13 Pressure Cooker Breakfast Recipes You Can Make on Busy Mornings
Pressure Cooker Blueberry French Toast Casserole
Just one look at this decadent blueberry French toast, and we’re in love. Cooking this scrumptious French toast casserole in your pressure cooker lets you enjoy everything you love most about French toast with none of the hassle (say goodbye to dipping each piece of bread in egg, then babysitting it on the stove). This lemon-mascarpone-cream-topped casserole pressure-cooks in just 25 minutes and feeds eight, so it’s a tasty and quick way to cook French toast for a crowd.
Pressure Cooker Mexican Potato Breakfast Casserole
If your stomach usually starts growling a few hours before lunchtime, this hearty pressure cooker casserole will definitely keep you satisfied until it’s time to break out your lunch box. Loaded with hash brown potatoes, eggs, black beans, and Mexican cheese, this easy breakfast recipe will pack 12 grams of protein into your morning. Serve with sour cream and pico de gallo (plus cilantro if you like it) to make this breakfast casserole into a proper Mexican feast.
Pressure Cooker Bacon and Eggs Breakfast Bowl
It’s hard to beat bacon and eggs in the morning, and this classic breakfast gets even better when you add oatmeal. To hurry these mouthwatering breakfast bowls along, cook the oatmeal in your pressure cooker, then top your bowl with crispy bacon, avocado slices, and a fried egg. If you like your breakfast with a spicy kick, add a generous drizzle of hot pepper sauce on top.
Pressure Cooker Multigrain Honey-Almond Breakfast Cereal
Far from a plain bowl of oatmeal, this breakfast bowl features five different grains—steel-cut oats, brown rice, barley, corn grits, and millet. And instead of spending all morning cooking each one, you can combine them all in your pressure cooker and have this healthy grain bowl ready to eat in under a half hour. Once you top off this breakfast bowl with sliced almonds, milk, and your favorite fruits, instant oatmeal just won’t cut it anymore.
Bacon, Corn, and Cheese Frittata
Make eggs and bacon the easy way! Like a fancier version of an omelet, this easy frittata recipe cooks right in your Instant Pot (or another favorite pressure cooker), so you don’t have to worry about tending to a skillet on the stove. Filled with crispy bacon, sweet peppers, and fresh corn, this frittata will go fast, so make sure you get a slice!
Pressure Cooker Southern Tot Casserole
Potato tot casserole fans, rejoice: You can eat this version of the classic casserole for breakfast! Instead of ground beef, this potato tot casserole is filled with breakfast favorites like pork sausage and eggs. Ready in less than an hour, this pressure cooker breakfast recipe is also a great casserole to serve at your next brunch.
Pressure Cooker Peaches and Cream Breakfast Quinoa
No, you don’t have to wait until lunchtime to dig in to a tasty quinoa bowl. With this recipe, you can have one for breakfast. Thanks to your pressure cooker, you can make quinoa with peaches and cream in just 11 minutes! This is easily the quickest way to cook quinoa we’ve ever discovered, and when it’s ready all you have to do is add your favorite toppings and dig in.
Butternut Squash Shakshuka
Want to make shakshuka into an even tastier, heartier breakfast? Just add butternut squash! Rather than spending a half hour roasting it, you can make butternut squash tender and delicious in your pressure cooker in just a few minutes. Add in a classic shakshuka tomato sauce plus sweet peppers and eggs, and this quick breakfast recipe will still have you out the door in a flash (with a full stomach).
Pressure Cooker Scrambled Breakfast Hash
Scrambled eggs are getting a hearty breakfast makeover with your pressure cooker. This quick breakfast hash recipe is loaded with so many delectable breakfast favorites, it’s easy to lose track of them all—bacon, fresh mushrooms, potatoes, sweet peppers, and melty cheese all make an appearance. Top off the hash with pressure cooker scrambled eggs, and you’ll never be satisfied with just a granola bar on the go again.
Pressure Cooker Chilaquiles
Yep, you can make chilaquiles in your pressure cooker, and this recipe will pressure-cook in just one minute! Sure, it’ll take a little extra time for your cooker to build up pressure, but it’s still hard to argue with having a bowl of spicy beef, pork, chili beans, and fresh cherry tomatoes ready to go in almost no time at all. You can also make this recipe a little different each time by mixing up your toppings—try extra sliced chile peppers for added heat or add more broken tostada shells for an extra crunch.
Pressure Cooker Ginger-Chicken Congee
We’ll admit chicken for breakfast might sound a little strange, but just hear us out. This savory breakfast congee is a great meal for any time of day. If you usually find yourself reaching for a midmorning snack just an hour or two after breakfast, try this protein-packed recipe that will stick to your ribs until lunch. If you’re still having doubts, top your bowl with a poached egg and avocado slices, and this chicken and rice bowl will be firmly in breakfast territory.
Pressure Cooker Eggs 3 Ways
Instead of cooking eggs on your stove top, why not just make them in your pressure cooker? Once you learn how to make eggs in an Instant Pot or multicooker three different ways, you’ll be able to add them to any breakfast recipe you want (or just eat them on their own). You can add a soft-cooked egg to your bowl of oatmeal or breakfast quinoa in just a few minutes!
You can cross yogurt off your grocery list permanently! It’s super easy to make your own in a pressure cooker, and once you whip up a batch, it’ll keep in the fridge for up to two weeks. It’s hard to argue with a breakfast as easy that—just add fresh fruit and granola to your bowl each morning for a quick and easy homemade parfait.