!...


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Pressure-Cooker Coffee Beef Roast

1 review

Coffee is the key to this flavorful beef roast that simmers until it's fall-apart tender. Try it once, and I'm...