Instant Pot Italian Chicken & Potatoes
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 5 minutes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
A full meal, quickly and easily made in your electric pressure cooker!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - small boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 - cup(s) hot water**
  • 2 - lb(s) baby potatoes
  • 1 - lb(s) baby carrots
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) diced tomatoes
  • 2 - Tbsp Italian seasoning
  • - Salt and pepper
  • Side: - salad**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Place the chicken into the electric pressure cooker insert with the hot water. Add the baby potatoes and baby carrots around and on top of the chicken. Pour the diced tomatoes and their juices over top of the chicken-potatoes-carrots. Sprinkle the Italian seasoning over top. Sprinkle a little salt and pepper over the top.
  2. Steam valve: Sealing.
  3. Cook on: Manual/High for 15 minutes
  4. Release: Natural or Quick.
  5. Prepare salad.
  6. Serve Instant Pot Italian Chicken & Potatoes with side salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie in a round bowl/dish, add the following ingredients:

  • 4 small chicken breasts
  • 2 lbs. baby potatoes
  • 1 lb. baby carrots
  • 15 oz. can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 Tbsp Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before adding contents of bag plus water to electric pressure cooker insert. Pressure cook as directed.

Special notes

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Add 5-10 minutes of pressure cooking time, if cooking from completely frozen or mostly frozen. Note that preheat time and release time may vary by appliance.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Instant Pot Italian Chicken & Potatoes

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw, add hot water to Instant Pot and then add contents of baggie. Cook on high pressure for 15 minutes with sealed valve; then natural release.
Serve with side salad.

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