February Instant Pot Meal Plan (2023)

Welcome to February! With the winter chill still in the air, it’s time to give your kitchen some extra warmth with this month’s Instant Pot meal plan. Whether you’re looking for some delightful soups or hearty pasta, you are sure to find a recipe that will bring comfort to your dinner table in this month’s meal plan.

You’ll get loads of quick one-pot meals that can be thrown together in a jiffy, I’ve got it all covered! Plus, with meal-prepping tips and meal suggestions for special occasions like Valentine’s Day, you’ll surely find something delicious to make your meals extra special this month. So strap on your apron and dive into February’s Instant Pot meal plan! Here we go!

instant pot meal plan calendar for february 2023

Instant Pot Soups

The Instant Pot is a great tool to help you whip up delicious meals in no time. Whether looking for something quick and easy or warm and comforting, soups are always a hit! From creamy broccoli cheese soup and flavorful vanilla jalapeño corn chowder to chicken and dumplings, these meal ideas will surely make dinner time exciting and tasty. Enjoy!

Broccoli Cheese Soup

Broccoli cheese soup is a classic meal that’s always a hit! This creamy soup is flavorful and perfect for warming up on cold days. Broccoli, cheddar cheese, chicken broth, and veggies come together to create an irresistible meal that’s sure to please everyone. Whether you’re looking for something quick or comforting, this one will hit the spot!

close up shot of broccoli cheddar soup in a bowl

Vanilla Jalapeño Corn Chowder

For a unique meal, try this delicious vanilla jalapeño corn chowder! Combining sweet and spicy flavors makes for an unforgettable dish that’ll please everyone. This creamy soup is packed with comfort and features a hint of sweetness from the corn and natural vanilla extract. It’s the perfect meal for any day of the week – quick, easy, and tasty!

a spoonful of vanilla jalapeño corn chowder being scooped out of a bowl and an instant pot in the background

Chicken and Dumplings

Nothing beats a warm bowl of chicken and dumplings when you need a comforting meal. With tender chicken and soft, fluffy dumplings simmered in a rich broth, this meal will surely be a hit with the whole family. The sweet carrots and peas along with the blend of herbs add an extra layer of flavor that will have everyone asking for seconds! Enjoy this meal on chilly days or as part of your weekly meal plan. It’s sure to become a favorite!

a bowl of chicken and dumplings

Instant Pot Pastas

The Instant Pot can help you quickly turn ordinary ingredients into delicious meals! One of my favorite dishes to make with an Instant Pot is pasta!

Whether you’re looking for something quick and easy or more gourmet, there are many great options for Instant Pot pasta. From classic comfort foods like macaroni & cheese to savory Italian-style dinners, you can use your Instant Pot to create flavorful and filling meals with just a few simple ingredients.

Here are some of my favorite recipes for making delicious Instant Pot pasta. Enjoy!

Spaghetti & Meatballs

Spaghetti & Meatballs is a classic meal that both adults and children love. This Instant Pot version of the traditional pasta dish requires just one pot and a few simple ingredients, making prep and cleanup easy. The meatballs are incredibly juicy and flavorful, while the spaghetti cooks perfectly al dente every time. Serve with a side salad or garlic bread for an unbeatable meal that the whole family will love.

spaghetti and meatballs

Cajun Shrimp Alfredo

This Cajun Shrimp Alfredo is perfect if you’re looking for something more gourmet without spending too much time in the kitchen. This dish is loaded with flavorful Cajun spices and succulent shrimp cooked to perfection in a creamy Alfredo sauce. The entire meal only takes minutes to prepare, so it’s a great option when you need something quick but delicious!

plate of instant pot creamy cajun shrimp alfredo with sausage

Cheesy Sausage Rigatoni

Rigatoni smothered in cheese, and sausage is the ultimate comfort food! This Instant Pot version of this classic meal makes it even easier and more delicious. With under 10 minutes of pressure cooking time, you can create a meal that’s hearty, cheesy, and full of flavor. Serve with some crusty bread for an unbeatable meal your family will love.

a white bowl with instant pot cheesy sausage rigatoni

Valentine’s Day Instant Pot Recipes

Whether cooking for two or feeding a crowd, my Valentine’s Day-themed Instant Pot recipes will water your loved ones’ mouths.

Lobster Tails

Lobster tails are a delicious and elegant meal perfect for any special occasion, such as Valentine’s Day. Not only do they look impressive, but they taste amazing too! Prepare to wow your significant other with succulent lobster tails cooked in your pressure cooker.

cooked lobster tails in the instant pot

Instant Pot Side Dishes

Are you looking for easy, delicious side dishes to add to your meal plan? Look no further than the Instant Pot! With this magical kitchen appliance, you can whip up my creamy white cheddar mac, and buttery lemon broccoli in no time. Make meal prep a breeze with these easy-to-follow side dish recipes.

White Cheddar Mac

This white cheddar mac is the ultimate comfort food. It’s creamy, cheesy, and guaranteed to make your taste buds sing! The best part? You can have it on the table in less than 10 minutes with your Instant Pot.

instant pot white cheddar shells and cheese with instant pot in the background

Lemon Butter Broccoli

This lemon butter broccoli is a bright, flavorful side dish that pairs perfectly with any meal. It’s quick and easy to make in the Instant Pot, letting you enjoy this nutritious vegetable in no time!

pouring lemon butter sauce on broccoli

Instant Pot Desserts

From lemon bundt cake to chocoflan and turtle lava cakes, these dessert recipes are sure to satisfy dessert time. Plus, they all come together quickly in your Instant Pot, so you don’t have to worry about spending too much time in the kitchen. I hope you enjoy them as much as we do! Bon appetit!

Lemon Bundt Cake

Craving something sweet? End your meal with a deliciously moist and tangy lemon bundt cake. This classic recipe, made in the Instant Pot, will bring zesty, lemony flavor to dessert time without all the fuss of traditional baking methods. Moreover, it comes together quickly – perfect for when you’re short on time!

grabbing a bite with a fork from a slice of moist and fluffy lemon bundt cake


Make mealtime memorable with this Mexican favorite: chocoflan! This decadently layered delight is sure to please even the pickiest eater. It’ll be a mealtime favorite with chocolate cake and flan custard layers. The best part is that it’s made easily in the Instant Pot, so you don’t have to worry about spending hours in the kitchen. This sweet treat is sure to impress!

an instant pot chocoflan made to taste like and irish car bomb cocktail

Turtle Lava Cakes

Finish off your meal with something truly special: turtle lava cakes. These individual-sized treats are filled with gooey chocolate and topped with caramel and pecans for a delightful combination of flavors. Plus, they come together quickly in the Instant Pot, so you don’t have to stress about long cook times.

Turtle lava cake served on plate

Have a happy Valentine’s Day, and enjoy this February 2023 Instant Pot Meal Plan!

Make sure you also check out my latest Instant Pot Meal Plan.

February 2023 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

  • a bowl of broccoli cheese soup topped with shredded cheese
    February 1
    Broccoli 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.

  • tacos made with cochinitas pibil
    February 2
    Cochinita Pibil
    from One Happy Housewife

    With a mix of sweet, acidic and earthy flavors this traditional Mexican food will provide a unique experience for your taste buds.

  • instant pot spaghetti and meatballs
    February 3
    Spaghetti & Meatballs
    from One Happy Housewife

    You can never go wrong with spaghetti and meatballs. Everyone loves it and it’s always easy. This recipe makes it even easier because it requires no prep and is ready in minutes.

  • overhead shot of ravioli soup in a large pot
    February 4
    Beefy Ravioli Soup
    from The Bearded Hiker

    This quick and hearty soup is perfect to feed your family on a cool winter day.

  • teriyaki chicken bowl garnished with sesame seeds on top of rice
    February 5
    Teriyaki Chicken
    from Cooking with Karli

    Enjoy a bowl of tender chicken, crunchy veggies, and rice covered in a homemade Teriyaki sauce.

  • a spoonful of vanilla jalapeño corn chowder
    February 6
    Vanilla Jalapeño Corn Chowder
    from One Happy Housewife

    The gentle sweet heat of a warm bowl of this amazing soup is so comforting.

  • a plate with a hawaiian sloppy joe sandwich
    February 7
    Hawaiian Sloppy Joes
    from One Happy Housewife

    Pineapple, red and yellow peppers, and sweet onion give the traditional Sloppy Joe a Hawaiian twist.

  • cajun shrimp and sausage alfredo
    February 8
    Cajun Shrimp Alfredo
    from One Happy Housewife

    Yes – you can enjoy Cajun Shrimp Alfredo at home! This creamy, rich pasta is loaded with andouille sausage, plump tender shrimp, and Cajun flavor. This popular recipe is easy to make and a must-try!

  • a bowl filled with a warm serving of chicken and dumplings
    February 9
    Chicken and Dumplings
    from One Happy Housewife

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

  • a large bowl of jambalaya garnished with cilantro
    February 10
    from Paint the Kitchen Red

    A New Orleans staple, this Instant Pot version of jambalaya is loaded with andouille sausage, chicken, and shrimp. So tasty!

  • a white bowl with instant pot cheesy sausage rigatoni topped with parmesan cheese
    February 11
    Cheesy Sausage Rigatoni
    from One Happy Housewife

    Rigatoni pasta and savory ground sausage are covered in a cheesy marinara sauce. This is a quick, easy, and filling pasta dish that the entire family will love.

  • overhead shot of sirloin beef tips in mushroom gravy on pasta garnished with cilantro
    February 12
    Sirloin Beef Tips
    from Monday is Meatloaf

    This easy weeknight meal will give you the most tender and succulent beef tips loaded with layers of flavor in a savory mushroom gravy.

  • a bowl of beef and bowtie pasta
    February 13
    Beef & Bowtie Pasta
    from One Happy Housewife

    A fast and simple pasta dinner that even the most picky of eaters will devour. This one is sure to become one of your go-to recipes for those hectic weeknights.

  • lobster tails meat dipped in melted butter
    February 14
    Lobster Tails
    from One Happy Housewife

    Perfectly cooked and tender lobster tails made fast in the Instant Pot.

  • overhead shot of chicken korma in a bowl garnished with cilantro
    February 15
    Chicken Korma
    from Spice Cravings

    This mildly spiced Indian chicken curry in a creamy smooth sauce is fantastic!

  • close up of a dr pepper pulled pork sandwich topped with onions and pickles
    February 16
    Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork
    from One Happy Housewife

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

  • serving instant pot salsa chicken
    February 17
    Salsa Chicken
    from One Happy Housewife

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

  • a bowl of creamy homemade tuna casserole
    February 18
    Tuna Casserole
    from One Happy Housewife

    This classic comfort dish is made fast – from scratch. Egg noodles, tuna, and peas covered in a deliciously creamy homemade sauce with just the right seasonings will make this recipe an instant family favorite.

  • close up of pork chops and gravy served on a plate
    February 19
    Pork Chops and Gravy
    from My Forking Life

    Thick-cut pork chops seared, pressure cooked, and covered in a wonderful gravy.

  • instant pot cajun pasta
    February 20
    Spicy Cajun Pasta
    from One Happy Housewife

    Simple ingredients like pasta, sausage, and cheese seasoned with the perfect touch of Cajun spices make this a winning combination. This is a super easy weeknight dinner with a wonderful kick of cajun.

  • side view of couscous with ground beef on a plate
    February 21
    Couscous with Ground Beef
    from One Happy Housewife

    Made with Israeli couscous, seasoned ground sirloin, and sweet peppers, this quick and easy pasta dish is full of flavor and certain to become a family favorite. Perfect for busy weeknights!

  • a bowl of bean soup garnished with cilantro drizzled with mantequilla and hot sauce
    February 22
    Bean Soup
    from One Happy Housewife

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

  • February 23
    French Dip
    from One Happy Housewife

    An unbelievably flavorful and juicy meat, covered in melted cheese and served on toasted, crispy, buttered bread.

  • lemon butter salmon on a plate garnished with rosemary
    February 24
    Lemon Butter Salmon
    from Simply Happy Foodie

    A quick and easy meal that’s both delicious and healthy!

  • a creamy bowl of chicken broccoli alfredo pasta
    February 25
    Chicken Broccoli Alfredo
    from One Happy Housewife

    A incredibly delicious pasta dish that features a homemade Alfredo sauce that’s unforgettably rich, creamy, and flavorful.

  • a spoonful of minestrone soup from a pot
    February 26
    from Simply Vegetarian 777

    Make a hearty restaurant-style minestrone at home with this super simple recipe.

  • a plate of chicken curry garnished with cilantro
    February 27
    Chicken Curry
    from Piping Pot Curry

    An authentic chicken curry made in a simple onion-tomato gravy with the wonderful aroma of Indian spices.

  • a bowl of creamy sun-dried tomato pasta topped with parmesan and basil leaves
    February 28
    Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta
    from One Happy Housewife

    Penne pasta drenched in an impossibly creamy sun-dried tomato and basil sauce. And since you’ll have it on the table in less than 20 minutes, it’s a perfect meal for any weeknight dinner.

Side Dishes

  • overhead shot of fried rice in a bowl
    Fried Rice
    from Paint the Kitchen Red

    A quick and easy Chinese style fried rice made in the Instant Pot.

  • overhead shot of a bowl of sweet coconut rice
    Sweet Coconut Rice
    from Ministry of Curry

    A lightly sweetened rice with tropical coconut flavor. A perfect side for Indian dishes.

  • close up of german red cabbage
    German Red Cabbage
    from Two Sleevers

    A delightfully sweet and sour side dish.

  • serving dish with creamy white cheddar mac and cheese made in the instant pot
    White Cheddar Mac
    from One Happy Housewife

    The perfect combination of flavorful cheeses and a hint of garlic makes this super creamy mac and cheese absolutely incredible.

  • overhead shot of lemon butter broccoli in a large bowl
    Lemon Butter Broccoli
    from One Happy Housewife

    An incredibly delicious and healthy side dish that can be served fast using the help of the Instant Pot.


  • overhead shot of monkey bread
    Monkey Bread
    from Food n Service

    This super popular Monkey Bread recipe is a must try! Sweet perfection!

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

    These deliciously decadent mini cakes are overflowing with a molten chocolate center, caramel and pecans. They are an indulgence like no other!

  • instant pot chocoflan
    from One Happy Housewife

    A moist chocolate cake layered with a smooth, creamy flan, and topped with caramel.

  • a close up of a fork cutting into a moist slice of instant pot lemon bundt cake
    Lemon Bundt Cake
    from One Happy Housewife

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

  • a plate with dulce de leche cheesecake
    Dulce de Leche Cheesecake
    from Living Sweet Moments

    This moist, creamy, and decadent cheesecake is a pure slice of heaven.

Download the February 2023 Meal Plan Calendar.

For more Instant Pot Meal Plan ideas for the month of February, check out my archive of February Instant Pot Meal Plans.

Past Instant Pot Meal Plans

Each month I publish a new, updated Instant Pot Meal Plan. So don’t miss out on seeing what wonderful dishes I’ve included in my latest one.

Looking for a past meal plan?

You can also access all of my previously published Instant Pot Meal Plans through the links below. I handpick the recipes that appear each month, so you will find that each month is unique with its own set of recipes geared specifically toward that month. Plus, on each meal plan page, you can download the printable calendar for that month.

2023 Meal Plans

2022 Meal Plans

2021 Meal Plans

2020 Meal Plans

2019 Meal Plans

2018 Meal Plans

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