These Instant Pot Thanksgiving recipes are quick and easy so that you can save time on turkey day.
I'm obsessed with my Instant Pot! I was extremely skeptical when they first came out. I couldn't imagine meat and other items being done in just minutes. To me, it seems like food wouldn't get done and then we would be ordering out instead.
Then one day while we are the store, I broke down and got one just to see if it really worked like everyone was saying. I honestly thought the food would be mushy, undercooked, or not edible.
It wasn't any of those things! It was delicious and perfectly cooked. In 6 minutes we had these delicious potatoes. Six minutes y'all, that's it!
If you haven't bought an Instant Pot yet, do it! You'll be amazed at how much time you'll save and how many delicious instant pot recipes you can find. I recommend the Instant Pot DUO.
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Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes To Help You Save Time on Turkey Day
Now that I've had a little practice using the instant pot, I plan on bringing it out for Thanksgiving dinner. Simply because it would save me so much time on Thanksgiving.
I've found a ton of different instant pot Thanksgiving recipes that will help me save time. The bigger things I can use the oven for, some recipes will work in the air fryer, and these goodies are for the instant pot.
These potatoes were actually the first things I cooked in an Instant Pot. Needless to say, they came out so good, we now cook them pretty often. Plus, they go well with a lot of main dishes and are great for the holidays making them a great instant pot Thanksgiving recipe.
This sweet potato apple crisp has maple glazed pecans in it for an extra sweet taste. This instant pot Thanksgiving recipe is also vegan-friendly, dairy-free, and gluten-free.
Turkey breasts may not be a traditional holiday meal, but it's definitely making the list because this is the only way my kids will eat turkey. Plus, these are good for quick weeknight meals.
In my house, you can't have a family holiday dinner without green beans. It's a must and they are usually the first to go. We love adding a little bacon and cooking some old fashioned beans so. This will be a definite must for our instant pot Thanksgiving recipe collection.
If you're a fan of sweet potato casserole, this one is a must-try. Doesn't it look delish? Perfect for Thanksgiving, this sweet potato casserole is done in just minutes.
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Carrots are a holiday tradition for many families, including ours. We love eating brown sugar-glazed carrots so much that I often have to make two large batches for everyone.
Homemade mac and cheese is a must during the holidays for us. Luckily, this mac and cheese only takes 5 minutes in the Instant Pot! This will be a great time saving instant pot Thanksgiving recipe and will free up some oven and stove space.
One of my favorite desserts is apple crisp and the fact that I can make it in the Instant Pot, in just minutes, is unbelievable!
These mashed potatoes look delicious and they're quick and easy to make in the Instant Pot. Potatoes are one of our favorite meals during the holidays. This is another great instant pot Thanksgiving recipe that will save up some cooking space.
Even more delicious Instant Pot recipes for holidays:
- Instant Pot Pumpkin Cheesecake
- Spiced Apple Butter
- Instant Pot Scalloped Potatoes
- Duck Confit
- Cranberry Cheesecake
- Cheesy Carrots and Parsnips
Hopefully, these were some good instant pot Thanksgiving recipes that you can incorporate into your holiday meal this year.
These are also great for Christmas dinners or even weeknight dinners so save this post as a reference if you'd like! Then you can come back to it any time you need it.
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