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Who got an Instant Pot for Christmas?
And I bet you now are wondering what the heck you are supposed to make in this contraption!?!
Don’t dismay, we have you covered. From breakfast to sides dishes to hearty soups galore, this best of instant pot vegan recipe roundup is for you! (and me too in all honestly – because while I did not get it for Christmas I got it for my birthday a year ago and need some serious inspiration!)
So let’s dig in or perhaps pot up?! This is an epic list of instant pot recipes that are plant based!
45 minutes is all it takes from start to finish to get this yummy Banana Steel Cut Oats breakfast made from Gwen at Delightful Adventures. This healthy, hearty oatmeal breakfast tastes just like banana bread and can be made ahead and reheated. Perfect for busy mornings!
Instant Pot Elderberry Shrub from Glue and Glitter is a must for cold and flu season. This home remedy contains only 5 ingredients and is the perfect way to stay healthy when your immune system is worn down. Mix with seltzer or water and sip during the day.
Melanie at a Virtual Vegan has the ultimate one pot family meal all made in the Instant Pot! This Instant Pot Portobello Pot Roast has meaty portobello mushrooms, tender vegetables and a thick, flavor filled gravy. Dinnertime will be delicious!
Instant Pot Pasta Puttanesca from Amy at Veggies Save the Day is an easy vegan, gluten-free, and oil-free one-pot meal. This delicious dish features kalamata olives, capers, and garlic. Not counting pressure cooker warm up time, this dish is ready in only 5 MINUTES!
Get ready to wow those tastebuds with this Instant Pot Vegetable Rice from Simple Sumptuous Cooking! This traditional Indian dish has basmati rice, spices and veggies and takes only 4 minutes in the instant pot.
An impressive whole roasted cauliflower dish made in the instant pot! The Belly Rules the Mind gives us the perfect directions on how to make this Instant Pot Whole Roasted Cauliflower in Indian Masala. This gluten free, dairy free Indian dish can be made ahead and is even freezer friendly.
Traditionally Vegetable Soup can take hours to simmer on the stove (or so it feels like) but Where You Get Your Protein shows us how easy it is to make Instant Pot Vegetable Soup that is ready in only 35 minutes. Full of traditional potatoes and carrots in a warm tomato vegetable broth this soup is perfect for winter.
Maple Bourbon Sweet Potato Instant Pot Chilifrom My Darling Vegan is ready to eat in 30 minutes! Both sweet and spicy this chili will please everyone in the family. Serve with a side of crisp tortillas and dinner is done!
Instant Pot Golden Lentil and Spinach Soup from Kitchen Treaty is done in only 12 minutes but tastes like it simmered all day on the stovetop. Packed full of nutrition, this soup is perfect to ward off the wintertime blues.
Red Curry Cauliflower Rice Vegetable Soup from Green Scheme requires only 8 ingredients, takes less than 20 minutes in the Instant Pot, and tastes like homemade soup that has been simmering all day!
Easy Indian Green Bean Potato Curry with Potatoes is full of flavor from Vegetarian Gastronomy. This healthy dish takes only 20 minutes and is gluten free and perfect for the dinner table.
Instant Pot Tomato Bisque from Scratch from Vegan Yack Attack is a great way to use up leftover garden tomatoes. Rich, hearty and oh so satisfying. Serve with crackers or crusty bread for a complete meal!
Serve this Moroccan winter squash and chickpea tagine from Well Vegan with gluten-free sorghum for a delicious instant pot meal! This warm and satisfying dish has fresh cilantro and pickled golden raisins.
Instant Pot Spaghettifrom Nora Cooks takes only 19 minutes! This dish is packed full of healthy protein from green lentils and uses pasta and your favorite marinara for a quick dinner that will the whole family will love.
From My Bowl’s Instant Pot Chipotle Black Beansis a perfect side dish to your taco bowl! Crowd pleasing recipe with only 5 ingredients.
Vegan lentil mushroom stew with mashed sweet potatoes from Vegan Richa is winter comfort food made fast in the instant pot! This hearty stew is reminiscent of shepherds pie, with an upside down twist.
Vegan Mexican Rice – Black Bean Burrito Bowlfrom Vegan Blueberry takes only 22 minutes and will please everyone in the family. It’s an ‘Instant’ meal, made in the ‘Instant Pot’!
Instant Pot Vegan Cincinnati Chili from our recipe archives is served over gluten free noodles and topped with onions, cilantro and vegan cheese! Perfect to feed a crowd.
Vegan Instant Pot BBQ Meatballs from Fried Dandelions is the perfect appetizer for your next party! Easy to make using pre-made vegan meatballs and then cooked quickly in the instant pot, throw this together before the group comes over to watch the game.
Hearty Instant Pot Chicken and Wild Rice Stew from Nut Free Vegan is vegan and easy to make in the instant pot! Hearty ingredients like wild rice, kale and Beyond Meat Chicken Strips combined with herbs and coconut milk make this creamy and delicious.