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10 Family-Friendly Instant Pot Recipes Filled with Fall Flavor

Welcome the cozy weather with these delicious autumnal foods.

One of the (arguably) best seasons is upon us: fall, and with its arrival comes an amazing harvest of hearty produce. Spread the autumn cheer in your home with these Instant Pot recipes that include fall favorites like pumpkin, sweet potatoes and squash.

1. Butternut Cauliflower Soup

This soup requires minimal prep but has tons of taste. Top with other fall must-have foods like pumpkin and sunflower seeds. Recipe here.

2. Black Bean Pumpkin Chili

Kitchen Treaty figured out how to balance the "perfect weird" combo of pumpkin and chili. The result? A dinner bursting with fall flavor. Recipe here.


3. Sweet Potatoes

This simple recipe packs autumn zest. Sweet potatoes make a tasty yet nutritious side, so your kids will think they're being treated with dessert in their main course. Instructions here.

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Sweet Potatoes

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4. Instant Pot Cranberry Pot Roast

Cranberries make an appearance at the start of fall and stick around through the holidays. This is a great way to kick off their autumn arrival. Recipe here.

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Instant Pot Cranberry Pot Roast

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5. Sweet Potato Chili

What could possibly scream "fall" more than the marriage of sweet potato and chili? Recipe here.

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Sweet Potato Chili

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6. Pumpkin Curry Chicken

Here, we let the pumpkin do all of the talking. If you're not a fan of curry, This Old Gal says you can replace it with cinnamon for a more traditional pumpkin soup flavor. Instructions here.

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Pressure Cooker Pumpkin Curry Chicken

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7. Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

This soup is not only creamy and delicious, it's super healthy too. Win-win. Recipe here.

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Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

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8. Naturally-Sweetened Cranberry Sauce

Basics are underrated. This sauce only takes 15 minutes to prep and cook, and the taste definitely beats the store-bought alternative. Recipe here.

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Naturally-Sweetened Cranberry Sauce

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9. Turkey and Gravy

Who says you need to wait for Thanksgiving to have turkey? The Novice Chef encourages you to serve up this meal all through the fall. Recipe here.

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Instant Pot Turkey and Gravy

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10. Pumpkin Pie

You cannot let the season pass without letting your kids indulge in this staple. Recipe here.

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Pumpkin Pie

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