15 Best Vegan Instant Pot Recipes To Try Today

My Instant Pot is probably my favorite kitchen gadget. It’s just so convenient. Everything is all in one pot, to reduce washing load, and your meals are ready to eat in virtually no time at all.

And there’s certainly no shortage of recipes out there to use it with. But as you know, on this website, we focus on healthy, good for the plant, vegan foods and recipes.

15 Best Vegan Instant Pot Recipes To Try Today

So with that in mind, I’ve been looking all over the internet to pick out what I believe to be 15 of the best vegan Instant Pot recipes out there.

I’m going to summarize them for you now, and give you all the links, so you can make them at home, and even try one today.

Get those taste buds ready, because things are about to get very, very tasty!

1. Vegan Moroccan Instant Pot Lentils Recipe From Sweet Peas And Saffron

I’d like to kick things off with this superb sample of Moroccan Cuisine.

It’s made with healthy vegetables such as sweet potato, tomatoes, carrots, lentils, and celery. And it’s loaded with wonderfully aromatic

Moroccan spices, including cumin, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, paprika, and cayenne pepper. And to add a little sweetness, there’s also a splash of maple syrup – yum!

It also happens to be freezer friendly, so it’s perfect for meal prep.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

2. Vegan Instant Pot Pad Thai Recipe From Cindy Gordon Vegetarian Mamma

This lovely Asian inspired instant pot dish is a breeze to make and can be ready to eat in as little as 20 minutes – perfect for a busy weeknight!

It’s packed with healthy veg, such as green onions, carrots, bean sprouts, snow peas, zucchini, and radish.

Then of course you’ve got the customary rice noodles, and for flavor you’ve got the likes of soy sauce, garlic, ginger, brown sugar, and crunchy peanuts.

I like it served with a squeeze of fresh lime juice!

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

3. Vegan Instant Pot Chili Recipe From Spice Cravings

Now, this is what I call a dish with flavor!

It has plenty of filling, satisfying ingredients, such as sweet potato, black beans, quinoa, and bell peppers. And for heat and spice there’s jalapeño, chili powder, ground cumin, paprika, and minced garlic cloves. There’s also corn and fire-roasted tomatoes.

What’s more, it’s ready to eat in as little as 25 minutes!

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

4. Instant Pot Vegan Stew Recipe From This Healthy Kitchen

I just love stews – so much better than soup, there’s much more texture to enjoy.

This particular stew is absolutely loaded with healthy veg, including carrots, potatoes, mushrooms, peas, onion, corn and lentils (green or brown).

It also features such tasty ingredients as minced garlic cloves, red wine, tomato paste, and dried herbs, including parsley, oregano, and thyme.

The resulting dish is both very hearty and very flavorful

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

5. Instant Pot Cauliflower Tikka Masala Recipe From Full Of Plants

Indian Tikka masala is a classic takeout dish. But this version is 100% vegan and is simple enough to make in your own home in your instant pot.

It features tender cauliflower served in a spicy tomato sauce, made with non-dairy yogurt, diced tomatoes, onion, garlic, ginger, maple syrup, and a host of different spices, including garam masala, turmeric, chili, cumin, and coriander.

Better yet, it’s ready to eat in just 22 minutes and is only 196 calories per serving.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

6. Vegan Instant Pot Meatball Soup Recipe From Vegan Cocotte

I just love this recipe – the perfect solution to hungry tummies! Even the pickiest of eaters tend to love it.

You can use frozen meat-free meatballs, add in some other ingredients, and have meal ready in your instant pot in just 40 minutes.

It also features onion, carrot, celery, garlic, Italian herbs, passata, potatoes and a light seasoning of salt and black pepper.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

7. Vegan Instant Pot Quinoa Burrito Bowls Recipe From Detox Inista

A burrito bowl is basically the guts of a burrito laid out in a bowl. And because there’s no tortilla, it’s gluten-free and lower in carbs than your standard burrito.

This version doesn’t require many ingredients. It’s simply red onion, diced bell peppers, ground cumin, quinoa, salsa, and black beans. And it’s ready in just 25 minutes.

I love it served with a dollop of guacamole and lime wedges!

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

8. Vegan Instant Pot Minestrone Soup Recipe From Feasting At Home

The instant pot is perfect for making chunky soups, such as an Italian minestrone.

This version is vegan, using ingredients such as penne pasta, legumes, diced onion and carrot, garlic cloves, crushed tomatoes, Italian seasoning, and a sprinkle of chili flakes and black pepper to taste.

I love it served with a doorstop sized piece of crusty bread!

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

9. Vegan Instant Pot Breakfast Stuffed Sweet Potatoes Recipe From The Live-In Kitchen

This is hands-down my favorite potato recipe – healthy vegan stuffed sweet potatoes.

It’s a perfect dish for breakfast, because it gives you plenty of carbs for energy, but it’s low GI, which means it won’t make your blood sugar spike.

It features such flavorful ingredients as maple syrup, almond butter, blueberries, chopped pecan nuts, and chia seeds. And it’s only 369 calories per serving!

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

10. Easy Vegan Jackfruit Curry Recipe From Thyme And Love

Jackfruit is an excellent meat alternative! It has a texture that can be likened to beef or pork, but can accommodate the flavor of whatever it’s cooked in.

And it’s great in this instant pot curry recipe, which features tasty, easy to source ingredients such as curry powder, jalapeño, minced garlic cloves, fresh ginger, diced tomatoes, coconut cream, and more.

It takes a while to cook, but it’s 100% worth it!

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

11. Vegan Instant Pot Coconut Rice Pudding Recipe From Easy Cooking With Molly

Why not take the opportunity to make a tasty vegan dessert dish in your instant pot, as per this recipe?

It’s delicious, a super creamy rice pudding, made with the likes of coconut milk, cashew/almond milk, short grain white rice, cardamom, and coconut sugar, and shredded coconut. And it goes great with a garnish of chopped pistachio nuts.

I can’t decide if I prefer it hot or cold – they’re both really nice!

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

12. Vegan Instant Pot Lentil Sloppy Joes Recipe From Yummy Mummy Kitchen

Going vegan does not necessarily mean that you have to give up sloppy Joe’s, if you use a recipe like this one. Instead of ground beef, it’s got lentils, which have a very similar texture.

For this recipe you can use either green or brown lentils, and there’s also bell pepper, onion, tomato sauce, chili powder, maple syrup, vegan Worcestershire sauce, apple cider vinegar, yellow mustard, ketchup and more. I love it served in a toasted bun with red onion and avocado.

It takes a while to cook, so you might want to leave this for a rainy weekend.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

13. Vegan Instant Pot Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Recipe From Rainbow Plant Life

If you haven’t used your instant pot for oatmeal before, what are you waiting for? And this is the recipe to do it with!

It only requires a handful of ingredients, and it tastes amazing! There’s steel-cut oats, plant-based milk, water, sea salt, ground cinnamon, mashed ripe bananas, and natural peanut butter. I love it served with extra sliced fruit!

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

14. Instant Pot Vegan Mac And Cheese Recipe From Happy Food Healthy Life

I bet you thought there was no such thing as vegan mac and cheese – well I’m pleased to tell you that you’re wrong!

This creamy mac and cheese dish is made with almond milk and vegan butter, and also happens to be loaded with healthy veg, such as potato and carrots.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

15. Vegan Instant Pot Cheesecake Recipe From Rainbow Plant Life

And now to go out with a bang – check out this amazing vegan cheesecake recipe!

It features vegan cream cheese, fresh strawberries, vanilla extract and more to deliver a luscious and indulgent dessert!

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

Wrap Up

I’m sure you’ve had a great time scrolling through all the different recipes, but I can assure you that you’ll have even more fun when you try them out and taste them – bon appétit!

Eve Mason
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