Sure, the Instant Pot is known for helping you cook quickly but can it go beyond chili and soups? It definitely can! There are so many other ways to use this amazing multi-use appliance, including making bread, yogurt, and an array of delicious desserts.
10 Surprising Instant Pot Recipes
If you’re used to regular, stovetop cooking, it might take some getting used to. But once you get the hang of it, you will find yourself using it more and more!
Here are 10 recipes that we would like to try this very instant!
1. How to Make Homemade Coconut Milk Yogurt from Detoxinista
Not only can you make dairy-based yogurt in your Instant Pot, you can make vegan yogurt too. It’s sugar-free, and so much more cost-effective than store-bought!
2. Instant Pot Blood Orange Marmalade from Every Nook and Cranny
Take advantage of citrus season to make blood orange marmalade! You can make it with or without shred, and will be able to keep it in the pantry for many months once sterilized.
3. Instant Pot Apple Sauce from A Beautiful Plate
No apple peeling, no added sugar – just a tasty, healthy apple sauce ready in a jiffy. Add it to your morning steel-cut oats, ice cream, in baked goods or eat it on its own.
4. Instant Pot Limoncello from The View from Great Island
If you have a taste for Italian limoncello, but don’t have the patience to wait for weeks until it’s ready, this Instant Pot version is for you! It’s great on its own and in spring cocktails, too.
5. How to Make Popcorn in an Instant Pot from Copykat
Kernels, coconut oil and salt are all the ingredients you need to pop the perfect snack in your Instant Pot! Ready in a couple of minutes, just in time for your favorite Netflix show!
6. How to Make Perfect Soft and Hard Boiled Eggs in the Instant Pot from Skinnytaste
With Easter coming up, it’s a great to be able to hard boil eggs quickly and in large amounts! You can also soft boil them, depending on your preference, all you need is 3 minutes!
7. Crusty Instant Pot Sourdough Bread from Living Sweet Moments
Using the yogurt setting on your Instant Pot, you’ll be able to make the perfect yogurt-based sourdough. Just a few steps and no starter or kneading needed.
8. Pure Vanilla Extract from Tidbits
Homemade almost always tastes better, and it’s the case for vanilla extract too. Make a batch for yourself or to give as a gift using the pressure cooker setting of your Instant Pot.
9. Healthier Instant Pot Creme Brulee from this Pilgrim Life
Crème Brûlée is one of those intimidating desserts not everyone dares to make. But what if we told you this Instant Pot version is fail-proof, low in sugar and ready in 20 minutes?
10. Instant Pot Miso Mushroom Broth from White Coat Pink Apron
When you’re making soup, stews or gravy, it’s nice to have a good broth at hand. With the Instant Pot, you don’t need to prepare it ahead of time! We’re partial to this vegan, gluten-free recipe made with tasty mushrooms and ready in just one hour.