The Perfect Weekly Pressure Cooker Crock-Pot or Instant Pot Meal Plan
I want to share with you the perfect weekly meal plan for busy families using an Instant Pot or pressure cooker.
It seems that as my boys grow older, the days get longer and busier. Juggling the family schedule as well as my business makes for a fun challenge when it comes to weeknight meal planning. We usually have limited time to sit down together as a family before someone needs to jet off to the next practice or event.
So it’s super important to me that I am able to not only prepare a variety of meals but that I can also do so quickly using my new Crock Pot® Express Crock Multi-Cooker.
Like any busy household, we have a running list of our favorite Crock Pot® Slow Cooker meals that we love to keep on rotation. And now, with the option to pressure cook –as well as slow cook –all of these meals we love can be ready fast.
I want to share with you the perfect weekly meal plan for busy families using an Instant Pot or pressure cooker. You can make the same plan in any pressure cooker or Instant Pot!
Monday: Fully Loaded Baked Potato Soup
Tuesday: A Whole Lotta Chicken
Wednesday: The Children Love It Chili
Thursday: Zip-Zap Mac-n-Cheese
Friday: Chicken Pho-Sho
FREE WEEKNIGHT MEAL PLAN + SHOPPING LIST
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The new Crock-Pot® Express Crock Multi-Cooker combines the functions of a pressure cooker, slow cooker, steamer, sauté/browning, along with 8 built-in preset buttons that effortlessly cook a variety of great tasting meals. Not to mention getting the meal started is as simple as the press of a button. The perfect thing for a busy mom with a busy family schedule.
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118 Comments on “The Perfect Weekly Pressure Cooker Crock-Pot or Instant Pot Meal Plan”
I don’t have one but I would love to make that chicken!
We love grilled chicken with mashed potatoes and sauteed spinach at my house. The recips for the whole chicken in the Crock-Pot looks amazing. That would be a huge hit with my family!
Lasagna is always a hit in our house.
My favorite dinner recipe is Chili and cornbread
Pulled Port sandwiches are my family’s favorite!
We love Instant Pot Beef Stew.
Love to make Chili!
Roast with potatoes, carrots and onion!
my family loves a pasta dish I made up. They are constantly asking me to make it.
We love chicken and noodles and mashed potatoes and fresh green beans.
I would make homemade vegetable soup! Real comfort food in this cooler weather.
My family raves about my Chicken Francaise
Their favorite recipe is a roast with potatoes, carrots and onions.
Here in Indiana it’s Chicken Parmesan, Cheesy Gralic Bread all the way!
It would definately have to be barley chicken soup. So good !
Our favourite family meal is roast beef and mashed potatoes with vegetables!
We love some spaghetti in this house 🙂
Barbeque Rib Tips
We love making homemade pizza!
beef stew and chili
My favorite dinner recipe is my Chicken and Dumplings that the kids love!
Our favorite is actually an Oven Foil Dinner with Hamburger Steak, Potatoes, Onions, and Cheese!
I love making pulled pork in my crock pot
Our favorite is any kind of macaroni and cheese.
now that the weather has turned cold here in Ohio I would have to say my family loves when I make hamburger soup, thanks
my family likes chili in the crock pot with tamales
Lasagna, homemade pizza, and burritos are our families favorite foods
Our favorite is spaghetti with homemade meat sauce, along with crusty garlic bread. Yum, Yum!!
ours is taco night with all the fixing then spaghetti with cheese in it
favorite family recipe is Chicken Paprikas!
We like baked ziti.
Our favorite meal is spaghetti with meatballs and sweet sausage.
My family loves a coconut curry noodle dish called khao suey.
We like Taco Soup, which is similar to chili, but uses taco seasoning, ranch dressing powder and adds corn.
We love chili especially during the winter months
Our favorite dinner recipe is turkey chili!
we love beef stew with carrots and potatoes
We love spaghetti and meatballs.
We like beef chili
We like Chili!
We all love to have homemade chicken stew in the crock pot during the winter the best.
They love my Chili Recipe!
Our favorite recipe is Tuscan Vegetable Soup (found online).
Meatball stroganoff with egg noodles
We love a good beef stroganoff.
My family love tacos with salsa and guacamole.
Pad thai is one of our favorites.
My family loves my chili!
Crockpot Chili ( Black, Pinto, and kidney beans, mushrooms, zucchini, tomatoes, onion, garlic, bell pepper, and chili powder)
Thanks for the neat giveaway!
We enjoy a yummie pot of chili!
I love making tacos and chili. I also love making pasta with a sauce!
I love to make Sloppy Joes or Taco’s.
It would be a cheesy chicken bake that I make. My kids love it.
My family’s favorite dinner recipe is my chicken stir fry!
We love a good pot roast with mashed carrots & spaetzle.
family favorite is always macaroni and cheese.
We like BBQ pulled pork sandwiches!
They love my roasted chicken and mac and cheese.
My family loves homemade chicken pie!
Our family’s favorite dinner recipe is broccoli cheese rice casserole.
Our favorite meal is meatloaf and baked potato
My family’s favorite is green chili pork stew.
My family loves traditional lasagna.
my family loves to eat lasagna. it is our favorite family dinner.
Nonnie’s Mac and Cheese
We love to make sauted salmon with a side of veggies.
We love taco soup
My family loves beef stroganoff.
My meatloaf and tater tot casserole for my kids and my husband baked parmesan pork chops
Our favorite dinner dish is pepprocini pepper roast.
My family loves Shepards Pie
My family loves lasagna, and also stuffed cabbage rolls.
THEY LIKE MASHED POTATOES AND MEAT LOAF.
My family’s favorite is anything made by me! LOL Seriously, they love when I make my spaghetti sauce. They also love when I make the pulled pork!
Meatloaf is my family’s favorite dinner.
Our favorite meal is pulled pork! Thank you!!
Tough one but either spaghetti with meat sauce or mac and cheese are big favorites.
Our favorite recipe is beef stroganoff.
Our favorite dinner is Jambalaya and Garlic Bread.
Everyone loves our lasagna
The favorite in my house is General Tso’s Chicken w/ lots of rice & broccoli.
Roasted lemon pepper chicken with veggies & potatoes
We like vegetable soup.
We like to make chicken and dumplings.
My family loves chicken cutlets and mac n cheese.
My family’s favorite dinner recipe is taco salad
Meatloaf with mashed potatoes and green bean casserole.
Our favorite is Meatloaf and Spaghetti, either one will do, love them both
chicken broth, chicken pieces, carrots, celery, onions and noodles, plus sprinkle herbs in.
My family loves boneless chicken thighs. I cook them in the crock pot and make white rice. Then I add a sweet bbq sauce to the top of all of it.
We like slow cooked roast beef with mashed potatoes and gravy.
We like Chicken Parmesan.
My family favorite is chicken paprikash
we love anything bbq and theres nothing better than smelling it cook all day.
sweet and sour meatballs- frozen meatball of choice with equal parts grape jelly and ketchup. crockpot on low for the day. easy meal
Homemade mac and cheese!!
Cook a Boston Butt so it will fall apart. Serve it with bbq sauce.
Lasagna is our favorite.
Our favorite dinner would be a tie between barbecue chicken or soup bean and cornbread.
My family’s favorite meal is barbecue chicken with slaw and rolls.
We love Frito Chili Pie
Everyone in my family loves my homemade orange chicken!
Spaghetti is a favorite here.
My family loves a taco pasta bake. We have taco night and then take the left overs and mix it with elbow macaroni and cover with cheese. Delicious and filling casserole.
We love stuffed shells.
Our favorite quick meal is Mac & Cheese
During this time, we eat a lot of soups and stews! Yesterday, I made clam chowder and they gobbled it up!
My family’s favorite dinner is slow cooker chicken noodle soup. All holidays, this is made. It is creamier and richer than most chicken noodle soups.
One of our winter family favorites: Guinness Beef Stew !!!
When I make this cheesy chicken rice bake the family goes nuts (and it disappears the quickest!!)
Just purchased crockpot express multi cooker. Need recipes. Never used a pressure cooker. Can I join a Facebook page or so,ething where I can get recipes for the crockpot express. Can’t find online.
We used our new Crock Pot Express Cooker to make Split Pea soup. Here is what we did. First we placed the ham bone from our Christmas Dinner in the Cooker and pressure cooked it for about 2 hours. We then removed the bones and left the ham meat in the pot and added all of the ingredients for our Soup right in the pot (sorry I don’t have the recipe (it is my best friend’s Mothers and she wont share HAHAHA)) . Turned the cooker on to slow cook and cooked it overnight on low heat. IT WAS PERFECT and great for a cold day. I LOVE MY EXPRESS COOKER CAN’T WAIT TO MAKE SOMETHING ELSE.
My husband gave me the Crock Pot Express for Christmas, so far I used it an old Slow Cooker Continental Chicken recipe, looking forward to trying the Pressure Cooker!
just got the crockpot express for christmas i made the encilada stuffed peppers and they were delicious this is my first time using a pressure cooker i am looking for some recipies that are weight watcher friendly please reply
I just bought an Express Crock Pot and found your site. Just wondering if you have an index or list of your posted recipies anywhere that can be looked up under main ingredient like Fish, Ground Beef, etc.? Thanks very much, your recipes are going to be a huge help while I learn about this cooker.