How To Find Your Next Instant Pot Recipe
First, let me say thank you for allowing me to introduce you to the Instant Pot. I am so excited that my previous articles exploring what it is, which one is best for you, and how it benefits you inspired you to try it out!
So you got your Instant Pot. I am sure you rushed into the kitchen once you got home and set it up immediately. By now you have probably done a water test, boiled some eggs in it, and maybe even made a handful of dishes from recipes on the Instant Pot website or in the included recipe guide.
Now that you’re comfortable with your new appliance, you’re ready to branch out and start to look for some other fun recipes to try. Let me show you some of the best places to look for recipes that will be easy and fun to try as you continue to explore the benefits of your new gadget!
Go Old School With Cookbooks And Recipes Cards
As the Instant Pot’s popularity has recently boomed, there are plenty of Instant Pot compatible cookbooks (along with eBook versions) being published. Browse through your local bookstore, or head on over to Amazon.com to see what’s available right now.
Don’t forget what a great resource your friends and family are when it comes to sharing recipes. If you have friends or family members who are Instant Pot fans, ask them for their favorite recipes and jot them down on recipe cards. If there’s a group of you, you can start to exchange recipes regularly. If someone brings an Instant Pot dish to a potluck or gathering, ask them for the recipe. It won’t take you long to establish an excellent little library of tried and true methods.
Blogs And Google Searches
Have something specific you want to try, but want to see how others have done it? A quick Google search is always a great idea. You’ll be able to find chicken thigh specific recipes or instant pot quick recipe for spaghetti and meatballs.
Along the way, you’ll likely come across all sorts of different blogs where fellow Instant Pot users share their experiences and recipes. Bookmark them, or just browse around when you come across them for plenty of fresh recipe ideas. Try the recipes as is, or use them as inspiration to come up with your own take on a dish.
Go Social With Pinterest And Facebook Groups & Your cell phone app store.
Last but not least, let’s not forget about social media. In fact, you will probably find that social media is going to be your most accessible source for inspiration with your Instant Pot. Pinterest is your best friend here. Do a quick search and follow a few Instant Pot or Pressure Cooker boards for plenty of new recipe ideas in your Pinterest Feed.
By far my favorite way to come across new recipes to try or get suggestions for recipe adaptations is Facebook groups.
There are several good Instant Pot specific groups you can join and participate in. You’ll find a wealth of information in these groups along with all sorts of helpful tips and ideas. Just enter “Instant Pot” into your search bar on Facebook and request to join the most popular groups. There are 2 listed above
If you find you are falling in love with your new appliance and eager to share recipes amongst friends and family, you may even consider starting your own group.
With these suggestions, I’m sure you’ll find more Instant Pot recipes than you’d ever get a chance to try.
Cook up the ones that look good or sound delicious and start to build up your very own library of family favorite Instant Pot recipes.
Recommendations from my kitchen to yours!
- Instant Pot-Stuffed Peppers
- Instant Pot-Italian Tomato Chicken Penne
- Instant Pot-Jambalaya
- Instant Pot-Chicken Alfredo with Pasta
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