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12 Easy Instant Pot Side Dishes

Discover 12 delicious Instant Pot Side Dishes to make weeknight dinners a snap. If you’re pressed for time, let your pressure cooker do the work of creating healthy side dishes. You’ll love that these easy Instant Pot sides are done in minutes and ready for your family.

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The Instant Pot is a game-changer when it comes to eating healthy in a flash! From conventional to vegetarian, to paleo, to dairy-free, keto, and Whole30 recipes, there is something here for anyone.

New to the Instant Pot? Don’t worry, I’ll teach you how to use it and feel confident with these simple straight-forward recipes that will have you feeling like a pressure cook pro in a flash!

If you’re feeling uncertain about your pressure cooker, check out these 21 Easy Instant Pot Recipes for Beginners. Learn all the tips, tricks, and vocabulary you’ll need to get started!

Supplies for Instant Pot Side Dishes

You’ll need an Instant Pot or similar pressure cooker. Mealthy and Ninja also make great pressure cookers.

If you plan to do more Instant Pot cooking (and you should!), you should invest in an accessories kit like this one.

Instant Pot Side Dishes

Buffalo Chicken Fries

Spicy, full of flavor, and so easy to make in the Instant Pot, you’ll love these Buffalo Chicken Fries!

A plate of buffalo chicken fries with celery sticks and dip

Buffalo Chicken Fries {Healthy Buffalo Fries}
A quick and easy recipe, these Buffalo Chicken Fries are a real crowd pleaser! Healthy game day food, this Whole30 appetizer is packed with flavor.
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A plate of buffalo chicken fries with celery sticks and dip

Creamy Whole30 Mashed Potatoes

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Whole30 Mashed Potatoes
These are the best homemade Instant Pot Whole30 Mashed Potatoes ever! This easy recipe for delicious garlic mash is easy to make ahead of time. 
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a bowl of whole30 mashed potatoes with a fork, chives, and mini potatoes on a white board

Deviled Eggs With Greek Yogurt

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Deviled Eggs With Greek Yogurt {Whole30 Adaptable}
Deviled eggs are a popular addition to any party or get together. These Easy Deviled Eggs With Greek Yogurt are a lighter take on a classic recipe. Perfect for potlucks, dinner parties, Easter, and basically any event where people have taste buds and like to eat!
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a tray of deviled eggs with greek yogurt and green onions

Easy Instant Pot Corn on the Cob from Recipes From a Pantry

5 ears of corn on a piece of parchment

Easy Instant Pot corn on the Cob
This Instant Pot Corn on the Cob recipe is sooooo quick and easy to make. Just two simple ingredients are all that’s needed to get sweet, tasty perfectly cooked corn on the cob. Suitable for Vegan and Gluten Free diets. Post includes Weight Watchers points.
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Easy Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

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Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs
Learn the easiest way to make hard-boiled eggs ever! Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs are so simple and easy to peel - even with fresh eggs! 
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Easy Instant Pot Southern Style Soul Food Green Beans from Stay Snatched

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Easy Instant Pot Southern Style Soul Food Green Beans
Easy Instant Pot Southern-Style Soul Food Green Beans is a quick pressure cooker recipe that is perfect for the holidays including Thanksgiving and Christmas. This dish is keto and low-carb loaded with immense flavor using chicken broth, bacon, and seasoning.
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Instant Pot Farro Salad

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Instant Pot Farro Salad {Pressure Cooker Farro}
The perfect make-ahead Instant Pot Farro Salad with baby beets and snap peas. It's so simple to make pressure cooker farro and the results are perfect every time.
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farro salad

Instant Pot Roasted Garlic

10 minute instant pot roasted garlic

Instant Pot Roasted Garlic {Pressure Cooker Garlic}
Every home cook should know how to make roasted garlic. This simple process can take your savory recipes to the next level. Learn how easy it is to make roasted garlic in the Instant Pot, toaster oven, or oven.
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10 minute instant pot roasted garlic

Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Two bowls of baked potato salad

Baked Potato Salad Without Mayo
This creamy Loaded Baked Potato Salad is the dish that everyone will love. This recipe has no mayo, which means it is the perfect cold salad for your next BBQ.
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Two bowls of baked potato salad

Mom’s Calico Beans

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Mom's Calico Beans
Tasty and healthy Calico Beans just like mom used to make! But um, with way less sugar and more healthy ingredients. 
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Pressure Cooker Beets

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Pressure Cooker Beets {Instant Pot Beets}
This recipe will teach you how to cook delicious Whole30 and paleo beets in the Instant Pot.
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sliced pressure cooker beets on a plate with a fork and herbs

Zesty Instant Pot Quinoa Salad

A bowl of zesty instant pot quinoa salad

Zesty Instant Pot Quinoa Salad
This zesty quinoa salad will convert even the staunchest quinoa hater. This delicious quinoa salad is full of crunchy veggies and packs an amazing flavor.
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