12 Vegan Instant Pot Recipes

Looking for vegan Instant Pot recipes? These dozen healthy and dietitian-approved pressure cooker recipes have you set for meals all day long.

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Need inspiration for what to make in your Instant Pot pressure cooker?

Whether you’re looking for easy Instant Pot recipes or the best Instant Pot recipes (or both!), this round-up of 12 vegan Instant pot recipes will speed up your meal prep and cut down on your cooking time!

Go ahead and start making these ultimate Instant Pot recipes today!

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What’s an Instant Pot?

Before we get into the round-up of dietitian-approved vegan Instant pot recipes, you may be wondering “what’s an Instant Pot?”

Well, an Instant Pot is a high-tech multi-cooker. It’s electronically controlled and usually has at least six functions, such as slow cooking, rice cooking, and more. Sometimes, an Instant Pot even as Air Fryer technology! 

Here are a few of the most popular Instant Pots on the market:

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12 vegan Instant Pot Recipes

Now, let’s go ahead and get to that round-up of plant-based Instant Pot recipes. Let me know which of these nutritious Instant Pot recipes you try first.

A bowl of hot porridge with sliced bananas

Breakfast recipes

You can use your Instant Pot electric pressure cooker to whip up anything from steel-cut oats to porridge to homemade Greek yogurt! You’ll love these vegan pressure cooker recipes for breakfast.

1. Apple Cranberry Instant Pot Steel-Cut Oats
from Josten Fish, RD, nutrition blogger at Muscle & Manna
Check out this recipe
apple cranberry oatmeal in a bowl
2. Breakfast Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
from Jessica Ivey, RDN, a healthy recipes blogger. Sub in vanilla coconut yogurt for the Greek yogurt.
Check out this recipe
3. Peanut Butter Banana Steel-Cut Oats
from Brittany Poulson, RD, author of The Healthy Family Cookbook. Sub in soy milk for the cow's milk.
Check out this recipe
pressure cooker peanut butter banana steel cut oats
A bowl of corn chowder

Lunch and dinner recipes

With these nutrient-rich vegan Instant Pot recipes, you’ll walk away with the perfect lunch or weeknight dinner!

4. Instant Pot Corn and Potato Chowder.
from Tawnie Kroll, RDN, a healthy recipes blogger at Kroll's Korner. Sub in canned coconut milk for the cow's milk.
Check out this recipe
corn chowder in bowls
5. Instant Pot Miso Ginger Udon Noodle Soup
from Sarah Gold, RDN, a nutrition blogger at Sarah Gold Nutrition
Check out this recipe
A bowl of healthy bean salad
6. Instant Pot Black Eyed Peas and Greens
from Sharon Palmer, RD, author of Plant Powered for Life
Check out this recipe
instant pot black eyed peas
7. Mediterranean Farro Salad
from Dana White, MS, RD, author of The Healthy Instant Pot Cookbook. Sub in vegan feta.
Check out this recipe
farro salad in a large white bowl
8. Instant Pot Creamy Garlic Broccoli Mash
from Faith Gorsky, co-author of 10 Low-Carb Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Recipes. Sub in vegan butter and cream cheese.
Check out this recipe
keto creamy garlic mash
A bowl of food on a plate with peas and asparagus on top
9. Spring Vegetable Instant Pot Brown Rice Risotto (using vegan Parmesan)
from Kaleigh McMordie
Check out this recipe
spring vegetable rice risotto

Dessert recipes

You can whip up dessert in your Instant Pot electric pressure cooker, too! Try anything from cheesecake to raisin bread and jam.

10. Instant Pot Peach Jam
from Marisa Moore, MBA, RD, nutrition blogger at Marisa Moore Nutrition. Sub in maple syrup for the honey.
Check out this recipe
top down view of peach jam in a jar
slices of quick bread
11. Instant Pot Raisin Bread
from Kara Lydon, RD, RYT, intuitive eating counselor and blogger at The Foodie Dietitian. Sub in almond milk and vegan butter.
Check out this recipe
12. Low-Carb Cheesecake
from Lara Clevenger. Sub in vegan butter.
Check out this recipe
low carb keto cheesecake on a platter
top down view assorted ingredients including lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber and avocado

More vegan Instant Pot recipes

Want even more nutritious vegan Instant Pot recipes? Give these pressure cooker recipe books a read!

Final thoughts

When you’re vegan, it can seem like a challenge to find delicious Instant Pot recipes. But these dozen dietitian-approved, plant-based pressure cooker recipes literally take the pressure off!


Looking for vegan Instant Pot recipes? These dozen healthy and dietitian-approved pressure cooker recipes have you set for meals all day long.

I’d love to hear from you! Let me know which of these Instant Pot recipes you make!

Plant-Based Eating | Pressure Cooker / Instant Pot | Recipes (Organizational) |

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