Easy Weeknight Instant Pot Meals

Say hello to quick and easy high-protein meals that free up your time to focus on getting on with your day. These amazing vegetarian Instant Pot recipes will become part of your go-to cook up recipe arsenal.

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Whether you are opting for a Meatless Monday approach to dinner, or you are a seasoned vegetarian, consistently putting a delicious, plant-based meal on the table can be an overwhelming task. This is why the Instant Pot is 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 dishes!

Instant Pot Hearty Lentil Soup

Bowl of Instant Pot lentil soup
Photo: Sara Sullivan

Instant Pot Chili Mac

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

Instant Pot Creamy Chickpea Curry

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

Instant Pot Mediterranean Quinoa Bowls

Bowl of Instant Pot Mediterranean Quinoa
Photo: Sara Sullivan