It’s back to school time! That means back to life, back to reality. It also means back to schedules and back after school activities. Back to soccer, play practice, football, homework… I could go on and on! Sometimes making dinner happen with all the craziness is hard. Don’t worry, I got you covered. Here are 17 back to school Instant Pot recipes that are perfect for those crazy weeknights. They don’t take a lot of effort or ingredients!
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17 Back to School Instant Pot Recipes
Instant Pot Sausage Pepperoni Spinach Ravioli
Ravioli is cooked in a marinara sauce with Italian sausage, pepperoni, mozzarella cheese and spinach for a super fast and easy one pot meal.
Instant Pot 3-Can Soup
With just 3 main ingredients (beans, tomatoes and corn) this soup comes together with about 5 minutes of prep time and 5 minutes of cooking time. A perfect recipe for a busy weeknight!
Instant Pot Chicken Alfredo Salsa Pasta
The easiest recipe ever. With just four ingredients and your pressure cooker this is a perfect meal to make when you’re busy but still want to put dinner on the table!
Instant Pot Garlic Mushroom Chicken
A delicious dump and go recipe that you can make with frozen chicken.
Lazy Day Chicken Casserole
Instant Pot chicken, stuffing and vegetables in a creamy sauce. An easy dump-and-go recipe for a “don’t feel like cooking” day.
Instant Pot Forgot to Defrost Doritos Taco Salad
This fun spin on taco salad is made quickly even with frozen meat straight from your freezer.
Instant Pot Creamy Greek Chicken Pitas
A very fast and easy recipe with just a handful of ingredients that tastes absolutely amazing!
Instant Pot/Slow Cooker 3-Ingredient Lime Chicken Tacos (from frozen)
This is the easiest and tastiest shredded chicken that you can serve in tacos (or other ways). The best part is that you can use frozen chicken and it takes about 2 minutes of prep time.
Instant Pot Cajun Sausage, Potatoes and Green Beans
A quick and easy one pot meal of cajun-style andouille sausage, quartered red potatoes, fresh green beans and sliced mushrooms. Drizzle the buttery broth over the potatoes for maximum flavor.
You Got This Girl Instant Pot Recipe
An easy, dump-and-go rice, beans and chicken Instant Pot recipe that will give you confidence in the kitchen.
Instant Pot Cheater Beef Stew
If you’re looking for the easiest beef stew recipe you may have found it! This recipe is made quickly in your Instant Pot and requires little to no prep and only 5 ingredients.
Instant Pot Cheater Lasagna
If you love the flavors of lasagna but don’t like the effort it takes this recipe is for you! You can make this Instant Pot lasagna pasta recipe with 6 ingredients and in just a few minutes.
There you have it! 17 recipes for the first 3 weeks of school. Make a grocery list and a menu. Life is so much better when you have a plan!