Fall is in the air! In this October Instant Pot Meal Plan, you’ll find so many delicious fall-inspired meals. This is the perfect month for hearty dishes that include apples, squashes, and other fall favorites. You’ll also find plenty of warm and soothing stews, soups, chilis, and pastas. Here’s what you can expect:
Instant Pot Soups, Stews & Chilis
Fall means Apple Beef Stew, Butternut Squash Soup and so much more! It’s a perfect time to try different chilis, stews, and soups. If you haven’t tried my amazing Chicken Soup, now is the time to do it. It’s packed full of nutrients and flavor and guaranteed to hit the spot! There are so many soup recipes for the Instant Pot in these meal plans. So, make sure to check them out.
Instant Pot Pastas
There are some tasty and simple pasta dishes featured in this meal plan. Some of my family’s favorites are Beef and Bowtie Pasta, Ravioli Lasagna, and Macaroni Casserole.
Instant Pot Sides
You’ll find some wonderful Instant Pot Side Dishes in this meal plan. And all of them are easy to make. Macaroni and Cheese, Green Beans, and Corn on the Cob are some of the delicious sides in this month’s meal plan.
Instant Pot Desserts
One of my favorite things about this month’s meal plan is the desserts! Oh, so yummy! The Dulce de Leche Cheesecake is to die for! You can also try Bread Pudding, Turtle Lava Cakes, and the easiest dessert of all: Arroz con Leche! These Instant Pot dessert recipes are all outstanding!
So enjoy all these fall-inspired dishes. Main course, side dish, and dessert. Everything you need for your October meals is here. Don’t you love the Instant Pot?
Make sure you also check out my latest Instant Pot Meal Plan.
October 2018 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.
October 1Beef & Bowtie Pasta from One Happy Housewife
A fast and simple pasta dinner that even the most picky of eaters will devour.
October 2Chicken Fajita Soup from Awe Filled Homemaker
A wonderful Tex-Mex favorite in a soup bowl.
October 3Applesauce Meatloaf from Home Pressure Cooking
This meatloaf is made with applesauce instead of eggs, and it is delicious!
October 4Butternut Squash Soup from Recipes from a Pantry
This vegan soup is easy to make, full of flavor, and so creamy and satisfying.
October 5Chili with Beans from One Happy Housewife
A hearty, comforting bowl of homemade chili packed full of amazing flavor.
October 6Chicken and Dumplings from One Happy Housewife
Tender, tasty chicken, sweet veggies, and dumplings. This is the epitome of comfort food.
October 7Carnitas from One Happy Housewife
Authentic flavor, incredibly juicy pork, and crispy edges. Traditional pork carnitas made in a fraction of the time.
October 8Pasta e Fagioli from Simply Happy Foodie
A traditional Italian one pot meal made with pasta and beans that’s hearty and delicious.
October 9Corn Chowder from Simply Vegetarian 777
A wonderful comfort meal made with fresh corn that’s creamy and full of flavor.
October 10Thai Red Curry Soup from Spice Cravings
Packed with vegetables, chicken, and rice noodles, this soup is hearty, healthy and creamy with a bit of sweet and spicy.
October 11Butter Chicken from Spice Cravings
Enjoy this authentic Indian dish made with delicious pieces of grilled chicken in a creamy tomato sauce that’s seasoned with Indian spices.
October 12Apple Bourbon Pork from Home Pressure Cooking
A perfectly tender pork tenderloin served with baked potatoes, red cabbage, and a few sliced apples.
October 13Apple Beef Stew from Home Pressure Cooking
A wonderfully delicious beef stew with a hint of sweetness.
October 14Chicken Soup from One Happy Housewife
This hearty, healthy, homemade chicken soup is so tasty and loaded with nourishing vegetables and spices.
October 15Beef & Macaroni Casserole from One Happy Housewife
This deliciously creamy beef and pasta casserole is the perfect hearty and filling meal for those busy weeknights.
October 16Cauliflower Soup from Piping Pot Curry
This healthy, creamy cauliflower soup is infused with the healing benefits of turmeric.
October 17Autumn Apple Pork Chops from Simply Happy Foodie
These pork chops are smothered in a delicious apple gravy with a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg.
October 18Pasta with Tomato Cream Sauce from Ministry of Curry
This easy dump meal makes an absolutely creamy and delicious pasta.
October 19Beef Lasagna Soup from Awe Filled Homemaker
A hearty lasagna soup based in a flavorful tomato broth and bursting with Italian flavors.
October 20Paneer Butter Masala from Piping Pot Curry
Chunks of paneer cooked in a creamy smooth and mildly spiced onion tomato gravy.
October 21Cochinita 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.
October 22White Chicken Chili from Recipes from a Pantry
This hearty chili is made from pantry staples and is so comforting and filling.
October 23Ravioli Lasagna from Spice Cravings
Creamy layers of fresh ravioli, grated Italian cheese and tomato sauce, cooked to perfection.
October 24Vegetarian Taco Soup from Simply Vegetarian 777
This simple and easy Tex-Mex style vegetarian soup is loaded with bold flavors.
October 25Thai Chicken Massaman Curry from Ministry of Curry
Tender cooked chicken in a luxurious coconut sauce seasoned with Indian spices.
October 26Dum Aloo from Ministry of Curry
A North Indian curry made by simmering baby potatoes in an onion and tomato based gravy that’s spiced to perfection.
October 27Tomato Basil Soup from Simply Happy Foodie
The fresh, rich flavor of this tomato basil soup is just… Wow!
October 28Pizza Soup from Awe Filled Homemaker
The rich and wonderful flavors of pizza, in a soup bowl.
October 29Thai Pumpkin Red Curry from Piping Pot Curry
This flavorful curry made with red curry paste, coconut milk, and pumpkin will satisfy your curry cravings.
October 30Beef & Vegetable Soup from Awe Filled Homemaker
This hearty and satisfying soup is packed full of delicious veggies and ground beef.
October 31French Dip from One Happy Housewife
An unbelievably flavorful and juicy meat, covered in melted cheese and served on toasted, crispy, buttered bread.
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.
Green Beans from One Happy Housewife
The buttery garlic flavor make these tender green beans a favorite side dish.
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.
Corn on the Cob from One Happy Housewife
Sweet ears of corn make an easy vegetable side dish.
Mexican Pinto Beans from Simply Vegetarian 777
These pinto beans are spicy and bursting with Mexican flavor.
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.
Turtle Lava Cakes from One Happy Housewife
These deliciously decadent mini cakes are overflowing with a molten chocolate center, caramel and pecans.
Pound Cake from Awe Filled Homemaker
A perfect and delicious pound cake just like grandma used to make.
Bread Pudding from Simply Happy Foodie
This creamy, rich, and delicious bread pudding is the perfect holiday dessert.
Dulce de Leche Cheesecake from Living Sweet Moments
This moist, creamy, and decadent cheesecake is a pure slice of heaven.
Download the October 2018 Meal Plan Calendar.
For more Instant Pot Meal Plan ideas for the month of October, check out my archive of October Instant Pot Meal Plans.