5 Tasty Instant Pot Vegetarian Recipes for Quick Meatless Meals

Indian Chickpea and Vegetable Curry
Photo: Jason Donnelly

Looking for pressure cooker vegetarian meals everyone at the table will enjoy? You've come to the right place. Here you'll find some of our best vegetarian Instant Pot packed with tons of flavor. Expect to find stews, curries, and even cheesy pasta that's so irresistible, even meat-eaters will devour them.

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Pressure Cooker Mac and Four Cheeses

Pressure Cooker Mac and Four Cheeses
Jacob Fox

This is an excellent vegetarian Instant Pot recipe for curbing those comfort food cravings. After only 3 minutes, you can have a cheesy pasta delight with not just one but four types of cheese! Cheddar, Gruyère, smoked gouda, and Parmesan all come to the party for an indulgent meal the whole family will love.

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Corn and Potato Stew with Cornmeal Dumplings

Corn and Potato Stew with Cornmeal Dumplings
Carson Downing

Corn and potatoes combine for an Instant Pot vegetarian soup fit for a cozy night in. (Follow the pressure cooker directions following the main stove top recipe). It's the cumin- and cotija cheese-spiked cornmeal dumplings that will keep you coming back for bowl after bowl.

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Pressure Cooker Spanish Chickpeas and Tomatoes over Rice

Pressure Cooker Spanish Chickpeas and Tomatoes over Rice
Andy Lyons

One of the best things about having a pressure cooker handy is the ability to cook dried beans in a flash without the overnight soak time. We've added some Spanish-inspired flavors (garlic, paprika, and oregano) to these chickpeas for a pressure cooker vegetarian meal you'll make on repeat.

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Pressure Cooker Black Bean and Spinach Burritos

Farro, Black Bean, and Spinach Burritos
Andy Lyons

Beans are one of the best plant-based meat substitutes thanks to their high protein and fiber. Plus, they're super affordable! In this vegetarian Instant Pot recipe, we've packed black beans and whole-grain farro into tortillas. Add your favorite tasty toppings and serve with a side of salsa for an easy 30-minute meal.

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Gruyère Risotto with Arugula Gremolata

Gruyere Risotto with Arugula Gremolata
Andy Lyons

Make risotto from scratch that's as delicious as your favorite restaurant. This cheesy version of the gourmet rice dish only needs a quick 6 minutes for a vegetarian pressure cooker dinner that will blow you away. The arugula gremolata (a fancy word for a garnish made with herbs) will add a bit of freshness to every rich bite.

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