Stripped to essentials. Use as you wish.


IP = Instant Pot
cp = cup = 8oz
Tbsp = Tablespoon
tsp = Teaspoon

Chicken marinade

4 lbs chicken thighs
½ cp Soy sauce
½ cp Apple cider vinegar
¼ cp Brown sugar
2 Tbsp Paprika
2 tsp Onion powder
2 tsp Garlic powder
2 tsp Pepper
1 tsp Salt
1 tsp Cayenne

Marinade overnight

IP Lasagna

1 Tbsp oil
1 lb ground beef
1 Tbsp italian seasoning
1 tsp minced garlic
2 tsp black pepper
1 tsp salt

Brown and season beef on saute
Remove half

2 cups water
11 oz lasagna noodles
28 oz tomato sauce
3 cups spinach

Add water, layer of noodles
Add spinach, layer of noodles
Add beef + ½ tomato sauce, spinach, layer of noodles
Add remaining sauce
7 min on HI, 10 min natural then release

1 cup shredded cheese
Parmesan cheese

Top with cheese

IP Rice pilaf


1 onion
1 tsp garlic
2 Tbsp oil
Sprig rosemary
½ tsp thyme


1 cp rice
slivered almonds


1.25 cp broth
⅓ cp veg.
1 tsp tumeric
½ salt
½ tsp pepper

3 min on HI, quick release

IP Herb Chicken

1 lb chicken
1 tsp pepper
1 tsp onion pow
1 tsp thyme
1 tsp basil
1 tsp paprika
2 tsp garlic pow
2 tsp salt
¾ cup water

Rub spices on chicken
HI 10 min per pound
Quick release

IP Butter Chicken

8 Chicken thighs frozen
2 cans diced tomatoes
2 tsp salt
3 tsp garlic
1 tsp ginger
1 tsp tumeric
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp garam marsala
6 carrots chopped
½ cup coconut oil

23 min HI Quick release

1 can coconut milk
1 tsp garam marsala

Garnish w/ red pepper and cilantro

IP Pho Ga

1 Tbsp oil
6 cp broth
1 lbs chicken
1 Onion
Optional: Carrots and celery

2 cloves
½ Tbsp coriander seeds
½ Tbsp peppercorns
1" ginger

¼ Tbsp ground coriander
¼ Tbsp ground pepper
1 tsp ginger

¾ tsp salt

30 minutes Hi pressure, quick release
Remove whole spices
Pour over rice noodles
Garnish with


IP Stroganoff

3 lbs cubed chuck roast/stew meat
1 onion chopped
1 Tbsp minced garlic
¼ cp oil
3 tsp salt
2 tsp pepper
2 tsp thyme
2 tsp paprika


2 cp broth
¼ whiskey

30 min HI

⅓ cp cornstarch
⅓ cp cold water
1.5 cp plain kefir (or sour cream)

mix cornstarch and water, add to dish and bring back to boil
serve over noodles or rice

IP Lentils

½ cup finely chopped red onion
½ cup finely chopped red bell pepper
½ cup finely chopped white mushrooms
2 Tbsp oil
1 Tbsp garlic powder
2 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp curry powder
1 cp brown lentils (dry)
1.5 cp brown basmati rice
3.5 cp vegetable broth

24 min HI, quick release

You need about 2x volume of liquid as lentils and about 1x volume of liquid as rice.

IP Mexican Beans

1 lb dry beans
2 cp brown rice
10 cp chicken broth
1 can of diced tomatoes
Opt. Salsa
1 onion diced
1 lb frozen corn
1 tsp minced garlic
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper

HI 30min
More for old beans

Pizza Dough


1 cp warm water
1 tsp sugar
¼ oz yeast


2.5 cp flour
1 tsp salt
2 tbsp oil

Oil pan and hands for handling

Baked Salmon

Mix into paste

¼ cp Mayo
4 tsp minced garlic
4 large sprigs of rosemary minced

Spread on

1 salmon filet

Top with

White onion slices

Bake 425F for ~20min
Finish under broiler if desired

Bread and butter refrigerator pickles

3 medium cucumbers chopped thin
1 cp white vinegar
½ cup apple cider vinegar
1 cp brown sugar
3 Tbsp salt
2 tsp celery seed
2 tsp mustard seed
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp cayenne
½ tsp onion powder (fresh onions are better)
½ tsp garlic powder

Butter Cookies

1 cp butter
1 cp pow. Sugar
1 tsp vanilla

Add until crumbly
2 cp flour

Add until clumps
1 Tbsp milk

Roll into log
Cut into slices
Dredge in sugar
Bake at 350F for 15min