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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    Gobi Aloo

    Aloo gobi is a very popular Indian recipe. In northern India, where I'm from, we call it gobi aloo. This vegetarian dish gets its flavors from turmeric, ginger, garlic and lime. —Soniya Saluja, The Belly Rules the Mind

    Pressure-Cooker Wine-Braised Beef Shanks

    I adapted this from a slow-cooker recipe to one that takes about 2 hours start to finish, using a pressure...


    Pressure-Cooker Pineapple Chicken

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


    Pressure-Cooker Mexican Stuffed Peppers

    1 review

    These pressure-cooker stuffed peppers get a southwestern twist! The filling also makes a delicious meat loaf that we like cold...


    Pressure Cooker Loaded Chicken Veggie Soup

    1 review

    When someone at our house gets sick, I whip up this quick and easy chicken soup. It resembles chicken noodle,...

    Pressure-Cooker Lentil Pumpkin Soup

    3 reviews

    Plenty of herbs and spices brighten up my hearty pumpkin soup. It?s just the thing we need on nippy days...


    Pressure-Cooker Five-Bean Chili

    A hearty bowl of chili always reminds me of my mom's cooking. While I love this classic recipe, I wanted...

    Pressure-Cooker Spanish Chili

    3 reviews

    I like to prepare this Spanish chili on the weekend so I have an instant weeknight dinner on hand. I've...


    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 Chicken Tortilla Soup

    2 reviews

    Your family will thank you for this pressure cooker chicken tortilla soup! Leftovers taste amazing the next day. —Karen Kelly,...


    Instant Pot Corn Chowder

    4 reviews

    Enjoy this chowder’s rich, slow-simmered flavor in record time by using an Instant Pot. Corn chowder is a classic staple,...

    Pressure-Cooker Coq au Vin

    Don’t be intimidated by the elegant name. The classic French dish is now made easier in one appliance! This Instant...


    Pressure Cooker Curried Pumpkin Risotto

    2 reviews

    This easy pumpkin risotto tastes like fall and gets a flavor boost from the curry. —Andrea Reaves, Stephens City, Virginia


    Instant Pot Chili con Carne

    1 review

    Although multicookers can’t replace every tool in the kitchen, they sure are coming close. Chili con carne is one of...


    Pressure-Cooker Cinnamon Applesauce

    1 review

    Homemade applesauce is a breeze in an electric pressure cooker. A few minutes of prep and a short cook time...


    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 Creamy Cauliflower Soup

    I love indulgent cream soups but not the fat that goes along with them. The velvety texture of this healthier...


    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


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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 Tequila Poached Pears

    Tequila may seem an unusual ingredient, but give it a try! The fresh pears and mint make the dessert deliciously...

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    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 English Pub Split Pea Soup

    2 reviews

    This family favorite is the same recipe my grandmother used. Now with the magic of today's appliances, I can spend...


    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 Cranberry Stuffed Apples

    Cinnamon, nutmeg and walnuts add a homey autumn flavor to these stuffed apples. What a lovely old-fashioned treat! —Grace Sandvigen,...


    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 Spaghetti Squash with Tomatoes

    This squash is perfect as a side dish, or top it with canned tuna to serve it as an entree....