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30+ Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes

Need some Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes? Want to keep the heat out of the kitchen and reduce the time standing at the stove? This list of recipes that you can make in the Instant Pot will save your sanity and your time this Thanksgiving season.

This list of classic Thanksgiving recipes is made in the pressure cooker in much less time than the traditional method.

Make this Turkey Day an easy one by utilizing a pressure cooker to do the heavy lifting this year when making your Instant Pot Thanksgiving recipes!

Six pictures of Instant Pot Thanksgiving recipes including sides and main courses.

Accessories for the Instant Pot

Having an Instant Pot is great when making large meals and quick weeknight meals alike. Adding some helpful accessories will make your life easier and expand the type of recipes that can be made during the holiday season when making these and other Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes.

Instant Pot - First and foremost, you need an Instant Pot or a pressure cooker to make any of these recipes according to the directions in the recipes themselves.

Steamer Basket - Steaming veggies in the Instant Pot is easy to do when using a steamer basket. It's convenient to use and easy to clean.

Springform pan - if your plan is to make a cheesecake in the Instant Pot, you will need the appropriate pan. You need the appropriate size pan that will fit inside the pot so make sure you check the measurements before preparing the cheesecake batter. Believe it or not, this happens a lot! Not all pans will fit in the Instant Pot. For instance, for a 6qt Instant Pot, the max size springform pan that will fit is a 7.5" pan.

Pot-in-Pot cooking - This is really convenient when making Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes that require pot-in-pot style cooking. Usually, with pot-in-pot Instant Pot recipes, the food needs to be elevated or the goal is not to have much liquid in the actual dish. This will help alleviate the burn notice or allow you to make more than one dish at a time.

An extra inner liner - This will make not just holiday cooking easier but day-to-day cooking easier as well. With an extra liner, you can remove the liner, place another one in and start cooking something else.

Get Instant Pot accessories as a set - Grab the accessories as a bundle if you don't want to pick and choose your accessories. You'll have them on hand and use them when you need them.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes

Without further ado, here's a list of Thanksgiving recipes made in the Instant Pot.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Sides

Thanksgiving side recipes made right in the Instant Pot in just a matter of minutes! Perfect for your Holiday feast and easy to make.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Main Course Recipes

The Instant Pot Thanksgiving Main Course Recipes will help you spend more time with friends and family and less time preparing your Thanksgiving meal.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Desserts

These Instant Pot Desserts are the perfect way to finish off your Thanksgiving feast. All of these desserts are pressure-cooked and convenient to make because it frees up the oven!