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6 Healthy Mediterranean Diet Instant Pot Recipes

Mediterranean Chicken Quinoa Bowl

Cook chicken breast, quinoa, and a mix of Mediterranean veggies like tomatoes, cucumbers, and olives in the Instant Pot. Season with herbs like oregano and thyme, and finish with a squeeze of lemon juice.

Greek Lentil Soup

Combine lentils, diced tomatoes, carrots, onions, and celery in the Instant Pot with vegetable broth and Mediterranean spices like cumin and coriander. Serve with a dollop of Greek yogurt and a sprinkle of fresh parsley.

Mediterranean Stuffed Bell Peppers

Stuff bell peppers with a mixture of cooked quinoa, ground turkey or beef, diced tomatoes, feta cheese, and chopped spinach. Cook in the Instant Pot until peppers are tender, and top with a drizzle of balsamic glaze.

Artichoke and Spinach Risotto

Make a creamy risotto in the Instant Pot using Arborio rice, vegetable broth, chopped artichoke hearts, spinach, and Parmesan cheese. Season with garlic, lemon zest, and a pinch of red pepper flakes.

Lemon Garlic Salmon with Asparagus

Place salmon fillets on a trivet in the Instant Pot with lemon slices, minced garlic, and a splash of white wine. Add asparagus spears on top and cook until salmon is flaky and asparagus is tender. Serve with a side of couscous or quinoa.

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

 Combine cooked chickpeas with diced cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, red onion, feta cheese, and Kalamata olives in the Instant Pot. Toss with a dressing made from olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and dried oregano. Serve chilled as a refreshing and nutritious salad.