|December 6, 2021

Easy and Delicious Keto Instant Pot Recipes for Meals in Minutes

By Amanda Suazo
Reviewed for Scientific Accuracy

Easy and Delicious Keto Instant Pot Recipes for Meals in Minutes

Have you tried the Instant Pot yet? This multicooker makes it easy to quickly cook recipes that taste like you worked on them all day. These keto Instant Pot recipes take advantage of all the amazing functions this all-in-one appliance offers—without the extra carbohydrates that could throw you off your game.

Keto Instant Pot Breakfast Recipes

Perfect Instant Pot Soft-Boiled Eggs

With the Instant Pot, this recipe from Alexandra’s Kitchen yields easy-peel eggs with perfectly runny yolks. While you can also hard-boil eggs in the Instant Pot, soft-boiling preserves more beneficial nutrients.

Enjoy them for breakfast, or use them to top salads or shirataki noodles.

Keto Instant Pot Blueberry Muffins

This recipe from Beauty and the Foodie steam-cooks perfectly tender almond flour muffins for breakfast or afternoon snacks—all with 2 grams of net carbs each.

All you need are silicone baking cups and 20 minutes at high pressure to create a low-carb breakfast staple.

Simple Instant Pot Frittata

This keto Instant Pot recipe from Instant Loss is packed with seasonings and fresh veggies, with no dairy.

This is a great introductory pressure cooking recipe to try for those new to electric pressure cookers. (It’s also a great way to use leftover zucchini or other veggies in your fridge.)

For those that tolerate daily, a hard cheese such as parmesan can also add an additional level of flavor.

Keto Instant Pot Chicken Recipes

Shredded instant pot chicken with cilantro

Instant Pot Chili Verde

A tangy green chili sauce with fresh tomatillos and poblano peppers coats tender chunks of boneless chicken thighs in this easy recipe from Savory Tooth.

With only contains 6 grams of net carbs per serving, this low-carb recipe pairs perfectly with cauliflower rice.

Instant Pot Chicken Tikka Masala

This Instant Pot recipe from Tastythin makes a classic dish more keto-friendly. A rich, spiced coconut milk sauce cooks up with juicy pieces of chicken breast for fast Indian food with 5 grams of net carbs in a serving.

Prefer to use a crockpot? This recipe also has a slow cooker option, for those that prefer the low-and-slow method.

Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Prep this easy keto recipe from What Great Grandma Ate in your Instant Pot, or in the oven when you have extra time.

Either way, even non-keto guests will crave these tender meatballs with a buttery, spicy buffalo sauce. As a bonus, these meatballs keep well in the fridge, so they’re perfect for meal prep.

Instant Pot Chicken Adobo

The Instant Pot makes this yummy traditional Filipino recipe from Savory Tooth so simple and keto-friendly.

Chicken cooks in a garlicky sauce for a sweet and savory main dish with under 7 grams of net carbs.

Instant Pot Coconut Chicken

Fragrant lemongrass and coconut milk create an aromatic sauce for chicken in this easy Instant Pot recipe from Clean Eating Kitchen.

Toss a few other ingredients into the pot, and in about 20 minutes, you have a keto-friendly dinner with 3.3 grams of net carbs per serving.

Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos (or Instant Pot)

Every night can be taco night with this easy chicken taco recipe from The Real Food Dieticians. You mix together your own taco seasoning mix with spices like cumin, chili powder and garlic powder, creating a custom mix that keeps carbs low without sacrificing flavor.

Pro tip: Craving crispy edges? Just spread your chicken taco meat on a baking sheet and heat it under the broiler for a minute or two. Keep an eye on it—the broiler works fast!

It’s only about 4 grams of net carbs per serving.

Keto Instant Pot Beef Recipes

Mexican shredded beef

Instant Pot Chili Lime Steak Bowl

This 20-minute meal from FoodnService combines spicy seasoned steak strips with cool and creamy avocado—perfect for a simple keto dinner.

Simply sauté garlic, then mix in your meat with spices like chili powder and lime juice for a satisfying and high-fat meal.

Favorite Instant Pot Taco Meat

Taco meat makes a versatile protein on top of salads or in cauliflower tortillas.

With this Instant Pot recipe from Tastythin, you only need to sauté your meat in the pot with spices, then cook at high pressure for a flavorful main dish with 4 grams of net carbs.

Fall-Apart Pressure Cooker Pot Roast

The Instant Pot transforms tough cuts of meat into tender, shreddable main dishes.

This easy dinner recipe from Healing Gourmet cooks up a classic pot roast with a few simple ingredients like onion and bone broth and creates a flavorful au jus while everything steams together.

Instant Pot and Slow Cooker Ropa Vieja

In this super simple Instant Pot recipe from My Heart Beets, shredded beef swims in a spiced, umami-filled tomato sauce.

Best of all, this recipe is dump and go—no standing over the stovetop required. Top with briny olives for a flavor-packed dish with just over 4 grams of net carbs.

Vietnamese Instant Pot Pork Tenderloin

Pressure cook your way to moist, flavorful pork tenderloin cooked in a flavorful broth with Vietnamese-inspired spices with this recipe from Recipes From a Pantry.

After coming to pressure in the Instant Pot, it takes just seven minutes to cook with 2 grams of net carbs per serving.

Avoiding gluten? This recipe has easy gluten-free modifications. In addition, you can replace the brown sugar in this recipe with a golden granulated keto-friendly sweetener for even more carb savings. (Or larger portions.)

Instant Pot Low-Carb Green Chile Pork Taco Bowl

Build the base for a flavorful taco bowl you’ll love all week long with this recipe from Kalyn’s Kitchen.

While your pork cooks in the Instant Pot, make a batch of cauliflower rice. Top your bowl with delicious add-ins like chopped avocado and radishes. You can also add cheese or sour cream if you tolerate dairy, but this savory bowl is delicious without those, too.

The recipe calls for low-sugar tomatillo salsa, but use a sugar-free one if you can find it—or make your own.

Keto Instant Pot Seafood Recipes

Baked Wild Salmon With Grilled fennel and Asparagus Header

Instant Pot Lemon-Dill Salmon and Asparagus

While the Instant Pot can cook tough cuts of meat with ease, it also steams fresh fish in minutes.

This recipe from Traditional Cooking School keeps it simple with wild-caught salmon paired with tender asparagus and a buttery herb sauce. Dinner is on the table in just 20 minutes.

Steamed Wild-Caught Crab Legs in the Instant Pot

Yes, the Instant Pot cooks shellfish, too! In under five minutes, frozen crab legs turn into a tender and elegant protein ready for dipping in grass-fed butter or ghee in this tasty recipe from All The Nourishing Things.

Pair with fresh zoodles for a fresh and easy meal.

Instant Pot Indian Fish Curry

A spiced coconut sauce coats tender chunks of white fish in this wow-worthy Instant Pot recipe from Paint the Kitchen Red.

Simply sauté spices, mix in sauce ingredients, add fish and gently cook—all in the same pot. Just 4 grams of net carbs per serving.

Keto Instant Pot Soup and Stew Recipes

Keto Beef and Pumpkin Stew

Low-Carb Instant Pot Beef Stew

Whip up a warm, comforting stew in a snap with this easy Instant Pot recipe from KetoDiet Blog.

Chunks of beef cook together with fiber-rich vegetables like rutabaga and celery, while egg yolks create a deliciously thick sauce.

Each large serving is just over 8 grams of net carbs. A perfect partner for some keto bread!

Instant Pot Bone Broth

No need to watch your stockpot all day—this Instant Pot recipe from Raising Generation Nourished makes nourishing gelled bone broth with two hours of hands-off cook time.

Bone broth is perfect for starting off your morning or as a rich base for a soup or stew, or as a replacement for beef stock or chicken broth.

Keto Instant Pot Chunky Chili

This easy recipe from Beauty and the Foodie tastes like you’ve been slow-cooking meat all day—yet it takes less than 40 minutes from start to finish. Beef browns in the pot then is topped with spices and fiber-rich veggies like pumpkin and cauliflower.

Each bowlful is a satisfying 4.5 grams of net carbs.

Keto Instant Pot Chicken Enchilada Soup

Capture spiced enchilada flavor in this zesty soup from KetoDiet Blog—all ready in about 30 minutes.

Peppers and onions stew in a spicy tomato sauce with tender shredded chicken for an easy weeknight dinner with just under 9 grams of net carbs.

Instant Pot Spicy Beef and Broccoli Zoodle Soup

This super-fast soup from Wholesomelicious combines tender steak tips with zoodles and a fragrant ginger beef broth.

A perfect way to conquer a noodle soup or pho craving with only 5 grams of net carbs per serving.

Keto Instant Pot Thai Shrimp Soup

This keto soup from Beauty and the Foodie gets zippy flavor from red curry paste, lemongrass and ginger, while coconut milk and butter add rich flavor.

This succulent shrimp soup is just 4 grams of net carbs per serving.

Instant Pot Cabbage Soup With Beef

Think of this soup from Savory Tooth as an unstuffed cabbage roll. It clocks in at just 6 grams of net carbs per satisfying serving.

The recipe calls for ground beef, but would also work with ground pork or turkey, depending on your diet needs or cravings.

Keto Instant Pot Veggie Recipes

Serving bowl of Brussels sprouts

Instant Pot Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts can take a while to cook on the stovetop or in the oven—but with the Instant Pot, they take just three minutes.

Cooked together with tender bacon pieces, this Instant Pot recipe from The Imperfectly Happy Home is a keto-friendly side that anyone could love.

Spaghetti Squash in the Instant Pot

In small portions, spaghetti squash is easy to fit into a ketogenic diet—and with the Instant Pot, it’s even easier to prep with this recipe from Detoxinista.

Slice in half and add to the pot with a little water, and in seven minutes, your squash will be perfectly tender.

Pressure Cooker Green Beans With Bacon

With just a few ingredients and a few minutes of sautéing, this keto side dish from Two Sleevers is simple enough for weeknight dinners and elegant enough for entertaining.

Just 7 grams of net carbs per serving and four minutes of pressure cooking. (After reaching high pressure.)

Keto Instant Pot Dessert Recipes

Pressure Cooker Low Carb Pumpkin Pie Pudding

This crustless dump-and-go dessert from Two Sleevers delivers all the flavor of pumpkin pie with no crust or sugar to make you crash.

Each custardy slice is 6 grams of net carbs. Swap the heavy cream with coconut milk or coconut cream, and replace the whipped dairy topping with whipped coconut cream if you don’t tolerate dairy. (Or live in a paleo/keto household.)

Keto Instant Pot Molten Brownie Cups

With a gooey, chocolatey center, you won’t believe these tender cakes from Beauty and the Foodie are keto-friendly.

This dessert pairs perfectly with coconut whipped cream or sugar-free caramel sauce—and each serving is 8 grams of net carbs.

Instant Pot Keto Gluten-Free Coconut Almond Cake

No need to heat up your whole kitchen baking a cake—with simple ingredients like almond flour and shredded coconut, you can make a deliciously spongy dessert with the Instant Pot.

Each slice is just 3 grams of net carbs.

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