We love spending the holidays and cooking up some instant pot Christmas recipes. It saves us lots of time and makes Christmas more memorable because of the food. Get ready to add more flavorful dishes to your Christmas with these 55 easy recipes!
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Christmas Instant Pot Recipes
From classic meals to decadent desserts. You can do almost everything in an instant pot. Add more meals to your Christmas menu with these easy recipes.
1. Instant Pot Spiral Ham Recipe
Juicy and tasty hams are always a part of our Christmas celebration menu. This instant pot ham recipe is perfect if you want to lessen your cooking time. The honey and pineapple glaze makes each bite of the tender meat tasty!
2. Instant Pot Turkey Breast Recipe
In just an hour, you’ll have your turkey ready with this easy turkey breast recipe. Use a basting brush so you won’t miss a spot while preparing the turkey. Drizzle it with your favorite gravy or follow this traditional gravy recipe.
3. Instant Pot Whole Chicken Recipe
Try this whole chicken recipe for Christmas dinner if you want something quick and tasty. Season it with a flavorful mixture of paprika, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, salt, and pepper! The best part is you can start preparing other dishes while it’s still cooking.
4. Instant Pot Roast Dinner Recipe
If you’re planning to serve beef for Christmas then this pot roast recipe is perfect. The beef comes out tender and flavorful, especially when served with gravy and veggies. The trick is to look for good marbling in your roast to ensure its tenderness.
5. Instant Pot Pork Chops Recipe
This instant pot pork chops are done in just under 30 minutes! It’s the perfect Christmas dinner recipe if you’re looking for something quick and flavorful. You can serve it with either mashed potatoes or pasta, everyone will surely love it.
6. Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Speaking of mashed potatoes, enjoy them in just a few minutes with this recipe. It’s the perfect side dish to pair with your main dishes for Christmas. The best part is you don’t even have to boil or drain the potatoes.
7. Instant Pot Salisbury Steak Recipe
This Salisbury steak recipe is a comforting meal to enjoy on a chilly Christmas celebration. The ground beef is made into burger patties and is ready in 30 minutes! Mix Worcestershire sauce, sliced mushrooms, and beef broth to make the perfect gravy.
8. Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe
We love having spaghetti on Christmas, especially when it isn’t a hassle to cook! This instant pot recipe makes sure that we get to enjoy it during the holidays. It cuts down the cooking time and cooks the pasta and meatballs perfectly.
9. Instant Pot Shrimp Jambalaya Recipe
This shrimp jambalaya recipe is filled with flavor and perfect if you’re in a rush! It has become a family favorite because of the cajun seasoning. Use large, meaty shrimp for this one because it will leave you wanting more.
10. Instant Pot Cowboy Chili Recipe
This instant pot chili is perfect for a winter meal because it’s thick and delicious. Can you believe that this hearty meal is ready in less than 20 minutes? Rather than adding more beans, we add more ground beef to satisfy our chili cravings!
11. Instant Pot Chicken Curry Recipe
We like curry and make sure to have a warm bowl of it on Christmas! This chicken curry recipe comes out delicious and even saves me a lot of time. Make sure to dice the chicken breast and veggies into bite-sized pieces.
12. Instant Pot Beef Teriyaki Recipe
This beef teriyaki only takes a few minutes in the instant pot to cook tender. This recipe only needs 3 ingredients so, make sure to use your favorite teriyaki sauce! Add this to your Christmas dinner menu and enjoy it with family and friends.
13. Instant Pot Meatball Stew Recipe
A trick I’ve learned is to cook veggies with savory meals like meatball stew. This cozy meal is perfect if you want a warm Christmas lunch with the family. You can cook frozen store-bought meatballs or make your own at home.
14. Easy Instant Pot Brown Rice
Brown rice has been super easy to cook with this instant pot recipe. Christmas calls for warm meals and brown rice is perfect to pair main dishes with. This recipe is easy to follow you just need garlic salt to season the rice.
15. Instant Pot Bolognese Sauce
Combine your favorite noodles with this delicious instant pot bolognese sauce on Christmas! It cuts down my cooking time and makes sure that the sauce is still tasty. This hearty meal is perfect if you’re looking for something fancy and cozy for dinner.
16. Instant Pot Baked Ziti Recipe
Cut the baking time for baked ziti with this easy 10-minute recipe. The trick is to ensure the uncooked pasta is completely covered with water. Enjoy this meal with your family by adding your favorite shredded cheese.
17. Instant Pot Pork Roast Recipe
This easy pork roast recipe makes sure that the meat is tender and juicy. Add in some vegetables and drizzle them with gravy to complete the meal. We recommend using pork loin roast, pork butt r pork shoulder roast for the meat.
18. Instant Pot Scalloped Potatoes
We love potatoes for our side dishes and scalloped potatoes are a favorite during Christmas. This instant pot recipe cuts our cooking time and makes preparing easier. Use potatoes with lots of starch to have a thick and creamy side.
19. Instant Pot Steak Fajitas Recipe
This instant pot steak fajitas recipe only needs 5 ingredients for you to enjoy. The beef comes out tender and flavorful, making it perfect to serve on Christmas. We love using taco seasoning but you can also use fajita seasoning to add flavor.
20. Instant Pot Shredded Chicken Recipe
Shredded chicken can be used for different meals and we love preparing it for Christmas! You can cook it in just 25 minutes with this easy shredded chicken recipe. The secret is to use chicken broth so that you’ll get lots of flavor.
21. Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi Recipe
We love eating shrimp during the Christmas season and this shrimp scampi recipe is our favorite. You can enjoy it with pasta, rice, or mashed potatoes on the side. We love adding a bit of lemon juice and parmesan cheese upon serving!
22. Instant Pot BBQ Brisket Recipe
Who doesn’t love eating barbeque brisket especially if you’re with a good company like family? This brisket recipe saves you lots of time and makes the meat tender and savory. Serve it with your favorite BBQ sauce or make your sauce at home.
23. Easy Instant Pot Glazed Carrots
There’s nothing better than having a good side dish on your Christmas table. This easy glazed carrots recipe is perfect if you want something quick and tasty. It’s a family favorite because it goes well with almost every meal!
24. Instant Pot Stuffed Peppers Recipe
These stuffed peppers are the appetizers for your Christmas celebration. This recipe is easy and will only take you 10 minutes to cook. Top it off with mozzarella cheese to seal all the flavor in!
25. Instant Pot Baked Potatoes
Potatoes are automatically added to our holiday menus because they’re so versatile! These instant pot baked potatoes are creamy and tasty. Add our trusty salt and pepper and let the instant pot do the rest.
26. Instant Pot Green Beans and Bacon
Enjoy green beans and bacon this Christmas season with this instant pot recipe. The instant pot makes it easy to prepare and quick to cook so you’ll save time. The bacon brings out the flavor of the green beans so everyone will surely enjoy this!
27. Instant Pot Mongolian Beef Recipe
We love Chinese food so much that we sometimes add them to our Christmas menu. This easy Mongolian beef recipe makes Christmas tastier and more memorable! Garnish it with sesame seeds to enhance the taste.
28. Instant Pot Beef Stir Fry Recipe
Savory meals are a must during Christmas and we love eating a warm plate of beef stir fry. This instant pot recipe is easy to follow and you can cook it in just 5 minutes. Add fresh veggies to balance out the taste.
29. Instant Pot Chicken Drumsticks Recipe
We love munching on chicken drumsticks during Christmas celebrations. You’ll only need 5 ingredients and a few minutes for this recipe! Pair it with your favorite buffalo sauce to complete the taste.
30. Instant Pot Spaghetti Casserole Recipe
Spaghetti casseroles are perfect to serve during Christmas parties. This instant pot recipe is perfect if you’re rushing and need something tasty quick. Add some of your favorite shredded cheese on top to enhance its flavor.
31. Instant Pot Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta
This creamy cajun chicken pasta is perfect if you’re looking for a flavorful chicken dish. The instant pot lessens your cooking time and makes sure that the chicken cooks tender. The broth and butter make the perfect creamy sauce for the pasta.
32. Instant Pot Bacon Ranch Chicken Pasta
Do you want to try a new pasta recipe for your Christmas party? Try this easy and delicious bacon ranch chicken pasta recipe for your next holiday dinner! The ranch flavor makes the pasta taste amazing and is perfect for winter.
33. Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes
Looking for a sweeter alternative to potatoes? Try this instant pot of sweet potatoes! This side dish goes well with almost everything and is simple to prepare. Make sure to stab some holes in them to ensure that they cook tender.
34. Instant Pot Baked Beans Recipe
Baked beans are a crowd favorite when it comes to Christmas side dishes. This instant pot recipe makes them easy to prepare when you’re in a holiday rush. Use your favorite barbeque sauce and mustard for this recipe.
35. Instant Pot Green Bean Casserole
If you don’t want bacon on your green beans then try this recipe instead. It’s the classic recipe for green beans and is the perfect side dish during holidays. Save your oven space with this recipe because you’ll be using an instant pot instead!
36. Instant Pot Cheesecake
Desserts are one of the things we look forward to during Christmas parties. This instant pot cheesecake is a lifesaver whenever we’re craving one. We used cherry pie for this cheesecake but you can use your favorite fruit, too!
37. Instant Pot Apple Butter Recipe
If you’re looking for a tasty and quick apple mixture then try this apple butter. The apple is caramelized and you get a creamy thick spread.
38. Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings
Christmas calls for warm meals and this instant pot chicken and dumplings are the best! Use your favorite cream of chicken soup for this recipe for maximum enjoyment. Make sure that your chicken is boneless and skinless before cooking in the instant pot.
39. Instant Pot Tortellini Soup Recipe
Looking for something new to cook for your next Christmas party? Try this instant pot tortellini soup for your appetizer, you won’t regret it. It cooks in under 30 minutes and gives everyone a hearty soup to enjoy.
40. Instant Pot Cauliflower Soup Recipe
This creamy and delicious cauliflower soup recipe is perfect for a Christmas dinner with family. Since it’s made with an instant pot, it also cuts down your cooking time! Enjoy a warm bowl of this soup without feeling guilty about the carbs.
41. Instant Pot Cranberry Sauce
Cranberry sauce is a beloved traditional Christmas dish. Try this instant pot cranberry sauce at your next Christmas party with friends. It’s a mouthwatering sweet-tart cranberry sauce for dinner rolls or biscuits!
42. Instant Pot Mac and Cheese
Christmas isn’t Christmas without the traditional mac and cheese side dish. Try this instant pot mac and cheese recipe next time you have guests over! It’s a delicious comfort side dish that everyone of all ages will enjoy.
43. Instant Pot Ribs
If you’re looking for a hearty Christmas meal then this pot ribs does the job. These ribs are finger-licking delicious, especially if you use your favorite barbeque sauce! The instant pot helps lessen your cooking time while making sure they come out tender.
44. Instant Pot Potato Soup
Who said potatoes are just for your side dishes on Christmas? You can also make this creamy potato soup on your instant pot for Christmas! Add crispy bacon bits to add a savory taste and make it a hearty appetizer.
45. Instant Pot Clam Chowder
This instant pot clam chowder recipe recreates a perfectly rich and creamy soup. Serve it with your favorite crackers during your Christmas celebration with your family. To save time, can prepare the other ingredients while the bacon is crisping.
46. Instant Pot Potato Salad
Potato salads are famous during Christmas holiday celebrations, too! Try this instant pot potato salad recipe and amaze everyone with how tasty it is. They’re extremely creamy and fluffy that everyone will ask for a second round.
47. Instant Pot Peppermint Bark Cheesecake
The taste of peppermint bark is obvious in this creamy white chocolate cheesecake. This recipe is swirled with peppermint pieces and has a rich chocolate mint crust. It’s ideal for the Christmas season!
48. Instant Pot Creme Brulee
Looking for a fancy dessert to serve for your next Christmas party with friends? Try this easy creme brulee recipe that can be created with only 5 simple ingredients. It gives you a mouthwatering, creamy delight that melts in your mouth.
49. Instant Pot Eggnog
Eggnogs are automatically on our Christmas menu every year because it’s a classic! Try this eggnog recipe to enjoy with friends and family over the holidays. This classic Christmas drink will make your holiday celebration more memorable.
50. Instant Pot Red Velvet Cheesecake
This festive and delicious red velvet cheesecake is ideal for serving on Christmas. Cream cheese frosting and chocolate candies top the red velvet filling and chocolate cookie dough. Enjoy a slice of it on your next holiday dinner with your friends and family!
51. Instant Pot Peppermint Milkshake Cheesecake
Add a twist to your usual Christmas cheesecake with this instant pot peppermint milkshake cheesecake. It is made of a chocolate cake foundation and is similar to ice cream shakes. A layer of sweetness is added by the white chocolate mousse.
52. Instant Pot Gingerbread Cheesecake
Gingerbread spice is a classic during the Christmas holiday season. This gingerbread cheesecake is perfect if you’re looking for a new way to enjoy it.
53. Instant Pot Brownies
This instant pot brownie recipe is perfect if you want a classic dessert for Christmas. Add a swirl of your favorite whipped cream on top upon serving.
54. Instant Pot Peanut Butter Blondies
These peanut butter blondies are perfect if you want to get your protein on Christmas. The trick is to put your ingredients in the food processor until they’re smooth! You can even serve it with a scoop of your favorite vanilla ice cream.
55. Instant Pot Chocolate Peppermint Rice Pudding
This chocolate peppermint pudding is perfect if you’re looking for a quick and sweet dessert. The peppermint flavor adds a festive feel to it!
Easy Instant Pot Holiday Recipes:
These are the best instant pot Christmas recipes that are quick and easy. Pressure cook your favorite recipe to save oven space this holiday season.
Instant pot roast beef, brussel sprouts, and brown sugar pork tenderloin are some of our favorites. You can also make Thanksgiving sweet potato casserole for delicious side dish.