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A collection of 60 Vegetarian Instant Pot Recipes from some of the best food bloggers out there! Everything from soup and curry to oats and salad can be found in this fun pressure cooker round-up. Many recipes are vegan and all are gluten-free to boot!
I know I’m not the only one who has come to rely on the Instant Pot for vegetarian meals. An electric pressure cooker truly is a lifesaver when you are short on time but still value a delicious and healthy meal. Enter this round-up! It is my hope you will find value and inspiration in this collection of recipes to carry you through many mealtimes to come.
60 Vegetarian Instant Pot Recipes (Gluten-Free)
Spicy Coconut Red Lentil Dal (Instant Pot + Stovetop)
Cozy up with this quick, easy, & tasty one pot spicy coconut red lentil dahl that is made with red lentils, coconut milk, tomatoes, garlic, onion and the perfect blend of Indian spices. It makes a most delicious gluten-free, vegan dish served alongside some basmati rice or naan bread! You can make this easy dal in the Instant Pot pressure cooker or on the stovetop!
Instant Pot Three Sisters Soup Recipe (Vegan Gluten-Free) – MOON and spoon and yum
This Instant Pot Soup is my spin on a Three Sisters Soup. Three Sisters refers to a companion planting technique used for planting beans, corn and squash together. This easy, healthy and delicious version uses crookneck squash, pinto beans, sweet corn, and the beautiful flavor of sage to tie it all together! This pressure cooker soup is vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free.
Instant Pot Punjabi Aloo Gobi Masala – This classic Indian dish made from fresh cauliflower and potatoes in an onion-tomato based gravy can be made in less than 30 minutes. Pair it with rotis or naan to make it a healthy meal.
Vegan Instant Pot Mexican White Bean Soup (+ Stovetop Instructions)
This comforting and heart-warming White Bean Soup is packed with flavorful Mexican spices for a truly delicious vegan soup recipe that is healthy, easy to make and can be made with soaked or unsoaked dry white beans! Both Instant Pot pressure cooker and stovetop instructions are included for this spicy, smoky, keto friendly soup!
These creamy, buttery, tender Peruvian beans are super simple, healthy and easy to make. Spiced with ground chipotle pepper powder, these pressure cooker beans are filled with a deep, smoky flavor that accommodates a variety of dishes. Peruano beans are also known as mayocoba beans, canary beans or frijoles canarios. Gluten-free, vegan and oil-free. Stovetop method included!
Lentil Bolognese is a vegan and gluten free version of the traditional bolognese pasta sauce. This tomato based sauce is hearty, healthy, delicious and can be served over pasta, zoodles, spaghetti squash or even quinoa or just about anything.
Sweet Potato Curry with Chickpeas + Pumpkin (Instant Pot + Stovetop)
This utterly delicious, healthy and creamy Sweet Potato Curry with Chickpeas and Pumpkin is truly a delight for the soul! With coconut milk and the perfect blend of Indian spices, you’ll find yourself in curry heaven with this rich vegan curry dish for the Instant Pot (or stovetop!).
Instant Pot Red Lentil & Potato Curry (Vegan, Gluten-Free)
Easy, healthy, and comforting Instant Pot Red Lentil & Potato Curry! This delicious Indian-style pressure cooker meal is gluten-free, vegan, and packed with delicious warming spices ready to complement your favorite grain and/or bread!
Vietnamese Mung Bean Pudding (Che do xanh or Che hoa cau) is a classic sweet dessert soup. This easy recipe is plant-based and delicious with the right amount of sweetness and richness. With a pressure cooker, cooking it takes only 15-20 minutes.
Instant Pot Vegan Split Pea Soup with Za’atar – MOON and spoon and yum
This Instant Pot Split Pea soup with za’atar seasoning is a filling and comforting vegan soup that is healthy, filled with loads of flavor and super easy to make! It is slightly spicy slightly zesty and refreshing thanks to the addition of lemon! It is truly one delicious yellow split pea soup that is also gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, nut-free , refined sugar-free and perfect any time of year!
Instant Pot Lebanese Green Beans are a warm, spiced green bean dish, combining tomatoes, green beans, cinnamon and cumin that cook easily in your pressure cooker. These pair great as a side dish to your weeknight meals!
Vegan Instant Pot Butternut Squash Curry ( Stovetop Instructions)
This super quick, easy and flavorful Butternut Squash Curry can be made in an Instant Pot pressure cooker (in just about 10 minutes!) or the stovetop for ease and convenience! This delicious spicy vegan curry dish can be enjoyed on it own, or served over rice or quinoa, for a healthy and comforting autumn meal!
Hi! I'm Kristen -- a mama, photographer, recipe developer and author of The Vegetarian Family Cookbook. I enjoy sharing both wildly creative and ridiculously practical vegetarian recipes that are approachable for all. Everything you see here is infused with a bit of nature, magic and good health. XO.