8 Instant Pot Cookbooks To Make The Most Of Your New Tool

The Instant Pot® has seemingly revolutionized kitchens with its all-in-one capability to pressure cook, slow cook, rice cook, and more. Its specific settings can leave a home cook feeling like you’re starting to learn all your skills from scratch, many of our tried and true favourite recipes need to be either tweaked or entirely changed. You may choose to begin with simple Instant Pot cookbooks that focus on recipes like soup or stew before moving on to more involved recipes.

Note: many of the recipes from these Instant Pot cookbooks can be used in other slow cookers or pressure cookers.

Instant Pot All-Time Best Recipes: More Than 100 Easy DishesInstant Pot All-Time Best Recipes: More Than 100 Easy Dishes by Oxmoor House

With dozens of great recipes and tips, this handy cookbook is all you need to get the most out of this amazing kitchen tool. Newbies will learn to make perfect hard-cooked eggs every time, plus yogurt, beans, and rotisserie-style chicken. Old hands will love more than 80 creative recipes that start in the Instant Pot and blossom into salads, breads, sides, even desserts! Glowing photographs, cooking charts, and detailed step-by-step directions specifically for the Instant Pot help you make fabulous real food in a snap. Your Instant Pot takes the place of many other appliances—a pressure cooker, a slow cooker, a yogurt maker, and more.

 

The Essential Instant Pot Cookbook: Fresh and Foolproof Recipes for Your Electric Pressure CookerThe Essential Instant Pot Cookbook: Fresh and Foolproof Recipes for Your Electric Pressure Cooker by Coco Marente

The best-selling Instant Pot has been a runaway hit, with an almost cult-like following and users who swear by it. But finding delicious, well-tested, weekday-friendly recipes that are both inspiring and trustworthy has proven difficult, until now. The Essential Instant Pot Cookbook covers each meal of the day, offering plenty of tried-and-true classic recipes, such as spicy beef and bean chili, a whole roasted chicken with mushroom sauce, and decadent New York cheesecake, alongside a hearty array of contemporary meals, such as Greek-style Gigantes beans with fresh feta, braised pork loin with balsamic vinegar and caramelized onions, buttery cauliflower mashed potatoes, pork adobo, and more! Whether you’re looking to expand your pressure cooker recipe repertoire or seeking the ultimate gift for the Instant Pot aficionado, this is the book to have.

 

Indian Instant Pot Cookbook: Over 100 Traditional, Delicious and Easy to Make Indian RecipesIndian Instant Pot Cookbook: Over 100 Traditional, Delicious and Easy to Make Indian Recipes by Ishita Khatri

Here are more than 100 proven, delicious recipes that are traditional Indian recipes or inspired by Indian flavors. You’ll love the simple and delicious recipes that are so quick and easy to prepare. Each recipe is cooked using the Instant Pot, so they’re ready in a snap and you only have to clean one dish! This cookbook is perfect for you if you’re just starting out cooking or if you’ve been cooking for quite a while but don’t have the time to spend hours in the kitchen. Each day you can have tasty, simple and healthy Indian recipes that are ready in no time.

 

Instant Pot Miracle: From Gourmet to Everyday, 175 Must-Have RecipesInstant Pot Miracle: From Gourmet to Everyday, 175 Must-Have Recipes by The Editors at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

This full-color cookbook, authorized by Instant Pot, features recipes for all the functions of the Instant Pot, from everyday staples to surprising new dishes. You’ll find more than 175 recipes for everything from breakfast to dessert, including delicious soups and stews, vegetable mains and sides, jams and yogurts—even an entire cheesecake. This must-have cookbook is the perfect companion to the best-selling kitchen appliance to come along in decades.

 

Ready or Not!: 150+ Make-Ahead, Make-Over, and Make-Now Recipes by Nom Nom Paleo HardcoverReady or Not!: 150+ Make-Ahead, Make-Over, and Make-Now Recipes by Nom Nom Paleo by Michelle Tam

Ready or Not, it’s a new cookbook from best-selling creators of the popular blog, app, and cookbook Nom Nom Paleo. Ready or Not makes healthy Paleo home cooking a breeze, no matter if there’s time to prepare or just minutes to spare. Whether you’re a fastidious planner or a last-minute improviser, you’ll find plenty of deliciously nourishing options, from make-ahead feasts to lightning-fast leftover makeovers. Presented in Nom Nom Paleo’s deliriously fun comic book style, Ready or Not makes Paleo cooking easy, no matter how much time you have.

 

Pressure Cooker Perfection: 100 Foolproof Recipes That Will Change the Way You CookPressure Cooker Perfection: 100 Foolproof Recipes That Will Change the Way You Cook by America’s Test Kitchen

A pressure cooker is capable of delivering perfectly cooked food with deep, slow-cooked flavor on a fast-food timeframe—but when you lock on that lid, you want a recipe you know you can count on. The authors ran hundreds of tests in fifteen pressure cookers to find out what works and what doesn’t. Learn the essential techniques that are key to success, along with troubleshooting tips with every recipe. With this foolproof guide to cooking under pressure, every home cook will be guaranteed success.

 

Paleo Cooking with Your Instant Pot: 80 Incredible Gluten- and Grain-Free Recipes Made Twice as Delicious in Half the TimePaleo Cooking with Your Instant Pot®: 80 Incredible Gluten- and Grain-Free Recipes Made Twice as Delicious in Half the Time by Jennifer Robins

Bestselling author Jennifer Robins, creator of Predominantly Paleo, shows how to drastically cut cooking time for your Paleo dishes in your Instant Pot®. Recipes include Decked-Out Omelet, Legit Bread Under Pressure, Honey Sriracha Chicken Wings, Pressure-Cooked Sirloin Steak and Hidden Spinach Bundt Cakes. Whether you’re new to the Instant Pot® or a seasoned pro, Paleo Cooking with Your Instant Pot® will show you everything this cooker is capable of and help you prepare healthy, delicious meals in no time.

 

Vegan Under Pressure: Perfect Vegan Meals Made Quick and Easy in Your Pressure Cooker by Jill NussinowVegan Under Pressure: Perfect Vegan Meals Made Quick and Easy in Your Pressure Cooker by Jill Nussinow

For the growing number of people who eat vegan, a pressure cooker is a blessing when it comes to saving time and enjoying a wider variety of foods on a regular basis. The pressure cooker drastically shortens the cooking times of healthful vegan staples such as dried beans and ancient grains: suddenly hummus from scratch and braised artichokes become weeknight fare. In Vegan Under Pressure, Jill Nussinow shows how to use the appliance safely and effectively, and reveals the breadth of vegan fare that can be made using a pressure cooker, including Roasted Pepper and White Bean Dip, Harissa-Glazed Carrots with Green Olives, Pozole Chili, Farro Salad with Tomatoes and Arugula, Thai Summer Vegetable Curry, a chapter of veggie burgers, Cornbread, Pear-Almond Upside Down Cake, and DIY soy milk and seitan.

 

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