Say hello to the ultimate roundup of Vegetarian Instant Pot Recipes we can’t live without! These healthy pressure cooker recipes are the best!
My 6 Quart Instant Pot has easily become the most beloved small appliance in my kitchen.
It has revolutionized my meal prep game and shaves precious time off my soup making endeavors, yielding tasty homemade soups, stews, and chilis that taste like they’ve simmered on the stove for hours.
But hello! We can make more than just soup!
Electric pressure cookers are great for making rice, quinoa, oatmeal, grits, casseroles, dips, sauces, eggs, cheesecake, baked goods, pasta dishes, and more!
20 Tasty Vegetarian Instant Pot Recipes
Since it’s often a little harder to find vegetarian Instant Pot recipes, I decided to round up all our favorites in one place. I can’t wait for you to try them!
1. Instant Pot Ramen Bowls Vegan + Vegetarian
These Instant Pot Ramen Bowls feature a delicious and flavorful broth infused with garlic, ginger, onion, and mushrooms. This one-pot recipe is a tasty way to jazz up ramen noodles!
This Vegetarian Lentil Tortilla Soup is my all-time FAVORITE! It can be made in an Instant Pot pressure cooker, slow cooker, or on the stove, for an easy and crazy tasty soup everyone will love!
This crazy popular recipe has over 160 rave reviews – try it today!
This Instant Pot Taco Pasta makes a quick and easy weeknight dinner that’s sure to be a hit with the entire family!
I love having this easy cheesy vegetarian pasta dish in our weekly dinner rotation and keep things fun by to changing up the toppings each time based on what ingredients we have on hand.
This veggie studded Instant Pot Breakfast Casserole is basically the deep-dish crust-less quiche of my dreams! Serve it up for breakfast, brunch, or brinner and feel free to make it in advance – it’s great the following day!
With this handy dandy pressure cooker oatmeal recipe, you won’t need to worry about baby-sitting oats on the stove. After a speedy sauté of the apples you’ll simply toss in a few ingredients and walk away!
Instant Pot Tortellini is ready in just 15 minutes! Cheesy tortellini are swirled in a flavorful fire-roasted tomato cream sauce and sprinkled with parmesan and basil. Quick and delicious!
These Instant Pot Lentil Tacos are quick and easy to make! Whether you serve them mild or spicy (yes please!) they’re sure to rock your weeknight dinner routine and even taste great the next day!
Freeze leftover filling or pop it in the fridge to use in tacos, quesadillas, burritos, and more!
Instant Pot Tomato Soup is an easy peasy twist on a comfort food classic! The IP locks in flavor and gives this vegetarian soup a slow-simmered taste in a fraction of the time. Love it so!
This easy peasy vegetarian Instant Pot French toast casserole can be made with brioche, challah, or French bread and is drizzled in a delicious cinnamon-kissed custard.
To makes things even more irresistible, it’s topped with a sweet praline crumble and drizzled with vanilla icing for a cinnamon roll french toast vibe we’re head over heels obsessed with!
Instant Pot Black Bean Dip is a total breeze to throw together! No cans needed! Simply grab a bag of dried beans and get ready for a party-perfect vegetarian dip that’s easy, make-ahead, and SO delicious!
This tasty Instant Pot Strawberry Trail Mix Oatmeal is swirled with dried fruit and nuts for a super speedy breakfast that’s a breeze to make! It’s gloriously vegetarian and made with steel cut oats for perfect texture.
12. Instant Pot Lentil Chili Vegetarian + Vegan
This deliciously easy vegan lentil chili is sure to impress! With stove-top, Instant Pot, and slow cooker versions all in this post, you can whip it up any way you choose with minimal effort. Whoo!
Instant Pot Frittata Breakfast Casserole is crazy delicious and loaded with healthy veggies. This tasty pressure cooker breakfast is easy to make and an excellent make-ahead option as well!
Spicy Moroccan Sweet Potato Soup with both Instant Pot and Stove-Top instructions. This hearty vegan sweet potato soup is loaded with tasty chickpeas and veggies in a flavorful harissa spiked broth!
This Instant Pot Vegetarian Quinoa Chili is a comfort food classic with a healthy plant-based twist! To make things uber-easy I’ve even included slow cooker instructions too. Game on!
Easy vegetarian Instant Pot Pumpkin Grits are ready to rock your breakfast! These easy cheesy grits are made in the pressure cooker and are SO easy to make!
This Savory Spinach Artichoke Cheesecake is a fun and delicious vegetarian party appetizer to serve with crusty bread and crackers! Includes Oven + Instant Pot Instructions.
We’re loving this quick and easy Instant Pot Creamy Tomato Soup with Crispy Parmesan Chickpeas! Stove-top instructions also available below. Vegetarian + Gluten-Free
My love affair with my Instant Pot runneth over! This vegetarian pressure cooker Creamy Cauliflower Soup is ready in record time and loaded with veggies.
Lately I’m all about hard boiling my eggs. In the Instant Pot! It’s the only technique that has constantly given me perfect easy-peel hard-boiled eggs every time and it’s so simple that I make them weekly. This method yields the BEST easy-peel hard boiled eggs, perfect for making Deviled Eggs.
Pressure cookers are also great for making seasoned black beans or lentils for taco night and for making vegetarian fare such as soups, veggie chili, and rice dishes.
In fact I haven’t made stovetop rice in years – the Instant Pot acts like a handy dandy rice cooker with perfect results every time. Love it so!
Hope you love these tasty vegetarian instant pot recipes and create something positively delicious this week!
What’s the best dish you’ve made in your Instant Pot so far? Leave a comment below!
* This post contains an affiliate link for the Instant Pot I own and use in my kitchen! If you have any questions about the IP or want links to even more recipes, feel free to ask a question below! I simply adore mine and love that my husband took the leap and got me one because I had no idea I needed it until I had it.
He also uses this logic to justify buying a 5 pound bag of peanut butter M+M’s.
If you get a chance to try any of these vegetarian Instant Pot recipes, let me know!
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