Who is ready for vibrant, refreshing, flavorful, spring-inspired recipes?! Better yet, who is ready for them to be made quickly and easily in your Instant Pot? (Find out which Instant Pot is best for you and why you might want a second Instant Pot.)
Spring produce is always a welcome addition after a long winter. We’ve put together a lovely collection of healthy, spring-inspired recipes packed with spring produce for you to cook in your Instant Pot.
Seasonal food is the most nutritious for our bodies, and tends to be more affordable and fresh, too! You can’t get much better than that!
All of the recipes in this collection have at least one spring produce item (veggie, herb, or fruit). There are also a handful of recipes for spring holidays, including St. Patrick’s Day, Cinco de Mayo, Easter, and Mother’s Day.
All recipes are made with real food ingredients, too! You won’t find any processed ingredients here. While most of the recipes are gluten-free, a few are not. Recipes will be listed with the dietary category of Paleo, Grain-Free, Gluten-Free, Whole30, Keto, Low Carb and/or Vegetarian or Vegan so you can easily find the recipes that fit your dietary needs. Most Keto recipes will also be suitable for a Trim Healthy Mama Satisfying meal.
These healthy spring recipes have also been broken up into the following categories: Protein-Packed Spring Meals, Spring Soups, Spring Side Dishes, Spring Fruits & Sweet Treats and Spring Holiday Favorites.
Wondering What's In Season During The Spring?
Let's talk about spring produce? Do you know what's in season in the spring?
Spring Veggies Include…
- Bok Choy
- Collard Greens
- Fava Beans
- Fiddlehead Ferns
- Green Beans
- Swiss Chard
Spring Fruits Include…
Protein Packed Spring Meals
- Instant Pot Lemon-Dill Salmon & Asparagus – Grain-free, Paleo, Keto
- Instant Pot Taiwanese Meat Sauce – Paleo
- Caramelized Mushroom & Onion Crustless Quiche – Grain-free
- Instant Pot Mediterranean Spinach-Feta Pie – Grain-free
- 5 Minute On-the-Go Mini Frittatas – Grain-free
- Whole Chicken with Lemon & Garlic – Paleo, Low Carb
- Basil Thai Chicken with Zoodles – Paleo, Whole30
- Chicken Shawarma Lettuce Cups – Paleo
- Kung Pao Chicken – Grain-free, Low Carb
- Pot Roast with Carrots & Spring Herbs – Paleo, Keto, Whole30
Image courtesy of Raising Generation Nourished.
- Spring Vegetable Soup – Paleo
- Vegetable Soup – Paleo, Keto, Low Carb
- Cabbage Soup with Ground Beef – Paleo, Keto, Low Carb, Whole30
- Detox Vegetable Soup – Paleo, Low Carb, Vegan
- Vegetable Barley Soup – Vegan
- Moroccan Carrot Red Lentil Soup – Gluten-free, Vegetarian
Spring Side Dishes
Image courtesy of Live Simply.
- Quick & Easy Spring Risotto – Gluten-free
- Risotto with Peas & Artichokes – Gluten-free, Vegan
- Risotto with Peas & Lemon – Gluten-free, Vegetarian
- Instant Pot Egg Custard “Tofu” – Paleo, Keto, Low Carb
- Sprouted Hummus with Kale & Chives – Grain-free
- Instant Pot Sprouted Chickpea & Sweet Potato Hummus – Grain-free
- Instant Pot Beets Salad – Paleo, Whole30
- Vegetable Cracked Wheat Pilaf – Vegan
- Instant Pot Forbidden Rice & Red Bean Congee – Gluten-free, Vegan
- Vegetable Quinoa Pulao – Gluten-free
Spring Fruits & Sweet Treats
- Instant Pot Easy Strawberry Compote – Paleo
- Instant Pot Berry Jam – Paleo
- Strawberry-Rhubarb Custard – Paleo, Keto
- 2-Ingredient Instant Pot Rhubarb Juice – Paleo, Keto
- Instant Pot Strawberry Cobbler – Grain-free, Nut-free
- Instant Pot Strawberry Cheesecake – Grain-free, Nut-free
Spring Holiday Favorites
Image courtesy of Killing Thyme.
- Instant Pot Corned Beef – Paleo (St. Patrick’s Day)
- Instant Pot Chipotle Chicken Tacos – Gluten-free, Paleo (Cinco de Mayo)
- Spicy Black Bean Soup – Gluten-free (Cinco de Mayo)
- Instant Pot Carnitas – Paleo (Cinco de Mayo)
- Instant Pot Spanish Rice – Gluten-free (Cinco de Mayo)
- Tasty Egg & Cheese Salad – Grain-free, Low Carb (Easter & Mother’s Day)
- Easy Instant Pot Deviled Eggs – Grain-free (Easter & Mother’s Day)
- Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs – Paleo (Easter & Mother’s Day)
- Shredded Chicken Breast – Paleo, Keto, Low Carb, Whole30 (Easter & Mother’s Day)
- Instant Pot Lamb Shoulder Roast Greek-Style – Paleo (Easter)
- Instant Pot Mediterranean Lamb Roast with Potatoes – Grain-free (Easter)
Which of these Instant Pot recipes for spring will you try first?
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