10 Surprising Things to Make in the Instant Pot 

A Pressure Cooker Kitchen Laura Lynch

The glory of the Instant Pot is being able to cook things quickly and efficiently. Just because you’re rushed for time doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a homemade meal. Here are 10 surprising things made delicious in the Instant Pot. 

What's on the menu

1. Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes 2. Instant Pot Blackberry Iced Tea 3. Instant Pot Baby Back Ribs 4. Instant Pot Brats 5. Instant Pot Corn on the Cob 6. Instant Pot Lasagna 7. Instant Pot "Baked" Potatoes 8. Instant Pot Artichokes 9. Instant Pot Jasmine Rice 10. Instant Pot Apple Butter

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Mashed Potatoes

These creamy and smooth Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes can be made in as little as 13 minutes 

Blackberry Iced Tea

This quick and easy recipe blends fresh blackberries with black tea for a delicious treat and it only takes 10 minutes.

Baby Back Ribs

These ribs are incredibly tender and cook in a fraction of the time as they would in the oven or on the grill. 


It takes only a few minutes in the Instant Pot to make perfectly juicy brats.

Corn on the Cob 

One of the easiest and most reliable ways to cook Corn on the Cob is in the Instant Pot.


This lasagna, made in a springform pan, turns out super moist with layers of pasta, sauce, meat, and cheesy goodness.

Baked Potatoes 

There’s no faster way to make a perfect baked potato. They’re done in just 25 minutes! 


Instant Pot artichokes are quick to make, taking less than 15 minutes, and they are tender and perfectly steamed. 

Jasmine Rice

This rice recipe eliminates the struggle to make perfectly fluffy rice and it only takes about 15 minutes total in the Instant Pot.

Apple Butter

On a chilly fall day, there’s nothing better than a piece of toast slathered with this lovely Instant Pot apple butter.  


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