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 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 cooker. Served over egg noodles or rice, it reminds me of Grandma's house. —Helen Nelander, Boulder Creek, California

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 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 Steel-Cut Oats and Berries

This is a great alternative to a slow-cooked breakfast when you’re short on time. I woke up one morning realizing


Pressure-Cooker Spicy Sausage and Blue Cheese Peppers

1 review

I inherited an old pressure cooker from my aunt many years ago, before I was married. I made this delicious...

Multi-Cooker Bacon and Cheddar Potato Skins

1 review

Wondering how to make potato skins taste great? I top my restaurant-worthy bacon cheddar potato skins with a dollop of...


Instant Pot Taco Pasta

2 reviews

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

Pressure-Cooker French Onion Soup

I love French onion soup on a cold night, but I don't love the time it takes. This is my...


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...


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...


Pressure Cooker Creamy Pesto Chicken Stew

I am a fan of thick stews and soups, so this dish is perfect! It's similar to a creamy broccoli...

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,...


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,...


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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...


Instant Pot Clam Chowder

4 reviews

Clam chowder is especially tasty when it's served with a sprinkle of fresh thyme, bacon crumbles and crispy oyster crackers...


Pressure-Cooker Indian-Style Chicken and Vegetables

2 reviews

This easy Indian-influenced dish is one just about everyone will love. Feel free to add more or less tikka masala...

Pressure-Cooker Pork Chili Verde

2 reviews

Pork simmers with jalapenos, onion, green enchilada sauce and spices in this flavor-packed Mexican dish. It is fantastic on its...


Pressure-Cooker Chicken Thighs in Wine Sauce

9 reviews

I love this recipe for its incredible flavor—and it seems everyone who tries it does, too. For an easy pairing,...


Pressure-Cooker Cranberry Apple Red Cabbage

When I was looking for something new, I started playing with flavors and came up with this very tasty dish....


Pressure-Cooker Pork Ribs

7 reviews

Enjoy melt-in-your-mouth ribs when you try this pressure cooker recipe shared by field editor Paula Zsiray of Logan, Utah. “When...


Pressure-Cooker Short Ribs

9 reviews

These tender pressure-cooker short ribs explode with flavor, and they're a quick and easy alternative to traditionally braised short ribs....


Beef and Black Bean Spaghetti Squash

1 review

I've been working on developing healthier recipes that still taste fabulous—and keep me satisfied. This squash tossed with beef, beans...


Pressure-Cooker Tuna Noodle Casserole

1 review

We tweaked this family-friendly classic to work for the pressure cooker. Go for easy, wholesome and totally homemade!—Taste of Home...