Easy Recipes for the Electric Pressure Cooker

A few of my favorite easy recipes for the electric pressure cooker that are super easy and super delicious.

Many of you got a beautiful, brand new electric pressure cooker for Christmas and you’re wondering what to cook first. Today I’m highlighting a few of my favorite easy recipes for the electric pressure cooker that are super easy and super delicious.

Updated December, 2015 with additional easy pressure cooker / Instant Pot recipes.

Saffron Almond Rice Pilaf

When you have a pressure cooker you don’t need a rice cooker. The pressure cooker makes perfect rice every time. Here’s a couple of my favorite, easy-to-make rice recipes. 

Saffron Almond Rice Pilaf
Lemon Rice in the Pressure Cooker
Chipotle’s Cilantro Lime Rice in the Pressure Cooker

Spicy Chicken Soup

The pressure cooker and soups are a perfect match. I make these fantastic soups on a regular basis all year long:

Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup
Spicy Chicken Soup
Lentil Orzo Soup
Pork and Hominy Stew
Quick and Easy Pressure Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup

Pressure Cooker Pot Roast

Large cuts of meats that would cook all day long in the slow cooker are done in less than 90 minutes in the pressure cooker.

Pressure Cooker Kalua Pork
Classic Pot Roast and Potatoes
Easy Pressure Cooker Pulled Pork
Pressure Cooker Shredded Beef Enchiladas

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Or cut the meat up in small pieces and have a great tasting meal on the table quickly.

Pressure Cooker Mongolian Beef
Pressure Cooker Beef and Broccoli
Greek Tacos

Pressure Cooker Applesauce

Desserts are my favorite part of the meal and I’ve made some fantastic desserts in the pressure cooker. Here’s a couple of easy recipes that I’ve made many times.

Pressure Cooker Applesauce
The Best Pressure Cooker Rice Pudding

Pressure Cooker Hard Boiled Eggs

Once you’ve cooked hard boiled eggs in the pressure cooker, you’ll never want to cook them another way ever again. My Quick Pressure Cooker Potato Salad is super popular and super easy. You cook the eggs and the potatoes at the same time!

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Steel Cut Oats are better tasting and easy to make in the pressure cooker. Pressure Cooker Breakfast Quinoa has a 1 minute cook time. Or try an easy crustless quiche.

TIPS:

I’m sure you’ll have lots of questions. Many of your questions have already been answered in my Frequently Ask Question section.

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Try some of my easy recipes first, and then once you’re comfortable using your pressure cooker, try adapting your favorite recipes for the pressure cooker. Before long you’ll be wondering how you ever cooked without your pressure cooker, and whipping up more sophisticated desserts like my Meyer Lemon Cheesecake.

Happy New Year everyone!

A few of my favorite easy recipes for the electric pressure cooker that are super easy and super delicious.