15 Amazing Vegan Instant Pot Recipes To Make At Home

Instant pot dishes are simple, easy to make, and often are the tastiest!

Plus, they leave you with very little cleaning up to do once you’ve cooked, which is great news if you’re someone who often leaves their washing up to do until the morning after.

Instant Pot Recipes

So, It seems like everyone is catching on to the amazing nature of an instant pot! But it can often be difficult to navigate your way to find some decent vegan instant pot recipes.

Which is why we’ve decided to help create a list of the 15 most amazing vegan instant pot recipes that you can make at home! 

1. Instant Pot Chilli

An instant pot classic, this lentil chilli is a warm and savory dish that is suitable for everyone, and will be sure to go down a treat with either your family or your guests.

Filled with plenty of plant-based fiber, protein, and nutrients, as well as being seasoned with a load of super aromatic spices, this chilli serves as an excellent comfort food even on the coldest of days. 

You can serve this chilli however you’d like, whether it’s over a bunch of nachos, with some dairy-free sour cream, grating some vegan cheese on top, or just on its own!

The best thing about this chilli is that it keeps well in the freezer, so you can cook it in advance if you need to.

2. Instant Pot Baked Beans

People often get mistaken that cooking using an instant pot has to be a main meal, but you can also use it to produce some delicious side dishes too!

Perfect for gameday, this instant pot baked beans recipe is sure to be a success alongside your next BBQ, plus, they’re super healthy and packed with all the fiber your body needs.

Included in this recipe is some sweet molasses, chilli powder, garlic, and more, all of which help to ensure that your baked beans are savory, sweet and filled with the flavors you love!

3. Instant Pot Hummus

Another example of the versatility of the instant pot is this amazing hummus recipe, which is perfect if you’re looking for a suitable accompaniment to your classic mediterranean dishes!

With garlic, tahini, lemon juice, and cumin all involved in this super simple recipe, it’s sure to bring a lot of flavor to your dishes and will help to really add another dimension to your cooking. 

4. Instant Pot Yellow Split Pea Dal

If you’re craving some Indian food, then this yellow split pea dal can be made in just 30 minutes, which is much quicker than your local indian restaurant can deliver a meal to your house!

With the aromatic flavors of dried chilli, garam masala, ginger, and lemon, this dish is sure to provide you with all of the tastes you could ever dream of, you don’t have to deal with the stress of cleaning up with this amazing instant pot meal.

Pair this with either some basmati rice or a naan for the ultimate takeaway experience!

5. Instant Pot Burrito Bowl

If you love burritos, but aren’t particularly a fan of how messy they can be to eat, or the inconvenience that comes with trying to assemble them, then this instant pot burrito bowl is the solution for you. 

Including rice, corn (Check out these Corn Recipes To Try Today), black beans, all of which have been cooked in the with paprika, chilli powder, and cumin, this vegan burrito bowl has all the makings of a super delicious meal that you can make in no time at all.

Serve alongside some warm tortilla wraps, or with a whole host of your favorute salad veggies in a bowl for the ultimate mess free burrito feeling!

6. Instant Pot Lentil Soup

Another recipe using lentils, and there’s a good reason why, because they’re so easy and healthy to use!

This soup also includes celery, red pepper flakes, and thyme in order to help create this super smooth and hearty soup that is sure to warm you up on a cold winter night, and the best thing is that it can be completely ready in just under an hour! 

So if you’re looking for an extra healthy soup that’s going to provide you with all the protein, iron, and fiber that you need, then look no further than this delicious soup. 

7. Instant Pot Raspberry Oats

Another messy dish to cook that people still toil over is oats.

Yes, they’re nutritional and extremely filling, but it means cooking them on the stovetop, and they can create a lot of mess in the bottom of your pans, which makes the cleanup even worse!

Learning how to make oats using your instant pot is somewhat of a revelation, it makes things so much easier, and means that you can get on with your morning routine whilst they cook.

We recommend raspberries, but the best thing about oats is that you’re free to add whatever you like to them, so go wild when it comes to the additions you include!

8. Instant Pot Jackfruit Tacos

Jackfruit is one of the most popular vegan substitute ingredients and it’s really not hard to see why, serving as everything from a pizza topping to this yummy taco filling, its versatility and super tender texture means that it has certainly earned its crown as a legend of vegan cooking. 

This recipe turns jackfruit into this summer smoky BBQ taco filling, with the help of some barbecue sauce, tomato paste, seasoning, and zesty lemon juice which helps to create a bright, flavorsome sauce that works perfectly on game nights, cookouts, birthdays, or even as a drinking snack!

9. Instant Pot Minestrone Soup

Minestrone soup is an excellent winter warmer, and making it with the use of the super convenient instant pot is a great way of ensuring maximum taste with minimum effort!

This soup combines all the flavors of carrots, white beans, and celery which creates a rustic and gorgeous soup that will be loved and enjoyed by all of the family!

This soup has plenty of protein without having to eat any nuts or meat-alternatives, and is best served topped with vegan parmesan cheese!

10. Mexican Quinoa

The instant pot vegan burrito bowl and the jackfruit tacos aren’t the only way to get your Mexican fix with the use of the instant pot, and this Mexican Quinoa is just the way to satisfy those cravings for something bursting with flavor!

Including black beans, fresh zucchini, corn, and enchilada sauce, this quinoa is super fluffy and takes just under 30 minutes to be ready, which means you can do a whole lot of other things whilst you’re waiting for it to be cooked! 

11. Instant Pot Lentil Tacos

Two of the most versatile food items combine with this dish, which sees the creation of a super delicious walnut and lentil meat alternative for your taco nights.

Seasoned to perfection with chilli powder, red pepper flakes, paprika, and cumin, in addition to the nutty and hearty flavors from the lentils and the walnuts, this fantastic meal alternative is sure to take taco tuesday by storm, and you’ll soon forget mince taco filling in no time!

Add on your favorite vegan toppings, such as dairy-free sour cream, vegan cheese, fresh cilantro and lime juice, and more!

12. Instant Pot Oatmeal Recipe

This fantastic instant pot recipe is made using coconut milk, which helps to give the oatmeal its super light and creamy texture, which is then garnished with the additions of cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla, which combine to give it that super warming flavor that oatmeal is so well regarded for. 

These oats (Check out How To Cook Steel Cut Oats) are a fantastic choice if you’re someone who struggles with timing in the mornings and often find yourself having to leave without any breakfast at all.

This oatmeal recipe will be sure to set you in good stead for the rest of the day. 

You can change up the toppings as much as you’d like, whether it’s coconut seeds, nuts, syrup, or chia seeds, and there are loads more options that you could possibly include too!

13. Instant White Pot Stew

This stew is another great option for a healthy winter meal, which is both vegan and gluten-free, as well as being nut-free and soy-free! It’s warming and hearty, so you should definitely 

14. Instant Pot Red Beans And Rice

Red beans and rice is a classic meal, and it’s super easy to make using an instant pot, add spices, vegan sausages, and yummy vegetables, and serve it alongside some fresh rice. 

15. Best Jackfruit Potato Curry

Warm Indian spices, jackfruit, and coconut milk all combine to make this super nutritious! So if you’re looking for a great weeknight meal, then this is the one to go to! 


Hopefully, you’ve enjoyed this list, and you’ve found some inspiration for your next vegan instant pot recipe here!

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