Fall is here, fall is here! And so is the October Instant Pot Meal Plan! This month’s meal plan is loaded with recipes that scream fall! From soups and pasta filled with Autumn’s bounty, to side dishes and desserts that invoke the taste of the season. Here’s what you can expect:
Instant Pot Fall Recipes
Fall is filled with pumpkins and spice, and so are some recipes featured in this meal plan. The Pumpkin Soup, and Butternut Mac & Cheese embody the soul of fall flavors. A sprinkle of cinnamon and a dash of nutmeg is all it takes to impart the tastes and smells of fall cooking. You’ll find even more wonderful soups and pastas in this meal plan.
Instant Pot Soups
Lots of easy and delicious soups like our all-time favorite Tomato Soup and a new White Chicken Chili that is sure to become a favorite! You’ll also find Broccoli Cheddar Soup, Chili, Chicken & Dumplings, Butternut Squash Soup, Chicken Soup, and Taco Soup. These soups are so delicious and each would pair perfectly with either my Homemade Garlic Bread or Skillet Cornbread.
Instant Pot Pasta
I also included lots of comforting, creamy pasta recipes like my Chicken Tetrazzini and my newest pasta, a delicious Chicken Broccoli Alfredo. You’ll also find Spaghetti & Meatballs, Cheeseburger Mac, Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta, and Spicy Cajun Pasta. If you’re looking for a great side to any pasta dish, then my Oven Roasted Broccoli is a must.
Instant Pot Sides
There are definitely some fall favorites in this meal plan and the side dishes are no exception. You’ll find easy Instant Pot side dishes like Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, and Lemon Butter Broccoli. Fall is certainly in the air.
Instant Pot Dessert Recipes
Always my favorite part of the meal… dessert! The Instant Pot dessert recipes in this meal plan are to die for! Bread Pudding, Lava Cakes, Flan, and Cheesecake. Oh my! Excuse me while I make my way to the kitchen.
The comforting options in this meal plan are many and I’m sure you and your family will enjoy them all! Happy Fall y’all!
Make sure you also check out my latest Instant Pot Meal Plan.
October 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.
Enjoy these wonderful Instant Pot dishes for the month of October.
October 1White 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.
October 2Autumn 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 3Butternut Mac and Cheese from One Happy Housewife
Fall spices and a rich and creamy cheddar flavor are perfectly paired with sweet butternut squash in this comforting pasta dish.
October 4Beef & Vegetable Soup from Awe Filled Homemaker
This hearty and satisfying soup is packed full of delicious veggies and ground beef.
October 5Shrimp Etouffee from Paint the Kitchen Red
A rich, delicious, and spicy tomato-based stew seasoned with Creole spices and loaded with shrimp.
October 6Broccoli Cheese Soup from One Happy Housewife
The combination of broccoli, carrots, cream, and cheddar make for a hearty soup that’s amazingly creamy and flavorful.
October 7Chicken Broccoli Alfredo from One Happy Housewife
A incredibly delicious pasta dish that features a homemade Alfredo sauce that’s unforgettably rich, creamy, and flavorful.
October 8Carnitas from One Happy Housewife
Authentic flavor, incredibly juicy pork, and crispy edges. Traditional pork carnitas made in a fraction of the time.
October 9Pumpkin 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.
October 10Whole Chicken from Recipes from a Pantry
Have a moist and flavorful rotisserie style chicken in less than 45 minutes with this simple recipe.
October 11Chicken Couscous from One Happy Housewife
A very simple and flavorful chicken and couscous recipe that’s perfect for a weeknight dinner.
October 12Cauliflower Soup from Piping Pot Curry
This healthy, creamy cauliflower soup is infused with the healing benefits of turmeric.
October 13Chili with Beans from One Happy Housewife
A hearty, comforting bowl of homemade chili packed full of amazing flavor.
October 14Spaghetti & Meatballs from One Happy Housewife
This super easy Spaghetti & Meatballs recipe requires no prep and is ready in minutes.
October 15Butter 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 16Chipotle 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!
October 17Cheeseburger Mac from One Happy Housewife
A super hearty and flavorful, from scratch pasta casserole made fast.
October 18Tomato Soup from One Happy Housewife
This wonderfully delicious and creamy tomato soup is infused with basil and lightly sweetened with honey.
October 19French Dip from One Happy Housewife
An unbelievably flavorful and juicy meat, covered in melted cheese and served on toasted, crispy, buttered bread.
October 20Chicken and Dumplings from One Happy Housewife
Tender, tasty chicken, sweet veggies, and dumplings. This is the epitome of comfort food.
October 21Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta from One Happy Housewife
Infused with delicious sun-dried tomato and basil, you’ll love the comforting creaminess of this pasta dish.
October 22Mango BBQ Fish Tacos from Awe Filled Homemaker
The wonderful sweet spiciness of these fish tacos will transform taco Tuesdays.
October 23Butternut 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.
October 24Buffalo Chicken Chili from Ministry of Curry
A hearty chili made with chicken, beans, veggies and cooked in a spicy buffalo sauce.
October 25Hawaiian Sloppy Joes from One Happy Housewife
Pineapple, red and yellow peppers, and sweet onion give the traditional Sloppy Joe a Hawaiian twist.
October 26Chicken Soup from One Happy Housewife
This hearty, healthy, homemade chicken soup is so tasty and loaded with nourishing vegetables and spices.
October 27Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork from One Happy Housewife
Made with only 4 ingredients, this fall apart delicious pulled pork is so tasty and versatile.
October 28Chicken Tetrazzini from One Happy Housewife
With tender bite-sized chicken served over spaghetti and topped with a creamy sauce, this Chicken Tetrazzini will be a family favorite.
October 29Taco Soup from One Happy Housewife
A wonderful dump-and-go meal that’s loaded with taco flavor, requires very little prep, and uses easy to find ingredients.
October 30Spicy Cajun Pasta from One Happy Housewife
A super easy weeknight dinner with a wonderful kick of cajun.
October 31Corn Chowder from Simply Vegetarian 777
A wonderful comfort meal made with fresh corn that’s creamy and full of flavor.
Brown Rice from One Happy Housewife
A simple and healthy side-dish for the Instant Pot.
Mashed Potatoes from One Happy Housewife
Cooked and seasoned to perfection, these mashed potatoes are so fast and easy to make.
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.
Green Beans from One Happy Housewife
The buttery garlic flavor make these tender green beans a favorite side dish.
Salsa Rice from One Happy Housewife
An incredibly easy and delicious side dish that makes a perfect companion for any meal, especially Mexican inspired dishes.
Coconut Flan from One Happy Housewife
A delicious custard-like dessert filled with with coconut flavor and shredded coconut in every bite.
Dulce de Leche Cheesecake from Living Sweet Moments
This moist, creamy, and decadent cheesecake is a pure slice of heaven.
Bread Pudding from Simply Happy Foodie
This creamy, rich, and delicious bread pudding is the perfect holiday dessert.
Turtle Lava Cakes from One Happy Housewife
These deliciously decadent mini cakes are overflowing with a molten chocolate center, caramel and pecans.
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.
For more Instant Pot Meal Plan ideas for the month of October, check out my archive of October Instant Pot Meal Plans.