Looking for a Meal Plan with ideas for quick and simple recipes in March? Look no further! This March Instant Pot Meal Plan offers access to a full month of easy Instant Pot recipes. The meal plan will allow busy parents like you to eliminate the need to think about what to make for dinner, reduce time in the kitchen, and allow you to have more free time in the evenings to relax and enjoy your family.
Are you as excited as I am that Spring is just around the corner?! The weather should start getting warmer! I know we’re all ready for that. With this new month comes an exciting new meal plan full of delicious recipes hand-picked for March.
You’ll notice that I’ve included meatless options on Fridays for those who observe Lent, as well as a special meal for celebrating St Patrick’s Day. I have also included something extra special for St Patrick’s Day, recipes for Shamrock Shakes. With recipes like these, you’ll be sure to love cooking this March!
Here’s what you can expect in this month’s meal plan:
Instant Pot Recipes For Lent
This Instant Pot Meal Plan Calendar offers access to easy Instant Pot Recipes for Lent. All the recipes picked for each Friday are meatless, including Tuna Casserole and Broccoli Cheese Soup. These recipes are sure to make deciding what’s for dinner during Lent a breeze. So if you’re looking for easy and delicious recipes to follow this Lent, this calendar has you covered.
This easy recipe for Tuna Casserole is made in the Instant Pot. The ingredients are simple and the taste is fantastic! That makes this the perfect recipe for a busy family on the go.
All you need are easily available ingredients like egg noodles, a can of tuna, chopped onion and celery, peas, cheese, and a few simple spices. The casserole only takes 10 minutes to prep and 10 minutes to cook in the Instant Pot, making it a quick and easy meal option. So if you’re looking for an easy weeknight meal that your whole family will love, give this Tuna Casserole a try!
broccoli Cheese soup
This easy recipe for Instant Pot Broccoli Cheese Soup is perfect for busy families. The soup can be made quickly and easily in the Instant Pot, and it’s a great way to get your kids to eat their vegetables. The broccoli and cheese give the soup a creamy, comforting texture that’s perfect for any night.
Instant Pot Side Dish Recipes
Side dishes are a great way to add variety to your dinner table, and the Instant Pot makes them quick and easy to prepare. Whether you’re looking for a simple side of Steamed Corn on the Cob, a flavorful salad like Lemon Butter Broccoli, or a delicious Spanish Rice, the Instant Pot has you covered.
The March Instant Pot Meal Plan offers a variety of side dishes and you’re sure to find one that’s perfect for your meal. So why not add some variety to your meal plan and try out a new side dish tonight?
Corn On The Cob
No more waiting for your corn to cook in the oven or on the grill! With the Instant Pot, you can enjoy sweet and juicy corn right off the cob with a fraction of the work. This Instant Pot Corn on the Cob recipe is easy to prepare, healthy, and delicious. Best of all, it’s ready in just 5 minutes!
This Instant Pot Spanish Rice is a quick and easy side dish recipe that will be a hit with the entire family. This recipe only takes about 20 minutes to make, and it is perfect for a busy weeknight meal. This Spanish Rice is made with simple ingredients, loaded with flavor, and is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters.
Lemon Butter Broccoli
This Instant Pot Lemon Butter Broccoli recipe is a great choice for any meal. It’s fast, easy, and perfect for families. The sweet tender-crisp bites of broccoli are flavored with tangy lemon and rich butter to provide the ultimate side dish for your entree! With only 5 ingredients, this Instant Pot recipe will be on your table in no time!
There are many other side dishes to choose from, so check them out.
Instant Pot Dessert Recipes
Instant Pot Desserts are a great way to end a meal. They are simple to make and can be cooked in a fraction of the time that it would take to bake them in the oven. Some of our favorites include chocolate Lava Cake, Arroz con Lech, and Flan. With the Instant Pot, you can have a delicious dessert without having to spend hours in the kitchen.
Arroz con Leche
Arroz con Leche is a traditional Latin American dessert made with rice, milk, and sugar. This delicious Instant Pot dessert can be made in minutes with just a few simple ingredients. Rice, sweetened condensed milk, vanilla extract, and cinnamon are cooked together in the Instant Pot until creamy and delicious. Serve this sweet dish warm or cold with a sprinkle of cinnamon on top. You’ll enjoy this easy and tasty Instant Pot dessert!
Inspired by the famous Irish cocktail, this Instant Pot Irish Chocoflan is made up of a chocolatey rich Guinness cake topped with a creamy Bailey’s infused flan and drowned in a Jameson Whiskey salted caramel. This delicious and decadent dessert is sure to impress your friends and family.
Oh, and like I mentioned above, don’t forget to try the special St. Patrick’s Day treat I included. Plus, there are many other desserts to choose from this month. So, enjoy!
Have an awesome March and enjoy your St. Patrick’s Day!
Make sure you also check out my latest Instant Pot Meal Plan.
March 2022 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.
- March 1
Creamy Sausage Rigatonifrom One Happy Housewife
Rigatoni pasta, Italian sausage, and red peppers in a creamy marinara sauce. This deliciously flavorful and satisfying pasta dish is quick, simple, and perfect for weeknights.
- March 2
Mushroom Wild Rice Soupfrom Piping Pot Curry
Warm yourself on a cold day with this creamy vegetarian soup that’s loaded with hearty wild rice and veggies.
- March 3
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.
- March 4
Thai Fish Curryfrom Paint the Kitchen Red
Flaky cod cooked in a vibrant sauce with flavors of red chilies, lime leaves, and coconut.
- March 5
Hawaiian Chickenfrom One Happy Housewife
Enjoy the delightful tastes of the islands with this sweet, savory and tangy chicken cooked with bell pepper, sweet onion, pineapple and macadamia nuts.
- March 6
Tomato Soupfrom One Happy Housewife
This wonderfully delicious and creamy tomato soup is infused with basil and lightly sweetened with honey.
- March 7
White Chicken Chilifrom 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.
- March 8
Lo Mein with Beef and Broccolifrom Paint the Kitchen Red
Tender beef, noodles, and broccoli tossed in an umami-rich blend of oyster sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil, and red chili flakes.
- March 9
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.
- March 10
Carnitasfrom One Happy Housewife
Authentic flavor, incredibly juicy pork, and crispy edges. Traditional pork carnitas made in a fraction of the time.
- March 11
Shrimp Biryanifrom Ministry of Curry
Made with basmati rice and shrimp, this flavorful dish has the perfect amount of spice.
- March 12
Caribbean Chicken Thighsfrom Dinner of Herbs
Enjoy the island flavor with with these chicken thighs served with sweet potato slices & topped with a fresh mango salsa.
- March 13
Pot Roastfrom Simply Happy Foodie
A juicy pot roast that’s oh, so tender and served with hearty potatoes, and carrots.
- March 14
Salpicónfrom One Happy Housewife
A light minced meat with a fresh citrusy taste. Perfect served on a corn tortilla or over a bed of rice.
- March 15
Chicken Lo Meinfrom Spice Cravings
An easy and delicious dump & start recipe for this popular Chinese dish.
- March 16
Cheeseburger Macfrom One Happy Housewife
A super hearty and flavorful, from-scratch pasta casserole that’s sure to be a hit with the kids. This one is so delicious, it’s like having your favorite burger in a bowl. A great meal for busy weeknights.
- March 17
Irish Lamb Stewfrom The Halfway Homesteaders
This rich and hearty Irish lamb stew is packed with flavor.
- March 18
Broccoli Cheese Soupfrom One Happy Housewife
The combination of broccoli, carrots, cream, and cheddar make for a hearty soup that’s amazingly creamy and flavorful.
- March 19
Tamale Piefrom Two Sleevers
The wonderful taste of tamales in a fast and easy dish.
- March 20
Spaghetti & Meatballsfrom 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.
- March 21
Beef Stewfrom Simply Happy Foodie
Enjoy a hearty and delicious stew any day of the week with this simple dump and start recipe.
- March 22
Chicken and Dumplingsfrom One Happy Housewife
Tender, tasty chicken, sweet veggies, and dumplings. This is the epitome of comfort food.
- March 23
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.
- March 24
Salsa Chickenfrom One Happy Housewife
A very popular recipe that’s fast, easy, and so versatile. The perfect busy weeknight meal!
- March 25
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.
- March 26
Boneless BBQ Beef Ribsfrom The Bearded Hiker
Tender boneless beef ribs smothered in flavorful bbq sauce.
- March 27
Pork Chops with Mushroom Gravyfrom Simply Happy Foodie
Tender pork chops smothered in a wonderfully savory mushroom gravy.
- March 28
Chicken Couscousfrom One Happy Housewife
Pearl couscous, shredded chicken, peas, and carrots come together to make a quick and easy dump meal that’s full of flavor. This simple recipe is perfect for a weeknight dinner
- March 29
French Dipfrom One Happy Housewife
An unbelievably flavorful and juicy meat, covered in melted cheese and served on toasted, crispy, buttered bread.
- March 30
Spicy Cajun Pastafrom 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.
- March 31
Meatloaffrom Make Ahead Meal Mom
This family favorite is quick and easy to make in your pressure cooker.
Spanish Ricefrom One Happy Housewife
Just like what you’d get at your favorite Tex-Mex restaurant.
Cilantro Lime Ricefrom One Happy Housewife
Perfectly cooked rice with a fresh lime and cilantro flavor. Enjoy in a burrito bowl or as a side dish to chicken, beef, or fish.
Green Beansfrom One Happy Housewife
The buttery garlic flavor make these tender green beans a favorite side dish.
Corn on the Cobfrom One Happy Housewife
Sweet ears of corn make an easy vegetable side dish.
Salsa Ricefrom One Happy Housewife
An incredibly easy and delicious side dish that makes a perfect companion for any meal, especially Mexican inspired dishes.
Arroz con Lechefrom One Happy Housewife
This traditional Hispanic dessert is so creamy, rich and delicious. Simple ingredients and so quick and easy to make.
Coconut Cakefrom One Happy Housewife
Topped with a heavenly creamy coconut glaze, this moist and delicious cake is loaded with coconut goodness and is the perfect sweet treat to share with friends and family.
Leprechaun Popcornfrom The Halfway Homesteaders
Drizzled with green chocolate, sprinkles, and chocolate coated candies this popcorn is sure to delight!
Coconut Flanfrom One Happy Housewife
A delicious custard-like dessert filled with with coconut flavor and shredded coconut in every bite.
Irish Cocktail Chocoflanfrom One Happy Housewife
Inspired by the an Irish cocktail, this Chocoflan is infused with Irish Cream, Irish Whiskey, and Guinness Beer. Wow!
Download the March 2022 Meal Plan Calendar.
For more Instant Pot Meal Plan ideas for the month of March, check out my archive of March 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
- March 2023 Instant Pot Meal Plan
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- January 2023 Instant Pot Meal Plan
2022 Meal Plans
- December 2022 Instant Pot Meal Plan
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2021 Meal Plans
- December 2021 Instant Pot Meal Plan
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2020 Meal Plans
- December 2020 Instant Pot Meal Plan
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2019 Meal Plans
- December 2019 Instant Pot Meal Plan
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2018 Meal Plans
- December 2018 Instant Pot Meal Plan
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