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14 Instant Pot Recipes To Get You Excited For Fall

From chili to cheesecake, these recipes are tasty & quick.

Risotto has a reputation for being hard to cook, but when made in a pressure cooker, you don’t have to worry about stirring or getting the amount of liquid just right. Brooklyn Supper’s vegan risotto is topped with crispy mushrooms and garlic. Brooklyn Supper
This crowd-friendly fall Instant Pot recipe comes together in just 45 minutes. Whether you’re having a holiday celebration or just a weeknight family dinner, A Cozy Kitchen’s Instant Pot lamb shank is satisfying and special.A Cozy Kitchen
Is there anything more perfect for a chilly fall day than pumpkin chili? With beans, tomatoes, plenty of spices, and canned pumpkin puree (though you can make your own if you’re feeling ambitious), A Cozy Kitchen’s recipe will be an autumn go-to.A Cozy Kitchen

If you’re wondering what to do with the haul of fruit you brought home from an apple picking adventure, try versatile Instant Pot applesauce. As an added perk, Laura from A Beautiful Plate says it will fill your house with an amazing scent as it cooks.

A Beautiful Plate

Yep, even cheesecake can be made in an instant pot (as long as you have a springform pan). My Baking Addiction has all the steps so you can have a decadent and delicious dessert on the table in under an hour.My Baking Addiction
With a mix of Indian and Thai flavors, this Instant Pot coconut milk braised chicken (courtesy of Half-Baked Harvest) is brimming with rich and warming flavor. Try serving it alongside naan bread to sop up all the sauce.Half-Baked Harvest
You can pressure cook your way to a hearty breakfast too, thanks to Mom On Timeout. Instant Pot steel cut oats topped with fruit and nuts is a yummy and filling way to start the day.Mom On Timeout
Cheddar bacon mac and cheese? Yes, please. This fall Instant Pot recipe, courtesy of Half-Baked Harvest, cooks quickly in a pressure cooker, and it uses shell pasta to hold onto all of that gooey, cheesy sauce.Half-Baked Harvest
From My Heart Beets comes this tasty, easy, and quick fall Instant Pot recipe for palak paneer. Palak is spinach, and paneer is a type of cheese (sometimes called ‘farmer’s cheese’ in American grocery stores). The result is a vegetarian meal full of flavor.My Heart Beets
Allow me to introduce you to these sweet pumpkin bites filled with cream cheese frosting. Start to finish this recipe from No. 2 Pencil takes about 30 minutes, and the silicone molds go right into the Instant Pot.No. 2 Pencil

Looking for a meal the whole family will ask for again and again? These Instant Pot stuffed shells are delicious. Melissa of No. 2 Pencil suggests putting the cheesy filling in a ziploc then cutting a lower corner, so it’s easy and mess-free to pipe into the shells.

No. 2 Pencil

A hearty soup always feels comforting when the weather starts to turn cold. This Instant Pot minestrone from Meatloaf and Melodrama is packed with veggies plus pasta and beans.Meatloaf And Melodrama
Perfect for busy back-to-school nights, A Spicy Perspective has detailed instructions for making this chicken and orzo recipe in a pressure cooker or on the stove. The beauty of the instant pot is that dinner comes together while the kids watch a quick show.A Spicy Perspective
This fall meal may look labor intensive, but the chicken, potatoes, and green beans all cook together in a pressure cooker for a meal that’s on the table in 20 minutes. The recipe by Simply Lakita uses ranch seasoning for a flavor kids (and adults) will love.Simply Lakita