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October Instant Pot Meal Plans

Delicious Instant Pot Meals For The Month of October

Fall is here, and I’m ready to welcome cooler weather. Cooler weather means warm and hearty food like soups and chilis. I have so many great fall recipes and you’ll find lots of them on my October Instant Pot meal plans. Plus, there are also plenty of wholesome and flavorful pasta dishes, chicken recipes, and ground beef recipes in these meal plans. Here’s what you can expect:

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Instant Pot Fall Recipes

If you’re looking for some great fall recipes for the Instant Pot, I’ve got them. You’ll find oodles of recipes that will warm your belly as the heat of summer melts into the cool of winter. Some of the best recipes for fall are soups, stews, chilis, and pasta. And I have plenty of those in my October meal plans.

Instant Pot Soups

You’ll find lots of easy and delicious soups like my all-time favorite Tomato Soup and lots of delicious versions of Chili! You’ll find creamy soups like Pumpkin Soup and broth-based soups like Chicken Soup. Soups with loads of veggies like White Chicken Chilli and soups that are wonderfully cheesy like Broccoli Cheddar Soup. Soups with a Tex-Mex flair like Taco Soup and others that have a comforting southern taste like Chicken & Dumplings. So many soups!

Creamy Pasta Recipes for the Instant Pot

Creamy pasta recipes offer a lot of soul-soothing comfort for this time of year. The comforting options in my meal plans are many, and I’m sure you and your family will enjoy each of them! A few popular choices are my Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta, Chicken Broccoli Alfredo, and Butternut Mac and Cheese. These pasta dishes are so warm and delicious! Perfect for fall weather!

Instant Pot Sandwiches

Sandwiches are great any time of year and I have some great sandwich recipes for you in my October Meal Plans. You’ll find recipes for Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork, Hawaiian Sloppy Joes, and French Dip. So toast some buns and add some warm pork or beef and prepare for some tasty, hunger busting comfort in each bite.

Instant Pot Side Dishes

No fall meal is complete without a tasty side dish and these meal plans offer up some remarkably flavorful side dishes made in the Instant Pot. For instance, my Salsa Rice recipe is so quick and easy to make and it’s packed full of flavor. Plus, it pairs well with so many dishes.

Instant Pot Desserts

A fall meal is not complete without a sweet treat to follow it. I’ve included some mouthwatering desserts in these meal plans, and I urge you to try them all. The Lava Cakes are especially decadent.

Happy Fall! And enjoy the food!

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

Instant Pot Recipes for October

Here are some recipes you’ll find on my October meal plans:

Main Dishes

  • a plate of cajun pasta
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    Spicy Cajun Pasta from One Happy Housewife

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

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

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    Chicken 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.

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    Cheeseburger Mac from One Happy Housewife

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

  • a spoonful of chili held over a bowl of chili
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    Chili from One Happy Housewife

    The rich, smokey flavor of this Chili makes it the perfect comfort meal.

Side Dishes

  • 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.

  • 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.

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    Corn on the Cob from One Happy Housewife

    Sweet ears of corn make an easy vegetable side dish.

  • pouring lemon butter sauce on 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.


  • 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.

  • close up of coconut flan on a plate
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    Coconut Flan from One Happy Housewife

    A delicious custard-like dessert filled with with coconut flavor and shredded coconut in every bite.

  • How to Make Instant Pot Dulce de Leche
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    Dulce de Leche from One Happy Housewife

    Enjoy this deliciously rich and sweet caramel spread that is a common treat in many Hispanic countries.

  • a fresh out of the instant pot strawberries and cream cake on a plate
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    Strawberries & Cream Cake from One Happy Housewife

    This strawberries and cream Instant Pot cake is topped with a creamy glaze and is so moist and delicious.

  • 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.

October Instant Pot Meal Plans

I’ve got some terrific meal plans for October on my website. Check them out here:

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