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15 Instant Pot Recipes That Make Cooking In Your RV Super Easy

This post was updated on March 15th, 2024

Cooking in a small RV kitchen isn’t always easy, but it can be much less frustrating with the handy Instant Pot. This versatile appliance works as 9 gadgets in 1, including a Slow Cooker, Pressure Cooker, Rice Cooker, Yogurt Maker, Egg Cooker, Sauté, Steamer, Warmer, or Sterilizer. It can even be used to bake a cake, something almost impossible to get right in an RV oven.

Instant Pot recipes
via FlavorRD

We rounded up 15 recipes that you can make with this genius appliance and sorted them into the categories: Main Dishes, Sides, Breakfasts, and Desserts. Bon appétit!

Main dishes

1. Instant Pot Taco Soup

Instant Pot recipes
via One Crazy House

You can make it now or freeze it for later. Serve your soup with some tortilla chips, cheese, and extra hot sauce. Get the recipe here.

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2. Salisbury Steak Meatballs

Instant Pot recipes
via SkinnyTaste

This recipe calls for beefy meatballs cooked in a savory mushroom gravy. Learn how to make it here.

3. Cheesy Cauliflower Potato Soup

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via Homemade Food Junkie

A hearty soup like this one from Homemade Food Junkie will keep you warm on a cold winter day.  Top if off with sprinkled cheese and salt/pepper.

4. Chicken Tikka Masala

Instant Pot recipes

If you’re tired of the same old things, spice things up with this creamy Indian dish. You can easily make it in your Instant Pot in less than 20 minutes. Get the full recipe.

5. Black Bean Quinoa Sweet Potato Chicken Chili

Instant Pot recipes
via Pressure Cooking Today

This chili is loaded with good-for-you ingredients, like protein-rich quinoa and fiber-rich black beans. Get the recipe from Pressure Cooking Today.

6. Honey BBQ Wings

Instant Pot recipes
via I Save A To Z

You don’t need a grill to make juicy BBQ wings. These ones can be cooked to perfection using an Instant Pot and a few extra minutes in your oven. Check out the full recipe from I Save A To Z.


7. Roasted Potatoes

Instant Pot recipes
via Predominately Paleo

Roasted potatoes go great with almost everything. Predominately Paleo shows how to make this simple, delicious side with russet potatoes and a handful of seasonings.

8. Broccoli & Cheddar Pasta

Instant Pot recipes
via Adventures of a Nurse

You could also add in grilled chicken or tofu to make it more of a main dish. Get the recipe from this blogger.

9. Mushroom and Pea Risotto

Instant Pot recipes
via Instantly Delicious

It’s a delicious blend of rice, veggies, white wine, and Parmesan cheese.  Get the full recipe from Instantly Delicious.


10. Ham, Egg, and Cheese Casserole

Instant Pot recipes
via Southern Plate

Ham, egg, and cheese are the main ingredients, but you could also throw in bacon, jalapenos, onions, or diced tomatoes, too. Get the recipe from Southern Plate.

11. Vanilla Latte Steel Cut Oats

Instant Pot recipes
via Pressure Cooking Today

This recipe combines a rich coffee drink with a healthy breakfast. Learn how to make it here.

12. Cranberry Baked French Toast

Instant Pot recipes
via Pressure Cooking Today

This recipe combines Challah bread soaked in butter, milk, and eggs with fresh cranberries in a sweet orange sauce. It’s then baked to perfection to create a bread pudding-style French toast. Get the ingredients & directions.


13. Pumpkin Cheesecake Instant Pot Bread

Instant Pot recipes
via Adventures of A Nurse

This pumpkin cheesecake bread is made with cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, and nutmeg, and topped with powdered sugar. It’s almost impossible to only have one slice. Get the recipe from Adventures Of A Nurse.

14. Oreo Cheesecake

Instant Pot recipes
via My Baking Addiction

This rich Oreo cheesecake takes less an hour to make. It’s topped with whipped cream, crumbled cookies, and an optional chocolate sauce.  Get the recipe here.

15. Apple Bread With Salted Caramel Icing

Instant Pot recipes
via Adventures of a Nurse

This recipe combines the flavors of warm, soft bread with a caramel apple. The bread is made with fresh apples and glazed with a salted caramel icing. You can print the full recipe here.

See also: Your Complete Guide to RV Crock-Pot Cooking