Traditional Thanksgiving Dishes Made the Instant Pot Way

If you’ve joined the Instant Pot bandwagon you know how much time it saves on preparing your favorite meals. With Thanksgiving just around the bend, why not let it work for you for holiday cooking too? It’s a busy time of year and with so much on our plates, literally and figuratively, you owe it to yourself to free up a little time in the kitchen. Use that extra time wisely by pouring a glass of wine and patting yourself on the back for working smarter, not harder with these Instant Pot recipes.

Instant Pot Scalloped Potatoes


This recipe by Joanie Simon makes cooking your potatoes so much faster and simpler. Making potatoes in the Instant Pot eliminates the need for checking on them throughout the cooking process and, get this, they cook in ONE MINUTE!! You can’t do better than that, y’all!

Creamy Green Bean Casserole


The Instant Pot Eats blog came up with this delicious and fresh way to prepare one of our favorite traditional Thanksgiving sides. And let’s face it, adding bacon to anything takes it to the next level.

Make-Ahead Cranberry Sauce


Anything you can prepare ahead of time is a bonus during the holidays and this cranberry sauce recipe from bloggers Amy + Jacky is a healthier option than canned with less sugar.



photo credit: Pressure Cooking Today

Down here in the South most people call this dish dressing, but no matter what you call it, it’s simpler in the pressure cooker. This recipe from Pressure Cooking Today looks both pretty and delicious.

Easy Mini Pumpkin Pies


You can even make Thanksgiving dessert with your Instant Pot with these cute mini pumpkin pies by Awe Filled Homemaker. They’re the perfect personal portion size and are a fun alternative to traditional pie that saves you time and oven space.


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