Thanksgiving Pressure Cooker Recipe Ideas

Pressure Cooker Thanksgiving Recipes

The holidays are a perfect time for using your pressure cooker. You can get things done quickly and predictably, and with more flavor. Most importantly it’s a chance to share this cooking technique with friends and family – while spending more time with them! Here’s recipe ideas and my tips for the big feast!


Soups are one of those things that you don’t want to make ahead. But, what you can do ahead of time is wash, peel and chop all of the ingredients and have the necessary spices and seasonings measured out and ready to go!


All of this salads can be prepared up to a day in advance. If your refrigerator is low on space just store the slad in a giant ziploc and stuff it where you can and pour into a serving bowl before about an hour before serving.

Simple Sides

These can be served at room temperature or just warmed up in the oven – if you’ve got the oven going at full blast to make the main event you can just sit the serving dish on top to heat up a little before serving.

If you’re not going whole turkey…
…these alternatives which can both be prepared and cooked the day before, and then just re-heated right before serving!


If you’re so OVER turkey…

…go with another main dish that still brings the holiday spirit but without “the bird”.


Sweet Endings

All of these delicious desserts can be prepared a day or two in advance and served at room temperature (take them out of the refrigerator as you are starting to serve dinner so that they are not too cold).


Your Plans?
What are your favorite Thanksgiving Pressure Cooker recipes and time-saving tips?

Tell me about them in the comments section, or add a link to it if it’s online!!!

Ciao and Happy Thanksgiving from my family, to yours!