Pressure Cooker Pot Roast

FOR THE POT ROAST: 4 pounds beef chuck roast, cut in half Kosher salt and black pepper 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 7 ounces frozen pearl onions (or 1 yellow or red onion, peeled and cut into wedges) 8 garlic cloves, smashed and peeled 1 1/2 cups dry red wine 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 5… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Pot Roast

Pressure Cooker Chana Masala

1 1/2 cups dry chickpeas, (soaked in water 12-24 hours or see notes) or sub 4-5 cups cooked or canned chickpeas 3 tablespoons ghee or coconut oil. ( GHEE elevates this to the next level of goodness!!!) 2 bay leaves 2 teaspoons cumin seeds (whole) 1 teaspoon fennel seeds 2 onions, diced 4 fat garlic… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Chana Masala

Pressure Cooker Mulligatawny

3 tablespoons ghee or coconut oil 1/2 teaspoon whole cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon whole coriander seeds 1/2 teaspoon whole mustard seeds 1 onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, roughly chopped 1 teaspoon grated ginger 1 serrano chili, slit in half leaving the stem intact 1 tablespoon yellow curry powder 1 carrot, chopped 1 yam, cubed 1… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Mulligatawny

Pressure Cooker Lentil Curry

1–2 tablespoons coconut oil, or ghee(ghee tastes best) 1 onion, diced 6 garlic cloves, rough chopped ( 3–4 tablespoons) 2 tablespoons ginger root, finely chopped 2 cups carrots, diced (or sub 1 cup celery) 1 tablespoon cumin (seeds or ground) 2 teaspoons coriander ( seeds or ground) 2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 teaspoons ground turmeric… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Lentil Curry

Pressure Cooker Tikka Masala

2 pounds chicken breast or thighs, cut into 1-2 inch cubes ( sprinkled with 1 teaspoon salt and pepper) or see notes for vegan version. 2 tablespoons ghee ( or olive oil, coconut oil) 2 fat shallots, diced ( or sub 1 onion) 2 medium tomatoes, diced 4–6 garlic cloves, rough chopped 1 tablespoon fresh… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Tikka Masala

Pressure Cooker Thai Chicken Curry

1 tablespoon oil 2 shallots, chopped ( or 1 onion) 2 teaspoons fresh ginger, finely chopped ( or use ginger paste) 4 garlic cloves, rough chopped 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs or breasts, cut into one-inch pieces. 2–4 tablespoons Thai red curry paste (I like this brand) or use Mae Ploy. (Thai Kitchen… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Thai Chicken Curry

Pressure Cooker Birria

3 lbs stew meat (beef, lamb or goat) cut into 1- 2 inch pieces 1 tablespoon salt pepper to taste 2 cups chicken or beef broth 4 dried guajillo chile (see notes) 2 dried Pasilla chilies (optional) 1–2 tablespoon olive oil 1 large onion, diced 6 garlic cloves, roughly chopped 14-ounce can diced tomatoes, preferably… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Birria

Pressure Cooker Lentil Soup

1 onion, diced (or sub 2 fat shallots) 8 cloves garlic, rough chopped 3 tablespoons olive oil 4 cups diced veggies – any mix of carrots, celery, fennel, parsnip, bell pepper, potato, cabbage (I normally use 2 carrots, 2 celery, 1 parsnip or bell pepper) 1 1/2– 2 teaspoons salt, more to taste. 1 tablespoon… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Lentil Soup

Pressure Cooker Smoky White Bean Soup

1 lb dry white beans, soaked 8-12 hours ( 2 cups dry, 5 cups soaked) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, diced 6 garlic cloves, rough chopped 1 1/2 cup carrots, chopped 2 cups celery chopped 1 tablespoon fresh thyme (or 1 teaspoon dried thyme) 1/4 cup white wine (or skip it) 14 ounce can… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Smoky White Bean Soup

Pressure Cooker Cuban Black Beans

3 tablespoons olive oil 2 onions, diced 2 bell peppers diced (red and yellow are nice) 1 ancho chili, diced (optional, not traditional) 6 garlic cloves, rough chopped 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons oregano 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/8– 1/4 teaspoon cayenne or chipotle (optional) 1 tablespoon tomato paste… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Cuban Black Beans

Pressure Cooker Pinto Bean Soup

1 tablespoon oil 1 large onion, chopped 2–4 (6 oz) or a generous cup chopped poblano peppers (or green bell peppers) 4 cloves garlic coarsely chopped 2 teaspoons Ancho chili powder ( or sub regular chili powder) 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon coriander 1 yam, yielding approximately 3 cups cubed 1 ½ cups dry pinto… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Pinto Bean Soup

Pressure Cooker Mashed Potatoes

4 (~2.5lbs/1100g) russet potatoes or 6 Yukon gold potatoes , peeled and quartered 1 cup (250ml) cold water 1/2 cup (100ml) milk 2 tablespoons (30g) unsalted butter 2 cloves garlic , minced 2 tablespoons (30g) freshly grated Parmesan cheese Kosher salt & pepper to taste Pressure Cook Potatoes: Fill the pressure cooker with 1 cup… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Pressure Cooker Cranberry Sauce

2 (12-ounce) packages fresh or frozen cranberries 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice 2 (3-inch) strips of orange zest 1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Place cranberries, sugars, orange juice, orange zest, cinnamon and cloves into a 6-qt Instant Pot®. Stir until… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Cranberry Sauce

Pressure Cooker Red Lentil Soup

2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup Onion diced 1 cup Carrots diced 1/2 cup Celery diced 5 cloves Garlic minced 2 14.5 ounces cans Canned Fire Roasted Tomatoes 1 quart reduced-sodium vegetable broth 2 cups Water Plus 1 cup water for stove top 1 1/2. cups Split Red Lentils rinsed 1 teaspoon Ground Cumin 1/2… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Red Lentil Soup

Pressure Cooker Chicken Breasts

3 pounds fresh or frozen boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 4 large breasts) 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth or water Arrange the chicken, salt, and water in the electric pressure cooker. Set a trivet or a steamer basket inside the insert. Season the chicken with the salt and set on the… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Chicken Breasts

Pressure Cooker Beef Barbacoa

3 tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar 1 Chipotle Chile in Adobo Sauce 6 Garlic Cloves 1 tablespoon Ground Cumin 2 teaspoons Dried Oregano 1.5 teaspoons Kosher Salt 1 tablespoon Mexican Red Chili Powder 1/4 teaspoon Ground Cloves 1 cup Water 1 pound Chuck Roast beef, cut into 5-6 even pieces 2 tablespoons lime juice In a… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Beef Barbacoa

Pressure Cooker Beef Curry

1.5 pounds Beef Stew Meat 1 Onion 2 Tomatoes 4 cloves Garlic 1/2 cup Cilantro chopped 1 teaspoon Ground Cumin 1/2 teaspoons Ground Coriander 1 teaspoon Garam Masala 1/2 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper Kosher Salt Place onion, tomatoes, garlic, and cilantro in a blender jar. Put the tomatoes at the bottom so that they will liquefy… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Beef Curry

Pressure Cooker Carne Adovada

1 ounce Raisins 2 pounds Boneless Pork Shoulder cut into large pieces 1/4 cup Fish Sauce 1 teaspoon Oil 1 cup Red Onion. chopped chopped 3 cloves Garlic chopped 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt 1 teaspoon Dried Oregano 1 tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar 1/2 teaspoon Ancho Chile Powder 1 can Chipotle Chile in Adobo Sauce 1/4… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Carne Adovada

Pressure Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos with Indian Spices

INGREDIENTS 1 pound Boneless Pork Shoulder diced into 2 inch cubes 1.5 cups onions, chopped 1 cup Canned Tomatoes undrained 1 tablespoon Minced Garlic 1 tablespoon Minced Ginger 2 teaspoons Garam Masala divided 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt 1 teaspoon Turmeric 1/4-1 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper 2 tablespoons Water FOR SERVING 8 corn tortillas or 4 Naans… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos with Indian Spices

Pressure Cooker Jamaican Chicken Curry

2 tablespoons Oil 1 tablespoon Minced Ginger 1 tablespoon Minced Garlic 1 cup onions, chopped 1.5 tablespoons Jamaican Curry Powder 1 Scotch Bonnet Pepper sliced 3 sprigs Fresh Thyme or 1/2 teaspoon Dried Thyme 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt 1/2 teaspoon Ground Allspice 1 pound Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs cut into 3 pieces each 1 Potatoes… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Jamaican Chicken Curry