November Instant Pot Meal Plan (2019)

Happy November! The holidays are around the corner and the November Instant Pot Meal Plan covers everything you need for a great Thanksgiving! You’ll find everything from comforting soup and pasta recipes to unbelievably delicious desserts. It’s all in this month’s meal plan. Here’s what you can expect:

instant pot november meal plan

Instant Pot Soup Recipes

You’ll find tons of comforting soup recipes in this month’s meal plan. There are lots of warm and comforting soups like White Chicken Chili, Bean Soup, Tomato Soup, Enchilada Soup, and Chicken and Dumplings. These soups are perfect for warming you up on chilly days.

Instant Pot Pasta Recipes

If you’re in the mood for pasta, you’ll find lots of hearty pasta dishes to choose from. I’ve included recipes for Chicken Alfredo, Lasagna, Sausage Rigatoni, Taco Pasta, Shrimp Alfredo, and Spaghetti and Meatballs. There is nothing like a warm plate of pasta to delight a hungry tummy.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes

I even have a juicy and delicious Turkey Roast with Gravy for you on Thanksgiving day! And if you’re looking for some Thanksgiving side dishes to serve with your turkey, I’d suggest serving it with a side of my Skillet Cornbread or my Cornbread Stuffing. And for a sweet treat on the side, do not miss my mother-in-law’s Ambrosia Salad. Yum! I can’t wait for Thanksgiving dinner.

Instant Pot Side Dishes

I’ve given you lots of delicious Instant Pot side dishes to choose from this month. They’re all perfect recipes for fall weather. You’ll find recipes like Mashed Potatoes, Corn on the Cob, Green Beans, Mac & Cheese, and Sweet Potato Casserole. Perfect sides for any fall-inspired meal that you’ll be having this month.

Instant Pot Desserts

You’ll also see lots of yummy dessert recipes to pick from for your celebration. You can’t miss my Arroz con Leche. It’s one of the most popular recipes on my blog, and it’s just phenomenal. There are also plenty of fall-inspired desserts for this month. Pumpkin appears in a lot of the recipes. There’s Pumpkin Pie Pudding, Pumpkin Cheesecake, and Pumpkin Brulee. I’m looking forward to trying all of these.

Turkey Leftovers

If you have some turkey leftovers, check out my delicious Leftover Turkey Sandwich recipe. It has an amazing cranberry aioli on it that is crazy good!

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

November 2019 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

Enjoy these wonderful Instant Pot dishes for the month of November.

  • a spoonful of white chicken chili from a bowl
    November 1
    White Chicken Chili
    from 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.

  • tacos made with cochinitas pibil
    November 2
    Cochinita Pibil
    from One Happy Housewife

    With a mix of sweet, acidic and earthy flavors this traditional Mexican food will provide a unique experience for your taste buds.

  • a bowl of bean soup garnished with cilantro drizzled with mantequilla and hot sauce
    November 3
    Bean Soup
    from One Happy Housewife

    A hearty, filling and delicious classic Honduran recipe that’s full of Latin flavor.

  • a bowl of creamy fettuccine alfredo with chicken
    November 4
    Chicken Alfredo
    from One Happy Housewife

    A quick and easy pasta dish made with a homemade Alfredo sauce that’s incredibly rich and creamy.

  • side view of couscous with ground beef on a plate
    November 5
    Couscous with Ground Beef
    from 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!

  • a bowl of instant pot tomato soup
    November 6
    Tomato Soup
    from One Happy Housewife

    This wonderfully delicious and creamy tomato soup is infused with basil and lightly sweetened with honey.

  • coconut shrimp curry in a large bowl
    November 7
    Coconut 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.

  • instant pot lasagna
    November 8
    Meaty Lasagna
    from 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.

  • hawaiian chicken served over a bed of rice on a plate
    November 9
    Hawaiian 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 view of salpicon
    November 10
    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.

  • creamy sausage rigatoni
    November 11
    Creamy Sausage Rigatoni
    from 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.

  • a bowl of homemade enchilada soup topped with pico de gallo, shredded cheese, and fried tortilla strips
    November 12
    Chicken Enchilada Soup
    from One Happy Housewife

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

  • a bowl of creamy homemade tuna casserole
    November 13
    Tuna Casserole
    from 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.

  • overhead shot of a plate of creamy lemon chicken garnished with cilantro and lemon slices
    November 14
    Creamy Lemon Chicken
    from Simply Happy Foodie

    This creamy chicken is loaded with lemon garlic flavor. Perfect served over rice, pasta, or potatoes.

  • instant pot taco pasta
    November 15
    Taco Pasta
    from 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.

  • banh mi sandwich on a flat surface garnished with green onions
    November 16
    Banh Mi (Vietnamese Sandwich)
    from Paint the Kitchen Red

    Made with a baguette, pork, pickled vegetables, and fresh herbs, this Vietnamese sandwich explodes with the flavors of Asia.

  • a bowl of gumbo garnished with scallions with a ball of rice in the center
    November 17
    from Paint the Kitchen Red

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

  • cajun shrimp and sausage alfredo
    November 18
    Cajun Shrimp Alfredo
    from 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!

  • serving instant pot salsa chicken
    November 19
    Salsa Chicken
    from One Happy Housewife

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

  • a bowl of beef and bowtie pasta
    November 20
    Beef & Bowtie Pasta
    from 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.

  • overhead shot of a stuffed pumpkin
    November 21
    Stuffed Pumpkin
    from Simply Happy Foodie

    A pumpkin stuffed with a savory and creamy stuffing that can be served as a main dish or side.

  • spaghetti and meat sauce served in a bowl topped with shredded parmesan
    November 22
    Spaghetti and Meat Sauce
    from 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!

  • moroccan chickpea soup stew in a bowl
    November 23
    Moroccan Chickpea Soup
    from Spice Cravings

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

  • a bowl filled with a warm serving of chicken and dumplings
    November 24
    Chicken and Dumplings
    from One Happy Housewife

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

  • serving dish with creamy white cheddar mac and cheese made in the instant pot
    November 25
    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.

  • an open faced pulled butter chicken sandwich
    November 26
    Pulled Butter Chicken Sandwiches
    from Ministry of Curry

    These Indian inspired pulled chicken sandwiches are perfect for feeding a crowd.

  • a bowl of instant pot butternut squash soup topped with cream and dried cranberries
    November 27
    Butternut Squash Soup
    from One Happy Housewife

    With a perfect balance of sweet and savory flavors, this soup is the perfect comfort meal for cooler weather.

  • a close up of a plate with sliced instant pot turkey roast, mashed potatoes, and gravy
    November 28
    Turkey 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.

  • a bowl of instant pot pumpkin soup with cream and pumpkin seeds
    November 29
    Pumpkin Soup
    from One Happy Housewife

    This quick and easy soup is thick, creamy and perfectly seasoned with fall spices. The ideal meal for brisk autumn weather.

  • instant pot beef and macaroni casserole
    November 30
    Beef & Macaroni Casserole
    from One Happy Housewife

    This deliciously creamy beef and pasta casserole is the perfect hearty and filling comfort dish for those busy weeknights. It’s fast and easy to make, full of flavor, and guaranteed to satisfy those hungry bellies. This one is sure to become a favorite in your home.

Side Dishes

  • a baked and homemade sweet potato casserole
    Sweet Potato Casserole
    from One Happy Housewife

    This holiday favorite side dish is sweet, delicious and bursting with holiday goodness.

  • a plate with a serving of mashed potatoes and pot roast
    Mashed Potatoes
    from One Happy Housewife

    Cooked and seasoned to perfection, these mashed potatoes are so fast and easy to make.

  • corn on the cob with a piece of soft butter
    Corn on the Cob
    from One Happy Housewife

    Sweet ears of corn make an easy vegetable side dish.

  • a dinner plate served with green beans
    Green Beans
    from One Happy Housewife

    The buttery garlic flavor make these tender green beans a favorite side dish.

  • top view of a bowl of homemade mac and cheese on top of a plate
    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. There is nothing more comforting than a warm bowl of this favorite pasta dish.


  • a cut open peanut butter lava cake topped with powdered sugar

    For the peanut butter and chocolate lovers, this chocolate lava cake is filled with warm gooey peanut butter. Yum!

  • close up of a whole pumpkin cheese cake on a large plate
    Pumpkin Cheesecake
    from Simply Happy Foodie

    Welcome the cooler fall months by celebrating with this wonderful pumpkin cheesecake. This creamy dessert has the perfect combination of spices mixed with the delicious sweetness of cheesecake.

  • a spoonful of pumpkin brulee
    Pumpkin Ginger Brulee
    from The Halfway Homesteaders

    A great addition to Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner and perfect for that Fall sweet tooth.

  • a slice of pumpkin pie with whipped cream on it
    Pumpkin Pie Pudding
    from Two Sleevers

    An easy dump and go dessert that makes a great, low carb alternative to traditional pumpkin pie.

  • a spoonful of arroz con leche
    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 November 2019 Meal Plan Calendar.

For more Instant Pot Meal Plan ideas for the month of November, check out my archive of November 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.


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

2022 Meal Plans

2021 Meal Plans

2020 Meal Plans

2019 Meal Plans

2018 Meal Plans

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