Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and there’s no better way to celebrate than by making these delicious and effortless recipes in your Instant Pot. Not only are Instant Pots great for saving time and energy, but they can also help you create mouth-watering meals that your mother is sure to love.

These recipes are easy to make and will put a smile on mom’s face. So, get cooking and show your mother how much you appreciate her with a delicious homemade meal made with love. Happy Mother’s Day!

Here are some Mother’s Day recipes you can make in your Instant Pot:

Berry Bread Pudding

bread pudding with fresh berries in a square bowl
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Treat your mom to a delightful surprise this Mother’s Day with a luscious Berry Bread Pudding. This decadent dessert combines tender bread soaked in a creamy vanilla custard, studded with juicy mixed berries, and cooked to perfection.

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Spinach Artichoke Lasagna

Spinach Artichoke Lasagna in Pressure Cooker.

A healthy vegetarian lasagna with lots of fresh spinach, artichoke hearts, and a rich cheese sauce layered between noodles. 

Each bite is a combination of wonderful savory flavors that will leave your mom feeling loved and appreciated on her special day.

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Chicken Tikka Masala

chicken tikka masala in a plate served with rice and naan

This Instant Pot Chicken Tikka Masala is a super flavorful, aromatic Indian chicken curry made with marinated tender chicken cooked in a creamy tomato-based sauce. This restaurant-quality chicken tikka masala is so easy to make in the instant pot that you will not consider take-out for Mother’s day.

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Quinoa Chili

a bowl of vegan quinoa chili with quinoa and black beans topped with cheese, jalapeños and lime

On Mother’s Day, show your mom how much you care with a hearty and nutritious Vegetarian Quinoa Chili. This flavorful chili is loaded with protein-packed quinoa, black beans, a colorful medley of vegetables, and aromatic spices, to create a satisfying and healthy meal.

Serve it with a sprinkle of fresh cilantro and cheese to create a bowl of warmth and love that your mom will truly appreciate.

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Asparagus Risotto

This Instant Pot Lemon Asparagus Risotto brings all the vibrant flavors of spring in a bowl. Made with fresh asparagus, zesty lemon, and arborio rice, this gluten-free risotto is the best one-pot meal you can make for mom for her special day!

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Mushroom Pasta

Mushroom Spaghetti in 2 white bowls

Spaghetti tossed in a creamy cheese sauce loaded with mushrooms. If your mom loves mushrooms, this creamy mushroom pasta is going to be her new favorite. Make this amazingly delicious creamy dreamy pasta in the instant pot in less than 30 minutes! 

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Thai Panang Curry Chicken

Instant pot Panang Curry Chicken served with jasmine rice

Treat mom to the exotic flavors of Thailand with this delicious Panang Curry.

Panang Curry with Chicken made in the Instant Pot, is just like you would enjoy at your favorite Thai restaurant. Rich, flavorful, and aromatic, with sweet and spicy flavors, this Thai curry is easy to make in under 30 minutes.

Get the Thai Panang Curry Chicken recipe.

Banana Bread Pudding

A piece of banana bread pudding drizzled with syrup and banana slices on the side.

Surprise your mom on Mother’s Day with a delightful twist on a classic dessert – warm, gooey Banana Bread Pudding. This comforting treat combines ripe bananas soaked in a luscious custard, topped with raisins and baked to perfection. Serve warm as is or topped with ice-cream. With every spoonful, the sweet aroma of bananas and the indulgent flavors of cinnamon and vanilla will make her feel cherished and loved.

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Bombay Potatoes

Spicy Bombay Potatoes Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

If mom is a fan of potatoes, this is going to be her new favorite – Bombay Potatoes or Masala Aloo.

Baby Potatoes cooked with aromatic spices, as a one-pot dish, are perfect for serving as an appetizer or a side dish. These delicious and easy spicy Bombay Potatoes take just 20 minutes to make.

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Asparagus Pasta

Penne Pasta with green Asparagus and peas in a white bowl

Delight your mom on Mother’s Day with a light and elegant Asparagus Pasta dish that celebrates the flavors of spring.

This vibrant recipe combines al dente pasta with crisp asparagus spears, green peas, sautéed garlic, and a touch of lemon zest for a burst of freshness. Make it in the Instant Pot in just 30 minutes, and the result will be a creamy bowl of pasta filled with fresh greens!

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Minestrone Soup

Minestrone soup with pasta and lots of vegetables in a white bowl

Warm your mom’s heart on Mother’s Day with a comforting bowl of homemade Minestrone Soup. This classic Italian dish is a medley of vibrant vegetables, tender beans, and hearty pasta simmered in a flavorful tomato broth.

This minestrone tastes just like the Olive Garden minestrone soup. Vegetarian-friendly and can easily be made gluten-free and vegan.

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Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

greek lemon chicken soup with orzo in a bowl in front of the instant pot

Celebrate Mother’s Day with this bright and refreshing Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup made in the instant pot. This comforting soup combines tender chicken, delicate orzo pasta, and a zesty lemon-infused broth, creating a perfect balance of flavors.

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Lava Cake

Chocolate lava cake with the lava flowing out

Surprise mom on Mother’s Day with a decadent and indulgent Chocolate Lava Cake that will melt her heart. This delightful dessert is a rich and gooey chocolate cake with a luscious molten center, all cooked to perfection in the Instant Pot in just 20 minutes.

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A whole brownie cake made in the instant pot, with a cut out piece and three strawberries

These moist & fudgy Instant Pot brownies are easy to make from scratch. Whether enjoyed on their own or served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, these indulgent brownies are the best way to show your mom just how much you love and appreciate her.

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Instant Pot Cheesecake In Jars
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This New York Style Instant Pot cheesecake in jars is a fun and cute dessert idea, perfect for small parties, and gatherings and makes a lovely portable dessert for picnics! 

Delight mom with delectable and individual-sized Instant Pot Cheesecake Jars. This decadent dessert feature a buttery graham cracker crust topped with a luscious cheesecake filling. Cooked to perfection in the Instant Pot, these adorable jars of sweetness will make your mom feel loved and pampered.

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taking a slice of flan
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This classic dessert features a velvety smooth custard, delicately infused with flavors of vanilla and caramel. Cooked to perfection in the Instant Pot, this elegant and creamy treat will impress your mom and show her just how much you cherish her on this special day!

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25 Easy-to-Make Instant Pot Side Dishes to Elevate Your Meal Game

instant pot broccoli with lemon wedges

Looking for some tasty and easy-to-make side dishes to accompany your meal? Here we have gathered 25 delicious and diverse side dish recipes you can make using your Instant Pot. From savory rice pilaf to healthy steamed vegetables, this collection has something for everyone.

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10 Unbelievably Delicious Instant Pot Pasta Recipes That Will Leave You Craving for More!

Fajita pasta served in a bowl topped with avocado

Want to make a quick dinner for the busy weeknights? What better way than to use your Instant Pot to make a comforting vegetarian pasta in minutes? Here are 10+ delicious one-pot vegetarian pasta recipes you can enjoy today! 

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Ole-Ole, Let’s Taco ’bout These 14 Delicious Instant Pot Mexican Recipes

vegan taco soup in a bowl topped with avocado, cilantro, and jalapeños

Get ready for a fiesta with these unbelievably delicious and easy-to-make 14 Instant Pot Mexican recipes! From savory soups to spicy tacos and rice dishes to sweet desserts, these dishes will transport you to Mexico’s best flavors.

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About Meeta

I strongly believe that each one of us has a chef inside us, we just need to explore the ingredients and create great food. My passion is to share easy, healthy, and wholesome recipes made using Instant Pot & Air Fryer, that are well tested, so you can cook with confidence.

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