These Instant Pot side dishes range from classic to unique but they’re all equally tasty. Side dishes are perfect to cook in the Instant Pot because it saves you plenty of room for cooking your main dish on the stove, if need be.
These Instant Pot side dishes are all super easy to make and will not take much time at all. They’re great for family dinner nights or will work perfectly for the holidays or even potlucks.
If you are on the hunt for some delicious Instant Pot side dishes, these are a few favorites that everyone in the family will enjoy.
Instant Pot Orange Maple Carrots
These maple carrots are a great vegetable side dish. They will work with just about any meal you serve. They’re also great for the holidays or big crowds because you can make a large batch in one just a few minutes.
Instant Pot Cheesy Potatoes
A classic side dish, these cheesy potatoes don’t require a lot of work and will be a side dish favorite. Once you try then in the Instant Pot, you’ll never go back!
Instant Pot Spanish Rice
A perfect side dish for any Mexican entrée, this Spanish Rice is flavorful and budget friendly that can be whipped up in no time.
Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes
These fluffy and tender sweet potatoes will be a big hit with everyone who loves sweet potatoes. These can be done for a quick weeknight meal or during the holidays when there is a crowd to feed.
No more simmering green beans with onion and bacon for hours on the stove. These tasty green beans cook up in just a few minutes. They’ll taste just like grandma’s old-fashioned green beans without all of the work.
Gluten Free Mac & Cheese
Mac and cheese is such a creamy, hearty dish that can be enjoyed any time of the year. This gluten free mac and cheese can be made in just under 15 minutes and will be a side dish the whole family enjoys.
Instant Pot Baked Beans
Baked beans are a favorite for many, and these homemade baked beans are sweet and savory. The beans will taste better than store bought beans, which can help save you a bit of money.
Instant Pot Red Potatoes
These roasted potatoes work well as a side dish for any main meal. The red potatoes are cooked in a delicious mixture of seasonings and chicken broth and topped with grated parmesan.
Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes
Using the Instant Pot is one of the quickest and easiest ways to make mashed potatoes. You can add your favorites like cheese, garlic or extra butter to make them even more delicious.
Honey Butter Carrots
Another delicious carrot side dish, these carrots are cooked with a bit of butter and sweet honey to compliment the carrots putting a sweet twist on them.
Potato salad is perfect for tailgating, summer parties, picnics and holiday gatherings. This potato salad cooks in about 10 minutes to help save you time.
If you’re looking for quick and easy Instant Pot side dishes, pick any one of these ideas and you won’t be disappointed!