Get all the deep flavors of stews, curries, and soups with these 37 Paleo Instant Pot recipes – no all-day simmering necessary!
Has the Instant Pot found its way into your kitchen? This programmable electric pressure cooker makes it easy to cook up nutritious, nourishing Paleo meals in a handful of minutes.
Naturally, the Instant Pot lends itself to cooking all sorts of melt-in-your mouth meals. We’re talking creamy, spicy Indian curry with ultra-tender chicken in under twenty minutes, and fall-off-the-bone Korean short ribs in under an hour. You can even use your Instant Pot to cook up batches of Paleo-friendly chai tea, dense veggies like spaghetti squash or beets, or dips and spreads like Baba Ganoush. So get (pressure) cooking!
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Easy Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Wings
Finish these succulent chicken wings in the broiler for juicy wings with spicy, buttery sauce lacquered right on top!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Easy Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Wings
Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
Spicy, warm, tender and juicy, the Instant Pot cooks these flavorful meatballs up quick.
Recipe: What Great Grandma Ate | Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
Instant Pot Masala Stuffed Bitter Melon
Paleo Indian recipes – like this stuffed bitter melon – are made all the more easy with the Instant Pot.
Recipe: My Heart Beets | Instant Pot Masala Stuffed Bitter Melon
Instant Pot Crispy Mojo Pork
Citrus forms the base of this deeply flavorful crispy pork, thanks to the inclusion of orange and lime juices.
Recipe: Zenbelly | Instant Pot Crispy Mojo Pork
Instant Pot Chicken Marsala with Spaghetti Squash
This hearty chicken Marsala rests upon a bed of spaghetti squash for a healthy, nourishing meal.
Recipe: Mama Instincts | Instant Pot Chicken Marsala with Spaghetti Squash
Instant Pot Spicy Pineapple Pork
This Instant pot spicy pork is perked up by the inclusion of sweet pineapple. Bonus: It’s super easy to make.
Recipe: Nom Nom Paleo | Instant Pot Spicy Pineapple Pork
Indian Carrot Pudding
Transport yourself to India with this veggie-packed dessert spiced with cardamom, ginger, and cinnamon.
Recipe: Foraged Dish | Indian Carrot Pudding
Instant Pot Carnitas
Ultra-flavorful pork carnitas get served up alongside buttery avocado, cilantro, onion, lime, and salsa.
Recipe: Nom Nom Paleo | Instant Pot Carnitas
Maple Bacon Balsamic Pulled Pork
A surprising mélange of ingredients creates the ultimate sweet-savory flavor profile in this Instant Pot pulled pork recipe.
Recipe: Grazed and Enthused | Maple Bacon Balsamic Pulled Pork
Instant Pot Autumn Mash
Enjoy a hearty veggie mash featuring parsnips, carrots, and cauliflower.
Recipe: Nom Nom Paleo | Instant Pot Autumn Mash
Instant Pot Indian Chicken Curry
A simple, comforting bowl of Indian chicken curry that comes together in minutes.
Recipe: My Heart Beets | Instant Pot Indian Chicken Curry
Instant Pot Yankee Pot Roast
Served atop a bed of cauliflower mashed “potatoes” with fresh veggies on the side, this pot roast is the definition of comfort food.
Recipe: Nom Nom Paleo | Instant Pot Yankee Pot Roast
Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash
More a technique than a recipe, use this as a guide to get perfectly tender strings of spaghetti squash every time.
Recipe: Amy + Jacky Pressure Cook Recipes | Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash
Instant Pot Ground Beef Chili
This hearty and satisfying chili is versatile enough to be served over zoodles, over sausages or stuffed in an omelette.
Recipe: Nom Nom Paleo | Instant Pot Ground Beef Chili
Instant Pot Beets
Use this simple technique for cooking your beets, then serve them in salads or even whip up a beet hummus!
Recipe: Nom Nom Paleo | Instant Pot Beets
Instant Pot Beef Pho
Capture the intricate flavors of Vietnamese pho in a fraction of the time with the Instant Pot – be sure to use zoodles or another veggie noodle for your pho.
Recipe: Zenbelly | Instant Pot Beef Pho
Fast and Easy Paleo Butternut Squash Soup
Need to whip up a creamy, veggie-packed meal fast? This is your soup.
Recipe: Savory Made Simple | Fast and Easy Paleo Butternut Squash Soup
Quick Onion Soup
Onions are caramelized right in the Instant Pot, then pressure cooked for a Paleo and AIP-friendly soup that comes together in a matter of minutes.
Recipe: Meatified | Quick Onion Soup
Instant Pot Korean Short Ribs
Fresh ginger, vinegar, fresh fruit – what do these all add up to? A super flavorful short rib.
Recipe: Nom Nom Paleo | Instant Pot Korean Short Ribs
Chicken Drumstick Soup
A bowl of this comforting chicken soup is exactly what you need on a sick day – or any day!
Recipe: Lefty Spoon | Chicken Drumstick Soup
Instant Pot Masala Chai
That’s right: You can even use your Instant Pot to brew the perfect cup of chai. Opt for coconut milk for a sweet and spicy cup of deliciousness.
Recipe: My Heart Beets | Instant Pot Masala Chai
Instant Pot Smoky Bacon Chili
Take your favorite chili and amp it up with smoky flavors and bacon.
Recipe: PaleOMG | Instant Pot Smoky Bacon Chili
Cherry Tomato Chicken Cacciatore
This bright dish made with cherry tomatoes, fresh basil and green olives will capture all the flavors of a warm summer evening on the Mediterranean.
Recipe: Hip Pressure Cooking | Cherry Tomato Chicken Cacciatore
Instant Pot Curried Cream of Broccoli Soup
Creamy, spiced and delicious, this soup is a great way to get your veggies in.
Recipe: Nom Nom Paleo | Instant Pot Curried Cream of Broccoli Soup
Thai Red Curry Noodle Bowls
Zoodles are the perfect noodle base to sop up all the fragrant flavors in this red curry broth.
Recipe: PaleOMG | Thai Red Curry Noodle Bowls
Instant Pot Barbacoa
If you don’t have the time or resources to dig up a pit in your backyard and make real-deal barbacoa, this Instant Pot substitution will still check all the flavor boxes.
Recipe: Zenbelly | Instant Pot Barbacoa
Instant Pot Beef Stew
This hearty beef stew is the perfect big-batch recipe for leftovers all week long.
Recipe: Nom Nom Paleo | Instant Pot Beef Stew
Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Soup
Spicy, creamy soup that’s filled with hunks of succulent chicken and drizzled with Paleo ranch dressing – yes, it’s as amazing as it sounds.
Recipe: PaleOMG | Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Soup
Sticky Honey Garlic Instant Pot Ribs
For a finger-licking good meal, whip up these sticky honey garlic ribs in the Instant Pot.
Recipe: Meatified | Sticky Honey Garlic Instant Pot Ribs
Instant Pot Summer Italian Chicken
This light and fresh chicken stew is packed with herbs and fresh summer vegetables.
Recipe: Nom Nom Paleo | Instant Pot Summer Italian Chicken
Instant Pot Ropa Vieja
This savory Cuban shredded beef dish takes all day in the slow cooker, but comes together in only 90 minutes in the Instant Pot.
Recipe: My Heart Beets | Instant Pot Ropa Vieja
Instant Pot Chicken Tinga Tacos
Um, hello, tacos that take less than 15 minutes to make.
Recipe: PaleOMG | Instant Pot Chicken Tinga Tacos
90 Minute Kalua Pork
This Hawaiian-inspired pork recipe is full of umami flavor – thanks to the inclusion of (Paleo-friendly) fish sauce.
Recipe: Zenbelly | 90 Minute Kalua Pork
Paleo Instant Pot Mexi-Meatloaf
Grass-fed beef and roasted salsa come together in this meatloaf spiced with savory Mexican flavors.
Recipe: Predominantly Paleo | Paleo Instant Pot Mexi-Meatloaf
Instant Pot Orange Duck with Gravy
The Instant Pot gives you a head start on this deeply flavorful orange duck. Finish it up in a skillet for crispy, succulent duck skin.
Recipe: Nom Nom Paleo | Instant Pot Orange Duck with Gravy
Instant Pot Baby Back Ribs
Barbeque sauce-laden baby back ribs that are totally Paleo friendly and cook up in a flash? Sign us up.
Recipe: PaleOMG | Instant Pot Baby Back Ribs
Eggplant and Olive Spread
Ever-versatile, the Instant Pot can even whip up spreads and sauces. Be sure to use Paleo-friendly crackers and veggies to dip into this lemony take on Baba Ganoush.
Recipe: Hip Pressure Cooking | Eggplant and Olive Spread
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