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May Instant Pot Meal Plan (2019)

Delicious Instant Pot Meals For The Month of May

The last month of school is here! And as the school year comes to an end, it seems like our days get busier and busier. With that in mind, I’ve put some easy meals in this month’s meal plan.

To start May off, you’ll find my Spicy Cajun Pasta! Wow, this pasta is so delicious, plus it’s super easy to make! You’ll also find plenty of other easy recipes like my Spaghetti and Meat Sauce, Salsa Chicken, Beef & Macaroni Casserole, Taco Pasta, and Hawaiian Sloppy Joes.

For those special weekend days when you have a little more time, I’ve added some extra tasty, extra delightful meals like Lasagna, and French Dip. These are must tries.

I’ve also includes lots of great meals from other bloggers as well, including Smothered Pork Chops, Chipotle Shrimp Soup, Mississippi Pot Roast and more.

And don’t forget to check out the sides. You’ll find my popular Macaroni and Cheese, and Lemon Butter Broccoli.

No meal is complete without a delicious dessert to follow it up. My Coconut Bundt Cake, Arroz con Leche, and Turtle Lava Cakes are all unbelievably delicious!

Enjoy the last days of the school year!

May 2019 Instant Pot Meal Plan

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

Main Dishes

These are the dishes for May.

  • instant pot cajun pasta
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    May 1Spicy Cajun Pasta from One Happy Housewife

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

  • a plate served with salpicon minced meat made in the instant pot
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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.

  • instant pot smothered pork chops
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    May 3Smothered Pork Chops from Awe Filled Homemaker

    These wonderfully tender pork chops are smothered in a delicious gravy.

  • pressure cooker chili with beans
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    May 4Chili with Beans from One Happy Housewife

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

  • Instant Pot Pork Carnitas
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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.

  • instant pot 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.

  • creamy instant pot shrimp soup
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    May 7Chipotle Shrimp Soup from Paint the Kitchen Red

    This quick and easy soup is so creamy and loaded with potatoes, corn, bacon, and shrimp. This one has a spicy kick to it too!

  • 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!

  • instant pot coca cola ribs
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    May 9Coca-Cola Ribs from Awe Filled Homemaker

    These ribs are so sweet and clean the bone delicious. Plus, they’re so easy to make!

  • hawaiian sloppy joes in the pressure cooker
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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.

  • instant pot chicken tortilla soup
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    May 11Chicken Tortilla Soup from Spice Cravings

    This zesty, creamy Tex-Mex delight is a powerhouse of flavors that can be enjoy all year round.

  • Best Instant Pot french dip sandwich recipe.
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    May 12French Dip from One Happy Housewife

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

  • easy creamy beef macaroni casserole instant pot onehappyhousewife 1
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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.

  • instant pot taco pasta
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    May 14Taco 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.

  • instant pot chicken tikka masala
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    May 15Chicken Tikka Masala from Piping Pot Curry

    This restaurant quality Tikka Masala will make you forget about take-out. Wonderfully tender chicken cooked in a creamy and flavorful chicken curry.

  • instant pot moroccan chickpea soup spicecravings
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    May 16Moroccan Chickpea Soup from Spice Cravings

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

  • fish coconut curry
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    May 17Fish Coconut Curry from Spice Cravings

    The sweet and creamy coconut milk, wonderfully aromatic spices, and flaky fish come together to create this delightful Indian dish.

  • instant pot whole chicken
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    May 18Whole Chicken from Recipes from a Pantry

    Have a moist and flavorful rotisserie style chicken in less than 45 minutes with this simple recipe.

  • instant pot mississippi pork
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    May 19Mississippi Pot Roast from Simply Happy Foodie

    Mississippi Pot Roast is great to try when you want a twist on a roast!

  • instant pot tuscan chicken pasta
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    May 20Tuscan Chicken Pasta from Simply Happy Foodie

    Bursting with Italian flavor, this creamy rich pasta is sure to be a favorite.

  • instant pot sirloin beef tips in mushroom gravy
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    May 21Sirloin Beef Tips from Monday is Meatloaf

    This easy weeknight meal will give you the most tender and succulent beef tips loaded with layers of flavor in a savory mushroom gravy.

  • instant pot shrimp scampi
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    May 22Shrimp Scampi from Monday is Meatloaf

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

  • easy instant pot lasagna onehappyhousewife
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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.

  • instant pot shredded buffalo chicken
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    May 24Shredded Buffalo Chicken from This Old Gal

    This quick and easy shredded buffalo chicken can be enjoyed on a salad, a wrap, or a sandwich.

  • Mouth Watering Pulled Pork Sandwich
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    May 25Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork from One Happy Housewife

    Made with only 4 ingredients this fall apart delicious pulled pork is so tasty and versatile.

  • instant pot jambalaya
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    May 26Jambalaya from Paint the Kitchen Red

    A New Orleans staple, this Instant Pot version of jambalaya is loaded with andouille sausage, chicken, and shrimp. So tasty!

  • easy cheesy beef and bowtie pasta onehappyhousewife
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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.

  • instant pot chicken enchilada quinoa
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    May 28Chicken Enchilada Quinoa from Ministry of Curry

    This quick and easy Instant Pot meal is packed with Mexican flavor.

  • instant pot cheeseburger mac
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    May 29Cheeseburger Mac from One Happy Housewife

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

  • instant pot meal plan 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.

  • instant pot creamy ziti
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    May 31Creamy Ziti from Cooking with Karli

    This dump-and-start pasta recipe will become your next go-to meal for busy weeknights.

Side Dishes

  • instant pot street corn pasta
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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 instant pot 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.

  • brown fried rice
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    Brown Fried Rice from Paint the Kitchen Red

    A healthier version of Chinese fried rice with all the flavor.

  • cilantro brown rice
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    Cilantro Lime Brown Rice from Piping Pot Curry

    The fresh flavors of cilantro and lime make this the perfect healthy side dish for any meal.

  • This is the best Instant Pot macaroni and cheese recipe that you will find.
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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 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 delicious coconut bundt cake
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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.

  • instant pot dulce de leche cheesecake
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    Dulce de Leche Cheesecake from Living Sweet Moments

    This moist, creamy, and decadent cheesecake is a pure slice of heaven.

  • 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.

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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