I am a kitchen gadget geek. Nine times out of ten, I get the gadget, use it once, and then into the kitchen gadget graveyard it goes! But there are a handful of things I bought because they looked cool and use ALL OF THE TIME. A mandoline, for one. A good garlic press. Citrus juicers of various sizes, and an egg poaching pan. But my number one best kitchen small appliance is my Instant Pot. I’ve always been fascinated with pressure cooking. But having a glass cook top and a healthy fear of exploding pots kept me away. The Instant Pot takes the fear out of pressure cooking, and makes my life immeasurably easier. If you have one, these 23 Instant Pot Recipes are must-tries. If you don’t have one, well, what are you waiting for?!
You can make almost anything in your Instant Pot. It’s a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, and yogurt maker, and more. It even sautes! These 23 Instant Pot recipes are a great collection of all the different kinds of meals, sauces, sides, and desserts you’ll be cranking out of the kitchen.
1. First up, one of my favorite Instant Pot recipes of all time: bone broth!
I swear by Nom Nom Paleo’s Instant Pot bone broth recipe. It’s beyond easy, and the resulting broth is so incredibly versatile. I make at least once batch a week for drinking and to use in soups and anything else that calls for broth. You can use any bones you want, but I’ve found that chicken feet and pork bones have just the right balance of flavor, fat, and tons of gelatin.