The 12 Best Instant Pot Cookbooks That Will Make You a Pressure Cooker Pro

The Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbook: Easy Recipes for Fast & Healthy Meals Paperback
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The Instant Pot has been both one of the hottest gifts and kitchen appliances in recent years, but what good is the handy device if you don't know how to use it to whip up easy dinners, healthy meals, and sweet treats? Thankfully, there are plenty of helpful cookbooks to teach you how to do it all. We rounded up the best Instant Pot cookbooks for every level of expertise and every type of foodie interest, from the basics for beginners to exotic foreign cuisines. And of course, there are plenty of health-minded options for those following Weight Watchers, keto, and other popular diets. So whether you're looking to expand your cooking repertoire or find a book to accompany an Instant Pot gift for friends and family, these best-sellers are the way to go.

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Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Cookbook: 500 Everyday Recipes for Beginners and Advanced Users

Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Cookbook
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With hundreds of easy recipes, this book offers the most bang for your buck. Inside you’ll discover tasty and simple lunch, dinner, and dessert ideas. And since it’s organized by ingredient (pasta, chicken, rice, etc.), it’s incredibly easy to find recipes based on what you already have in your fridge or your favorite foods.

To buy: $11, amazon.com.

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The Ultimate Instant Pot Cookbook for Two: Perfectly Portioned Recipes for 3-Quart and 6-Quart Models

The Ultimate Instant Pot Cookbook for Two
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Newlyweds, empty nesters, and singles will love this assortment of recipes designed for two people (or one, plus leftovers). With fast ideas for every meal including breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert, this thorough guide makes for a thoughtful wedding shower present.

To buy: $13, amazon.com.

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How to Instant Pot: Mastering All the Functions of the One Pot That Will Change the Way You Cook

How to Instant Pot
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With tons of neat features and settings, it’s no wonder the Instant Pot has become a staple in kitchens across America. But for some of us, all of those kitchen hacks and programming options can feel overwhelming, which is why author Daniel Shumski developed this collection of creative recipes that teaches you how to use the appliance in both simple and new, exciting ways.

To buy: $15, amazon.com.

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The Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbook: Easy Recipes for Fast & Healthy Meals Paperback

The Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbook
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Author Laurel Randolph’s book will make you rethink what “fast food” means with her assortment of quick and healthy Instant Pot recipes. If you purchased your pressure cooker in hopes of eating healthier on the reg, this cookbook is for you!

To buy: $13, amazon.com.

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The Ultimate Instant Pot Cookbook: 200 Deliciously Simple Recipes for Your Electric Pressure Cooker

The Ultimate Instant Pot Cookbook
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If you think the Instant Pot is only good for busy weeknight meals, think again. With easy recipes for restaurant-worthy dishes like chicken penne alfredo, ratatouille, and even homemade mulled wine, this cookbook will show you how to use your Instant Pot for everyday meals as well as family gatherings, dinner parties, special celebrations, and more.

To buy: $21, amazon.com.

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500 Keto Instant Pot Recipes Cookbook: The Easy Electric Pressure Cooker Ketogenic Diet Cookbook to Reset Your Body and Live a Healthy Life

500 Keto Instant Pot Recipes Cookbook
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Hop on the keto train with this cookbook that’s packed with tasty and healthy low-carb, high-fat options. You’ll be both a keto and Instant Pot expert in no time!

To buy: $12, amazon.com.

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Indian Instant Pot Cookbook: Traditional Indian Dishes Made Easy and Fast

Indian Instant Pot Cookbook
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Dive into Indian cuisine—the easy way—by using this collection of recipes to master popular dishes like aloo gobhi, palak paneer, and chana masala with your Instant Pot.

To buy: $10, amazon.com.

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Instant Loss Cookbook: Cook Your Way to a Healthy Weight with 125 Recipes for Your Instant Pot, Pressure Cooker, and More

Instant Loss Cookbook
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If you’re looking to lose weight, prepare healthier dishes for your family, or simply incorporate more wholesome meals into your diet, you’ll love this cookbook from author Brittany Williams, who used her Instant Pot to lose 125 pounds in a year. Inside you’ll her easy-to-follow 30-day meal plan, plus tons of family-friendly recipes that even the pickiest of eaters will enjoy.

To buy: $13, amazon.com.

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Weight Watchers Instant Pot Cookbook 2019: A Guidebook to Rapid Weight Loss, Healthy Lifestyle, and Fulfilled Life

Weight Watchers Instant Pot Cookbook 2019
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Put your Instant Pot to work and make it a daily or weekly part of your Weight Watchers Freestyle diet with this guidebook featuring tons of light breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert recipes.

To buy: $10, amazon.com.

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The Instant Pot Bible: More than 350 Recipes and Strategies

The Instant Pot Bible
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While most cookbooks are just a collection of recipes, this helpful guide offers specific directions for each Instant Pot device on the market while also teaching you how to customize your favorite recipes. You’ll also discover a range of dishes designed for vegetarian, vegan, keto, and gluten-free diets.

To buy: $17, amazon.com.

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Instantly Sweet: 75 Desserts and Sweet Treats from Your Instant Pot or Other Electric Pressure Cooker

Instantly Sweet
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Homemade cakes, pies, cheesecakes, and much more are just a couple of settings and clicks away with this diverse collection of easy Instant Pot desserts. Just imagine how handy this will be during holidays when your jam-packed oven is working overtime.

To buy: $14, amazon.com.

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Vegan Under Pressure: Perfect Vegan Meals Made Quick and Easy in Your Pressure Cooker

Vegan Under Pressure
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Calling all vegans and vegetarians! You can now whip up a variety of your favorite dishes (hummus, farro salad, veggies burgers, and more) even faster with this helpful cookbook from registered dietician and the “Veggie Queen” Jill Nussinow.

To buy: $12, amazon.com.

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