20 Best Instant Pot Dump Dinner Recipes {Easy & Fast!} The Holy Mess (2024)

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Here are 20 Instant Pot Dump Dinner recipes that your family is going to love. One of the reasons I love my pressure cooker is that you can make delicious meals for your family that are super fast. Dump Dinner recipes are even easier because you dump everything in and push start – that’s it!

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Table Of Contents

  1. What are Dump Dinners?
  2. Instant Pot Meal Prep Recipes
  3. Top 20 Instant Pot Dump Dinner Recipes
    • 1. Asian Sesame Instant Pot Chicken
    • 2. Cabbage Soup
    • 3. Balsamic Ginger Chicken
    • 4. Healthier Egg Roll in a Bowl
    • 5. Chicken Fajitas
    • 6. Pork Tenderloin
    • 7. Salsa Verde Chicken Tacos
    • 8. Swiss Chicken
    • 9. Spaghetti with Meat Sauce
    • 10. Creamy Italian Chicken
    • 11. Minestrone Soup
    • 12. Beer Braised French Dip Sandwiches
    • 13. Salsa Chicken
    • 14. Pepperoncini Pot Roast(aka Mississippi Mud Pot Roast)
    • 15. Alfredo Pasta
    • 16. Low Carb Chili
    • 17. Hawaiian Chicken Bowl
    • 18. Taco Pasta

What are Dump Dinners?

Dump Dinners are meals that you dump everything into one pot and press cook. Originally Dump Dinners were created for the Crock Pot, but here at The Holy Mess we are a bit Instant Pot 20 Best Instant Pot Dump Dinner Recipes {Easy & Fast!} The Holy Mess (2)obsessed because it’s so much faster than the slow cooker.

These pressure cooker dump recipes can be made right before dinner or they can be used for Meal Prep with your Instant Pot.

Instant Pot Meal Prep Recipes

Dump Dinners can be made fresh and they also work amazingly well frozen. I’ve been freezer cooking for years and have been blown away by how it’s even easier with Instant Pot meals because you can cook foods right from frozen so there is no need to thaw.

I’ve found that I can so much more easily stick to a healthy diet when I have healthy instant pot meals like these prepped in advance and ready to go. Click here to read more about how to meal prep with your Instant Pot.

Looking for healthy Instant Pot dump dinners? Check out this post for healthier Instant Pot dump dinners.

Top 20 Instant Pot Dump Dinner Recipes

Use these recipes to make a delicious, easy dinner for tonight, or try creating a few at one time and freezing for later.

Note: A few of these recipes do require one additional step, like browning the ground beef, but his can be done right in the Instant Pot and then you dump in everything else.

1. Asian Sesame Instant Pot Chicken

by Living Sweet Moments – This delicious sesame chicken tastes great over rice.

2. Cabbage Soup

by Whole Some Yum – A hearty, healthy cabbage soup with ground beef.

3. Balsamic Ginger Chicken

by This Old Gal – Flavorful chicken with tangy vinegar and ginger.

4. Healthier Egg Roll in a Bowl

by The Holy Mess – Tastes just like egg roll filling. This one does require browning the ground beef first, but the rest gets dumped in and cooks in minutes.

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5. Chicken Fajitas

by Recipes That Crock – Fajitas in just a few minutes.

6. Pork Tenderloin

by Craft Create Cook – A delicious pork tenderloin with tangy glaze.

7. Salsa Verde Chicken Tacos

by Wonder Mom Wannabe – Delicious chicken tacos flavored with salsa verde, honey, and lime.

8. Swiss Chicken

by Wonder Mom Wannabe – Chicken breasts topped with cheese and stuffing mix.

9. Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

by The Holy Mess – This one pot spaghetti meal is as delicious as it is easy.

10. Creamy Italian Chicken

by This Vivacious Life – Creamy, flavorful chicken with cream cheese and seasonings. Serve over rice.

11. Minestrone Soup

by The Girl on Bloor – Super easy minestrone soup with veggies and pasta.

12. Beer Braised French Dip Sandwiches

by I Don’t Have Time for That – Delicious tender french dip seasoned with beer.

13. Salsa Chicken

by The Holy Mess – Serve this chicken (zero Weight Watchers points) over rice or shred and use in tacos.

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14. Pepperoncini Pot Roast(aka Mississippi Mud Pot Roast)

by The Holy Mess – Slightly spicy, this roast will be one of the most tender you’ve ever eaten.

15. Alfredo Pasta

by Cooking with Karli – Dump and push start one pot alfredo.

16. Low Carb Chili

by Whole Some Yum – Hearty chili perfect for those on Keto, Paleo, or Low Carb diets.

17. Hawaiian Chicken Bowl

by Wonder Mom Wannabe – Tender chicken flavored with pineapple and served over rice.

18. Taco Pasta

by Sugar Spice and Glitter – A one pot pasta meal with all your favorite taco flavors.

19. Instant Pot Light Cream Cheese Chicken

Recipe by Once a Month Meals (so you know it’s tested and will be delicious), this is a lighter version of one of their top favorites.

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Thisdelicious chili is zeroWeight Watcherssmart points.

What’s your favorite IP dump dinner recipe?

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