PART OF Thanksgiving

12 Ways to Cook Thanksgiving Dinner in an Instant Pot

The key to cooking Thanksgiving dinner is making every appliance and every bit of space count. With your Instant Pot or pressure cooker, you can free up the oven or stove-top and get more done! From turkey and desserts to side dishes like mashed potatoes and green bean casserole, check out these time-saving Instant Pot recipes that will get your Thanksgiving meal on the table quickly and efficiently.

Instant Pot Green Bean Casserole

Want to make your own green beans from scratch without using a can of condensed soup? Once you try this method, you'll never go back! It's just as simple, and the pressure cooking gets it done in no time flat.

Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole

Use this simple shortcut to get your casserole finished in a flash! Pressure-cooking the sweet potatoes is quick, but gives you just enough time to prepare the cinnamony-sweet pecan topping while you wait!

Instant Pot Turkey Breast With Gravy

Don't want to spend hours and hours waiting for your turkey to roast? This incredibly flavorful and moist turkey recipe is perfect for smaller Thanksgiving dinners. It frees up your oven for those glorious sides, and the turkey is done in just over an hour!

Instant Pot Sausage Stuffing

A flavorful stuffing that you can make either on the stove-top or entirely in your pressure cooker. Stuffing, done in less than 30 minutes? You'd better believe it!

Instant Pot Cranberry Sauce

Why open a can when making your own cranberry relish only takes a few more minutes? Simply combine, pressure cook for two minutes, release the steam and voilà! Easy, tangy and entirely homemade!

Instant Pot Creamy Mac & Cheese

After giving this recipe a go, you'll never want to make regular macaroni and cheese again. No more boiling noodles and dirtying a bunch of dishes—all you need for the creamiest-ever mac and cheese is an Instant Pot!

Instant Pot Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

Are you supposed to boil the water and then add the potatoes? Or bring the water to a boil with the potatoes in the pot? If you're the kind of cook who always forgets (the correct answer is B), you'll love this recipe. Simply throw everything in, pressure cook, then mash.

Instant Pot Apple Crisp

Although you won't get that iconic topping per se, this pressure cooker apple crisp makes up for it with crazy amounts of flavor. And when we find a dessert that comes together in less than 10 minutes, we can't really complain!

Instant Pot Bacon Lemon Brussels Sprouts

These Brussels sprouts are a cinch to prepare thanks to the Instant Pot. The addition of bacon and fresh lemon juice helps to really pack this side dish with tons of flavor!

Instant Pot Cheesy Jalapeño Corn Casserole

Corn pudding meets a corn soufflé in this simple pressure-cooker casserole. It's cheesy and slightly spicy—a perfect addition to the other bold, rustic flavors on your Thanksgiving table.

Instant Pot Bread Pudding

If you want perfectly moist pudding packed with raisins and sweet cinnamon-vanilla flavor, this bread pudding is your friend. Just wait until you drizzle that creamy, buttery bourbon-and-brown sugar sauce on top.

Instant Pot Mulled Wine

A flavorful mulled wine recipe flavored with fresh apples, oranges and cranberries. It's the best holiday drink to get in the spirit. The best part is that the Instant Pot keeps it warm! It's also great served over ice.