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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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 created an easy pasta dish. Kids love the taste, and Mom loves how quick and easy it comes together. To lighten things up, use ground turkey. —Christine Hadden, Whitman, Massachusetts

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...


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 Cinnamon Blueberry French Toast

1 review

Healthy and hearty! That's the best way to describe this satisfying breakfast. It's one dish worth jumping out of...


Pressure-Cooker Sicilian Steamed Leeks

I love the challenge of developing recipes for my garden leeks, a delicious but underused vegetable. This Italian-flavored dish...

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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 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...


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Pressure Cooker Caribbean Pot Roast

5 reviews

This dish is definitely an all-year recipe. Sweet potatoes, orange zest and baking cocoa are my surprise ingredients. —Jenn Tidwell,...


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Pressure-Cooker Spring-Thyme Chicken Stew

1 review

During a long winter (and spring), we were in need of something warm, comforting and bright. This stew always reminds...

Pressure-Cooker Mushroom Chicken and Peas

3 reviews

Some amazing fresh mushrooms at our local farmers market inspired this dish. Start with the best ingredients and you can’t...


Pressure-Cooker Red Pepper Chicken

Chicken breasts are treated to black beans, red peppers and juicy tomatoes in this southwestern supper. We love it served...


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Pressure-Cooker Chinese-Style Ribs

1 review

It's nice to walk in after a hard day's work and have dinner ready in a short amount of time....


Pressure-Cooker Mediterranean Chicken Orzo

11 reviews

Orzo pasta with chicken, olives and herbes de Provence has the bright flavors of Mediterranean cuisine. Here’s a bonus: Leftovers...


Pressure-Cooker Sicilian Meat Sauce

4 reviews

People have told me this is better than the gravy their Sicilian grandmothers used to make. But don't tell the...

Pressure-Cooker Sweet ‘n’ Sour Pork

5 reviews

Even though a co-worker gave me this recipe more than 20 years ago, my family still enjoys it today.—Martha Nickerson,...


Pressure-Cooker Thai Coconut Beef

5 reviews

My husband and I love Thai food, but going out on weeknights can be challenging with busy schedules. I wanted...


Pressure-Cooker Fabulous Fajitas

5 reviews

When friends call to ask for new recipes to try, suggest these tasty fajitas. Top as you like to add...


Pressure Cooker Molten Mocha Cake

1 review

When I first made my decadent chocolate cake, my husband's and daughter's expressions said it all. She says it's one...


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Pressure Cooker Very Vanilla Cheesecake

8 reviews

Cinnamon and vanilla give this cheesecake so much flavor, and making it in the pressure cooker creates a silky, smooth...