Bacon lovers, this one is for you. Browse these Instant Pot recipes with bacon to find your next family-favorite dinner, soup, or side.
I've rounded up a variety of bacon recipes, from chicken bacon corn chowder to pumpkin mac and cheese with bacon. You’ll find low-carb, gluten-free, and Whole30 recipes.
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These recipes all call for American-style streaky bacon. American-style bacon comes in long strips and is made from pork belly. I usually gravitate toward thick-cut bacon.
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Why use a pressure cooker?
The Instant Pot is an electric pressure cooker that's multi-use. These functions include pressure cook, steam, slow cook, rice cook, and more.
For me, it's all about the easy cleanup. I look for dump-and-go dinners and one-pot meals.
What size Instant Pot do I need?
For most people, a 6-quart Instant Pot will be the most versatile size. It allows you to make dishes for two or dishes for a family of five (with leftovers!).
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I'm partial to Instant Pot. I was gifted a 6-quart Instant Pot Duo about five years ago, and it's in amazing shape. I've never once thought about purchasing a different make or model.
Pasta recipes are easy to make in the Instant Pot and can result in a more flavorful dish than cooking on the stovetop.
Bacon adds a sweet, fatty, salty flavor that is perfect for savory dishes.
Bacon adds a salty crunch to any soup recipe.
What vegetable isn't made better with the addition of bacon? Try these Brussels sprout, green bean, and potato recipes.
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