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16 Instapot-Friendly Meals That Will Warm You Up on Cold Nights

These Instapot dinners are the perfect way to enjoy a quick home-cooked meal that's packed with nutrients—and taste.

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Instapot recipesphoto credit: Maya Visnyei

Super Simple Tomato Sauce

Make this sauce ahead of time, so you have it ready to go for the week or let it simmer on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon.

Recipe: Super Simple Tomato Sauce

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Instapot recipesPhoto Credit: Ryan Szulc

Barley & Mushroom Risotto

This easy and wholesome risotto is sure to bring comfort to your kitchen this season.

Recipe: Barley & Mushroom Risotto

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Instapot recipesPhoto Credit: Ryan Szulc

Pulled Pork Tacos

Bring a little comfort to your kitchen by adding our pulled pork tacos to the menu.

Recipe: Pulled Pork Tacos

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Lentil Pumpkin Soup

Serve with cornbread or a French baguette.

Recipe: Lentil Pumpkin Soup

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Instapot recipesphoto credit: Ryan Szulc

Coconut Chickpea Vegan Soup

An easy-to-serve meal that’s perfect to whip up any day of the week.

Recipe: Coconut Chickpea Vegan Soup

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Instapot recipesPhoto Credit: Ryan Szulc

Beef Chili

Make cool nights warmer with this hearty, slow-cooker beef chili.

Recipe: Beef Chili

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Instapot recipesPhoto Credit: Maya Visnyei

Chicken Stew

The broth in this recipe lightens the dish and allows the vege­tables to take a leading role.

Recipe: Chicken Stew

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Quinoa Cabbage Rolls

These fix-it-and-forget-it cabbage rolls are the key to an impressive yet worry-free supper.

Recipe: Quinoa Cabbage Rolls

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Burgundy Lamb Shanks

Simmer for eight hours to reach a level of taste and tenderness that will please everyone.

Recipe: Burgundy Lamb Shanks

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Instapot recipesPhoto Credit: Maya Visnyei

Vegetarian Shakshuka

A fantastic way to use up any odd bits of vegetables that you have in the fridge, making the possibilities endless.

Recipe: Vegetarian Shakshuka

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Freshest Vegetable Chili

Packed with a delicious warmth of flavours, your family will wish you made a second batch.

Recipe: Vegetable Chili

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Italian Turkey Sausage & White Bean Soup

This Italian soup not only warms you up, but it’s also a good source of protein and fibre, thanks to the turkey sausage, navy beans and nutrient-packed kale.

Recipe: Italian Turkey Sausage & White Bean Soup

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Asian Turkey Meatballs

These meatballs are the perfect make-ahead appetizer.

Recipe: Asian Turkey Meatballs

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Coconut Chicken Curry

It keeps well in the fridge for up to two days.

Recipe: Coconut Chicken Curry

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Instapot recipesPhoto Credit: Ryan Szulc

Better-for-You Bolognese

The dark colour and umami flavour of mushrooms are a natural replacement for slow-simmered meat in this traditional sauce.

Recipe: Better-for-You Bolognese

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Curry-Spiced Pumpkin Risotto

This easy dish gets a major flavour boost from the curry.

Recipe: Curry-Spiced Pumpkin Risotto

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Originally Published in Best Health Canada