Are you looking for a delicious way to make this Thanksgiving meal memorable? Look no further than your trusty Instant Pot! This collection of Instant Pot Thanksgiving recipes will get your mouth watering and have your family and friends excitedly awaiting the upcoming holiday feast. From a delicious pot roast and creamy mashed potatoes, to roasted butternut squash and apple pie moonshine, this list of recipes is sure to bring a smile to everyone’s face. Not only are these recipes easy to follow and delicious, but they are also much faster than preparing traditional Thanksgiving dishes. So, embrace this new way of cooking, and savor the warm, cozy flavors of the holiday season with these delicious Instant Pot Thanksgiving recipes.
Let me share some of the tops tried and true Instant Pot Thanksgiving recipes to try. Leave that oven for other dishes and cook fast and with a hands-off approach for the perfect holiday dish each and every time.
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Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes
Here is a great list of classic recipes to serve at Thanksgiving and some new ideas to help change up your meal a bit. Whether you eat a traditional ham or are looking for other methods, I got you covered. Plus I have tons of great side dishes that will make your mouth water.
Why Cook Thanksgiving Recipes In The Instant Pot
The Instant Pot uses less energy than the oven and stove. So if you are looking for a way to save energy, consider reaching for your handy IP Pot!
Quick and easy to prep and make. Most recipes give you that hands-off approach so you can be working on other dishes to serve up your family and friends. I have found the Instant Pot to be a great way to maximize my time.
Fool-Proof Recipes are what you will find here. You get that perfect dish that your family and friends will dive into and reach for seconds.
It doesn’t heat the house as it cooks. Do you always feel how hot the house gets on holidays? It is nice to not overwork the appliances so much and can enjoy a cooler home that doesn’t leave you sweating.
Can I Use Instant Pot Duo For Thanksgiving Recipes
Absolutely! You can use any of these recipes in your Instant Pot Duo, just use the pressure cooker setting. You will get the same amazing meals that you would in the classic Instant Pot.
If you make a recipe or two, let me know what you think! I love hearing people rave about the Instant Pot as I do! It is such a game-changer for cooking in the kitchen all year round!
Instant Pot Potpourri is the perfect way to make your home smell like the holidays as it combines cinnamon sticks, orange slices, rosemary, cloves, allspice, and cranberries together for the perfect scent this holiday season.
Gone are the days of having to slow cook your ham all day to infuse those rich flavors you desire. With your handy Instant Pot, you can have this Instant Pot Honey Ham ready in 30 minutes! Yep, just 30 minutes and you can put this on the dinner table ready to serve with all the fixins’ for your family
Want a pasta dish that doesn’t take much time to make but is heart and loaded with flavor? Check out my Instant Pot Lazy Lasagna! Super quick to whip up for those nights you need a meal quick. Lazy lasagna is one of our favorite go-to recipes, the whole family is happy!
Instant Pot Ham Dinner is a hearty and comforting dinner made all in your Instant Pot. This takes minimal effort since it is a dump and cook recipe. If you want an easy ham recipe, this one is calling your name!
Instant Pot 3 Packet Pot Roast is one of my go-to ways to make a pot roast in the Instant Pot. It is called 3 packet pot roast because you use 3 packets of seasoning. This will create the most tender and juicy roast you will ever have.
Instant Pot Mississippi Pot Roast is a fail-proof dish you will love as it combines chuck roast, beef stock, ranch seasoning, brown gravy, and pepperoncini to create a tangy zest comfort dish that will surely be a hit.
Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes are rich, creamy, and delicious, not to mention it takes way less time than the old fashioned way on the stove. If you are looking for an easy way to make mashed potatoes this is it. Once you make these you won’t ever go back to cooking them on the stove again.
This Dutch Oven no knead bread is so easy to make and produces a delicious artisan loaf of bread that is crusty on the outside and perfect on the inside. In just 15 minutes your no knead bread will be prepped and ready to go. Thanks to your Instant Pot it makes rising your bread a breeze with this easy recipe!
Instant pot loaded corn pudding is the perfect comfort side dish as we head into fall. With just 30 minutes of cooking time, you will have a hearty meal ready to go that the whole family will love to share together.
This Million Dollar Instant Pot Mac and Cheese takes the cake for macaroni and cheese! The cheese factor is over the top, al dente pasta, layers of cheese, and topped with breadcrumbs for the perfect amount of crunch. Watch this become a new family favorite upon the first bite. You have that classic comfort food of mac and cheese made in an instant, thanks to your excellent Instant Pot.
10 minutes is all it takes for this tender and flavorful garlic and parm Instant Pot asparagus! This side dish is perfect for the holidays, summer entertaining or a regular weekday side dish. If you are a fan of asparagus you will drool over the incredible flavor of garlic and parmesan next to the asparagus.
The holiday season is approaching fast, consider making Instant Pot Cranberry Sauce for your family this year. This is such an easy and quick way to make that classic cranberry sauce everyone looks for!
My Instant Pot Parmesan Risotto with Peas is incredibly creamy and taste better than ordering from your favorite restaurant. Sharp parmesan, tender peas, onions, garlic and more come together to make this the best Risotto with peas you can make.
Instant Pot Mushroom Risotto combines rice, mushrooms, broth, and cheese to create an effortless meal that your guests will think you spent hours preparing, where in reality it’s one of the easiest dishes you will ever make.
Instant Pot Candied Acorn Squash is a perfect way to have a sweetened acorn squash to serve up as a side dish to any meal. Acorn squash is known to be sweetened like this recipe or even stuffed with meat and/or rice. Acorn squashes offer a nice creamy texture with lots vibrant flavors.
Instant Pot Green Bean Casserole couldn’t get any easier to make. A creamy and savory green bean casserole topped with the classic French’s fried onions. This is a perfect side dish for your holiday feast or weeknight dinners.
Instant Pot Balsamic Brussels Sprouts are going to dress up your dinner table tonight. This is such an easy recipe, 6 ingredients and a 15 minutes is all it takes to make up these savory Balsamic Brussels Sprouts.
Looking for that perfect drink to serve up this holiday season? Or maybe a gift for that person who has everything? This Instant Pot apple pie moonshine will warm you up from the inside out, with a nice smooth flavor of apple pie. This sweet and boozed up apple pie moonshine will be the talk of any party or holiday gathering you take part in this fall.
Instant Pot Apple Cider is a simple way to get rich and flavorful homemade apple cider. The Instant Pot helps lock in all the spices and flavors to give you that all day simmer flavor. 4 basic ingredients is all you need for the best apple cider you will ever have!
This Instant Pot Kahlua Recipe is an easy way to make your favorite cocktail right at home. In less than 30 minutes you will have the perfect cocktail that combines your favorite coffee flavor with Everclear. Once you make your own homemade Kahlua you will never buy it at the store again.
4 Simple ingredients are all you need for this outstanding Instant Pot Cherry Pie Moonshine. Move over apple pie moonshine, there is a new deputy in town! Sweet, easy to make and the perfect Valentine’s Day or summer inspired moonshine to serve your guests.
I love the artichoke and spinach dip at Applebee’s so much. It is the one thing on the menu that I just can’t resist every time we stop in for dinner. Instant Pot Artichoke and Spinach Dip Applebees Copycat is highly addictive; it is the perfect flavor combination. The garlic, spinach, and artichokes are a classic trio of flavors, and then you add in the different cheeses, and it makes this recipe dynamite.
This Jalapeno Hot Popper & Chicken Instant Pot Dip is my go-to party appetizer. This dish is creamy, a hint of heat which you can kick up or tame to fit the heat factor you want, and just plain addicting.
Creamy, spicy, and downright addictive is what you get with this Instant Pot Buffalo Ranch Chicken Dip! This is the perfect chicken wing dip to make for entertaining, watching the big game or a weekend treat after a long work week. You can pair this with salty tortilla chips, crisp vegetables, or even crusty bread. No matter how you serve this up, it will be one of the best Instant Pot dip recipes you will ever find.
Instant Pot Churro Bites are a one of a kind treat that your family will love as it combines ingredients that are in your pantry to create a fluffy cinnamon-sugar treat that is perfect to pop in your mouth and enjoy in just 20 minutes!
If you are looking for the most incredible dessert ever, you just found it. Instant Pot Better Than Sex Chocolate Lava Cake will blow your mind! Tender cake with a silky smooth lava center. As you dip your spoon into the cake you are welcomed by chocolate lava that is going to make your entire week.
This Instant Pot Pumpkin Creme Brulee is a no-fuss recipe that will leave you swooning. You get the flavors of fall in every single bite of this creamy brulee. Crack into the hard caramelized sugar top with one fancy treat awaiting you. The Instant Pot Pumpkin Creme Brulee is the must make it recipe this fall season.
2 Ingredient Instant Pot Pumpkin Muffin Bites will blow your mind on how simple they are to make. These little bite-size muffins are packed full of flavor, moist, and just a five-minute prep is all it takes.
If you have not tried making this caramel pecan banana bread in your Instant Pot you are missing out. Instant Pot Caramel Pecan Banana Bread is Moist, delicious, and topped with crunchy pecans and a drizzle of caramel. Thanks to the Instant Pot, banana bread couldn’t get any easier.
This Instant Pot Candied Nuts recipe is by far the easiest candied nuts recipe I have made over the years. Instant Pot Candied Nuts gives you that perfectly coated nut recipe that is seasoned with spices for incredible taste. Plus you have the option to add a little heat factor for that spicy and sweet combination.
Serve up these Instant Pot pumpkin pie bites this holiday season! These bite-size pumpkin pies are an absolute delight. Graham cracker crust with tender pumpkin pie flavor that melts in your mouth. Grab your Instant Pot and egg bite molds and let’s get to cooking.
Making homemade creme brulee hasn’t gotten any easier than this Instant Pot Creme Brulee recipe. You have that crystallized sugar topping that you break into for that rich and creamy filling that melts in your mouth. Best of all, minimal prep is required and this creme brulee is done in no time. Warm, smooth filling, crunchy coating, with the perfect amount of sweetness. This is the best creme brulee recipe.
Serve up this Instant Pot Lemon Cream Cheese Dump Cake recipe for your next summer cookout or weeknight dessert. A tangy and sweet lemon cream cheese filling that is topped with light and tender cake. Just dump and bake right in your Instant Pot. This dump cake is hands down my favorite.
Zero prep is required for this easy Instant Pot Pumpkin Puree recipe. This pumpkin puree is fresh, vibrant, and bursting with flavor. Skip the canned pumpkin puree and make your own at home with no need to remove seeds or stem. Trust me this recipe couldn’t get any easier if it tried!