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July Instant Pot Meal Plan (2019)

Delicious Instant Pot Meals For The Month of July

Summer is now in full swing! The kids have been out of school for a full month! Can you believe it? Are you surviving so far? Well, to make things easier for you, I’ve put together a new July Instant Pot Meal Plan full of wonderful recipes for your family.

I included lots of easy recipes perfect for summer. Some of my newer recipes are sure to be a hit with you and your family – they are with mine. Here’s what you can expect:

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Easy Instant Pot Main Dishes

I have some new and easy chicken recipes for you in this month’s meal plan and they are thoroughly delicious. For instance, my creamy Chicken Tetrazzini and comforting Chicken Couscous are now some of my family’s new favorites. I’m sure they will be favorites of your family too. Also, don’t miss the Bourbon Chicken Rice with Broccoli, or the Teriyaki Chicken. Both are outstanding.

If you’re looking for some ground beef recipes, then I have some outstanding ones for you. I’ve also gotten a lot of wonderful comments about my Couscous with Ground Beef from readers. It’s so full of flavor and very filling. So, make sure to check it out.

For those days when you need something quick and simple you’ll find recipes for Beef & Macaroni Casserole, Shepherd’s Pie, and Hawaiian Sloppy Joes.

Instant Pot Side Dishes

A proper meal needs a proper side dish. In this meal plan, you’ll find plenty of Instant Pot side dishes to pair with your main dish. Lemon Butter Broccoli, Steamed Cauliflower, and Macaroni and Cheese are a few of the sides that appear in this month’s meal plan.

Instant Pot Desserts

Cool off after dinner with a quick and easy dessert. This month’s meal plan features a creamy Arroz con Leche, decadent Turtle Lava Cakes, and a refreshing Strawberries and Cream cake. All perfect ways to end a warm summer day.

Have a great July and try to stay cool!

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

July 2019 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

  • close up of chicken israeli couscous in a serving bowl
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    July 1Chicken Couscous from One Happy Housewife

    A very simple and flavorful chicken and couscous recipe that’s perfect for a weeknight dinner.

  • a palte with a warm hawaiian sloppy joe on a teal wooden board
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    July 2Hawaiian Sloppy Joes from One Happy Housewife

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

  • salmon rice pilaf in a bowl garnished with lemon slices
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    July 3Salmon with Rice Pilaf from This Old Gal

    The buttery lemon flavor of this one pot rice pilaf and fish dish is so delightful. A quick and easy meal for any night.

  • Mouth Watering Pulled Pork Sandwich on a platter
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    July 4Dr. 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 tomato soup with basil and a grilled cheese
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    July 5Tomato Soup from One Happy Housewife

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

  • overhead shot of chicken thighs and potatoes garnished with basil leaves
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    July 6Chicken Thighs with Potatoes from Simply Happy Foodie

    Cook two foods at once with this simple and delicious Instant Pot recipe.

  • chili with beans in a bowl topped with cheese, sour cream, and green onion
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    July 7Chili with Beans from One Happy Housewife

    A hearty, comforting bowl of homemade chili packed full of amazing flavor.

  • homemade spaghetti and meat sauce with garlic butter toast
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    July 8Spaghetti 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.

  • aloo matar potatoes and peas in a small pot bowl
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    July 9Potato & 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.

  • sliced honey garlic pork tenderloin on a plate
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    July 10Honey Garlic Pork Tenderloin from Simply Happy Foodie

    This pork tenderloin is so tender and the honey garlic sauce is absolutely delicious.

  • overhead shot of fish biryani topped with two slices of lemon
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    July 11Fish Biryani from Ministry of Curry

    This one pot meal is made with aromatic long-grain basmati rice that’s cooked over perfectly spiced fish and topped with caramelized onions and cilantro.

  • overhead shot of cajun chicken salad
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    July 12Cajun Chicken Salad from Spice Cravings

    Spice things up with this cajun style chicken salad that’s so fresh and tasty.

  • shepherds pie in two large serving dishes
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    July 13Shepherd’s Pie from The Halfway Homesteaders

    Shepherd’s Pie is a classic and here’s how you can make it in the Instant Pot!

  • a bowl of chicken and dumplings
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    July 14Chicken and Dumplings from One Happy Housewife

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

  • couscous with ground beef on a plate
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    July 15Couscous with Ground Beef from One Happy Housewife

    Super easy and delicious pasta dish that’s full of flavor.

  • coconut shrimp curry in a large bowl
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    July 16Coconut Shrimp Curry from Piping Pot Curry

    This easy shrimp curry is made in a coconut milk base and seasoned with ginger, garlic, onions, tomatoes, and flavorful Indian spices.

  • close up of shrimp scampi in a bowl of rice
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    July 17Shrimp Scampi from Monday is Meatloaf

    This quick and easy recipe is sure to satisfy any seafood lover.

  • overhead shot of bourbon chicken rice with broccoli
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    July 18Bourbon Chicken Rice with Broccoli from Dinner of Herbs

    This sweet and delicious bourbon chicken doesn’t have any alcohol in it.

  • a large serving bowl of indian beef curry
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    July 19Beef Curry with Coconut Milk from Paint the Kitchen Red

    This classic comfort food with an Indian twist is so hearty and packed with flavor.

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    July 20Chicken Tetrazzini from One Happy Housewife

    With tender bite-sized chicken served over spaghetti and topped with a creamy sauce, this Chicken Tetrazzini will be a family favorite.

  • a bowl of gumbo garnished with scallions with a ball of rice in the center
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    July 21Gumbo from Paint the Kitchen Red

    Chicken, sausage, and shrimp make for a hearty bowl of Cajun comfort food.

  • side view of creamy beef macaroni casserole in a bowl
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    July 22Beef & Macaroni Casserole from One Happy Housewife

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

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    July 23Ragda Patties from Ministry of Curry

    Enjoy this popular Indian street food in your own home. Spicy, sweet, and tangy, each bite is an explosion of flavors.

  • teriyaki chicken bowl garnished with sesame seeds on top of rice
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    July 24Teriyaki Chicken from Cooking with Karli

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

  • a plate of cajun pasta
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    July 25Spicy Cajun Pasta from One Happy Housewife

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

  • overhead shot of stuffed peppers with cilantro
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    July 26Stuffed Peppers from Recipes from a Pantry

    These stuffed peppers are so filling and easy to make in the electric pressure cooker.

  • freshly cooked lobster tail dipped into melted butter
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    July 27Lobster Tails from One Happy Housewife

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

  • dipping a french dip sandwich in au jus
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    July 28French Dip from One Happy Housewife

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

  • lasagna on a plate with salad
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    July 29Lasagna from One Happy Housewife

    A rich, creamy, and flavorful lasagna that you can have on the table in no time.

  • chicken tortilla soup in a bowl garnished with cilantro
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    July 30Chicken Tortilla Soup from Two Sleevers

    This authentic Mexican chicken tortilla soup packs a robust and spicy kick.

  • a plate of ground beef and farfalle pasta in vodka sauce
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    July 31Beef & Bowtie Pasta from One Happy Housewife

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

Side Dishes

  • pouring lemon butter sauce on broccoli
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    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.

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    Corn on the Cob from One Happy Housewife

    Sweet ears of corn make an easy vegetable side dish.

  • a ladle filled with a serving of mac and cheese
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    Macaroni 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.

  • overhead shot of cauliflower in an instant pot
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    Steamed Cauliflower from One Happy Housewife

    This super quick recipe will give you the perfect nutritious and delicious side dish in no time.

  • refried beans in a flour tortilla with onions and diced tomatoes
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    Refried Beans from Simply Vegetarian 777

    With only 3 ingredients, this refried beans recipe is quick, easy, and will satisfy any Tex-Mex food lover.


  • 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 fresh out of the instant pot strawberries and cream cake on a plate
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    Strawberries & Cream Cake from One Happy Housewife

    This strawberries and cream Instant Pot cake is topped with a creamy glaze and is so moist and delicious.

  • a bite size of apple cobbler picked up with a fork
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    Peach Cobbler from The Halfway Homesteaders

    There’s nothing better than warm peach cobbler and now you can make it in your Instant Pot with this wonderful recipe.

  • 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 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 July 2019 Meal Plan Calendar.

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

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