These are the best vegetarian instant pot recipes; From side dishes to main dishes, and a variety of cuisines, there is definitely something for everyone!
Instant pot recipes are a life-saver when it comes to busy nights. Having a variety of options is also important so a family doesn't get burnt out on the same food night after night. These are the BEST Vegetarian Instant Pot recipes online! There are side dishes as well as main dishes on this list. They are great for meatless monday or the health conscious cook. Not only is it great to throw some meatless meals into your life for health reasons, but also for your budget! It's a lot more affordable not using meat for every meal. This list of the Best Vegetarian Instant Pot recipes will have you looking forward to more meatless meals!
New to the Instant Pot? Here are some of my top tips:
- Do NOT overfill the Instant Pot! This will cause a huge mess when the recipe is done cooking, or even worse, it won't cook at all.
- Use a 6 quart or 8 quart Instant Pot. I am not a fan of the smaller 3 quart instant pot, even if you have a small family.
- Don't forget that the time to cook the recipe is NOT the total time of the recipe. The pot needs to 'come to pressure', which usually takes about 10 minutes, before the timer will actually start counting down.
- Purchase some accessories that will help you utilize the instant pot.
- A rack is going to be great to set stuff on in the pot. It will allow you to cook things like potatoes and eggs, without having them touch the water and get mushy.
- An oven safe bowl is great for when you want to use the pot-in pot method to cook 2 things at once (for example potatoes and eggs for potato salad).
- A springform pan is great for making things like meatloaf and cheesecake. Make sure to get a removable trivet with handles and use it under the pan for easy removal of the pan.
If you aren't into meatless recipes, check out all of my instant pot recipes for more delicious meals! Now lets get to the BEST Vegetarian Instant Pot Recipes:
Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes are the perfect easy vegetarian side dish! Save time using the Instant Pot, then load them up with delicious toppings for a healthy meal! This CRISPY SKIN HACK is AWESOME!!
Palak paneer is a classic vegetarian dish from north India, made with fresh spinach and cheese, seasoned with fresh ginger, garlic and garam masala.
Instant Pot Baked Potatoes are done in a fraction of the time as traditional baked potatoes, and are the creamiest baked potatoes you will ever eat! You're going to LOVE this CRISPY SKIN HACK!!!
Instant Pot Mac & Cheese takes hardly any time to cook, is majorly creamy and delicious, and will become your go-to mac and cheese recipe!
Only a handful of ingredients in this delicious Garlic Hummus. Save money and know exactly what’s in your food with this Instant Pot Garlic Hummus recipe!
Instant Pot Salsa Rice is the perfect meal or side dish to your favorite Mexican inspired dinner! Filled with fresh vegetables and only 4 minutes in the Instant Pot and this rice is ready to eat!
Instant Pot Spaghetti Pie uses a whole pound of pasta and will keep your family full for dinner!
Instant Pot Corn on the Cobb is ready to eat in just minutes and is super flavorful! No need to peel the husk; corn on the cob can be cooked directly in the husk and then removed without a mess!
Instant Pot Roasted Red Pepper Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons is the perfect comfort food without any guilt! Full of fresh peppers, tomatoes, and healthy ingredients, this is an easy soup you can feel good about feeding your family!
Asian Sweet Corn Soup is really DELICIOUS in taste and super EASY to make. It is delicate in texture and mildly flavored with only a few ingredients. The soup is VEGAN and can be made GLUTEN FREE. Instructions for STOVE TOP SWEET CORN SOUP are also given in the recipe
Instant Pot Paleo Cauliflower Mushroom Risotto is so tasty and healthy and takes less than 30 minutes to make!
Instant Pot Refried Beans are homemade with dried beans and no presoaking. It’s a big batch so you can feed a large crowd or freeze for future meals. Naturally gluten-free!
Instant Pot Potato Carrot Medley has flavor to spare and all in under 30 minutes. So simple you can have your favorite vegetables anytime you want.
Instant Pot Taco Pasta makes a quick and easy weeknight dinner that’s sure to be a hit with the entire family!
Instant pot butter chickpea curry recipe has all the butter chicken flavor minus the actual chicken!
Instant Pot Weight Loss Soup is a very easy to make veggie soup that packs lots of nutrients and fiber to keep you full and boost your energy.
For those nights when you need dinner on the table fast this Easy Instant Pot Vegetarian Spaghetti and Meatballs is about the easiest throw together dinner there is!
Instant Pot Hot and Sour Soup is a delightfully easy to make that will warm your soul with Asian flavors. Healthy, nutritious and incredibly delicious.
Chana Masala is hearty and delicious curry is made with chickpeas or garbanzo beans, which are rich in iron, protein and are naturally vegan & gluten-free!
Healthy and flavorful Instant Pot Vegetarian Chili recipe made with a mix of dried beans, vegetables, spices, and a secret ingredient. A healthy, one-pot meatless meal your whole family will love.
Vegetarian Taco Pasta is the best of both worlds. It’s good old hearty pasta dressed up in spicy and zesty taco seasoning.
Paneer Butter Masala/Paneer Makhani is vegetarian variation of Butter Chicken. Start with paneer, Indian cottage cheese, and simmer it in tomato puree, season with toasted and ground garam masala and finished with a touch of heavy cream!
Instant Pot Split Pea Soup is hearty, satisfying and full of bold Moroccan flavors.
Instant Pot Lentil Sloppy Joes are so easy and tasty! Everyone in your family will love this vegetarian twist on a classic fave!
Vegetarian Instant Pot Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes are an easy replacement for starchy regular mashed potatoes
Jackfruit Carnitas can be used for so many things…tacos, taquitos, burrito bowls, burritos, sandwiches, nachos…use your imagination!
Instant Pot black bean soup is a delicious plant-based meal that even the meat-eaters will love!
Hopefully on this list of the best vegetarian instant pot recipes you have found at least ONE recipe you would love to try. I promise you they are delicious, easy, and totally worth trying! Utilize your instant pot and try these vegetarian recipes out today!
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