Budget Friendly Instant Pot Recipes

17 Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes
BLT Salad

What can you cook in an Instant Pot?  Practically anything.  If you’re having a hard time finding recipes that are for your Instant Pot, then we’re here to help.  Check out these 21 easy to make, budget friendly instant pot recipes your whole family will love!


  1. Keto Low Carb Chili.  This is a super easy, budget friendly recipe that’s perfect on a cold evening.

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2.  Sweet and Tangy Orange Chicken cooks up quick and is sure to be a family pleaser.

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3.  Instant Pot Shredded Chicken.  It doesn’t matter if it’s frozen or thawed.  Either way it’s fast and easy!

4.  Asian Sesame Chicken will become a favorite weeknight meal for your family.  Served with rice and a vegetable, it’s budget friendly and easy.

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5.  Ginger Garlic Drumsticks?  Yes, please!  Talk about finger-licking-good.  This recipe is truly budget friendly since it uses drumsticks.

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6.  Looking for a low carb chicken recipe?  This yummy Creamy Salsa Chicken recipe will fit the bill.  Speaking of bills, it’s super budget friendly as well.  Win!

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7.   Can you believe this Chicken Burrito Lasagna only has 5 ingredients?

Only 5 ingredients to make this delicious Chicken Burrito Lasagna in your Instant Pot

8.  Easy Lentil & Sausage Soup is a hearty stick to your ribs kind of meal.

9.  Cauliflower Souffle.  This recipe is full of creamy cheese and makes a delicious low carb dish.

10.  Low Carb Taco Soup cooks up in only 15 minutes.  Low carb, budget friendly, quick and easy.  You can’t beat that.

11.  Chicken Noodle Soup.  What’s better than homemade chicken noodle soup?  Maybe chicken noodle soup made in the Instant Pot?

12.  Mushroom Barley Soup has only 2 Weight Watchers Smart Points!   Quick, easy and budget friendly.

13.  Are you a goulash fan?  If so, then you’ll love this Instant Pot Goulash recipe.  Super hearty and healthy.

14.   Instant Pot Chili cost less than $10 to make and serves up a hearty amount.  This one is a keeper for sure.

15.   How about fried rice?  This Instant Pot Fried Rice recipe makes it so easy you’ll want to make it again and again.

16.  This Sausage Cacciatore recipe only takes about 35 minutes to make.  Perfect for a busy weeknight family meal.

17.  Baked Beans in the Instant Pot?  You bet.  This Instant Pot Baked Beans recipes makes up a big pot that will easily feed 10 people.  Great for the holidays!

18.  This Beef & Macaroni with Homemade Sauce only takes about 30 minutes to make but will taste like you worked on it all day!

19.  Are you a fan of curry?  If so, you’ll be a fan of this Chicken Curry recipe.  This recipe is full of delicious intense flavors.

20.  Chicken With Artichoke and Mushrooms is a delicious recipe that will be a hit with your family.

21.  Baked Beans On Toast.  Wow!  This Instant Pot recipe cooks up a pot that will be sure to please a hungry crowd.

We hope you and your family enjoy these wonderful budget friendly Instant Pot recipes. For more budget friendly recipes, and to easily add them to your menu plan, be our guest with our 2 week free trial membership. We think you’re going to love it!

Lisa & Karee
The Build a Menu Gals


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17 Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes
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