These Whole30 Instant Pot Recipes are perfect for dinner tonight. Naturally paleo and so yummy, your instant pot will make Whole30 even easier!
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If you love your instant pot – you’ll love these 20 Whole30 Instant Pot Recipes! All of these recipes are paleo, gluten free, dairy free and simple to make.
If you’ve done a Whole30 before – you know that you cook… ALOT. And spend a ton of time in the kitchen.
Using your instant pot can definitely help save you time (and energy) when it comes to meals!
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Instant Pot We Recommend:
We have an 8 quart instant pot. Here is a link to the instant pot I recommend.
This instant pot is great because:
- you can cook for a large group or a meal prep
- it has all the features you need in an instant pot
- Improved venting system
Whole30 Instant Pot Chicken Recipes
We love cooking with chicken for dinner! I have a whole post about Whole30 Chicken Recipes because we cook with it so often. Here are some of our favorite Whole30 Instant Pot Chicken Recipes:
Instant Pot Shredded Chicken – this is a staple in our house, we have it almost once a week. You can use it in tacos, on salads.. really anything!
Instant Pot Chicken Stew is total comfort food. Easy to make and so delicious! You can also make it in your slow cooker!
Chicken and Vegetable Soup is a delicious instant pot dinner. Skip the corn to make it Whole30 friendly.
Instant Pot Orange Chicken is one of our favorite Whole30 meals. Omit the brown sugar and use tapioca starch to make it Whole30 friendly.
Lemon Garlic Chicken Dinner – Potatoes, green beans and chicken cook together for the perfect one pot meal!
Instant Pot Chicken Tinga is loaded with flavor – this is one of those Whole30 meals that doesn’t ‘feel’ like it’s Whole30.
Instant Pot Whole Chicken comes out perfect every time. You can also cook a Crockpot Whole Chicken which is my preferred way to do it – but either way is delicious!
Instant Pot BBQ Chicken Meatballs are SO yummy. We love all things BBQ Chicken (this meatloaf included) and these are so yummy!
Instant Pot Butter Chicken is so flavorful when served over cauliflower rice!
Instant Pot Greek Chicken recipe is an easy and healthy dinner for a busy weeknight.
Whole30 Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken is such an easy and delicious meal! The chicken is juicy and flavorful with a buffalo sauce that is perfect for the entire family.
Whole30 Instant Pot Soup Recipes
I mean, what’s better than cozy, delicious soup? These Whole30 Pressure Cooker Soup Recipes are perfect for a chilly night (or really any time!)
The base of any good soup is a Whole30 friendly broth. Check out these homemade broth recipes: Homemade Beef Bone Broth, How to Make Chicken Broth, How to Make Turkey Broth (Stock)
Buffalo Chicken Soup is one of those ‘OMG I can’t believe this is Whole30 meals!’. I like to drizzle a little bit of ranch on top.
Sweet Potato Soup Recipe is a must try. We love it with a salad or grilled chicken. It’s creamy, sweet and so rich!
Tomato Basil Soup is SO creamy and simple to make in the instant pot, crockpot or on the stove top. Healthy, vegan & dairy free.
Whole30 Chicken Soup is a delicious, easy, keto meal. Easily made in the instant pot or slow cooker – it’s a cozy, yummy dinner everyone will love!
Lemon Chicken Soup Is my go to soup when I’m not feeling well or I just want something light, but tasty.
Pumpkin Soup is so easy to make in your instant pot! It has almost no prep time.
Chicken Pot Pie Soup is probably our #1 Whole30 recipe. SO creamy and delicious from a secret ingredient that might surprise you.
Homemade Vegetable Beef Soup is a must make! Skip the corn to keep it Whole30 friendly.
Butternut Squash Soup is one of our favorite cozy meals. It’s creamy, sweet and delicious!
Instant Pot Bone Broth is a basic broth recipe that you can make with pretty much zero effort in your pressure cooker.
Healthy Potato Soup Is so creamy you’ll have a hard time believing it is dairy free. We like to load it up with bacon and chives for toppings!
Instant Pot Thai Shrimp Soup looks amazing! We love anything Thai inspired!
Whole30 Instant Pot Beef Recipes
These Whole30 Instant Pot Beef Recipes all look SO yummy. Which one would you try?
Instant Pot Beef Stew that everyone will love! This quick beef soup is delicious, healthy, hearty and so tender from the pressure cooker.
Instant Pot Ground Beef Stew is so quick to make in your pressure cooker! Done in under an hour with very little work.
Ground Beef and Sweet Potato Chili is total comfort food. The combo of sweet potatoes and flavorful ground beef is delicious!
Instant Pot Tender Short Ribs come out amazing. We usually smoke our ribs, but cooking them in the instant pot makes them even more tender!
Instant Pot Beef Lettuce Wraps are a delicious way to have a light, low carb meal on Whole30!
Instant Pot Pot Roast – Typically pot roasts take hours to cook, but this pressure cooker version only takes a fraction of the time to make!
Cuban Ropa Vieja is a flavorful, comforting meal of shredded beef and vegetables that can be cooked in either an Instant Pot or slow cooker.
Instant Pot Beef Beef and Mushroom Gravy is perfect for whenever you’re craving comfort and simplicity.
Whole30 Instant Pot Turkey Recipes
Whole30 Stuffed Peppers are one of my favorite recipes. They’re great in the slow cooker or oven, but even quicker in the pressure cooker!
Turkey Chili can be made in the instant pot, slow cooker or on the stovetop. It calls for turkey but you can also use beef/ground chicken.
BBQ Chicken Meatloaf might seem like a strange thing to make in your instant pot but it is SO yummy. Gluten, dairy and sugar free – but not lacking in flavor at all!
Healthy Turkey Meatballs are one of the most popular recipes on my site, and for good reason! They’re great in the oven, but when you’re short on time – opt for the instant pot!
Smoky Chipotle Turkey & Sweet Potato Chili – Chili’s are one of our favorite meals to make on Whole30!
Instant Pot Turkey Breast is the perfect way to make turkey. Save the bones and make Leftover Turkey Soup!
Whole30 Instant Pot Pork Recipes
I’ve found that it can be difficult to cook pork in the instant pot because it can be tough, but these recipes look delicious and super tender.
Healthy Pulled Pork is one of my absolute favorite recipes. I love to make it in the slow cooker, but it’s great in the pressure cooker too!
Instant Pot Pork Carnitas are the best way to make seasoned, tender, caramelized, shredded pork. Carnitas are one of our favorite meals. We like to serve them with Pineapple Mango Salsa!
Instant Pot Pork Chops are slathered in an irresistible gravy! Low carb, keto and gluten free pork chops in your pressure cooker are easy and healthy!
Why we love our instant pot:
- one pot = less dishes – I mean.. need we say more? the less dishes the better
- time saver– Instant Pot recipes are usually quick, so they’re perfect for busy nights or days when you forgot to prep something and need dinner in a pinch!
- great for meal prep– When I meal prep, I wind up using every appliance in the kitchen. I have the crockpot, oven, and stovetop going. If I can use my instant pot too – I’m all over it!
What is the best instant pot?
Here is a link to the instant pot I have! I’ve had it for almost a years and it has been great. It definitely is a big piece of kitchen gear, so if you’re short on storage or want something smaller, this mini instant pot might be for you. We make most of these Healthy Dinner Recipes in our instant pot.
If you need more ideas that aren’t necessarily Whole30, check out these 50+ Healthy Instant Pot Recipes!
We also have an entire post all about Cheap Healthy Meals!
Whole30 Shopping Lists:
- Whole30 Target Shopping List
- Whole30 ALDI Shopping List
- Whole 30 Trader Joe’s Shopping List
- Whole30 Costco Shopping List
- Whole 30 Gift Guide
Best Whole30 Recipes
Looking for other whole30 meals/inspiration? Check out these posts:
Whole30 Instant Pot Chicken Stew
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1.5 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts cut in cubes
- 1 cup onion chopped finely
- 1 tablespoon garlic minced
- 1 1/2 cups baby carrots
- ¾ cups celery chopped finely
- 1.5 cups russet potatoes cut in ½ inch cubes
- 1 tablespoon tomato paste
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 bay leaf
- 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary chopped
- 1.5 cups chicken broth low or no salt
- 1 cup frozen peas
- Cut chicken and veggies.
- Set instant pot to sauté, 10 minutes. Add olive oil to the pot. Sear the chicken for 2-3 minutes until lightly browned on all sides. (Doesn’t have to be cooked through, just a little cooked).
- Add onions, garlic, celery and carrots. Sauté for 4-5 minutes until fragrant and slightly translucent.
- Add all ingredients except frozen peas. Cover instant pot and set to Sealing, Manual Pressure for 12 minutes. It will take the pot about 5-7 minutes to come to pressure.
- Once finished cooking, let the pressure naturally release for 5 minutes and then quick release the remaining pressure.
- Discard bay leaf, stir in frozen peas and enjoy!
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