From easy mains to snacks to breakfasts and desserts, is there anything the Instant Pot doesn’t do? Whether you are a longtime IP lover looking to expand your recipe repertoire or a newbie to the world of multi cookers, this collection of more than 60 vegan Instant Pot recipes is for you!
I think I’m correct in saying that everybody’s favourite meals are those that are simple to make while still delivering on flavour.
Surely that’s the reason why the Instant Pot has become so popular in recent years. They are a great tool for quickly and easily cooking anything from dried beans to pasta, grains, potatoes, squash, and more! You can even make yogurt and desserts!
What is an Instant Pot?
A lot of people describe the Instant Pot as a pressure cooker but technically it’s actually a multi cooker. There are a range of different models that are anywhere from 6 to 10 different appliances in one.
So not only is it a pressure cooker, it’s also a slow cooker, rice cooker, yogurt maker, steamer, saute pan, and food warmer (there’s even a fancy model that includes and air fryer). It will also make your bed and take your kids to school. No it won’t.
While Instant Pots are the most well-known and popular brand of multi cookers, there are other brands of multi cookers that can do similar things as an Instant Pot. If you haven’t yet purchased one, take a look at the options and choose the one that is best suited to your needs.
Of course food bloggers are creative and they have come up with a myriad of delicious and unique vegan recipes for this handy little appliance.
So I’ve scoured the Interwebs and complied a list of more than 50 of the best vegan instant pot recipes to get the most out of this smart little gadget.
About This Recipe Collection
I’ve divided the recipes below into categories in order to make it as easy as possible to find what you’re looking for. You’ll find recipes under the following categories:
Pasta and Noodles
Soups and Stews
Dips and Snacks
Side Dishes and How To’s
If you have any other amazing vegan Instant Pot recipes to share, be sure to leave a link to the recipe in the comments below!
Instant Pot Smoky Tofu Quinoa Biryani
Looking for a hearty and flavorful one-pot recipe? I’ve got you covered. This quinoa biryani is a full meal in itself! It comes with caramelized onions, smoky tofu, and is infused with Indian spices.
Do you love mangoes and coconut? Then you will love this spiced vegan curry with tofu! This curry has a sweet taste that is well balanced with all the spices and seasoning—a comforting curry for cold nights!
Instant Pot Wild Rice Pilaf with Mushrooms and Pine Nuts
Instant Pot wild rice pilaf with mushrooms and pine nuts- this is the perfect low-effort side dish for your holiday table! Cook it ahead in the Instant Pot and re-warm when you’re ready to serve. Gluten-free and vegan!
Dim sum can be hard to find once you go vegan, but not if you make your own. With store-bought wrappers these are amazingly easy and cheap to make. Be aware that some brands contain egg, but you can always find vegan ones at Asian markets.
This Instant Pot Vegan Chili Mac And Cheese is the best one-pot comfort dish ever, it is warming and flavorful, elbow pasta, kidney beans, onion, garlic, bell pepper, spices cooked in flavorful broth, finished off with vegan shredded cheese. So hearty and satisfying.
We’re talking meaty portobello mushrooms, meltingly tender vegetables and a thick, really rich and flavourful gravy. Plus as well as tasting amazing, it’s super easy, quick and convenient with minimal washing up.
Instant Pot breakfast potatoes are prepared ahead of time for a quick breakfast, brunch or even dinner. Season this savory side in the IP then brown and crisp them on a skillet. They’re easy to make and full of flavor!
Includes tips for getting the perfect cheesecake taste without using dairy, the ideal Instant Pot cook time and settings for that luscious, rich cheesecake texture, and an incredibly decadent yet wholesome recipe for a classic vegan cheesecake in the Instant Pot.
If you love lemons you probably also love this gorgeous Italian lemon liqueur. It traditionally takes weeks to infuse the lemon peels into vodka ~ but the amazing Instant Pot does it in 30 minutes. So basically, how can you not make this?
Spicy Bombay Potatoes – Instant Pot Pressure Cooker
If you like spicy food, this is going to be your new favorite – Spicy Bombay Potatoes or Masala Aloo. Baby Potatoes cooked with aromatic spices, as a one-pot dish, are perfect to serve as an appetizer or a side dish.
Instant Pot garlic buttered green beans make a tasty side dish to accompany any meal. Easy to make, ready in no time, healthy and absolutely delicious! This is a dump and start recipe that is low carb, gluten free, vegan, dairy-free, keto and whole30 complaint.
Perfectly cooked from scratch in the Instant Pot, you will never want to buy canned baked beans again. No pre-soaking required! Vegan Baked Beans are sweet and savory, with just a touch of heat, and are the perfect addition to any barbecue.