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

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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 Smoked Sausage and White Beans

My husband grew up in the South, where sausage and beans were on the menu weekly. I quickly became a...


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...


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 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 Five-Bean Chili

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

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Pressure-Cooker Chicken and Bacon White Chili

8 reviews

I made a twist on my favorite white chicken chili and used my pressure cooker, which made it very quick...


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 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 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 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 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 Smoky White Beans and Ham

3 reviews

I had never made or even eaten this dish before meeting my husband. Now I make it at least once...


Pressure-Cooker Chickpea Tagine

While traveling through Morocco, my wife and I fell in love with the complex flavors of the many tagines we...

Pressure-Cooker Manchester Stew

While in college, I studied abroad. A vegetarian at the time, I was pleasantly surprised by how delicious and diverse...


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...


Pressure-Cooker Spice Trade Beans and Bulgur

A rich blend of treasured spices turn nutritious bulgur and chickpeas into a tangy stew with just the right amount...


Pressure-Cooker Lentil Stew

This tasty vegetarian stew lets you take a break from meat. Adding the cream at the end gives it a...


Pressure-Cooker Beefy Cabbage Bean Stew

1 review

While we were on a small-group quilting retreat, one of my friends made this wonderful recipe for dinner. We all...


Pressure-Cooker Beef and Beans

This deliciously spicy steak and beans over rice will have friends asking for more. It's a favorite in my recipe...


Pressure-Cooker Red Beans and Rice

2 reviews

My family loves New Orleans-style cooking, so I make this dish often. I appreciate how simple it is, and the...


Pressure-Cooker Cajun-Style Beans and Sausage

3 reviews

Beans and rice make the perfect meal because they're well-balanced, an excellent source of protein, and easy to prepare. Sausage...

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Pressure Cooker Country Cassoulet

This bean stew goes great with fresh dinner rolls and your favorite green salad. It's a hearty meal that's perfect...


Classic Hummus

3 reviews

We love hummus, and this version is really amazing. If you have a pressure cooker, this is an easy, tasty...


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...


25-Minute Turkey Chili

9 reviews

This recipe for turkey chili is a nice change of pace from traditional beef dishes, offering a whole different set...


Pressure-Cooker Italian Sausage & Kale Soup

2 reviews

The first time I made this colorful soup, our home smelled wonderful. We knew it was a keeper to see...


Lora’s Pressure-Cooker Red Beans & Rice

4 reviews

My dear mother-in-law passed this simple recipe to me. With meats, beans and savory veggies, it's tasty, easy and economical,...