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Instant Pot Baby Lima Beans

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Instant Pot Baby Lima Beans

Baby lima beans (aka butterbeans) are one of my favorite foods in the whole world. And that’s not an exaggeration. I can eat a bowl of these for breakfast, and I often do. That being said… there’s something so convenient about being able to (sometimes) cook without thinking. Well, these Instant Pot baby lima beans couldn’t be any more simple to make – not to mention incredibly delicious!

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Instant Pot Baby Lima Beans
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Ingredients
  • 28-30 oz. fresh frozen baby lima beans
  • 3 cups water (really just enough to cover beans)
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. butter (can sub vegan butter)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp. salt
Instructions
  1. Place beans, water, black pepper, and butter in IP. Lock lid, close vent, and set manual time for 7 minutes.
  2. Once cook time is complete, allow pressure to release naturally (about 10 minutes).
  3. Open lid and add salt. Mix well, then allow to sit for at least 10 minutes on warm setting.
  4. Serve and enjoy!
Notes
If you add the salt before cooking, the skin of the beans will be tougher. It is kind of a rule of thumb to always add salt to beans AFTER they are cooked.


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Instant Pot Chili

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Instant Pot Chili

In Just 3 Easy Steps!

No other food on Earth speaks to my soul the way a hot bowl of chili does on a cold winter night. And since we’re (finally) expecting some cold weather this week, it’s only right that we share this adaptation of our Granny’s chili. I’d be willing to put this Instant Pot chili recipe up against any other one that you find. But, I could be biased since she is my Granny.

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Instant Pot Chili
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Ingredients
  • 2 lbs. ground beef
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 3 tsp. salt - divided
  • 1 large onion - diced
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic - minced
  • 2 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 large green pepper - diced
  • 28 oz. can tomatoes - petite diced
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cans red kidney beans - drained and rinsed
  • 1 can creamed corn
  • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 3 Tbsp. water
Instructions
  1. Using sauté setting - Place beef, onion salt, and pepper in IP and cook until beef is fully browned, mixing often. Once nearly finished, add garlic for the last minute.
  2. Stir in chili powder, cumin, oregano, cayenne, sugar, green pepper, tomatoes, chicken stock, beans, creamed corn, and bay leaf. Lock lid, close vent, and switch to manual setting for 12 minutes on high pressure.
  3. Meanwhile - In small bowl, stir water and cornstarch until smooth.
  4. Once cook time is complete, allow pressure to release naturally. Then remove lid and switch back to sauté setting. Add beans and cornstarch mixture to the IP and stir until it thickens, about 3 minutes.
  5. Switch IP to warm setting, then serve and enjoy!


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Instant Pot Hoppin John

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Instant Pot Hoppin John

Vegan or Not!

With the new year approaching, I feel it’s only right that we share a southern tradition with you: black-eyed peas! And the legend says that eating them for New Year’s Day will bring good fortune. Well, I may not be a big believer in luck, but I am one who loves traditions. So please enjoy this incredibly easy Instant Pot Hoppin John recipe. And if you make two minor adjustments, it becomes as vegan as it gets!

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Instant Pot Hoppin John
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Ingredients
  • 1 medium onion (about ½ cup) - diced
  • 1 carrot - peeled, diced
  • 2 celery ribs - diced
  • ½ jalapeno - diced
  • 2 Tbsp. bacon grease (or olive oil)
  • 2 tsp. garlic - minced
  • 1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup rice
  • 2½ cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • 6 sprigs thyme (leaves only, about 1 tsp.)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tsp. sea salt
  • 28 oz. frozen field peas and snaps
Instructions
  1. Using sauté setting - heat oil, then add onion, carrot, celery, and jalapeno. Cook for 4 minutes, stirring frequently. Then add garlic and vinegar and cook 30 seconds. Next, add the rice and cook for another 30 seconds, stirring constantly.
  2. Add stock, thyme, bay leaf, and salt and mix well. Then add peas and mix again.
  3. Finally, lock lid, close vent, and switch to rice setting (12 minutes, low pressure).
  4. Once cook time is complete, allow pressure to release naturally (about 10 minutes).
  5. Serve and enjoy!


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Instant Pot Sushi Rice

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Instant Pot Sushi Rice

There are few foods that have me doing the happy dance as much as sushi rolls. But let me tell you, it can be an expensive habit! So over the past year and a half, I’ve been learning and trying to perfect making it at home. And little did I know that the key is the rice! So when you combine this new mission with my slight obsession with my Instant Pot, you get this perfect Instant Pot sushi rice! I’m very happy about it.

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Instant Pot Sushi Rice
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Ingredients
  • 2 cups short-grain Japanese rice
  • 2 cups water
  • ¼ cup white wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. salt
  • ¼ cup sugar
Instructions
  1. In a fine mesh strainer - Rinse rice under running water for about 2 minutes, Then let dry for a few minutes.
  2. Add rice and water to Instant Pot and use rice setting - low pressure for 12 minutes. Once cook time is complete, allow pressure to naturally release - about 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl - combine white wine vinegar, rice wine vinegar, salt, and sugar. Microwave for 1 minute, then stir until completely dissolved.
  4. Transfer rice to glass dish. Then using a wooden spoon, gently add vinegar mixture and mix well to combine.
  5. Let cool, the use in your favorite rolls. Enjoy!


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Instant Pot Christmas Ham

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Instant Pot Christmas Ham

There’s something sentimental to me about a spiral cut ham on Christmas day. I don’t actually eat ham too often. So when I do, I want it to be amazing! I had an idea of what flavors I wanted to try for an Instant Pot Christmas Ham. And it’s always a great feeling when you try something and it works perfectly on the first try! That’s what happened here and I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

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Instant Pot Christmas Ham
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Ingredients
  • 4lb. half spiral bone-in ham
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups apple cider
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. ground cloves
Instructions
  1. In a medium mixing bowl - whisk together apple cider, brown sugar, cinnamon, and cloves.
  2. Place ham in Instant Pot spiral cut side down. Add chicken stock and apple cider mixture. Make sure ham is covered, so add a little more stock if needed.
  3. Set manual time for 1 minute. Once cook time is complete, allow pressure to naturally release (probably about 20 minutes).
  4. Carefully remove ham to a serving platter. Enjoy!


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Instant Pot Pumpkin Soup

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Instant Pot Pumpkin Soup

Can you smell that? The first smells of Fall are in our kitchen. Not only is the weather about to be amazing, but we are super excited to share some recipes full of that warmth and spiciness that only Autumn can deliver. And this Instant Pot pumpkin soup is only the beginning! It’s both vegan (aka plant-based) and gluten-free, with a non-traditional flavor profile.

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Instant Pot Pumpkin Soup
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Ingredients
  • 1 small yellow onion - diced
  • 2 Tbsp. grape seed oil
  • 1 medium head cauliflower - florets only
  • 3 tsp. sea salt - divided
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 15oz can pumpkin
  • ¼ tsp. cardamom
  • ½ tsp. nutmeg
  • ¼ cup molasses
Instructions
  1. Using the sauté setting - add oil and cook onions until soft and translucent (about 3 - 4 minutes), stirring constantly to prevent burning/browning. Then add cauliflower florets, 1 tsp. of salt, and black pepper and continue cooking for another 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Next add vinegar and cook for another minute or two, until mostly evaporated.
  2. Add broth, pumpkin, cardamom, nutmeg, molasses, and 2 tsp. of salt to IP. Mix well. Lock lid and switch to manual setting for 5 minutes.
  3. Once cook time is complete, rapid-release pressure. Then remove lid.
  4. Using and immersion blender - blend soup until completely smooth. Or transfer to a high-powered blender (in batches). Remove the round insert from top of the blender and cover the hole with a towel. Blend slowly at first, increasing speed incrementally to avoid mess. Blend until incredibly smooth.
  5. Serve and enjoy!
Notes
Top with your condiments of choice, like pumpkin seeds. Pictured with sautéed mushrooms, cashew cream, and green onions.


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Instant Pot Vegan Potato Soup

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Instant Pot Vegan Potato Soup

I’m not exactly sure how this happened. But somehow and some way, this Instant Pot vegan potato soup has a “meaty” flavor. Now, that is not the point – to have food taste like meat. But when eating a strict plant-based diet, I’ll take any meaty flavor I can get! And, additionally, is actually more of a potato-vegetable chowder than a soup.

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Instant Pot Vegan Potato Soup
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Ingredients
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion - diced
  • 2 stalks celery - diced
  • 2 medium carrots - peeled, diced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 Tbsp. garlic - minced
  • 2 Tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 Tbsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 3 lbs. potatoes (red or gold) - skin-on, roughly chopped
Instructions
  1. Turn on sauté setting on Instant Pot - Once hot, add oil, onions, carrots, and celery, cook for about 5 minutes (until onions are translucent and carrots begin to soften).
  2. Add vinegar, garlic, and bay leaf ­ cook for 2 minutes, until vinegar has evaporated.
  3. Add vegetable stock, salt, pepper, and potatoes, then mix well. Then switch Instant Pot to manual setting for 7 minutes.
  4. Once time is complete quick-­release pressure then remove lid.
  5. Remove bay leaf and mash well with a potato masher. (I don't recommend using any kind of blender because the soup will become super starchy.)
  6. Ladle into a bowl and top with caramelized onions and/or fresh green onions.
  7. Serve and enjoy!


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Vegan Instant Pot White Bean Soup

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Vegan Instant Pot White Bean Soup

Now that we’ve entered a season of plant-based eating, one of my favorite things to do is revisit old recipes I’ve created and transform them. And this vegan instant pot white bean soup has got to be one of my favorites so far.

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Vegan Instant Pot White Bean Soup
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Ingredients
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 lb. great northern beans - soaked overnight
  • 1 yellow onion - diced
  • 2 carrots - peeled, diced
  • 2 stalks celery - diced
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 Tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. garlic - minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 15oz.-can tomatoes - fire-roasted, petite diced, drained
  • 8oz. kale - de-­ribbed, roughly torn
  • 1 Tbsp. sea salt
  • 2 tsp. black pepper
Instructions
  1. Turn on sauté setting on Instant Pot - Once hot, add oil, onions, carrots, celery, and thyme, cook for about 5 minutes (until onions are translucent and carrots begin to soften).
  2. Add vinegar, garlic, and bay leaf - cook for 2 minutes, until vinegar has evaporated.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Then switch Instant Pot to manual setting for 15 minutes.
  4. Once time is complete ­ quick­-release pressure then remove lid.
  5. Remove bay leaf and mix well.
  6. Serve and enjoy!


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Instant Pot Lentil Dal

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Instant Pot Lentil Dal

I don’t know about you, but I could eat lentils for breakfast. And as a matter of fact, I often do. I’m just not a bowl of oatmeal kind of guy, even though I know I should be. Recently, my two worlds collided – switching to a plant-based diet meets using the Instant Pot for everything possible. And the first creation is this Instant Pot lentil dal. It is super easy  to make and pretty much fail-proof.


Comfort Food? Yes!

When you think of comfort food, I’d be willing to bet that curry and lentils don’t come to mind. But, in my opinion, this dish is exactly what comfort food is all about. The flavors are warm and rich. And after eating a bowl, you’re left with that satisfied feeling. Isn’t that pretty much the definition? I believe that every cuisine has comfort food dishes. It’s not just mac-and-cheese and casseroles. Mmmm, casseroles…


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Instant Pot Lentil Dal
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Ingredients
  • 2 Tbsp. grape seed oil
  • ½ small serrano pepper - finely diced
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh ginger - grated
  • ¼ cup yellow onions - diced
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic - minced
  • 4 Tbsp. green curry paste
  • 13.5-ounce can coconut milk
  • 5 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 Tbsp. curry powder
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • 1 lb. green lentils
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 8 oz. fresh baby spinach
Instructions
  1. Turn on Sauté setting. Once hot, add grape seed oil, serrano pepper, ginger, and onions. Sauté for 3-4 minutes, stirring frequently.
  2. Add garlic, curry paste, and curry powder and stir to coat. Sauté for another 2 minutes.
  3. Then add all remaining ingredients except spinach. Stir to combine.
  4. Lock lid and switch IP to manual setting and set for 15 minutes. Once cook time is complete, allow pressure to naturally release for 10 minutes. Then switch valve to release remaining pressure.
  5. Remove lid and add spinach, then mix well until spinach is wilted.
  6. Serve with rice and enjoy!


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Pressure Cooker BBQ Chicken – 3 Ingredients, 3 Steps

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Pressure Cooker BBQ Chicken

3 Ingredients, 3 Steps

Perfect, fall-off-the-bone barbecue chicken with just 3 ingredients in 3 easy steps – Need I say more? This tender pressure cooker BBQ chicken has layers of flavor and is incredibly simple to make.


Just marinate your chicken, throw it in your pressure cooker, then remove and toss with BBQ sauce before finishing in the oven. Use a foil lined baking sheet for easy clean up, and all you have left to clean at the end is your Instant Pot.

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The Best Homemade Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Sure, you can use a bottle of store bought sauce if pressed for time. But trust me, once you try this homemade sauce, you’ll never want to go back to store-bought again.

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How to Cook the Chicken

Ingredients:

3-4 lbs. chicken pieces
16 oz. zesty Italian dressing
2 cups BBQ sauce

Method:

  1. Marinate. Add chicken and dressing to a gallon-sized Ziplock bag and marinate for at least one hour (preferably overnight).
  2. Cook. Pour all contents of bag into Instant Pot, lock lid, and use poultry setting (20 minutes, high pressure). Once cook time is complete, allow pressure to naturally release (about 30 minutes). Meanwhile – pour BBQ sauce into a medium-sized bowl. Preheat oven broiler on high.
  3. Char. Carefully individually remove each piece of chicken from Instant Pot with tongs. As you remove them, dip in the BBQ sauce and place on a lined baking sheet. Then place baking sheet under a high broiler for at least 5 minutes, but basically until you have the desired char and caramelization.


The Sauce

BBQ Sauce
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • ½ cup dark brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup molasses
  • ¼ cup apricot preserves
  • 3 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. hot sauce
  • ¼ tsp. ground cloves
  • ¼ tsp. ground allspice
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
Instructions
  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat – combine all of the ingredients, except the salt, and bring to a boil, stirring well. Let cool, then season with salt.

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