BEST Instant Pot / Pressure Cooker Recipes

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Pressure Cooking Today’s most popular Instant Pot recipes are all adapted perfectly for ANY brand of electric pressure cooker, including the Instant Pot, Ninja Foodi, or Power Pressure Cooker XL. 

Picture collage of most popular pressure cooker recipes from 2019, including, Instant Pot Pulled Pork, Instant Pot Rice Pudding, Instant Pot Broccoli Cheese Soup, Instant Pot Honey Sesame Chicken, and Instant Pot Beef Brisket.

As always, I like to kick off the new year by looking back at the most popular electric pressure cooker recipes on Pressure Cooking Today. It is always fun to look back and see what recipes you loved the most.

These recipes are my readers’ overall favorites—the ones they came back to again and again. (No surprise, many of these recipes have been reader favorites for years.)

Are there any of these electric pressure cooker recipes you haven’t tried? Leave me a comment and let me know what your favorite pressure cooker recipe was last year.

Top 10 BEST Instant Pot / Pressure Cooker Recipes on Pressure Cooking Today

It was close, but my Pulled Pork just edged out Beef & Broccoli to win first place as the Overall Readers' Choice recipe!

These recipes are my readers’ overall favorite Instant Pot / electric pressure cooker recipes and the ones they visited most this year.


If you’ve been a long-time Pressure Cooking Today reader, you’ve probably tried these overall top-10 recipes. However, we’ve posted a number of new favorites, including: 

  1. Old-Fashioned Instant Pot Beef Stew
  2. Pressure Cooker / Instant Pot Garlic Roasted Red Potatoes
  3. Instant Pot / Pressure Cooker Chicken Pot Pie
  4. Beef and Bean Pressure Cooker / Instant Pot Chili
  5. Instant Pot / Pressure Cooker Weight Loss Vegetable Soup
  6. Teriyaki Chicken Wings for the Instant Pot / Electric Pressure Cooker
  7. Pressure Cooker / Instant Pot Egg Roll Bowls
  8. Instant Pot / Pressure Cooker American Chop Suey (AKA Beefaroni)
  9. The Best Pressure Cooker Broccoli Cheese Soup
  10. Instant Pot 15 Bean Soup
collage of how to Make Instant Pot Eggs in ANY Electric Pressure Cooker

Other Popular Posts

In case you missed them, here’s some of our readers’ favorite how-to posts and roundups:

Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbook cover image

Reader favorite recipes from my cookbook, The Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbook:

  • Carnitas Street Tacos (page 50)
  • Broccoli Cheese Soup (page 96)
  • Chunky Potato Cheese Soup (page 99)
  • Creamy Chicken Pesto Pasta (page 163)
  • Beef Bourguignon (page 214)

If you’re curious, here are the top 10 most popular Instant Pot recipes / electric pressure cooker recipes for 2018, top 10 for 2017, top 10 for 2016, and the top 10 for 2015.

Happy New Year, everyone! I hope it’s a year filled with love and laughter—and great food made quick and easy in your electric pressure cookers. 


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originally published December 31, 2019 — last updated March 17, 2021
Categories: Roundups