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These Instant Pot Meals Are Your Weeknight Game Plan

Quick, easy, high-protein meals in an instant – so you can get on with your day

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Consistently putting a delicious, plant-based meal on the table can be an overwhelming task. This is why Instant Pot vegetarian meals are an absolute game-changer, especially on busy nights.

This small appliance may be one of the wisest investments you can make since it serves as an electric pressure cooker, yogurt maker, steamer, slow cooker, rice cooker, sauté pan, and warming pot. If you’re looking for recipes that will fuel your body and help keep you feeling nourished and satisfied, you’ll want to try these simple, protein-packed Instant Pot vegetarian meals!

Hearty Lentil Soup

lentil soup
Photo: Sara Sullivan

Instant Pot Vegetarian Chili Mac

Bowl next to a pot of Instant Pot chili mac
Photo: Sara Sullivan

Creamy Instant Pot Chickpea Curry

Close up of a pot of Instant Pot creamy chickpea curry
Photo: Sara Sullivan

Mediterranean Quinoa Bowls

Bowl of Instant Pot Mediterranean Quinoa
Photo: Sara Sullivan

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