25 Instant Pot Recipes Made from Pantry Staples

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If you’re staying in, use our essential pantry shopping list to make these delicious pressure cooker / Instant Pot recipes made from pantry staples, canned goods, and a few freezer basics.

Collage of Instant Pot Pantry Staples Recipes including pulled pork, macaroni and cheese, chicken lazone, hearty beef stew, lemon blueberry steel cut oats, and bow tie past with a quick marinara sauce.

You might be surprised by how many unique, tasty dishes you can whip up with the pantry staples you already have on hand.

I’ve rounded up our most popular meals made mostly with non-perishable ingredients you likely have in your kitchen.

Save yourself the time, money, and hassle of grocery shopping while enjoying delicious meals! 

This round up of 25 Instant Pot Recipes Made from Pantry Staples relies heavily on pantry items. However, many of these recipes also call for a few common refrigerated or frozen items that you likely already have at home as well.

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Picture collage including an Instant Pot, pulled pork, mac and cheese, chicken lazone, beef stew, lemon blueberry steel cut oats, and bow tie pasta with a simple marinara.

The Essential Instant Pot Pantry Shopping List

We try to keep a full pantry stocked with nonperishable items that we can easily turn into healthy and satisfying meals.

To help you make sure your pantry is stocked, I put together a list of basic pantry and freezer items that I like to have on hand for our family’s meals. It’s not an all-inclusive list, but it covers the essentials.

Screeenshot of the Essential Instant Pot Pantry Shopping List, showing the document that\'s available to download.

➡️ Download the Instant Pot Pantry Essentials list here. ⬅️

We also love to freeze the leftovers of these Instant Pot meals for another night. Check back next week for our best tips for Instant Pot freezer meals and our favorite freezer-friendly recipes.

What are your favorite things to make from your pantry? Let me know in the comments below!

Instant Pot Recipes Made from Pantry Staples

Here is a great list of Instant Pot meals you can make using mainly items from your pantry. Staying in doesn't have to mean boring, prepackaged food.

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