12 Easy Instant Pot Dump Recipes
These easy Instant Pot dump dinners and sides practically cook themselves. Just throw everything in the pot, hit the appropriate buttons, and wait—it's that easy! From comforting soups and stews (you'll love this Lazy Lasagna Soup) to simple side dishes (like this quick Coconut Rice), you'll want to bookmark this collection of Instant Pot dump recipes.
Instant Pot Vegan Beer Chili
Instant Pot Vegan Beer Chili Recipe
This vegan chili is full of flavor and tastes like it’s simmered all day: it’s rich and smoky with a good bit of heat, but not too much. The lentils and beans create a hearty bite, while the bountiful veggies offer a juicy freshness. Dried beans in specific amounts, like in this recipe, are great and even more inexpensive to purchase in bulk bins.
Instant Pot Tuscan White Bean and Lentil Soup
Instant Pot Tuscan White Bean and Lentil Soup Recipe
Pantry staples like dried lentils and canned beans make up the bulk of this soup and boost the fiber to cover more than half your daily goal. Want to make it in your slow cooker? Click here for the recipe.
Instant Pot Jambalaya Soup
Instant Pot Jambalaya Soup Recipe
Look for andouille near the smoked sausages in the refrigerated section of your grocery store. Want to make it in your slow cooker? Click here for the recipe.
Instant Pot Two-Minute Taco Soup
Instant Pot Two-Minute Taco Soup Recipe
Dinner doesn’t get any easier than this tasty taco soup that the whole family will love.
Instant Pot Saffron Rice
Instant Pot Saffron Rice Recipe
Richly aromatic saffron rice feels special, but is easy to make with the Instant Pot. Serve alongside chicken or shrimp for a fabulous weeknight meal. For more ideas on how to amp up your white rice, be sure to check out our other Instant Pot rice variations.
Instant Pot Coconut Rice
Instant Pot Coconut Rice Recipe
This easy recipe for coconut rice couldn’t be more simple or delicious. Ready in just 20 minutes, it makes the perfect delicately sweet and nutty base for any of your favorite curry recipes. Once you have the basic formula for making Instant Pot rice down, you can branch out with other flavor profiles as well, such as saffron rice and green rice.
Instant Pot Black Beans
Instant Pot Black Beans Recipe
Replace canned black beans (and the preservatives) easily with some help from your Instant Pot, no soaking required.
Instant Pot Mediterranean Chicken and Quinoa Stew
Instant Pot Mediterranean Chicken and Quinoa Stew Recipe
Look for bags of cubed butternut squash in the produce section to save you the trouble of peeling and dicing a whole squash. Find Castelvetrano olives either jarred in the olive and pickle section or fresh at most specialty market antipasti bars.
Instant Pot Lazy Lasagna Soup
Instant Pot Lazy Lasagna Soup Recipe
Your family will love this fun departure from the Italian classic—and you’ll love its ease and simplicity. Want to make it in a slow cooker? Get the recipe here.
Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash
Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash Recipe
This foolproof Instant Pot method yields perfectly cooked spaghetti squash in a fraction of the time needed to cook it in the oven. Cutting the squash crosswise actually makes for longer strands of squash, which is ideal when subbing the veggie in place of traditional spaghetti noodles.
Instant Pot Butternut Squash
Instant Pot Butternut Squash Recipe
Instant Pot Butternut Squash is the easy fall side dish recipe that everyone needs in their repertoire. This simple recipe is similar to your go-to roasted butternut squash, yielding browned edges and a melt-in-your-mouth tender interior, but made in your go-to countertop appliance.
Instant Pot Tex-Mex Chicken and Black Bean Soup
Instant Pot Tex-Mex Chicken and Black Bean Soup Recipe
This filling and flavorful soup is ideal for a chilly evening. Freeze leftover chipotle chiles and adobe sauce in a flattened Ziploc bag for future use. Want to make this soup in your slow cooker? Click here for the recipe.