Best Instant Pot Italian Recipes – Quick & Yummy

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Best Instant Pot Italian Recipes – because some people (my husband) can’t eat Mexican food every night. I tried, he resisted. Moving on. 

Here’s a round-up of what you should be cooking in your Instant Pot or electric pressure cooker if you are in the mood for some Italian. Who knew you could cook noodles in the IP? Let’s look at the BEST Italian Instant Pot recipes and get cooking. 

Best Instant Pot Italian Recipes

From creamy tomato soup to Italian beef – here’s a list of the Best Instant Pot Italian Recipes that are sure to please the whole family. 

Several of these are one pot meals where you can load up the yummy ingredients, press a few buttons and BAM – dinner is served. That’s my kind of meal. 

Best Italian Instant Pot Recipes

Trying to figure out which Instant Pot is best for you? Make sure to check out our handy dandy Instant Pot Compare post. 

Instant Pot Pizza Pasta Recipe

First on our list of Italian Instant Pot recipes – we have Instant Pot Pizza Pasta! 

Pizza Pasta Italian Instant Pot Recipe
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This easy meal will be eaten and made faster than you can say “Mamma Mia!” It’s pizza, no it’s pasta – no it’s pizza, pasta made in the Instant Pot!

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Italian Instant Pot Lasagna Recipe

This classic Thursday night meal will have the kids famished and ready for bed. (And bonus points if you know why you cook lasagna on Thursdays!)

Italian Instant Pot Lasagna Recipe
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That’s right, it’s Italian lasagna made in the Instant Pot! What can’t you make in the IP?!

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Instant Pot Meaty Italian Pasta Dinner

Meaty Italian Pasta Instant Pot Recipe
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This recipe is for all you meat lovers out there. Its a quick and easy recipe which will surely fill your family up.

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Instant Pot Chicken Parmigiana

Instant Pot Chicken Parmigiana
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With prep time only being 2 minutes, who wouldn’t want to try this recipe?

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Instant Pot Creamy Tomato Soup

When the weather starts to cool down, nothing beats warm creamy tomato soup. This Italian Instant Pot Recipe features creamy tomato soup. With just a few ingredients, this soup will be in your belly.

Best Instant Pot Tomato Basil Soup
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My family absolutely loves tomato soup (except my picky daughter.) It’s always gone before I know it. Make grilled cheese sandwiches for dipping into the Instant Pot tomato soup! 

View this recipe at The Pinning Mama

Instant Pot Macaroni Cheese

Macaroni Cheese Instant Pot recipe is sure to be a family favorite. Top the Macaroni with bacon! 

Macaroni and Cheese in a white bowl with bacon topping
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Growing up, I had Sardines and Ramen, my kids better be glad I spoil them with my homestyle cooking (Such as recipes like this!)

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Instant Pot Cheesy Chicken Pasta

Instant Pot Cheesy Chicken Pasta
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My 4 kids are basically little carnivores, devouring all the meat in our house. This recipe is perfect to satisfy their meat and cheese obsession.

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Haven’t found the perfect dish yet? Fear not – here’s more of the Best Instant Pot Italian Recipes -> -> 

Instant Pot Best Ever Turkey Tomato Penne Pasta

Looking for a good turkey instant pot recipe? HELLO – here you go.

Instant Pot Turkey Pasta
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This would be an awesome meal to make with leftover Thanksgiving or Christmas turkey. 

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Ravioli Instant Pot Recipe

Next on our list of Italian Instant Pot recipes, we have raviolis! Learn how to make raviolis in the Instant Pot!


Instant Pot Ravioli
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Who needs Chef Boyardee when you can make a delicious ravioli in the Instant Pot!

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Pesto Chicken Pasta Pressure Cooker Recipe

Why do regular chicken pasta when you can do pesto chicken pasta?

Pressure cooker Chicken Pasta - Best Instant Pot Italian Recipes
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Taste like CHICKEN! This quick and easy Italian recipe is perfect for a delicious meal, cooked in no time!

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Pressure Cooker Instant Pot Chicken Tortellini Soup

Chicken Tortellini Soup Instant Pot Recipes
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Scrambling to find dinner tonight?  This simple recipe only takes 15 minutes total to make in your electric pressure cooker.

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Instant Pot Italian Beef

In the mood for a hearty beef meal? Try this Instant Pot Italian Beef recipe.


Instant Pot Italian Beef Recipes
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This is perfect on the side (and would be low carb friendly) – or make it into a Italian beef sandwich!

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Italian Meatball Pressure Cooker Recipe

Learn how to make meatballs in the Instant Pot!

Pressure Cooker Meatballs in sauce made in the instant pot
image source: Kitschen Cat

Meatballs, homemade – YES! Make extras and freeze them. Use them for soup, spaghetti and sandwiches! (Also check out my Best Meatballs Recipe)

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Italian Vegetable Soup Instant Pot Recipe

Perfect for a cold day, this Italian vegetable soup instant pot recipe will warm you belly and is perfect for vegetarians. 

Instant Pot Italian Soup Recipes
image source: Instant Pot Eats

Get your veggies in with this veggie soup, made in the IP. 

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Instant Pot Goulash Recipe

Goulash was a staple growing up. Mix this recipe in to your family’s normal meal schedule. This is another great meal to make extras of and freeze!

Instant Pot Goulash Recipe
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This goulash Instant Pot recipe is perfect for the family. Make extras, this will go quick!

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BEST Italian Instant Pot Recipes

There you have it – a huge collection of the best Italian Instant Pot recipes. 

What is your favorite Italian IP recipe? Leave a comment and let us know!

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The Instant Pot immediately became a staple in our house when we purchased our first one in 2015. Since that time, we have been experimenting and pressure cooking a ton of different recipes for our family. The IP has proven itself time and time again, it’s not just a kitchen appliance that takes up space! We use it a minimum of 3 times a week.

Download our FREE Instant Pot Cheat Sheet – learn how much time to cook various food items.

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