Friends, summertime is upon us. And that means long sunny days, lots of outdoor activities, and rising temperatures. And who wants to slave over a hot stove or use the oven during those sweltering dog days of summer? Not me. So that is exactly why I have gather up these 25 Instant Pot Summer Recipes.
Thanks to the Instant Pot, you can stay cool and collected whilst cooking up all sorts of tastes-like-summer fare. We’re talking barbecue classics like juicy hamburgers, potato salad and corn on the cob.
And to make your summer truly stress free, I have included several dump and start Instant Pot recipes that eliminate virtually all the work. Indulge in flavorful dishes from around the globe like Thai curry quinoa salad, African cinnamon peanut butter chicken and Arroz con Leche. Each one of these pressure cooker summer recipes is so delicious and soooooo easy!
Summer Instant Pot Recipes Materials
KITCHEN TOOLS, UTENSILS & APPLIANCES NEEDED
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Here are some of the items you will need to make these Instant Pot Recipes.
- 8 qt Instant Pot.
- 3 qt Instant Pot or 6 qt Instant Pot depending on family size.
- Use this convenient Cutting board.
- I use this trivet .
- These Tongs are great for removing food from the pot.
- I use these measuring jugs or cups for measuring out liquids.
- Measuring teaspoons.
- Use these handy bowls with covers.
- For storing your leftover food.
- Meat thermometer.
- Use please this to check the internal temperature of meat.
- You can’t go wrong with this microwave for reheating your Instant Pot dishes.
- I love these perfect sized meal prep bowls for make-ahead lunches and more.
- This freezer is great for storing your meals till you need them.
25 Instant Pot Summer Recipes
A new spin on a summer cookout staple, these juicy and delicious hamburgers are super easy to make in the Instant Pot!
Making this Instant Pot Corn on the Cob is super quick, super easy and utterly delicious! Enjoying this tasty summer staple just got a whole lot simpler!
This spiced chickpea salad is bursting with flavour, and comes together in just minutes. Plus, learn how easy it is to cook dried chickpeas in the Instant Pot no soak required!
These West African Style Ribs are fall-off-the-bone tender, and packed with flavour. And thanks to the Instant Pot, they’re so easy to make that you may never want to cook ribs any other way.
Nothing says summer like potato salad. And this recipe is chick full of classic potato salad flavour. Plus, this Instant Pot makes it soooo easy, because you can cook the potatoes and eggs together at the same time. This Instant Pot Potato Salad recipe is destined to become a favourite.
This really is The Creamiest Instant Pot Hummus around. So tasty and so easy to make, it is the perfect appetizer, snack and spread for all sort of summer meals.
Making ice coffee concentrate is easy with the Instant Pot! Delicious Instant Pot iced coffee is the perfect way to start your day, or for anytime you want to beat the summer heat.
These Garlic Butter Sesame Instant Pot Green Beans are such a versatile side dish. Quick and easy, so you can pair them up with all sorts of summertime main dishes.
This Easy Instant Pot Orange Strawberry Jam is utterly delicious, and comes together so quickly. Summer is strawberry season, and this recipe is the perfect way to use up those delectable sweet berries.
Start your day off right with these healthy Instant Pot Egg Bites. Packed with protein and portable, so they’re a perfect on the go breakfast or anytime snack.
Making soup in the summer is a breeze when you use the Instant Pot. And this deliciously zesty Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup is a perfectly light, yet totally satisfying summer meal.
This creamy and decadent Instant Pot Arroz Con Leche is a quick and easy way to indulge in a traditional sweet treat. This recipe comes together quickly and requires just a few everyday ingredients.
Instant Pot Dal is a quick, easy and delicious meatless dish that is full of aromatic spices. Perfect for serving up as a healthy and satisfying summer meal.
Deliciously rich and creamy Instant Pot Chicken Tuscan Pasta is a one-pot dish that is big on flavour, yet requires almost no effort to make. A true crowd pleaser that both you and your family will love!
This dump and start Instant Pot African Cinnamon Peanut Butter Chicken is full of fragrant and complex flavours. It tastes like you spent all day cooking, but actually comes together with a minimal amount of time and almost no effort at all.
Thirst-quenching Instant Pot Iced Tea is a true summer essential! With three flavour options that are super easy to make and oh-so-refreshing, you’ll be making this Instant Pot Iced Tea allllll season long.
Dump and Start Instant Pot Thai Quinoa is quick, easy and full of bold Thai flavours. Made with basic pantry staples, this is an affordable and versatile dish that is perfect for summer.
Instant Pot Pulled Pork is tender, tasty and oh-so-satisfying. Looking for a recipe packed with amazing flavour that comes out perfect every time? Then this Instant Pot Pulled Pork is for you!
Use your Instant Pot to cook up flavourful, tender chicken breasts using fresh or frozen chicken. This Instant Pot Chicken Breast Recipe is super versatile and an excellent meal prep and make-ahead summertime meal solution.
Quench your thirst and stay cool this summer with delicious Instant Pot Infused Water. With 4 different refreshing and easy to make flavour combinations, your taste buds will never get bored.
You will love how healthy, versatile and affordable it is to make flavourful Mexican Quinoa right in in the Instant Pot. This dump and start recipe uses simple everyday ingredients and requires virtually no effort to make. Just the thing for serving up on those busy summer days.
This bright and cheery Instant Pot Rainbow Bundt Cake is perfect for all those summer potlucks, picnics and backyard parties. And best of all, you don’t need to turn on the oven to bake it!
Making Instant Pot Popcorn is quick, easy and requires just 2 ingredients. Whip up a couple of batches for your next summer movie viewing party. And don’t forget to try all 4 flavour variations to see which is your favourite.
This Instant Pot Broccoli recipe takes no time at all to make (literally, it needs 0 minutes to cook!) and produces gorgeous bright green steamed broccoli. The perfect side dish for all your summer meals.
Looking for a dessert with a little extra WOW factor? This Instant Pot Cheesecake with Oreos is it! Rich and decadent cheesecake combines with everyone’s favourite sandwich cookie to deliver tons of flavour without a ton of work.
Tacos are a tasty meal that is perfect for serving up al fresco style all summer long. And these Instant Pot Chicken Tacos are super fresh, flavourful and sooooo easy to make, thanks to the Instant Pot.
5 Bonus Instant Pot Summer Recipes
And to make sure you have the best summer ever, I have got 5 bonus Instant Pot recipes to share with you from these totally awesome bloggers.
Instant Pot Chicken Lo Mein Noodles by Berry & Maple
The Instant Pot makes it easy to cook up tasty Chicken Lo Mein Noodles that are way better than takeout.
Instant Pot Chicken Mango Salad by The Inspiration Edit
This refreshing and delicious Instant Pot Chicken Mango Salad is just bursting with all the flavours of summer.
The Best Instant Pot Cowboy Beans by Awe Filled Homemaker
Your summer barbecues just got a whole lot tastier, thanks to this recipe for The Best Instant Pot Cowboy Beans!
Instant Pot Banana Bread with Cinnamon Glaze by Simply Vegetarian 777
Too hot to bake? Not a problem, because with this recipe for delicious Instant Pot Banana Bread with Cinnamon Glaze you can enjoy fresh baked banana bread without turning on the oven.
Easy Instant Pot French Dip Sandwich Recipe by Monday is Meatloaf
Hearty and flavourful French Dip Sandwiches come together quickly and easily when you make them with the Instant Pot.
More Instant Pot Recipes
Hungry for even more great Instant Pot recipes? Then check out my list of over 125 Easy Instant Pot Recipes. And if you’re on a budget, you will love this collection of 25 Cheap Instant Pot Recipes, all of which cost less than $10 to make.
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