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May Instant Pot Meal Plan (2020)

Delicious Instant Pot Meals For The Month of May

Hello May!

The sun is shining and we are ready for summer! This month’s meal plan has lots of easy and delicious recipes for you. I also included some super yummy sides and desserts to complement your meals. Hopefully you can find all the ingredients to make all these delicious recipes! If not, you can always try to work with what you have and use it as a guide.

In this May 2020 Edition of my Instant Pot Meal Plan, you’ll find so many easy and delicious dishes. Some new editions are the Cream Cheese Pasta with Sausage, and the Cajun Dirty Rice. Both are absolutely delicious and must-tries. I’ve also recently been getting a lot of positive feedback on my Cochinita Pibil recipe. I guess Cinco de Mayo had lots of people looking for authentic Mexican taco recipes that they could make in their Instant Pots. Well, my Cochinita Pibil definitely delivers on that authentic Mexican taste. You must give it a try.

Make sure to check out all the wonderful recipes from other bloggers as well. The Jambalaya and Beef and Broccoli are especially delicious.

For the desserts, I’m including some of my readers’ absolute favorites. You’ll find my wonderful Flan and Arroz con Leche recipes. They are some of the most popular dessert recipes on my blog. So, if you haven’t tried them yet, then don’t wait any longer! They are so delicious!


May 2020 Instant Pot Meal Plan

Below the list of recipes, you will find links to all my monthly Instant Pot meal plans.

Main Dishes

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    May 1Tuscan Chicken Pasta from One Happy Housewife

    Creamy, delicious, and very easy to make, this pasta dish is sure to be a hit with your family!

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    May 2Salpicón from One Happy Housewife

    A light minced meat with a fresh citrusy taste. Perfect served on a corn tortilla or over a bed of rice.

  • a spoonful of vanilla jalapeño corn chowder
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    May 3Vanilla Jalapeño Corn Chowder from One Happy Housewife

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

  • a spoonful of chili held over a bowl of chili
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    May 4Chili from One Happy Housewife

    The rich, smokey flavor of this Chili makes it the perfect comfort meal.

  • corn tortillas with carnitas topped with cilantro, tomato, and cheese
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    May 5Carnitas from One Happy Housewife

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

  • homemade spaghetti and meat sauce with garlic butter toast
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    May 6Spaghetti 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.

  • a low carb pizza casserole in a bowl
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    May 7Low Carb Pizza Casserole from Awe Filled Homemaker

    Maintain a low-carb diet while enjoying that wonderfully delicious pizza flavor.

  • serving salsa chicken on a tortilla
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    May 8Salsa Chicken from One Happy Housewife

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

  • a white bowl with instant pot cheesy sausage rigatoni topped with parmesan cheese
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    May 9Cheesy Sausage Rigatoni from One Happy Housewife

    A quick, easy, and filling pasta dish that the entire family will love.

  • a palte with a warm hawaiian sloppy joe on a teal wooden board
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    May 10Hawaiian Sloppy Joes from One Happy Housewife

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

  • a plate of sliced turkey roast with mashed potatoes and gravy
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    May 11Turkey Roast from One Happy Housewife

    This tender, juicy turkey roast covered in a homemade turkey gravy is perfect for a no-fuss fall or holiday dinner.

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    May 12White Turkey Chili from One Happy Housewife

    If you’re looking for the perfect recipe for that leftover turkey, then this hearty and delicious chili is perfect!

  • side view of creamy beef macaroni casserole in a bowl
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    May 13Beef & Macaroni Casserole from One Happy Housewife

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

  • overhead shot of chickpea biryani in a bowl garnished with cilantro
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    May 14Chickpea Biryani from Ministry of Curry

    Plump chickpeas cooked in caramelized onions and spices over fragrant basmati rice make for a wonderful vegetarian Biryani.

  • a bowl of ham hock bean soup
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    May 15Ham Hock and Bean Soup from Simply Happy Foodie

    This tasty and deliciously comforting soup with ham hock with navy beans is easy to make and ready in about an hour.

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    May 16Cajun Shrimp Alfredo from One Happy Housewife

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

  • a fresh and toasted french dip sandwich with melting cheese served on a plate
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    May 17French Dip from One Happy Housewife

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

  • a bowl of homemade enchilada soup topped with pico de gallo, shredded cheese, and fried tortilla strips
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    May 18Chicken Enchilada Soup from One Happy Housewife

    Everything you love about chicken enchiladas in a warm comforting bowl of soup.

  • couscous with ground beef on a plate
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    May 19Couscous with Ground Beef from One Happy Housewife

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

  • a creamy bowl of chicken broccoli alfredo pasta
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    May 20Chicken Broccoli Alfredo from One Happy Housewife

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

  • overhead shot of a bowl of mango chicken thai curry garnished with some basil
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    May 21Mango Chicken Thai Curry from Spice Cravings

    A sweet and spicy Thai red curry with pieces of chicken, mango and veggies.

  • a large serving of cheesy ground beef and rice on a plate
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    May 22Cheesy Ground Beef and Rice from One Happy Housewife

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

  • lasagna on a plate with salad
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    May 23Lasagna from One Happy Housewife

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

  • a close up of chicken soup
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    May 24Chicken Soup from One Happy Housewife

    This hearty, healthy, homemade chicken soup is so tasty and loaded with nourishing vegetables and spices.

  • a bowl of spinach chickpea curry served with white rice
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    May 25Chickpea Curry with Spinach from Piping Pot Curry

    An easy one-pot curry made with chickpeas and spinach in a sauce of onions, tomatoes, ginger, garlic and aromatic spices.

  • a bowl of african peanut stew
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    May 26African Peanut Stew from Paint the Kitchen Red

    This rich and hearty soup loaded with tender chicken and sweet potatoes delivers the perfect balance of sweet and savor flavors.

  • a bowl filled with cheesy beef and bowtie pasta
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    May 27Beef & Bowtie Pasta from One Happy Housewife

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

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    May 28Hawaiian Chicken from 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.

  • overhead shot of a plate of cheeseburgermac and lettuce with tomato slices
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    May 29Cheeseburger Mac from One Happy Housewife

    A super hearty and flavorful, from scratch pasta casserole made fast.

  • a bowl of chicken and dumplings
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    May 30Chicken and Dumplings from One Happy Housewife

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

Side Dishes

  • a large bowl of street corn pasta garnished with cilantro
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    Street Corn Pasta from Awe Filled Homemaker

    Pasta with a Mexican flare – this street corn pasta is so fresh and flavorful.

  • 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.

  • parmesan risotto served on a plate as a side
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    Parmesan Risotto from One Happy Housewife

    A creamy and delicious side dish that is simply irresistible.

  • cilantro lime rice being cooked in an instant pot
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    Cilantro Lime Rice from 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.

  • 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.


  • fresh chocoflan on a large plate
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    Chocoflan from One Happy Housewife

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

  • a delicious coconut bundt cake served on a large plate
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    Coconut Cake from One Happy Housewife

    This cake is loaded with coconut goodness and is the perfect sweet treat to share with friends and family.

  • overhead view of french toast casserole in a bowl
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    French Toast Casserole from Spice Cravings

    Everything you love about a classic French toast, just more delicious!

  • 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 May 2020 Meal Plan Calendar.

Other Instant Pot Meal Plans

Don’t miss my latest Instant Pot Meal Plan. Each month I publish a newly updated meal plan that includes a full month of delightfully flavorful and easy to make recipes. You’ll definitely want to see what recipes I’ve included in this month’s.

If you would like to take a look at all of my previously published Instant Pot Meal Plans, you can use the links below. Remember, I carefully choose each recipe that will appear in each month’s meal plan. That means that each month contains a unique set of recipes. So, to see all the recipes that are available, make sure to browse through the list below.

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