Keto-fy Your Instant Pot With These 12 Recipes for Beginners
No matter what your diet is, everyone loves a quick five-minute meal prep. If you’re following the Ketogenic lifestyle, however, it can be difficult to simply throw a few ingredients in a pan and hope for the best. This low-carb, high-protein diet requires a bit more thought than that. Thankfully, the Instant Pot makes things a cinch. This modern-day pressure cooker takes normally multi-step recipes and turns them into manageable weeknight meals, no matter how busy you are. Here are 12 recipes to prove it’s possible.
Lemon Pepper Salmon: Thanks to your Instant Pot, in 10 minutes you're presented with a succulent piece of salmon that has the ideal texture. Then you only need to pair it with a few roasted veggies before dinner is served. (via Wholesomelicious)
Instant Pot Carnitas: Traditional Mexican carnitas are pork that's slow-fried in lard. Although that sounds scrumptious, let’s face it: This is not the easiest process for the average home cook. For those of us who aren’t ready or willing to start frying our pork in lard, the next best option is to whip out the Instant Pot to make some ultra speedy and super tasty carnitas. Serve it with cauli rice if you know what's good for you. (via gnom-gnom)
Seafood Gumbo: This seafood stew is bursting with the flavors of irresistible ingredients like sea bass filets, bell peppers, and shrimp. Plus, with the Instant Pot, this dish becomes a one-pot meal. (via The Movement Menu)
Keto Poblano Cheese Frittata: Fritatta stuffed with chilies is good for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, so you might find that you make this dish constantly. The Instant Pot gives the eggs a surprisingly wonderful texture. However, for the sake of presentation, you may want to quickly brown both sides in a pan before serving. (via Two Sleevers)
Keto Carrot Cake: When you want to enjoy a low-carb cake, take out your Instant Pot. Add some carrots, walnuts, and almond flour, and watch the magic happen. (via Two Sleevers)
Broccoli Cheese Soup: Imagine that in five minutes you can have low-carb, creamy, and delicious broccoli cheddar soup. Well, now, thanks to your favorite kitchen contraption, you can. (via Life Is Sweeter by Design)
Low-Carb Chocolate Mousse: Rich and creamy chocolate mousse can now be made in your Instant Pot. With only 4.4 grams of net carbs, this chocolatey treat is a perfect last-minute dessert, because you can get from start to finish in a mere six minutes. (via My Life Cookbook)
Mexican Shredded Beef: Spiced and shredded beef has a place in your kitchen almost any night of the week. You can make a big batch of this meat on Monday and discover five new ways to use it, from tacos to low-carb stir-fry bowls, throughout the week. (via Leigh Anne Wilkes)
Chinese Chicken and Broccoli: Chicken and broccoli is a classic dish that's popular across cultures and generations. The latest interpretation of the meal simply involves the addition of an Instant Pot, which makes it possible in only 20 minutes. (via Lexi’s Clean Kitchen)
Low-Carb Loaded Cauliflower Soup: This cauliflower-based soup is blended to creamy perfection with some cream cheese and an extra sprinkle of cheddar for good measure. (via Kalyn’s Kitchen)
Keto Chili: Chili is a dish that naturally lends itself to the Keto lifestyle, because it's absolutely loaded with meat, veggies, and spices. But chili has a tendency to disappear in the blink of an eye, even though it takes hours on the stove to develop all the thick, rich flavors. However, with an Instant Pot, it now only takes minutes to have a satisfying bowl in front of you. (via The Healing Spoon )
Chicken Soup With Kale: Chicken soup is a must during the cold months. It warms you up from the inside out and is ridiculously good for you. When you add in some kale and herbs, you’ll be surprised how this childhood favorite takes on a new life. (via The Domestic Man)
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