Simplify the work of making Easter dinner by using your Instant Pot! I’m sharing the best Instant Pot Easter recipes to save you time and energy, allowing you to wow your guests without slaving away in the kitchen.
These Instant Pot Easter recipes are tried and true classics that your family loves, only they are made a little easier with help from the Instant Pot! Simplify your holiday meal prep by putting your pressure cooker to work!
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Easter dinner is always a special time to be shared with family and friends, not spending every last minute of the day in the kitchen!
The Instant Pot can help to save you time and also free up your oven. To make your Easter dinner preparation a bit simpler, I’ve rounded up some incredible Instant Pot versions of your favorite traditional Easter fare!
Whether it’s main dish, side dishes, or dessert you’re after, be sure to check out these delicious ideas.
15 of the Best Instant Pot Easter Recipes
You can click on any of the recipe titles to go directly to the web site for that recipe!
Best Instant Pot Honey Ham (by Dana Vento)
First, let’s talk main dish. Ham is probably the most common meat served on Easter dinner tables, and for good reason! This Honey Ham by Dana Vento looks delicious! If you prefer a boneless ham, this one’s for you!
Instant Pot Honey Ham (from Adventures of a Nurse)
If a spiral sliced ham is more your style, this Instant Pot Honey Ham from Adventures of a Nurse has you covered.
Instant Pot Cheesy Corn Casserole (from The Typical Mom)
Some people call it corn casserole, some call it corn spoonbread, cornbread casserole, and more. No matter what you call it, this recipe from The Typical Mom looks delightful!
Instant Pot Cheesy Potatoes Casserole
You’ll love this pressure cooker cheesy potato casserole–it pairs perfectly with ham for a delicious, crowd-pleasing side dish!
Southern Style Green Beans in the Instant Pot
I love green beans of all types, but frozen green beans cooked “southern style” is one of my favorite ways to enjoy them! These taste like they’ve cooked for hours, but they’re ready in a fraction of the time with the Instant Pot! If you prefer fresh, try these Instant Pot fresh green beans.
Instant Pot Scalloped Potatoes (from Joanie Simon)
Potatoes are one of my love languages. Drench them in cheese sauce and I might drift into a food coma and never wake up. These Instant Pot Scalloped Potatoes from Joanie Simon look like absolute perfection, amiright? Do yourself a favor and add these to your Easter menu PRONTO!
Instant Pot Au Gratin Potatoes from a Box
For a quick and easy shortcut, you can make boxed au gratin potatoes in the Instant Pot! This allows you to focus more on the main dish, desserts, or other side dishes!
Quick and Easy Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes
There’s never a bad time to have homemade mashed potatoes, but they are especially welcome at a holiday meal! The Instant Pot cooks potatoes to perfection, and you can prepare them directly in the insert pot and keep them warm until dinner time!
Instant Pot Mac and Cheese with Ham
And just in case we don’t already have enough cheese from the corn casserole and scalloped potatoes, it’s probably a good idea to add some more to the menu. This Instant Pot Mac and Cheese is the best kind of creamy goodness, and it’s a great way to use up leftover ham, too. 🙂
Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes (from A Pinch of Healthy)
Sweet potatoes pair perfectly with ham, and these Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes from A Pinch of Healthy would be a cinch to make!
Scalloped Pineapple Casserole in the Instant Pot
This sweet pineapple stuffing pairs perfectly with ham, lamb, turkey, or chicken! It is one of my favorite parts of a holiday meal, and I’ve been known to top it with whipped cream and enjoy it as dessert, too! 🙂
Instant Pot Dinner Rolls
It’s a cinch to proof your bread dough in the Instant Pot to make soft and fluffy homemade rolls! Or, if you want a make-ahead recipe, use this frozen dinner rolls recipe, then thaw and bake when you need them!
Instant Pot Crescent Rolls
These easy Instant Pot crescent rolls are buttery, soft, fluffy perfection!
How to Proof Frozen Rolls in the Instant Pot
Even if you don’t want to make homemade rolls from scratch, you can proof frozen Rhodes rolls in your Instant Pot–it cuts the rise time in half!
Pressure Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole (from Pressure Cooking Today)
If you’re like me and prefer a sweet potato casserole (because why not add a sweet and crumbly topping?), this Pressure Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole from Pressure Cooking Today is more our style!
Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs in the Instant Pot for Dyeing or Deviled Eggs
When you’re prepping your eggs for decorating, cooking them in the Instant Pot makes the process so easy! These eggs peel so easily and have perfectly cooked centers, making them ideal for deviled eggs for your Easter dinner!
Easy Instant Pot Potato Salad
Instant Pot potato salad is a great accompaniment to ham, and this version is super easy to make.
Instant Pot Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
This Instant Pot carrot cake starts with a box of cake mix, then is doctored up into a beautiful and show-stopping bundt cake! Nobody will guess it isn’t made from scratch!
Instant Pot Pecan Pie
You might be surprised that you can make a pecan pie in the Instant Pot, but it’s true! No holiday dinner is complete without one.
Making Easter Dinner in the Pressure Cooker
You can make your family’s favorite classic Easter recipes, but with a little less time and effort. I call that a win! 🙂
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