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July Instant Pot Meal Plan (2020)

Delicious Instant Pot Meals For The Month of July

Summer is officially underway, and though it’s not the usual summer, we’re still ready for some delicious summer food! So, here is my July Instant Pot Meal Plan.

This month’s meal plan has 4th of July in mind with a delicious Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork on that day, plus lots of easy dessert and side dish ideas, including my new Instant Pot Potato Salad that pairs perfectly with the pulled pork! Here’s what you can expect:

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Instant Pot Summer Recipes

We’re knee deep into the dog days of summer and I’ve included lot’s of summertime recipes for these feverishly hot months. Some of the deliciousness that I have in store for you are Chicken Thighs and Potatoes, Honey Garlic Tenderloin, Fish Biryani, and Cajun Chicken Salad.

You’ll also find some wonderful taco recipes in the mix. There are recipes for Carnitas, Carne Asada, and Chicken Tacos. All delicious and perfect for summer.

Simple Instant Pot Main Dishes

I’ve also included plenty of pasta recipes, easy chicken recipes, ground beef recipes, and seafood recipes. You’ll also find recipes from around the world. I’ve included Indian recipes, Hispanic recipes, Italian recipes, American recipes, and more. There is no shortage of variety in this month’s meal plan.

A few of the great pasta recipes you’ll find are Taco Pasta, Cajun Shrimp Alfredo, and Lasagna. For the chicken fans, there is Chicken Tortilla Soup, and Chicken and Dumplings. And if ground beef is your thing then you’ll love Hawaiian Sloppy Joes, Couscous with Ground Beef, and Cheesy Ground Beef and Rice.

There are also tons of great seafood dishes in this meal plan. A few that you shouldn’t miss are the Coconut Shrimp Curry, Fish Curry, and Gumbo. Yum!

Instant Pot Side Dishes

I’ve also included plenty of side dishes for the Instant Pot. You’ll find some wonderful summertime sides like Potato Salad, Macaroni Salad, and White Cheddar Mac & Cheese. These sides are great with many of the main dish recipes on this meal plan.

Instant Pot Dessert Recipes

We cannot forget dessert! There are tons of splendid Instant Pot dessert recipes to choose from. Desserts like Peach Cobbler, Strawberries and Cream Cake, and Lemon Cake are a few of the wonderful sweet treats that you’ll find. There is no shortage of summery deliciousness in this meal plan. So, take out that tub of vanilla ice cream and get ready to enjoy a delicious summer treat.

Have a safe July friends!

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

July 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

  • red beans and rice in a large white casserole
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    July 1Red Beans and Rice from One Happy Housewife

    A perfect dump and start dish to make in your pressure cooker on those busy weeknights when you need something fast and delicious.

  • 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.

  • close up of cajun shrimp alfredo served in a bowl
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    July 3Cajun Shrimp Alfredo from One Happy Housewife

    This creamy, rich pasta is loaded with andouille sausage, plump tender shrimp, and Cajun flavor.

  • 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 chicken and dumplings
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    July 5Chicken and Dumplings from One Happy Housewife

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

  • 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.

  • instant pot taco pasta
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    July 7Taco 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.

  • aloo matar potatoes and peas in a small pot bowl
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    July 8Potato & 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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    July 9Spaghetti 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.

  • 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.

  • egg roll in a bowl garnished with scallions
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    July 13Egg Roll in a Bowl from Awe Filled Homemaker

    This deconstructed egg roll is seriously flavorful, easy to make and absolutely delicious.

  • serving salsa chicken on a tortilla
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    July 14Salsa Chicken from One Happy Housewife

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

  • 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.

  • a large serving of cheesy ground beef and rice on a plate
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    July 17Cheesy Ground Beef and Rice from One Happy Housewife

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

  • moroccan chickpea soup stew in a bowl
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    July 18Moroccan Chickpea Soup from Spice Cravings

    This dump-and-start recipe makes a wonderfully hearty soup that is so rich and flavorful.

  • a bowl of creamy homemade tuna casserole
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    July 19Tuna Casserole from One Happy Housewife

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

  • chili with beans in a bowl topped with cheese, sour cream, and green onion
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    July 20Chili with Beans from One Happy Housewife

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

  • two carne asada tacos on a taco holder stand
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    July 21Carne Asada Tacos from Paint the Kitchen Red

    A wonderfully flavorful tender beef that’s quick and easy to make at home. Perfect for tacos!

  • indian fish curry served in a bowl garnished with jalapeno slices
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    July 22Fish Curry from Paint the Kitchen Red

    This popular Indian coconut milk-based curry is quick and easy to make.

  • overhead shot of ragda patties on a plate garnished with cilantro
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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.

  • a creamy bowl of chicken broccoli alfredo pasta
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    July 24Chicken 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 bowl of gumbo garnished with scallions with a ball of rice in the center
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    July 25Gumbo from Paint the Kitchen Red

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

  • 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.

  • corn tortillas with carnitas topped with cilantro, tomato, and cheese
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    July 28Carnitas from One Happy Housewife

    Authentic flavor, incredibly juicy pork, and crispy edges. Traditional pork carnitas made in a fraction of the time.

  • 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

  • a large bowl of homemade potato salad
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    Potato Salad from One Happy Housewife

    This creamy and delicious potato salad makes a perfect side dish for either a special occasion or an ordinary family dinner.

  • close up of corn on the cob with a piece of butter
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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.

  • a spam, macaroni, olive, and pea salad in a small bowl
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    Macaroni Salad from One Happy Housewife

    This macaroni salad has a delicious surprise in every bite!

  • serving dish with creamy white cheddar mac and cheese made in the instant pot
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    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.

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 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 Awe Filled Homemaker

    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 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.

Download the July 2020 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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