More than 38 Instant Pot Meal Prep Recipes to make meal prep Sunday easy peasy! Basic recipes to cook protein, veggies or carbs, Instant Pot freezer pack recipes and freezer-friendly Instant Pot recipes are included.
It’s no secret I’ve been loving my Instant Pot lately. Not only does it make amazingly juicy chicken breasts that hold up SO WELL for meal prep, but it also is the most hands off way to cook a big batch of steel cut oats for the week.
There are about a million other ways you can use your Instant Pot on meal prep Sunday, and it has been really fun to dig through allll the recipes on the internet to find the best ones to share with you today!
- We’re starting off with some basic Instant Pot meal prep recipes; these are base recipes for cooking chicken, sweet potatoes, hard boiled eggs, etc. Using your IP to cook these things will have them done in a fraction of the time and free up your oven for other items.
- Next we will talk Instant Pot freezer packs; these are the ‘assemble ahead and freeze’ recipes, which make weeknight dinners oh-so-easy. Some of these can go directly into the IP frozen, while others need to be thawed first.
- Finally, we will talk freezer-friendly Instant Pot recipes; the kind you can make a big batch and freeze the leftovers. Stocking up your freezer is never a bad idea.
Basic Instant Pot Meal Prep Recipes
Easy, basic Instant Pot meal prep recipes…you can use these as a base for snacks and meals through the week or put your own spin on them.
7. 7 Healthy Steel Cut Oats Recipes from Sweet Peas & Saffron // 8. How to Make Homemade Coconut Yogurt in the Instant Pot from Detoxinista
9. Easy Peel Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs from Kristine’s Kitchen // 10. Perfect Hard Boiled and Soft Boiled Eggs – Instant Pot and Stove-top from Life Made Sweeter
11. How To Cook Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash in Under 20 Minutes Flat from Paleo Pot // 12. Easy Instant Pot Butternut Squash from Paleo Pot
15. How to Cook Chickpeas in an Instant Pot from Pass the Plants // 16. How to Make Perfect Black Beans in the Instant Pot from Fried Dandelions
Freezer Pack Instant Pot Recipes
Assemble all your ingredients and freeze. Some of these recipes go directly into the Instant Pot from frozen, while others need to be thawed first.
1. 7 Whole30 Instant Pot Freezer Meals from New Leaf Wellness (these can go directly in the IP without thawing!) // 2.Instant Pot Pork Tenderloin with Soy Ginger Sauce from Sweet Peas & Saffron (thaw first)
5. Instant Pot Honey Bourbon Chicken from Once A Month Meals (can be cooked from frozen!) // 6. Slow Cooker Tuscan Chicken Stew (+ Instant Pot) from Sweet Peas & Saffron (thaw completely before cooking)
Instant Pot meal prep recipes that can be cooked, then frozen
Make a big batch of these Instant Pot meal prep recipes and stock up the freezer!
- Instant Pot Lentil Soup with Sausage & Kale from Platings and Pairings // 2. Slow Cooker Chicken Korma with Sweet Potatoes (+ Instant Pot) from Sweet Peas & Saffron
3. Vegan Lentil Chili from Peas & Crayons // 4. Slow Cooker Smoky Sweet Potato & Chickpea Chili (+ Instant Pot) from Sweet Peas & Saffron