January 21, 2021
These Cheap Instant Pot Meals will let you put a healthy and delicious meal on the table in minutes – all for under $10 each!
I love my Instant Pot! With a full time day job and side hustles, I don’t have time most days to spend hours preparing a meal.
When I get home from work, I’m hungry and exhausted and just want to eat and get on with my evening activities.
That’s why my Instant Pot has been such a lifesaver! I can have a delicious and nutritious home cooked meal on the table in 30 minutes or less with my Instant Pot’s pressure cooker feature.
These Easy and Cheap Instant Pot Meals are even better!
Not only are they record fast to prepare, they’re also super budget-friendly at under $10 per meal with plenty for larger families or leftovers!
For more amazing Instant Pot recipes, see 50 Easy Instant Pot Meals Perfect for Busy Weeknights.
For more quick and easy meal ideas, check out the following:
If you haven’t tried the Instant Pot yet, jump on the bandwagon and get yours here. I know you’ll come back and thank me!
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Enjoy Rotisserie Chicken taste without the additives in just over 30 minutes with this super simple recipe!
Have a lot of chicken left over after your meal? Check out 15 Easy + Affordable Rotisserie Chicken Shortcut Meals for frugal and delicious recipes featuring leftover chicken!
Healthy Instant Pot Mac and Cheese with broccoli and white cheddar is a creamy, delicious comfort food favorite that comes together with less than 10 ingredients and one pot!
This easy Instant Pot Meatloaf comes together quickly with minimum cleanup and uses just one pound of meat. It’s perfect for smaller families!
Make this on the stove, and it’ll take hours! With the Instant Pot, you can have a fresh, spicy meal on the table in under 30 minutes! Serve over rice, or use it to make Salsa Verde Chicken Casserole.
Instant Pot Potato Corn Chowder is a quick and easy gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian and vegan soup recipe that is full of flavor. This healthy soup recipe can be ready-to-eat in under 30 minutes!
Check out this 30-minute Chicken Cacciatore made in a the Instant Pot!
The easy Italian sauce is hearty and chunky, loaded with chicken, tomatoes, peppers, and onions and tastes amazing over roasted spaghetti squash, pasta, polenta, or rice.
Delicious Mexican pork for tacos, burrito bowls, taco salads and more (also great with cilantro lime rice)!
This Instant Pot Greek Chicken and Rice is a delicious meal prep idea and dump dinner recipe made with bell peppers, zucchini and feta cheese along with some lemon juice, parsley and oregano!
To keep costs down, buy chicken breasts from your grocery store’s frozen food section.
Perfectly spiced, incredibly easy to make, and super creamy. Get this delicious Instant Pot Cauliflower Curry on the table in 30-minutes!
Here’s a tried and true method for making Instant Pot Chicken Breasts that are tender, juicy, and delicious!
Cook this rich and flavorful French Onion Soup from start to finish in about 5 minutes!
The ingredients are so inexpensive you can afford to splurge on traditional Gruyère cheese!
This Instant Pot Fried Rice is quick and easy pressure cooker recipe. Simple ingredients, easy preparation, and great flavors!
Let’s head south of the border with this healthy Tex Mex dump dinner containing quinoa, one of the richest plant-based sources of protein.
Easy Instant Pot Vegetable Beef Soup is hearty enough to be your whole meal. Perfect for chilly days or to feed a crowd. Whips up in minutes, tastes like it simmered all day long, and freezes wonderfully!
Instant Pot spaghetti is way easier, faster, and, arguably, tastier than the version you make on the stovetop. Since the pasta cooks in the sauce, it absorbs its flavor. Cut out the meat for an even cheaper meal.
Catch steak on sale to keep this healthy, restaurant-grade dish budget-friendly.
Enjoy a bowl of fresh chili in under 20 minutes with this easy recipe.
These chicken wings are finger lickin’ good!
The meat is flavored with dry seasonings and pressure cooked until deliciously tender. Then they’re tossed with a spicy buffalo sauce and broiled for a crisper finish. Just before serving, they’re tossed again with additional sauce for extra flavor. Yum!
Enjoy this traditional Korean dinner that is the perfect make ahead meal for a busy week!
Chili Lime Chicken makes an amazingly flavorful addition to salads, tacos, burritos, you name it.
This Instant Pot creamy tomato basil soup is packed with flavor – and healthy veggies. Just a touch of heavy cream gives the soup richness without too many calories.
This Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup is THE BEST chicken noodle soup I have ever had and it’s one of the easiest ever!
Tender chunks of chicken in a rich homemade chicken broth with big hearty veggies. Homemade Instant Pot chicken noodle soup from scratch in less than an hour.
No need to waste money on takeout when you can make this Instant Pot Lo Mein on a dime.
Ditch unhealthy lunchmeats with this meal prep staple that can be frozen after cooking. This super lean meat is great in sandwiches, salads, rolled with hummus, or as a quick protein-filled snack.
A superb Filipino Chicken Adobo with onions and garlic cooked in the Instant Pot pressure cooker for a filling, low carb meal.
These Cheap Instant Pot Meals will let you put healthy and delicious meals on the table in minutes – all for under $10 each!
Do you have an Instant Pot? What are your favorite budget recipes to cook in your Instant Pot or pressure cooker? Please share in the comments below!