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:
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.
- July 1
Red Beans and Ricefrom 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.
- July 2
Hawaiian Sloppy Joesfrom One Happy Housewife
Pineapple, red and yellow peppers, and sweet onion give the traditional Sloppy Joe a Hawaiian twist.
- July 3
Cajun Shrimp Alfredofrom 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!
- July 4
Dr. Pepper Pulled Porkfrom One Happy Housewife
Made with only 4 ingredients, this fall apart delicious pulled pork is so tasty and versatile.
- July 5
Chicken and Dumplingsfrom One Happy Housewife
Tender, tasty chicken, sweet veggies, and dumplings. This is the epitome of comfort food.
- July 6
Chicken Thighs with Potatoesfrom Simply Happy Foodie
Cook two foods at once with this simple and delicious Instant Pot recipe.
- July 7
Taco Pastafrom One Happy Housewife
Love Mexican food but tired of the same ‘ole, same ‘ole? Then try this easy and delicious pasta dish. It’s kid-approved and will be ready in no time. It’s the perfect hearty meal for a busy weeknight.
- July 8
Potato & 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.
- July 9
Spaghetti and Meat Saucefrom One Happy Housewife
You’ve got a hungry family and not much time? This Instant Pot version of a traditional Italian dish is perfect for those busy nights when you need to get a tasty dinner on the table fast. This spaghetti and meat sauce is an easy one-pot meal that can be made in less than 15 minutes. Your family will love this one!
- July 10
Honey Garlic Pork Tenderloinfrom Simply Happy Foodie
This pork tenderloin is so tender and the honey garlic sauce is absolutely delicious.
- July 11
Fish Biryanifrom 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.
- July 12
Cajun Chicken Saladfrom Spice Cravings
Spice things up with this cajun style chicken salad that’s so fresh and tasty.
- July 13
Egg Roll in a Bowlfrom The Halfway Homesteaders
This deconstructed egg roll is seriously flavorful, easy to make and absolutely delicious.
- July 14
Salsa Chickenfrom One Happy Housewife
A very popular recipe that’s fast, easy, and so versatile. The perfect busy weeknight meal!
- July 15
Couscous with Ground Beeffrom 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!
- July 16
Coconut Shrimp Curryfrom 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.
- July 17
Cheesy Ground Beef and Ricefrom One Happy Housewife
An incredibly easy and hearty family-friendly meal that’s oh so cheesy and delicious.
- July 18
Moroccan Chickpea Soupfrom Spice Cravings
This dump-and-start recipe makes a wonderfully hearty soup that is so rich and flavorful.
- July 19
Tuna Casserolefrom 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.
- July 20
Chili with Beansfrom One Happy Housewife
A hearty, comforting bowl of homemade chili packed full of amazing flavor.
- July 21
Carne Asada Tacosfrom Paint the Kitchen Red
A wonderfully flavorful tender beef that’s quick and easy to make at home. Perfect for tacos!
- July 22
Fish Curryfrom Paint the Kitchen Red
This popular Indian coconut milk-based curry is quick and easy to make.
- July 23
Ragda Pattiesfrom Ministry of Curry
Enjoy this popular Indian street food in your own home. Spicy, sweet, and tangy, each bite is an explosion of flavors.
- July 24
Chicken Broccoli Alfredofrom One Happy Housewife
A incredibly delicious pasta dish that features a homemade Alfredo sauce that’s unforgettably rich, creamy, and flavorful.
- July 25
Gumbofrom Paint the Kitchen Red
Chicken, sausage, and shrimp make for a hearty bowl of Cajun comfort food.
- July 26
Stuffed Peppersfrom Recipes from a Pantry
These stuffed peppers are so filling and easy to make in the electric pressure cooker.
- July 27
Lobster Tailsfrom One Happy Housewife
Perfectly cooked and tender lobster tails made fast in the Instant Pot.
- July 28
Carnitasfrom One Happy Housewife
Authentic flavor, incredibly juicy pork, and crispy edges. Traditional pork carnitas made in a fraction of the time.
- July 29
Meaty Lasagnafrom One Happy Housewife
Looking for a hearty dish that can feed an entire family? Try this rich, creamy, and flavorful lasagna. It’s easy to prep and you’ll have it on the table in no time. Everyone will be asking for seconds.
- July 30
Chicken Tortilla Soupfrom Two Sleevers
This authentic Mexican chicken tortilla soup packs a robust and spicy kick.
- July 31
Beef & Bowtie Pastafrom 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.
Potato Saladfrom One Happy Housewife
This creamy and delicious potato salad makes a perfect side dish for either a special occasion or an ordinary family dinner.
Corn on the Cobfrom One Happy Housewife
Sweet ears of corn make an easy vegetable side dish.
Macaroni and Cheesefrom One Happy Housewife
The absolute BEST Instant Pot Mac and Cheese! A blend of four cheeses make it the creamiest and cheesiest. There is nothing more comforting than a warm bowl of this favorite pasta dish.
Macaroni Saladfrom One Happy Housewife
Made with pasta, bread and butter pickles, green olives, peas, and Spam, this macaroni salad has a delicious surprise in every bite!
White Cheddar Macfrom One Happy Housewife
The perfect combination of flavorful cheeses and a hint of garlic makes this super creamy mac and cheese absolutely incredible.
Flanfrom One Happy Housewife
One of my favorite desserts growing up! A heavenly dark caramel blankets this rich, creamy, and silky smooth flan. You’ll want to make this one all the time!
Strawberries & Cream Cakefrom One Happy Housewife
This strawberries and cream Instant Pot cake is topped with a creamy glaze and is so moist and delicious.
Peach Cobblerfrom 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 Cakesfrom 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!
Lemon Bundt Cakefrom 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.
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.
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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
- May 2023 Instant Pot Meal Plan
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2021 Meal Plans
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2020 Meal Plans
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2019 Meal Plans
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2018 Meal Plans
- December 2018 Instant Pot Meal Plan
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