When the cool crisp fall air settles in and the leaves begin to change the dinner menu naturally changes from salads to hearty soups, chilis, and pasta dishes. The darker colder days are naturally inviting for hot scrumptious dinner but that doesn’t mean standing over the stove cooking for hours to feed the family. Here are 10 Fall favorite Instant Po Dinner ideas the whole family will love.
Bonus! Some of these recipes are perfect for batch cooking and freezing so you can cook once and enjoy it multiple times. Check out my favorite way to freeze leftovers using Souper Cubes here.
All of my recipes included common ingredients, pantry staples, and everyday spices and herbs.
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- Cook to a minimum temperature of 165 °F (74 °C)
- Do not use the same utensils on cooked food, that previously touched raw meat
- Wash hands after touching raw meat
- Don’t leave food sitting out at room temperature for extended periods
- Never leave cooking food unattended
- Use oils with high smoking point to avoid harmful compounds
- Always have good ventilation when using a gas stove
The Instant Pot 6-quart or 8-quart DUO. The 6 quart is best for 2-4 people. It’s easy to use and easy to clean. It has all the functions a beginner would need. An 8 quart is best for large families or if you love to meal prep and batch cook.
I hope you will be reassured and do your own research when it comes to using an Instant Pot electric pressure cooker. The Instant Pot company has engineered and designed the Instant Pot with a minimum of 10 safety mechanisms. Most accidents happen due to improper use and user error and can easily be avoided if used properly and following the manufactures instructions. In other words, nothing is going to blow up in your kitchen.