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 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...


    Pressure-Cooker Beef Osso Bucco

    Our beef osso bucco boasts a thick, savory sauce complemented by the addition of gremolata, a chopped herb condiment made...


    Pressure-Cooker Pork Ribs

    When I was younger, my mom made these delicious pressure-cooker pork ribs for special Saturday dinners. Now I can prepare...


    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 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 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 Chicken Paprika

    1 review

    I truly appreciate the speed of the pressure cooker. We use it often to make these tender paprika chicken breasts...


    Pressure-Cooker Turkey with Berry Compote

    This delicious dish gives you a way to get all that yummy turkey flavor without heating up the house, and...


    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 Jambalaya Risotto

    1 review

    I love making this pressure-cooker jambalaya, especially when entertaining. The risotto makes it creamy and delicious. —Janice Elder, Charlotte, North...

    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 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...


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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...


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    Pressure-Cooker Spiced Short Ribs

    1 review

    This is an ideal recipe for busy nights when your family wants a big dinner, but you are limited on...

    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,...


    Pressure-Cooker Balsamic Pork Tenderloin

    3 reviews

    This Instant-Pot pork tenderloin with sweet brown sugar and balsamic glaze will become a go-to dinner your whole family will...


    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,...


    Instant Pot Clam Chowder

    3 reviews

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


    Pressure-Cooker Cajun Chicken Alfredo

    1 review

    This recipe is a true comfort food! Cajun spice adds a nice heat to the creamy Alfredo sauce. And nothing...


    Pressure-Cooker Beef Short Ribs with Chutney

    2 reviews

    Slow-roasted tender meats can happen in half the time if you have the right equipment. I like to serve these...


    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...

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    Pizza Quinoa Casserole

    6 reviews

    If you like pizza night, give this healthy quinoa casserole a try! It's a fun way to sneak in a...


    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


    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 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