Ten slam dunk Instant Pot recipes

for a winning March Madness Final Four 

It might not be March anymore, but the madness continues. We’re finally down to the final four, and it’s time to get comfortable on the couch for a while.

Let’s be honest, you’re going to get hungry. You want something good to snack on, but you don’t want to have to work for it. We get it. And we’ve got your back.

Here’s a dribble of some slam dunk recipes for the Instant Pot that are just perfect for hunkering down and watching some very good basketball.

Instant pot recipes spicy pressure cooker wings

Buffalicious Chicken Wings- Party in Minutes!

By: HipPressureCooking

Some might argue the best part of watching basketball is the chicken wings. If those wings came out of an Instant Pot, those people might just be right.

Instant pot recipes buffalo chicken stuffed potatoes

Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Potatoes

By: Marci Buttars

This recipe is the perfect example of the 1:1 rule, using the same amount of chicken or veggie both as rice, and a ten minute natural release. It also shows how you can customize the basic formula with other flavors and textures to create something more than just rice, in this case, classic Greek ingredients.

Instant pot recipes pull apart pizza bread

Pull-Apart Pizza Bread

By: Chop Secrets

You might think that pizza is one of those “if it ain’t broke” things, but you might also change your mind when you pull off a warm chunk of this bread and discover a whole new way to enjoy pizza.

Instant pot recipes flourless brownies

Flourless Brownies

By: The Fresh and Healthy Instant Pot Cookbook by Megan Gilmore

Let’s be honest here: if you make a batch of brownies, you are going to eat the whole thing. We get it, and we’ve got you covered. This brownie recipe is as healthy as it gets. For brownies. You’ll probably want to scarf down the whole batch solo, and although we are not advocating that you do that, if it does happen…well, it could’ve been worse.

Instant pot recipes popcorn


By: Thasneen Naina

Bet you never knew you could make popcorn in your Instant Pot, did you? The secret is using coconut oil because it has such a high smoke point it won’t burn as you use sauté to pop the kernels. So easy. So good.

Instant pot recipes American pulled pork

All-American Pulled Pork

By: The Instant Pot Bible by Bruce Weinstein

Look, it we have to persuade you to try this, that’s a problem. Either we had you with “pulled pork,” or we didn’t. The rest is up to you. (Try this!)

Instant pot recipes queso dip

Queso Dip

By: Danielle Walker

This is not an ordinary basketball game, why would you dunk your chips in an ordinary dip? Go extraordinary with this very special nacho sauce!

Instant pot recipes chilli nachos

Chili Nachos

By: I Love My Instant Pot Gluten Free Diet by Michelle Fagone

While we’re giving people things to dip in, let’s offer some choice! Alongside the Queso Dip, how about some chili-inspired dip? It’s like a whole meal on a chip.

Instant pot recipes Cuban sandwich

Classic Cuban Sandwiches

By: Chop Secrets

You can never go wrong with a good sandwich, and a Cuban Sandwich is definitely a good one! Just the thing to quell some third-quarter tummy-rumblings.

Instant pot recipes bacon onion jam

Bacon-Onion Jam

By: Instant Pot Miracle

Sure, we could give you a recipe for a delicious Instant Pot hamburger, but that would be too obvious. Instead, we’re going for a little deke from the expected moves and see if we can score with this unbelievable recipe for adding championship flavor to any burger: Bacon-Onion Jam. There will be no foul called on this topping.

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2 replies
    • Instant Pot
      Instant Pot says:

      Hi Laura,

      Depending on the model, there may be a holder for the lid. Previously, we had a spoon holder but not anymore.


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