41 Keto Instant Pot Recipes That Are Beyond Easy to Make

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Leslie Grow/Keto in an Instant

Sometimes the secret to sticking to a clean eating routine isn’t just what you cook, it’s how you cook it. While throwing a frozen dinner in the microwave might seem easier, you can actually make a healthy meal in less than 30 minutes thanks to the Instant Pot. If you’re living the low-carb lifestyle, here are 41 ketogenic Instant Pot recipes—like buffalo chicken soup and barbacoa beef—that are delicious and made in this magical pressure cooker.

instant pot coconut salmon with fresh herbs and lime
Christopher Testani/Instant Family Meals

1. Instant Pot Coconut Salmon with Fresh Herbs and Lime

Steam-poaching the fish in coconut milk keeps it moist and gives it an instant jolt of flavor. Add baby spinach to make it a one-pot meal.

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The Defined Dish

2. Instant Pot Flank Steak Taco Salads

This gives taco Tuesday a whole new meaning (but you could try lettuce cups too).

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I Heart Umami

3. Paleo Beef Brisket Pho

Slurping is encouraged, and you’ll understand once you taste the aromatic, spiced broth.

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Hey Keto Mama

4. Keto Chicken Enchilada Bowl

Who needs a spoon when you can use low-carb tortilla chips instead?

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Leslie Grow/Keto In an Instant

5. Keto Instant Pot Greek Cauliflower Rice

Add chopped fresh herbs like dill, mint and oregano to kick it up a notch.

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Leslie Grow/Keto In an Instant

6. Instant Pot Keto Indian Butter Chicken

This takeout favorite is on your diet (and if you use coconut cream, it’s dairy free). Pair it with riced cauliflower, natch.

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Leslie Grow/Keto In an Instant

7. Keto Instant Pot Sausage-Kale Soup

Guaranteed to warm (and fill) you up. Use any type of sausage and green to customize your bowl.

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The Defined Dish

8. Instant Pot Chicken and ‘Rice’ Soup

Our favorite low-carb vegetable strikes again. (That would be cauliflower, ICYMI.)

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Two Sleevers

9. Instant Pot Garlic Parmesan Spaghetti Squash

Who needs noodles when you have tender spaghetti squash? Psst: You can freeze it once it’s cooked for make-ahead meals.

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Wholesome Yum

10. Low-Carb Buffalo Chicken Soup

Don’t save it just for game night. (It’s ready in 30 minutes, so you have no excuse.)

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Health Starts in the Kitchen

11. Low-Carb Keto Pressure Cooker Corned Beef Brisket

Bookmark this one for St. Paddy’s Day, then pair it with sautéed cabbage for a low-carb side.

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Food Faith Fitness

12. No-Bean Keto Chili in the Instant Pot

Admittedly, we’re bean lovers, but omitting them makes this dish keto-friendly. Include the jalapeño seeds for an extra kick.

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Hey Keto Mama

13. Keto Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

In just 20 minutes, dinner is done. Go ahead and double the batch if you want leftovers.

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40 Aprons

14. Low-Carb Instant Pot Chicken Tikka Masala

The creamy, spicy sauce makes this dish irresistible. Caramelizing the aromatics is the trick to all that complex flavor.

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40 Aprons

15. Instant Pot Healthy Chicken Pot Pie Soup

It’s like a warm hug on a cold winter night, and as an added bonus, it’s ready in about 30 minutes.

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Confessions of a Fit Foodie

16. Instant Pot Balsamic Chicken

This flavorful dish relies on pantry staples for easy flavor. Serve it over a bed of zucchini noodles to switch things up.

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Two Sleevers

17. Instant Pot Shrimp with Tomatoes and Feta

Say it with us: Feta is betta. (It’s also low carb, with just 3 grams per serving.)

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Show Me the Yummy

18. Instant Pot Orange Chicken

Buh-bye, soggy breading and gloppy sauce. This calls for a side of cauliflower rice.

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Real and Vibrant

19. Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup

It’s über creamy and dairy free, thanks to coconut milk. Top it with toasted pumpkin seeds for texture.

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Low Carb Africa

20. Pumpkin Chicken Curry

Dinner is ready in under an hour, and it tastes ah-mazing. Canned pumpkin makes it so easy.

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The Defined Dish

21. Instant Pot Lamb Stew

Well, aren’t you fancy? A cup of red wine gives this one depth of flavor—save a glass for the cook, too.

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Oh, Sweet Basil

22. Barbecue Instant Pot Whole Chicken

Cooking a whole chicken doesn’t get simpler than this. It’s great as is, but you can also shred it to serve atop sandwiches, salads and rice.

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Berry & Maple

23. Instant Pot Beef Lettuce Wraps

Swapping bread for lettuce is a refreshing way to eliminate some carbs. Bonus: These are Whole30-approved too.

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24. Instant Pot Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Chimichurri Sauce

The herby sauce is *chef’s kiss* and the whole things takes about 20 minutes from start to finish.

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Food Faith Fitness

25. Instant Pot Turmeric Tahini Chicken Soup

It’s like sunshine in a bowl. Fun fact: Turmeric is rich in curcumin, which has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits.

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Wholesome Yum

26. Instant Pot Steak Fajitas

Psst: This one takes 15 minutes. Hot tip, browning the steak in batches will ensure it caramelizes instead of steams.

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Low Carb Yum

27. Keto Instant Pot Lasagna

All of the cheesy goodness and none of the carbs…or dishes, for that matter—this is a one-pot wonder.

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I Heart Umami

28. Easy Thai Green Curry

Speaking of one pot, put this creamy, umami-rich dish on your to-make list. It starts with store-bought curry paste for ease.

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Oh, Sweet Basil

29. Instant Pot Pork Carnitas

Make tacos, tostadas, nachos or burrito bowls to keep it #keto. The leftovers will freeze beautifully, BTW.

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40 Aprons

30. Mexican Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

It’s all about the toppings, and thank God guacamole is on the keto diet.

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The Endless Meal

31. Lemon Chicken Soup

This Greek classic (aka avgolemono) is ready in no time. Here, cauliflower replaces rice for a keto-friendly swap.

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The Defined Dish

32. Salsa Verde Shredded Beef Bowls

A full meal using less than ten ingredients? Believe it.

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Cook Eat Paleo

33. Easy Instant Pot Ribs

You’re going to want extra napkins.

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I Heart Umami

34. Keto Egg Drop Soup

The homemade broth makes all the difference, and with an Instant Pot, it takes so much less time to make.

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Two Sleevers

35. Instant Pot Taco Soup

Tortillas need not apply when you have this low-carb, high-protein bowl. Feel free to customize it with extra veggies, too.

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Pinch of Yum

36. Clean Eating Instant Pot Summer Soup

So many healthy veggies in one dish. Follow the recipe to a T or go wild and clean out your crisper drawer.

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Wholesome Yum

37. Instant Pot Crustless Quiche

When there’s all that cheese, the crust won’t be missed.

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The Defined Dish

38. Instant Pot Barbacoa Beef

Slow-cooking barbacoa would take hours, but your pressure cooker makes quick work of the task. Bonus, it’s also Whole30 friendly.

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Food Faith Fitness

39. Instant Pot Tomato Soup

Who knew creamy and comforting could be on your diet? You can use fresh or canned tomatoes, making this one a year-round staple.

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Low Carb Yum

40. Instant Pot Salmon

Yep, cooking fish in the pressure cooker is a thing. You can even start with frozen fillets for the ultimate in convenience.

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Confessions of a Fit Foodie

41. Instant Pot Loaded Cauliflower Mash

See ya later, potatoes. We have a dinner date with this bacon, cheddar and chive masterpiece.

Delia Mooney is a freelance writer for PureWow.

Katherine Gillen is PureWow’s senior food editor. She’s a writer, recipe developer and food stylist with a degree in culinary arts and professional experience in New York City restaurants. She used to sling sugary desserts in a pastry kitchen, but now she’s an avid home cook and fanatic baker.