These Healthy Instant Pot Recipes for Meal Prep are the easiest way to cook during the work week. Dump your ingredients and press start!
So, let's talk about the Instant Pot and how amazing it is for meal prep (the Instant Pot DUO Plus 60 is the version I use by the way). I know you've likely seen all the Instant Pot recipes I've been putting up on the site recently and that's mainly because they are just so easy, and you can make so many spins on your favourites like Pad Thai, Pho soup, pastas, tacos and more. Today I'm bringing you the BEST Instant Pot recipes to make during hectic work weeks – they'll get you through a busy schedule, I promise.
Basically, anything you can make in the slow cooker you can make QUICKLY in the Instant Pot and it's an amazing appliance to have on hand in the kitchen! Whether you're looking to make all your lunches in bulk for the work week, or you're just looking for a dinner you can dump in then set and forget, you're likely to find a few favourites to add to your menu rotation each week.
And in case you're in need of some meal prep tools, here are my staples:
- Glass meal prep bowls are perfect for storing your Instant Pot eats after
- These Bento box containers are perfect for packing snacks along with your work week lunches
- Restock your freezer with grass-fed beef and poultry from Butcher Box – it's always great to have proteins on hand ready to go in the Instant Pot
I've rounded up some of my favourite healthy Instant Pot recipes from around the web – we've got some vegetarian options, a delicious breakfast, mac and cheese, delicious soups, burrito bowls and more to get you started in learning more about pressure cooking and how easy it can make your life!
This round up is also filled with some of the best instant pot chicken recipes so you can dress up those boring, bland chicken breasts and turn them into something amazing. These 22 Healthy Instant Pot Recipes for Meal Prep are bound to get you through the work week and then some!
Instant Pot Pastas
I love making pasta in the Instant Pot! You can cook everything in one pot so clean-up is super minimal. I call that a win/win!
Instant Pot Rice and Noodle Dishes
These dishes are great served over rice or noodles. From burrito bowls to noodles that are better than takeout, you'll love these quick and easy dinner ideas.
Instant Pot Soups and Chilis
The Instant Pot is amazing for soups and chilis. Create a flavourful dish that tastes like it's been on the stove all day long in as little as 20 minutes!
Instant Pot Tacos
I have to say, tacos in the Instant Pot are a total game changer! The cooking is totally hands-off which gives you time to prep all your toppings.