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November Instant Pot Meal Plan (2020)

Delicious Instant Pot Meals For The Month of November

Hello November! Fall is in full swing and that means lots of delicious soups and fall foods. Isn’t that the best part of the fall season? With Thanksgiving at the end of the month, I made sure and include a delicious turkey roast and some sides perfect for your celebration. I also have a delicious recipe for using up your turkey leftovers! You’ll find so much holiday goodness in this month’s meal plan. Here’s what you can expect:

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Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes

This month, you’ll find lots of Thanksgiving recipes on the meal plan. My Turkey Roast with Gravy is the perfect quick and easy Thanksgiving day recipe for the Instant Pot! And if you’re looking for outstanding Thanksgiving side dish recipes to serve with the turkey, you’ll find plenty of options in this month’s meal plan. For some non Instant Pot side dish ideas, I’d suggest my Cornbread Stuffing and Ambrosia Salad. Both are so delicious!

Turkey Roast

Need a quick and easy turkey recipe? Try my Instant Pot Turkey Roast with Gravy. It’s the perfect main dish for any Thanksgiving dinner. And you won’t have to worry about spending hours and hours brining and roasting a whole turkey.

a plate of sliced turkey roast with mashed potatoes and gravy
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Instant Pot Soup Recipes

You’ll find an impressive assortment of Instant Pot Soup Recipes in my November meal plan. You’ll find Split Pea Soup, Tomato Soup, French Onion Soup, White Turkey Chili, and much more. As the cold weather takes over this month, you’ll find loads of warming comfort in each of these bowls of soup.

White Turkey Chili

Have a ton of turkey leftover after Thanksgiving but don’t know what to do with it? Then you must try my Instant Pot White Turkey Chili recipe. It’s a delicious and comforting way to add a flavorful Tex-Mex spin to plain leftover turkey. For another delicious option, I’d suggest trying my Leftover Turkey Sandwiches, they are so yummy!

overhead view of a bowl of white chili made with shredded turkey
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Instant Pot Pasta Recipes

While we look forward to the holidays at the end of the month, we still have a few work/school weeks ahead. With that in mind, I included plenty of simple and hearty Instant Pot Pasta Recipes. You’ll be enjoying recipes like Meat Lasagna, Chicken Alfredo, Creamy Sausage Rigatoni, and Beef and Bowtie Pasta to name a few. There is nothing better than a big bowl of pasta to soothe a hungry tummy.

Chicken Alfredo

Make simple work of this Italian pasta using your pressure cooker. My Instant Pot Chicken Alfredo has all the creamy deliciousness of this traditional dish and takes less than 30 minutes to make. Serve with a side of homemade garlic bread for a complete Italian dinner.

a creamy bowl of instant pot chicken fettuccine alfredo topped with a parsley garnish
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Instant Pot Side Dishes

You’ll find lots of delicious Instant Pot Side Dishes to choose from in my November meal plan. Not only are these recipes perfect for fall weather, but they also make great sides for Thanksgiving. You’ll find recipes for Green Beans, Mashed Potatoes, Mac & Cheese, and Sweet Potato Casserole. All are perfect sides for any day this month.

Sweet Potato Casserole

My Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole recipe is just perfect. It’s modified from my husband’s Traditional Sweet Potato Casserole so you can easily make it using your pressure cooker. This is one of those dishes my family looks forward to every year.

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Instant Pot Desserts

If you’re looking for some amazing dessert recipes for the Instant Pot, then you’ll be excited about the recipes in this November meal plan. Fall is all about pumpkins and you’ll find plenty of pumpkin recipes included in the meal plan. Pumpkin Cheesecake and Pumpkin Pie Pudding are two amazing pumpkin-based recipes that you’ll be enjoying. Oh, and you must try the Arroz con Leche, it’s to die for!

Arroz con Leche

If you’re looking for a super easy, super delicious Instant Pot dessert that’s ready in no time, then my Instant Pot Arroz con Leche is the dessert that you’re looking for. It’s one of my most popular dessert recipes for a reason.

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I can’t wait for Thanksgiving dinner! Happy cooking and Happy Thanksgiving!

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

November 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.

Main Dishes

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    November 1Lasagna from One Happy Housewife

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

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    November 2Pork Chops and Gravy from My Forking Life

    Thick-cut pork chops seared, pressure cooked, and covered in a wonderful gravy.

  • split pea soup from the bearded hiker
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    November 3Split Pea Soup from The Bearded Hiker

    A delicious and healthy soup with over-the-top flavor.

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

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

  • couscous with ground beef on a plate
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    November 5Couscous with Ground Beef from One Happy Housewife

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

  • a bowl of tomato soup with basil and a grilled cheese
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    November 6Tomato 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
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    November 7Coconut 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.

  • authentic mexican flavored pork carnitas tacos served on a plate
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    November 8Cochinita 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.

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    November 9Hawaiian 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.

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    November 10Salpicón 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 serving of italian sausage rigatoni topped with shredded parmesan cheese and cilantro
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    November 11Creamy Sausage Rigatoni from One Happy Housewife

    This deliciously 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
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    November 12Chicken 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
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    November 13Tuna Casserole from One Happy Housewife

    A classic comfort dish made fast from scratch thanks to the pressure cooker.

  • french onion soup in a bowl centered on a plate
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    November 14French Onion Soup from Ministry of Curry

    Sweet caramelized onions cooked in a flavorful broth and topped with toasty croutons and cheese.

  • Mouth Watering Pulled Pork Sandwich on a platter
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    November 15Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork from One Happy Housewife

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

  • overhead shot of a small bowl of pumpkin soup with cream and pumpkin seeds
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    November 16Pumpkin 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.

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

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

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    November 18Cajun Shrimp Alfredo from One Happy Housewife

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

  • serving salsa chicken on a tortilla
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    November 19Salsa Chicken from One Happy Housewife

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

  • a plate of ground beef and farfalle pasta in vodka sauce
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    November 20Beef & 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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    November 21Stuffed Pumpkin from Simply Happy Foodie

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

  • homemade spaghetti and meat sauce with garlic butter toast
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    November 22Spaghetti 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 serving of moroccan chickpea soup stew in a bowl
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    November 23Moroccan Chickpea Soup from Spice Cravings

    This hearty and healthy soup is bold, rich and full of Moroccan flavor.

  • a bowl of chicken and dumplings
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    November 24Chicken 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
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    November 25White 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.

  • a plate of sliced turkey roast with mashed potatoes and gravy
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    November 26Turkey 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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    November 27White 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!

  • a bowl of instant pot butternut squash soup topped with cream and dried cranberries and served with garlic toast
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    November 28Butternut 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.

  • spiced cranberry pork roast from make-ahead meal mom
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    November 29Spiced Cranberry Pork Roast from Make Ahead Meal Mom

    Take your ordinary holiday pork roast to a whole new level with this incredibly easy and wonderful recipe.

  • a large serving of cheesy ground beef and rice on a plate
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    November 30Cheesy Ground Beef and Rice from One Happy Housewife

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

Side Dishes

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

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

  • mashed potatoes served on a dinner plate
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    Mashed Potatoes from One Happy Housewife

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

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    Corn on the Cob from One Happy Housewife

    Sweet ears of corn make an easy vegetable side dish.

  • a plate of green beans with rice and chicken
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    Green Beans from One Happy Housewife

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

  • a ladle filled with a serving of mac and cheese
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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.

Desserts

  • a cut open peanut butter lava cake topped with powdered sugar
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    PB & Chocolate Lava Cake from Food n Service

    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
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    Pumpkin Cheesecake from Simply Happy Foodie

    Welcome the cooler fall months by celebrating with this wonderful pumpkin cheesecake.

  • a spoonful of pumpkin brulee
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    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
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    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
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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 November 2020 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.

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