23 Instant Pot Recipes With No Meat Or Dairy

Whether you're vegan or not.


1. Coconut Quinoa Curry

Simply Quinoa /
Simply Quinoa /

Use this recipe with any slow cooker for 3-4 hours — or for 20-30 minutes in the Instant Pot! Get the recipe here.

2. Vegan Shepherd's Pie

The Veggie Queen /

My mouth is drooling over these photos of the potatoey goodness. Get the recipe here.

3. Lentil and Spinach Dal

Flavorrd /
Flavorrd /

Even better than takeout. Get the recipe here.

4. Biryani Rice

Clean Food Dirty Girl /

Done in less time than it takes to get delivery. Get the recipe here.


5. One-Pot Pasta

My Plant Based Family /

One of the best things about an Instant Pot is the ability to cook in bulk. This recipe makes 8 servings at a time — plenty for leftover lunches and dinners.

6. Veggie Burgers

The Veggie Queen /

Specifically, red lentil, hemp, and sweet potato veggie burgers. Get the recipe here.

7. French Fries

ePressureCooker /

Easier to make than you think. Get the recipe here.


8. Lentil Bolognese

Knead To Cook /

A hearty meal that you'll be able to save and eat for the rest of the week. That's what we call a win-win. Get the recipe here.

9. Steamed Dumplings

Healthy Slow Cooking /

This recipe calls for mushrooms, cabbage, and carrots, but you can sub in any of your favorite veggies!

10. Chana Masala

Carve Your Craving /
Carve Your Craving /

Make chickpea curry in a jiffy with this recipe from Carve Your Craving.

11. Roast Potatoes

Hip Pressure Cooking /

What could be better than simple, melt-in-your-mouth potatoes? Get the recipe here.

12. Butternut Squash Soup

Detoxinista /
Detoxinista /

This curried take on butternut squash soup hits all the right taste levels. Get the recipe here.

13. Brussels Sprouts

Mom Noms /

Even easier than sauteéing or baking. Get the recipe from Mom Noms.

14. Oatmeal

My Plant Based Family /

This recipe cooks steel cut oats in just a few minutes, and then tops it with apples and cinnamon.


15. Cauliflower Rice

Kitchen Stewardship /
Kitchen Stewardship /

In this recipe, you'll steam the cauliflower directly in the pot, then mash and season everything.

16. Split Pea Soup

Healthy Slow Cooking /

This take on a winter staple includes white beans. Get the recipe here.

17. Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Make Real Food /

Mashed potatoes couldn't be easier. Get the recipe at Make Real Food.

18. Marinara Sauce

Eat Within Your Means /

There's just something incredibly satisfying to making your own marinara sauce — just ask anyone who's done it before! Learn how with this recipe from Eat Within Your Means.

19. Minestrone Soup

Italian Bella Vita /

Easily whip up this Italian classic with this recipe — skip the Parmesan cheese to make it vegan!


20. Coconut Yogurt

The Primal Desire /

Who says you need to pay $10–$15 for organic coconut yogurt in the store? Make your own with this recipe from The Primal Desire.

21. White Bean Stew

Fat Free Vegan /

An incredibly satisfying soup for cold, winter times. Get the recipe here.

22. Polenta Bites

Kitchen Musings /

Polenta takes just five minutes to make in the Instant Pot, thanks to the "porridge" setting. Get the recipe from Kitchen Musings.


23. Lasagna Soup

Connoisseurus Veg /
Connoisseurus Veg /

Who says you need to make perfectly angular lasagna with those long, delicious noodles? Throw 'em in your Instant Pot and make a soup. Get the recipe at Connoisseurus Veg.

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