24 Dairy Free Instant Pot Recipes For Dinner Tonight

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Oh, the Instant Pot! Chances are if you’re reading this post you’re looking for inspiration for dinner tonight (and maybe you’re in a panic at the last minute and need something super fast)!

Well, I’m here for you, friend. 

24 dairy free instant pot recipes for easy dinner tonight

This is a list of 24 delicious dairy free instant pot dinner recipes your family will LOVE. And the best part is, they can be made super fast for dinner tonight.

If you’re hoping to avoid this dinner-time rush in the future, grab these free meal planning templates to take the stress out of cooking dinner – once and for all.

And, if you’re wondering if you really need an instant pot in your kitchen, read about my favorite minimalist kitchen essentials here.

Related: 18 Incredible Paleo & Gluten Free Crockpot Meals to Make Tonight

Curry Instant Pot Recipes

Veggie curry in a bowl and rice in a bowl on a table
Veggie Chunks Curry
by Fit Meal Idea

Veggie Chunks Curry by Fit Meal Ideas – Veggie chunks curry AKA soya chunks curry is one of the delicious and flavorful lunch/dinner. It is vegan, gluten-free, and makes a protein-packed main dish.

Sireesha Puppala by Fat Rainbow – Instant Pot Aloo Gobi is a famous Punjabi vegetarian dish that is widely found in all Indian restaurants across the UK. This simply curry made of potatoes and cauliflowers is perfect to eat with rice or roti (a healthier and thinner version of naan bread). Completely vegan and gluten-free too.

Easy Mushroom Curry by Simple Sumptuous Cooking – A creamy, flavorful, and easy mushroom curry for chapati or rice can be a sumptuous dinner option for a weekend or anytime you are entertaining guests outdoors.

Mango curry in a bowl on a table
Mango dai
by Flavours Treat

Instant Pot Chole by Masala and Chai – Chole, or better known as chana masala, is a delicious vegetarian and vegan-friendly Indian curry made with chickpeas. It can be made in under an hour in an Instant Pot and meal prepped for the week! Serve it street-style with bhatura or rice.

Mango dai by Flavours Treat – Classic south Indian tangy and spicy lentil curry made with raw unripe mango, toor dal (split pigeon peas) and basic spices.

Thai Massasam Curry by The Belly Rules The Mind – Emphatically the king of curries – This Thai Massaman curry is a warm, comforting curry that is perfect for any night of the week. You don’t need a lot of time or ingredients to make this a delicious treat the whole family will love. Add additional veggies and make this a complete, wholesome convenience meal you’ll be making over and over again.

Chicken/Pork/Beef Instant Pot Recipes

Instant Pot Coconut Lime Chicken and Rice by A Saucy Kitchen – Bright, zesty and supremely satisfying – this Instant Pot Coconut Lime Chicken and Rice will soon become a meal-time favourite in your home! In addition to the light and creamy coconut lime flavour – onion, garlic and ginger make up the base flavours while the heat from the chili adds a gentle hum of spice. The turmeric provides the vibrant golden colour along with its powerful anti inflammatory benefits.

Instant Pot Pulled BBQ Chicken by Cozy Cravings – This Instant Pot Pulled BBQ Chicken recipe could not be easier or more delicious. Simply combine your favorite BBQ sauce with a few more ingredients for added flavor, and you get delicious, juicy chicken in under 30 minutes.

Keto Chicken Pot Pie Soup {Paleo & Dairy-Free} by Cassidy’s Craveable Creations – This Keto Chicken Pot Pie Soup is comfort in a bowl! It can be made in the Instant Pot or on the stove and is super-rich, creamy, and easy to make. It comes together in about 30 minutes and is guilt-free because it’s also Whole30, Paleo, Gluten-Free, & Dairy Free!

Whole Pork Carnitas by Organically Addison – These tender and flavorful Pork Carnitas are healthy comfort food! This melt in your mouth, fall off the bone meat is super easy in an Instant Pot. Great for tacos, burritos and salads.

Instant Pot Carne Asada Tacos by Jar of Lemons – Flavor-packed and made with wholesome ingredients, this is a recipe everyone will love. Make this recipe in 30 minutes or less for the ultimate dinner win!


Thai Cury Zucchini and Pea Soup (Instant Pot) by Blue World Dreams – A simple and delicious Instant Pot summer soup. Use up those extra garden zucchinis and enjoy this spicy soup for lunch, perfect served hot or cold.

Instant Pot Potato Leek Soup by Paleo Low Carb Kate – Creamy, delicious and dairy free Instant Pot Potato and Leek Soup that uses just a few ingredients and is kid-friendly too. Paleo and Whole-30 suitable too!

Instant Pot Vegan Stew with Cauliflower by Forkful of Plants – Easy to pull together with just 6 simple ingredients, this instant pot vegan stew is tomatoey and light. It cooks in only 5 minutes, with minimal prep needed, so it’s an ideal meal for a quick weeknight dinner.

Vegan Tortilla Soup by Champagne Tastes – This spicy vegan tortilla soup is made with peppers, tomatoes, spices, and a beer broth. Make it in your Instant Pot or on the stovetop!

Instant Pot Frozen Beef Stew by Emily Fabulous – You can make a hearty, healthy, and delicious beef stew in your Instant Pot in under an hour…using frozen stew meat and fresh vegetables. This recipe is so easy to make and perfect for a weeknight meal.

Instant Pot Beef Stew by Pressure Cook Recipes – You’ll love this tender & juicy beef stew with a rich, hearty gravy. Easy to make, yet comforting, healthy, and delicious to eat!

Instant Pot Vegan Lentil Chili by This Old Gal – Pressure Cooker Vegan Lentil Chili is a healthy and filling hot meal, packed with loads of flavor, that can be on your table in less than 30 minutes.

Instant Pot Chana Masala by Veggie Chick – This Instant Pot Chana Masala is super comforting and filled with Indian flavors simmered in a tomato based sauce. It’s incredibly healthy and really easy to make using only your Instant Pot/pressure cooker.

Pasta Instant Pot Recipes

Thai noodles in a bowl with veggies on the side
Instant Pot Spicy Thai Noodles
by This Healthy Kitchen

Mediterranean style eggplant pasta -Instant Pot recipe by Melissa Traub – This light and recipe is bursting with sunny Mediterranean flavors. It’s a heart healthy vegan meal that is made quickly in an Instant Pot.

Instant Pot Spicy Thai Noodles by This Healthy Kitchen – Spicy, peanutty Instant Pot noodles are completely and utterly delicious. A great weekday meal with simple prep, and ready in no time. It’s flavourful, comforting and satisfying!

Instant Pot Side Recipes

Quinoa in a bowl on a table
Instant Pot Mexican Quinoa
by Recipes From a Pantry

Instant Pot Mexican Quinoa by Recipes From a Pantry Dump and Start Instant Pot Mexican Quinoa tastes like you spent hours cooking, when it actually requires almost no effort at all! You will love how healthy, versatile and affordable it is to make flavourful Mexican Quinoa in the Instant Pot

Instant Pot Southern Black Eyed Peas by The Helpful GF – Forget soaking black eyed peas overnight–instead, make this no soak recipe for Southern Style Instant Pot Black Eyed Peas!

Puerto Rican Rice and Beans by Madhu’s Everyday Indian – Puerto Rican yellow rice and beans made with homemade sofrito. Flavorful, one pot rice dish made in the instant pot. A perfect side to serve with tacos, burritos or buddha bowl.

More Recipes

Here’s my collection of dairy free recipes that I know you’ll love.

Also, if you’re looking for more ways to use your Instant Pot, here are 7 Instant Pot hacks you should know about and be using today!

Before you go…comment below and tell me your favorite way to use your instant pot!

24 dairy free instant pot recipes

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