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September Instant Pot Meal Plan (2019)

Delicious Instant Pot Meals For The Month of September

I’m so ready for fall! This September Instant Pot Meal Plan has a hint of fall in it in hopes that this brutally hot weather will start making its way out!

I’ve included lots of easy recipes in this September Meal Plan, as usual, to help you on those busy weeknights. Now that the kids are a few weeks into school, the homework and extracurriculars are really kicking into high gear, so I’ve included lots of quick and easy recipes. Here’s what you can expect:

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Comforting Instant Pot Pasta Dishes

You’ll find lots of comforting pasta dishes in this meal plan including my super popular Chicken Tetrazzini, much loved Cajun Pasta, a wonderful Lasagna, and my family’s favorite Beef & Macaroni Casserole. A great pasta dish is always a family favorite.

Warm & Tasty Instant Pot Soups

Several warm and comforting soups for the pressure cooker also make an appearance this month. You’ll find hearty bowls of Chili, Taco Soup, and Chicken Soup. There is nothing more regenerating to the soul than a warm bowl of soup.

Instant Pot Recipes for Labor Day

I also included my Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork on Labor Day in case you’re celebrating that day! I also have a delicious new Potato Salad recipe that is perfect as a side for pulled pork sandwiches. So definitely check that one out.

Delicious Instant Pot Side Dishes

You can’t have a main dish without a delicious side. I’ve included some delicious Instant Pot side dishes like Spanish Rice and Tomato Couscous, both of which you must try if you haven’t yet. You’ll also find staples like White Rice, Cauliflower, and Mashed Potatoes.

Sweet Instant Pot Desserts

Don’t forget to check out the dessert section where you’ll find my very popular pressure cooker desserts including my much-loved Flan recipe, Arroz con Leche, and Coconut Cake.

Here’s to a splendid September!

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

September 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 September.

  • a bowl of chicken and dumplings
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    September 1Chicken and Dumplings from One Happy Housewife

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

  • Mouth Watering Pulled Pork Sandwich on a platter
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    September 2Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork from One Happy Housewife

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

  • a comforting bowl of taco soup
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    September 3Taco 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.

  • chicken adobo on a dinner plate
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    September 4Chicken Adobo from Two Sleevers

    Enjoy the flavor of this authentic Filipino Chicken at your dinner table.

  • coconut shrimp curry in a large bowl
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    September 5Coconut 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.

  • side view of creamy beef macaroni casserole in a bowl
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    September 6Beef & Macaroni Casserole from One Happy Housewife

    This deliciously creamy beef and pasta casserole is the perfect hearty and filling meal for those busy weeknights.

  • a plate of cajun pasta
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    September 7Spicy Cajun Pasta from One Happy Housewife

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

  • a bowl of gumbo garnished with scallions with a ball of rice in the center
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    September 8Gumbo from Paint the Kitchen Red

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

  • homemade spaghetti and meat sauce with garlic butter toast
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    September 9Spaghetti 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.

  • serving salsa chicken on a tortilla
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    September 10Salsa Chicken from One Happy Housewife

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

  • a dinner plate with meatloaf
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    September 11Meatloaf from The Halfway Homesteaders

    Perfect for the meat lover, meatloaf just got way easier to make!

  • a spoonful of chicken sweet corn soup
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    September 12Chicken Sweet Corn Soup from Spice Cravings

    This healthy, creamy soup is made with sweet corn and crunchy vegetables in a rich and flavorful chicken stock.

  • authentic mexican flavored pork carnitas tacos served on a plate
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    September 13Cochinita 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.

  • overhead shot of aloo matar in a bowl garnished with cilantro
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    September 14Aloo Matar (Potato Curry) from Simply Vegetarian 777

    This easy and delicious Indian curry recipe is perfect for any weeknight dinner.

  • chili with beans in a bowl topped with cheese, sour cream, and green onion
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    September 15Chili with Beans from One Happy Housewife

    A hearty, comforting bowl of homemade chili packed full of amazing flavor.

  • lasagna on a plate with salad
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    September 16Lasagna from One Happy Housewife

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

  • overhead shot of chicken and potatoes garnished with lemon slices
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    September 17Chicken And Potatoes from Recipes from a Pantry

    A quick and easy one-pot dish that’s loaded with Mediterranean flavor.

  • a bowl of instant pot butternut squash soup topped with cream and dried cranberries and served with garlic toast
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    September 18Butternut 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.

  • pork chops in mushroom gravy
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    September 19Pork Chops in Mushroom Gravy from This Old Gal

    True comfort food made with fresh, homemade ingredients.

  • overhead shot of tortilla soup in a bowl garnished with cilantro
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    September 20Chicken Tortilla Soup from Ministry of Curry

    A comforting Mexican soup loaded with tender chicken, beans, tomatoes, corn, and peppers.

  • freshly cooked lobster tail dipped into melted butter
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    September 21Lobster Tails from One Happy Housewife

    Perfectly cooked and tender lobster tails made fast in the Instant Pot.

  • dipping a french dip sandwich in au jus
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    September 22French Dip from One Happy Housewife

    An unbelievably flavorful and juicy meat, covered in melted cheese and served on toasted, crispy, buttered bread.

  • close up of chicken spaghetti tetrazzini on a plate
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    September 23Chicken 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.

  • instant pot taco pasta
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    September 24Taco Pasta from One Happy Housewife

    The perfect hearty meal for a busy weeknight, this easy and delicious pasta dish is kid-approved and will be ready in no time.

  • a bowl of tomato soup with basil and a grilled cheese
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    September 25Tomato Soup from One Happy Housewife

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

  • teriyaki chicken bowl garnished with sesame seeds on top of rice
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    September 26Teriyaki Chicken from Cooking with Karli

    Enjoy a bowl of tender chicken, crunchy veggies, and rice covered in a homemade Teriyaki sauce.

  • close up of shrimp paella garnished with cilantro
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    September 27Shrimp Paella from My Forking Life

    Loaded with flavor, this paella will knock your socks off!

  • glazed baby back ribs on a wooden board
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    September 28Baby Back Ribs from Simply Happy Foodie

    Smoky, tender, juicy, meaty Baby Back Ribs made in the Instant Pot.

  • a close up of chicken soup
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    September 29Chicken Soup from One Happy Housewife

    This hearty, healthy, homemade chicken soup is so tasty and loaded with nourishing vegetables and spices.

  • couscous with ground beef on a plate
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    September 30Couscous with Ground Beef from One Happy Housewife

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

Side Dishes

  • a wooden spoon scooping jasmine rice from the bowl
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    Jasmine Rice from One Happy Housewife

    Quick, easy, and perfect white rice every time!

  • side view of tomato couscous in a large bowl
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    Tomato Couscous from One Happy Housewife

    A simple side dish that pairs perfectly with any main meal.

  • overhead shot of cauliflower in an instant pot
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    Steamed Cauliflower from One Happy Housewife

    This super quick recipe will give you the perfect nutritious and delicious side dish in no time.

  • 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 spanish rice garnished with cilantro
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    Spanish Rice from One Happy Housewife

    Just like what you’d get at your favorite Tex-Mex restaurant.


  • a large slice of flan
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    Flan from One Happy Housewife

    A heavenly dark caramel blankets this rich, creamy, and silky smooth flan.

  • a delicious coconut bundt cake served on a large plate
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    Coconut Cake from One Happy Housewife

    This cake is loaded with coconut goodness and is the perfect sweet treat to share with friends and family.

  • overhead shot of cakes in a jar
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    Cakes in a Jar from The Halfway Homesteaders

    These wonderful cakes come in so many delicious flavors and are so easy to make.

  • a dripping new york cheesecake on a plate
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    New York Cheesecake from Simply Happy Foodie

    This creamy classic New York Cheesecake is a must try.

  • 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 September 2019 Meal Plan Calendar.

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

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