Instant Pot Posole

Mmmmm… Posole 😉 One of my favorite things to eat! It’s SUPER easy to make in the Instant Pot and the kids even loved it! 

Paired with some Homemade Tortillas, what could be better?! 

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Here’s what you’ll need: 



For the seasonings:

  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 bay leaf

Start out by turning the Instant Pot to sauté mode and allow it to heat up. Add 2 TBSP of olive oil before adding the diced onion and garlic. Sauté for 2-3 minutes. 


Add the diced pork, chicken broth, green chiles, Hominy and the seasonings. 

Close the lid, turn the venting knob to sealing and cook on HIGH pressure for 30 minutes. Quickly release the pressure when it’s finished. 

Turn the Instant Pot back to sauté mode. Mix 2 TBSP of corn starch with 2 TBSP of cold water and add it to the Posole. Allow it to thicken for about 10 minutes. 

Top with cilantro and lime wedges and serve! YUM! 


Tools Needed:

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Instant Pot Posole

  • Servings: 6-8
  • Difficulty: Easy
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A delicious Pressure Cooker recipe for this Mexican Soup.



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Ingredients

-1-2 lb pork roast diced

-1 onion diced

-6 cloves garlic minced

-1 25 oz can Hominy

-1 4oz can diced green chiles

-5 cups chicken broth

-1 tsp salt

-1 tsp black pepper

-1 tsp cumin

-2 tsp oregano

-2 tsp chili powder

-1 bay leaf

-2 TBSP corn starch

-2 TBSP cold water

For Garnish (optional)

-1/4 cilantro chopped

-lime wedges

Directions

1.Dice the onion and mince the garlic. Turn the Instant Pot to sauté mode and allow it to heat up. Add 2 TBSP of olive oil then sauté the onion and garlic for 2-3 minutes. 

2.Add the chicken broth, pork, hominy, green chiles and seasonings and stir.

3.Close the lid turn the venting knob to sealing and cook on HIGH pressure for 30 minutes before quickly releasing the pressure. 

4.Turn the Instant Pot back to sauté mode. Mix the 2 TBSP of corn starch with 2 TBSP of cold water and add to the posole. Allow it to thicken for 10 minutes. Top with cilantro and lime wedges and serve! Yum! 


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Easy Homemade Tortillas

Have you ever wanted to make your own tortillas? To me, they just taste better when they’re made from scratch! These are SO good!! They’re super easy to prepare and only require a few ingredients. 

Here’s what you’ll need: 

Start out by mixing the flour, salt and baking powder together in a bowl. 


Add the vegetable oil and then the warm water and mix well until the dough forms. 


Knead the dough for 2-3 minutes. 


Roll the dough into small round balls. 

Flatten and roll out each ball into small/medium circles. 


Cook on a pan or griddle over low-medium heat for 1-2 minutes per side until done.


Yum! Serve with your favorite Mexican dishes. 


Try it with some Homemade Colorado Green Chili and Homemade Refried Beans

Delicious! 🙂 

What you’ll need: 

Mixing Bowl

Rolling Pin

Cooking Pan


Easy Homemade Tortillas

  • Servings: 10-12
  • Difficulty: Easy
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A simple homemade tortilla recipe.



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Ingredients

-3 Cups All Purpose Flour

-1 tsp Baking Powder

-1 tsp Salt

-1/3 Cup Vegetable oil

-1 Cup warm water

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, mix the flour, baking powder and salt. Add the water and oil and mix thoroughly. 
  2. Knead dough for 2-3 minutes. 
  3. Roll dough into small round balls.
  4. Flatten and roll out each ball into a small-medium circle with a rolling pin. 
  5. Cook over low-medium heat for 1-2 minutes per side until done. 

Enjoy! 

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Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff

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Okay, I have to admit… about seven years ago, I could only cook Hamburger Helper. LOL! It’s a place to start, right? Well, NOW I can cook almost anything… and I decided to convert this family favorite to an Instant Pot recipe, minus the boxed ingredients. 😉 It turned out AMAZING. So amazing, in fact that my 7 and 5 year olds asked me to send it in their lunches for school today! It’s super simple to make and only calls for a few ingredients.

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Instant Pot 101: Tips, Tricks and Must-Have Accessories.

Here’s what you’ll need for this tasty dish:

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Start out by turning the Instant Pot to sauté mode and allow it to heat up then add the olive oil. Add the onion and garlic and then add the ground beef and sauté until brown. Drain the grease.

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Add the flour, salt and pepper and stir. Mix the onion soup mix with the beef broth and pour into the Instant Pot. Add the sour cream, cream of mushroom soup and the uncooked egg noodles and stir.

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Close the lid, turn the venting knob to “Sealing” and cook on HIGH pressure for 7 minutes before quickly releasing the pressure.

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Stir and Serve! YUM!

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Enjoy!

Tools Needed:

Instant Pot 

Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: Easy
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A Simple Instant version of this family favorite.


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Ingredients

-1 lb Ground Beef

-1/2 Cup Onion chopped

-4 cloves Garlic minced

-1 can cream of mushroom soup

-4 cups beef broth

-1 Cup sour cream or yogurt

-3/4 bag (16 oz/ 1 pound bag) egg noodles uncooked

-1 package dry onion soup mix

-2 Tbsp flour

-1/2 tsp salt

-1/2 tsp black pepper

-2 Tbsp olive oil

Directions

  1. Turn the Instant Pot to sauté mode and allow it to heat up then add the olive oil. Add the onion and garlic and then add the ground beef and sauté until brown. Drain the grease.
  2. Add the flour, salt and pepper and stir. Mix the onion soup with the beef broth and pour into the Instant Pot. Add the sour cream, cream of mushroom soup and the uncooked noodles and stir.
  3. Close the lid, turn the venting knob to sealing and Cook on HIGH pressure for 7 minutes before quickly releasing the rest of the pressure.
  4. Stir and Serve! Enjoy!

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Instant Pot Chili

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Who doesn’t love a nice hot bowl of chili? As a kid, this was one of my favorite meals…. and it still is! Making it in the Instant Pot is just too easy to pass up, so I adapted our recipe for the Instant Pot.

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This recipe is really simple, so get ready for a delicious dinner! 🙂

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Start out by dicing the onion and bell pepper and mincing the garlic.

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Turn the Instant Pot to Sauté mode and allow it to heat up before adding the olive oil. Add the ground beef and Cook until brown. Drain the grease then Add the onion, garlic and bell pepper and sauté 2-3 minutes.

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Add the rest of the ingredients and stir.

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Close the lid, turn the venting knob to sealing and cook on HIGH pressure for 10 minutes before quickly releasing the rest of the pressure.

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When all the pressure has released and the pin has dropped, carefully open the lid and stir.

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Top with sour cream and serve! Enjoy! 🙂

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  • Servings: 6-8
  • Difficulty: Easy
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An Instant Pot recipe for this family favorite meal.


Credit: fromarvadawithlove.com

Ingredients

-1 lb ground beef

-1 Onion diced

-4 cloves Garlic minced

-1 green bell pepper diced

-1 can diced tomatoes

-2 cans kidney beans

-1 cup beef broth

-1 tsp salt

-1 tsp black pepper

-1 tsp cumin

-1 tsp oregano

-1 bay leaf

-1 TBSP chili powder

-1 tsp sugar

-1 TBSP olive oil

-pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)

Directions

1.Chop the bell peppers, onion, garlic.

2.Turn the Instant Pot to Sauté mode and allow it to heat up before adding the olive oil. Add the ground beef and Cook until brown. Drain the grease then Add the onion, garlic and bell pepper and sauté 2-3 minutes.

3.Add the rest of the ingredients and stir.

4.Close the lid, turn the venting knob to sealing and cook on HIGH pressure for 10 minutes before quickly releasing the rest of the pressure.

5.Stir.

6.Top with cheese and sour cream and enjoy!

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Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Chicken with Black Beans and Rice


This recipe is always in our meal rotation… It’s SO tasty and simple.. and in the Instant Pot it’s even easier to make. If you’re in need of a delicious and quick meal, look no further! 😉 New to the Instant Pot? Start here: Instant Pot 101

Grab the ingredients you’ll need and let’s go!

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Start out by zesting and juicing the limes and set aside. Chop the onion and garlic. Then dice the chicken breast and season with seasonings.

Turn the Instant Pot to sauté mode. Add the olive oil or butter once the pot is hot.

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Sauté the onion and garlic for 1-2 minutes before adding the chicken.

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Cook the chicken until brown, then Add the rice, chicken broth and lime juice and zest.

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Close the lid and turn the knob to sealing. Cook on HIGH pressure for 8-10 minutes. While that is cooking, Wash and Chop the cilantro and set aside. Then drain and rinse the beans and warm them on the stove or in the microwave.

When the 8-10 minutes is up, quickly release the pressure and then add the cilantro and black beans and stir. Add more lime juice and seasonings as needed.

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Enjoy! 🙂

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Tools Needed:

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Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Chicken with Black Beans and Rice

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: Easy
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Ingredients

-2 lbs chicken diced

-2 Tbsp olive oil or butter

-1/2 onion diced

-4 cloves garlic minced

-1/3 cup lime juice (2 limes)

-2 Tbsp lime zest

-2 cups white rice

-3 cups chicken broth

-1 15oz can black beans drained and rinsed

-1/2 cup cilantro chopped

-1/2 tsp salt

-1/2 tsp pepper

-1/2 tsp cumin

-1/2 tsp chili powder

 

 

 

Directions

  1. Zest and juice the limes and set aside. Chop the onion and garlic. Dice the chicken breast and season with seasonings.
  2. Turn the Instant Pot to sauté mode. Add the olive oil or butter once the pot is hot. .  Sauté the onion and garlic for 1-2 minutes before adding the chicken. Cook the chicken until brown, then Add the rice, chicken broth and lime juice and zest.
  3. Close the lid and turn the knob to sealing. Cook on HIGH pressure for 8-10 minutes. (I’m at high altitude so 10 is perfect for me, but 8 might work better for you :)) While that it cooking, Chop the cilantro and set aside. Then drain and rinse the beans and warm them on the stove or in the microwave.
  4. Quickly release the pressure then add the cilantro and black beans and stir. Add more lime juice and seasonings if needed.
  5. Enjoy! 😊 YUM!!!!

 

 

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Instant Pot Creamy Pesto Chicken and Pasta


If you’re looking for a simple and delicious Instant Pot dinner that you can have on the table in 15 minutes, look no further! This Creamy Pesto dish has everything you need, and it’s kid approved! 🙂

If you’re new to the Instant Pot, Start here: Instant Pot 101: Tips, Tricks and Must-Have Accessories.

Start by gathering your ingredients.

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Dice and season your chicken breast with Italian Seasoning, salt and pepper.

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Turn your Instant Pot to “Saute” mode and add 2 tbsp of butter or olive oil. Allow it to heat up and then add the diced chicken and saute until it is almost cooked through.

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Add the pasta and the chicken broth or water and then cook on HIGH pressure for 5 minutes.

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When the 5 minutes are up, quick release the pressure and turn the pot back to “Saute” mode.

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Add the Pesto sauce, heavy cream, 2 tbsp butter or oil and the parmesan cheese and stir until your desired consistency is reached.

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Enjoy your delicious meal! 🙂



Tools Needed:

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Instant Pot Creamy Pesto Chicken and Pasta

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: Easy
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Ingredients

-1-2 lbs chicken breast diced

-3 1/2 Cups water or chicken broth

-1 6oz Jar Pesto Sauce

-1 Box Pasta of your choice

-1/4 Cup Heavy Cream

-1 tsp Salt/pepper

-1 Tsp Italian Seasoning

-1/2 Cup Parmesan cheese

-3-4 Tbsp Butter or Olive Oil

Directions

1.Dice Chicken Breast and season with Italian seasoning and salt/pepper. . Turn Instant      Pot to “Sauté” mode. Add 2 Tbsp of butter or oil to the pot and allow it to heat up.

  1. Sauté chicken breast until almost cooked. Add the pasta and the water or chicken broth.
  2. Close the lid and cook on HIGH pressure for 5 minutes. When it’s finished, quick release the pressure and turn it back to “Sauté” mode.
  3. Add the pesto sauce, heavy cream, 2 Tbsp of butter or oil, and parmesan cheese and stir until desired consistency is reached. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Enjoy!

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Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli

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One of my favorite dishes to order at a Chinese restaurant is Beef and Broccoli! I adjusted the flavors and created this recipe to work in an Instant Pot. I hope you enjoy it!

Gather Up all of your ingredients and prepare for your kitchen to smell delicious! 🙂

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If you have more than one Instant Pot, start the Instant Pot White Rice in one pot following my recipe for Instant Pot white rice. Otherwise, get it started on the stove, or cook it first in the Instant Pot. Slice the beef into strips and set aside.

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Mix the beef broth, soy sauce, teriyaki sauce, brown sugar, minced garlic, salt/pepper and pinch of ginger. Pour over the beef and set aside.

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Slice the onion into strips. Turn the Instant Pot to “Saute” mode. Add 3 tbsp of oil and allow it to heat up. Add the sliced onions and saute for 4-5 minutes.

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Add the beef and sauce mixture to the Instant Pot.

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Place the lid on the Instant Pot and seal. Cook on HIGH pressure for 10 minutes and then do a quick release of the pressure. While the beef is cooking, steam your broccoli using a separate Instant Pot and Steamer Basket, or on the stove.

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When the beef is finished cooking, add the steamed broccoli. Mix 2 TBSP of corn starch with 1/4 Cup of cold water. Then add to the beef and broccoli mixture. Allow the mixture to thicken for 5-10 minutes. Serve over some Instant Pot White Rice. 🙂

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Tools needed:

Instant Pot

Steamer Basket (Remove the handles and it fits perfectly in a 6 quart Instant Pot.)

Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: Easy
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A “better than take-out version of this favorite dish!”.


Credit: fromarvadawithlove.com

Ingredients

-2lbs of beef (flank steak or beef roast) cut into strips

-1lb broccoli steamed

-1 onion sliced

-3 cloves of garlic minced

-1 Cup beef broth

-1/4 Cup soy sauce

-1/4 Cup teriyaki sauce

-3 TBSP Brown Sugar

-Pinch of ginger

-1/2 tsp salt and pepper

-2-3 TBSP Sesame oil or Peanut oil

-2 TBSP Corn Starch mixed with ¼ Cup cold water

-Serve over white or brown rice.

Directions

  1. If you have more than one Instant Pot, start the Instant Pot White Rice in one pot following my recipe for Instant Pot white rice. Otherwise, get it started on the stove, or cook it first in the Instant Pot. Slice the beef into strips.
  2. Slice the onion and mince the garlic. Make sure your broccoli is washed.
  3. Mix the beef broth, soy sauce, teriyaki sauce, brown sugar, minced garlic, salt/pepper and pinch of ginger. Pour over the beef and set aside.
  4. Turn the Instant Pot to “Sauté” and let the sesame or peanut oil heat up. Add the onions and sauté 4-5 minutes. Turn off the Sauté mode and add the meat and sauce mixture.
  5. Close the lid and cook on HIGH pressure for 10 minutes. While it is cooking, mix the corn starch and cold water.
  6. Quickly release the pressure and add the steamed broccoli. Then add the corn starch and water mixture. Allow the sauce to thicken for 5-10 minutes.
  7. Serve over Instant Pot White Rice.

Enjoy!

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