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April Instant Pot Meal Plan (2020)

Delicious Instant Pot Meals For The Month of April

We welcome April amidst uncertainty and being at home. It’s because of this that I did my best to include easy recipes with few ingredients in hopes that you will at least be able to use it as a guide for your planning this month. I hope you stay safe and are able to use this meal plan to help you get through the month!

In this April 2020 Edition of my Instant Pot Meal Plan, you’ll find so many easy and delicious dishes. The Salsa Chicken, Taco Soup, Cheesy Ground Beef and Rice, and Taco Pasta are particularly simple to make and so tasty.

Make sure to check out all the wonderful recipes from other bloggers as well. The Mexican Ground Beef Casserole and Meatball Soup are especially delicious.

For the desserts, I’ve included some of my readers’ favorites. You’ll find my famous Flan and Arroz con Leche recipes. If you haven’t tried them yet, then you must! They are some of the most popular recipes on my blog. They are so good!

Below the list of recipes, you will find links to all my monthly Instant Pot meal plans.

April 2020 Instant Pot Meal Plan

Below the list of recipes, you will find a link to the downloadable calendar and links to all my monthly Instant Pot meal plans.

Main Dishes

  • serving salsa chicken on a tortilla
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    April 1Salsa Chicken from One Happy Housewife

    A very popular recipe that’s fast, easy, and so versatile. The perfect busy weeknight meal!

  • a comforting bowl of taco soup
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    April 2Taco Soup from One Happy Housewife

    A wonderful dump-and-go meal that’s loaded with taco flavor, requires very little prep, and uses easy to find ingredients.

  • a ladle filled with a serving of mac and cheese
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    April 3Macaroni and Cheese from One Happy Housewife

    The absolute BEST Instant Pot Mac and Cheese! A blend of four cheeses make it the creamiest and cheesiest.

  • a large serving of cheesy ground beef and rice on a plate
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    April 4Cheesy Ground Beef and Rice from One Happy Housewife

    An incredibly easy and hearty family-friendly meal that’s oh so cheesy and delicious.

  • a plate of cajun pasta
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    April 5Spicy Cajun Pasta from One Happy Housewife

    A super easy weeknight dinner with a wonderful kick of cajun.

  • a bowl of chicken and dumplings
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    April 6Chicken and Dumplings from One Happy Housewife

    Tender, tasty chicken, sweet veggies, and dumplings. This is the epitome of comfort food.

  • side view of creamy beef macaroni casserole in a bowl
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    April 7Beef & Macaroni Casserole from One Happy Housewife

    This deliciously creamy beef and pasta casserole is the perfect hearty and filling meal for those busy weeknights.

  • a serving of spaghetti and meatballs topped with shredded parmesan
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    April 8Spaghetti & Meatballs from One Happy Housewife

    This super easy Spaghetti & Meatballs recipe requires no prep and is ready in minutes.

  • a baking dish of beef taters
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    April 9Cheesy Beef Taters from Awe Filled Homemaker

    This one is really great for either a side dish or a main dish – your choice! Kid friendly!

  • a bowl of tomato soup with basil and a grilled cheese
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    April 10Tomato Soup from One Happy Housewife

    This wonderfully delicious and creamy tomato soup is infused with basil and lightly sweetened with honey.

  • a bowl of broccoli cheese soup topped with shredded cheese
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    April 11Broccoli Cheese Soup from One Happy Housewife

    The combination of broccoli, carrots, cream, and cheddar make for a hearty soup that’s amazingly creamy and flavorful.

  • Mouth Watering Pulled Pork Sandwich on a platter
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    April 12Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork from One Happy Housewife

    Made with only 4 ingredients, this fall apart delicious pulled pork is so tasty and versatile.

  • a bowl of creamy fettuccine alfredo with chicken
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    April 13Chicken Alfredo from One Happy Housewife

    A quick and easy pasta dish made with a homemade Alfredo sauce that’s incredibly rich and creamy.

  • overhead shot of beef stew in a large bowl
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    April 14Beef Stew from Retro Recipe Box

    Enjoy this comfort classic loaded with tender chunks of beef and vegetables.

  • a plate of ground beef and farfalle pasta in vodka sauce
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    April 15Beef & Bowtie Pasta from One Happy Housewife

    A fast and simple pasta dinner that even the most picky of eaters will devour.

  • meatball soup garnished with cilantro and shredded cheese served in a soup bowl
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    April 16Meatball Soup from Make Ahead Meal Mom

    A warm and hearty meal that your family will love!

  • close up of red beans in a serving bowl
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    April 17Red Beans from One Happy Housewife

    These wonderful beans are nutritious, filling, and flexible. Can be used for red beans and rice, burritos, tacos, and so much more.

  • a bowl of bean soup garnished with cilantro drizzled with mantequilla and hot sauce
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    April 18Bean Soup from One Happy Housewife

    A hearty, filling and delicious classic Honduran recipe that’s full of Latin flavor.

  • aloo matar potatoes and peas in a small pot bowl
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    April 19Potato & Peas Curry (Aloo Matar) from Piping Pot Curry

    This quick and easy Instant Pot recipe delivers a warm bowl of potatoes and peas in a delicious curry.

  • homemade spaghetti and meat sauce with garlic butter toast
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    April 20Spaghetti and Meat Sauce from One Happy Housewife

    A tasty traditional Italian pasta dish that will be loved by the whole family and can be served in minutes.

  • a bowl of mexican ground beef casserole garnished with cilantro
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    April 21Mexican Ground Beef Casserole from Two Sleevers

    Enjoy this quick and easy family-friendly meal that’s loaded with ground beef, rice, and beans and seasoned to perfection.

  • a close up of chicken soup
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    April 22Chicken Soup from One Happy Housewife

    This hearty, healthy, homemade chicken soup is so tasty and loaded with nourishing vegetables and spices.

  • instant pot taco pasta
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    April 23Taco Pasta from One Happy Housewife

    The perfect hearty meal for a busy weeknight, this easy and delicious pasta dish is kid-approved and will be ready in no time.

  • overhead shot of a bowl of spaghetti in pesto sauce garnished with basil and shredded cheese
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    April 24Spaghetti in Pesto Sauce from Piping Pot Curry

    Spaghetti tossed in pesto sauce with sun-dried tomatoes and a drizzle of lemon juice.

  • a large bowl of white bean chicken chili
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    April 25White Chicken Chili from One Happy Housewife

    A super easy and crazy delicious dump and start creamy chicken chili loaded with hearty white beans, chicken, corn, tomatoes, and green peppers.

  • a bowl of creamy homemade tuna casserole
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    April 26Tuna Casserole from One Happy Housewife

    A classic comfort dish made fast from scratch thanks to the pressure cooker.

  • overhead shot of a bowl of pasta with tomato cream sauce garnished with basil
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    April 27Pasta with Tomato Cream Sauce from Ministry of Curry

    This easy dump meal makes an absolutely creamy and delicious pasta.

  • chicken curry soup served in a bowl
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    April 28Chicken Curry Soup from Paint the Kitchen Red

    A hearty, satisfying, creamy curry chicken soup brimming with the flavors of India.

  • overhead shot of a plate of cheeseburgermac and lettuce with tomato slices
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    April 29Cheeseburger Mac from One Happy Housewife

    A super hearty and flavorful, from scratch pasta casserole made fast.

  • a bowl of homemade minestrone soup on a placemat
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    April 30Minestrone Soup from Spice Cravings

    Easy, tasty, and healthy, this minestrone soup has the perfect blend of hearty vegetables, tomato broth and beans.

Side Dishes

  • mashed potatoes served on a dinner plate
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    Mashed Potatoes from One Happy Housewife

    Cooked and seasoned to perfection, these mashed potatoes are so fast and easy to make.

  • parmesan risotto served on a plate as a side
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    Parmesan Risotto from One Happy Housewife

    A creamy and delicious side dish that is simply irresistible.

  • a wooden spoon scooping jasmine rice from the bowl
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    Jasmine Rice from One Happy Housewife

    Quick, easy, and perfect white rice every time!

  • a warm bowl of brown rice
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    Brown Rice from One Happy Housewife

    A simple and healthy side-dish for the Instant Pot.

  • a glass bowl of salsa rice
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    Salsa Rice from One Happy Housewife

    An incredibly easy and delicious side dish that makes a perfect companion for any meal, especially Mexican inspired dishes.

Desserts

  • a large slice of flan
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    Flan from One Happy Housewife

    A heavenly dark caramel blankets this rich, creamy, and silky smooth flan.

  • a lemon cake with glaze drizzled on top
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    Lemon Cake from One Happy Housewife

    Drizzled with a sweet lemony glaze, this wonderful lemon cake is the perfect refreshing dessert.

  • Turtle lava cake fresh out of the Instant Pot
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    Turtle Lava Cakes from One Happy Housewife

    These deliciously decadent mini cakes are overflowing with a molten chocolate center, caramel and pecans.

  • a delicious coconut bundt cake served on a large plate
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    Coconut Cake from One Happy Housewife

    This cake is loaded with coconut goodness and is the perfect sweet treat to share with friends and family.

  • a spoonful of arroz con leche
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    Arroz con Leche from One Happy Housewife

    This traditional Hispanic dessert is so creamy, rich and delicious. Simple ingredients and so quick and easy to make.

Download the April 2020 Meal Plan Calendar.

Other Instant Pot Meal Plans

Each month I publish an updated meal plan that includes a whole new set of delicious recipes. You’ll definitely want to check out my latest Instant Pot Meal Plan where you’ll find loads of wonderful meal options.

Each recipe that I add to my meal plans are carefully selected depending on which month I’m including them in. That means that each month has a different set of recipes. Use the links below if you would like to see all my previously published Instant Pot Meal Plans.

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