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Instant Pot Turkey Recipe

Instant Pot Turkey Recipe

Looking for a delicious way to cook your turkey for the holiday festivities? This instant pot turkey idea is a fabulous way to use up that second turkey you bought on sale for Thanksgiving or to serve turkey with another meat option at your next holiday gathering. The end of the year brings about many family gatherings and that’s where this instant pot turkey comes into play. It’s stressful enough to deal with meal planning for a holiday gathering, why not ease your stress level by preparing this instant pot turkey that’s ready in just 6 minutes per pound?! That’s so much quicker than whipping up a turkey in the oven.

Instant Pot Turkey Recipe

Instant Pot Turkey

Gathering up these ingredients to enjoy a delicious instant pot turkey. Just a handful of ingredients are needed to prepare for your deliciously moist instant pot meal.

Ingredients

  • Turkey, 8 pounds
  • 3/4 cups water
  • 3 ribs celery, cut into chunks
  • 3 carrots, cut into chunks
  • 1 onion, halved
  • 3 garlic cloves, halved

Follow my step by step instructions to ensure that you fully cook your instant pot turkey. This is a delicious meal that will make your family think you slaved over a hot stove all day.

Instructions

Instant Pot Turkey Recipe

1. Add water, celery, carrots, onion, and garlic cloves to Instant Pot inner pot.

Instant Pot Turkey Recipe

2. Place turkey on trivet rack and place on top of vegetables in the Instant Pot.

3. Close the instant pot lid and turn the pressure valve to seal. Cook on manual high pressure for 6 minutes PER POUND, so for an 8-pound turkey, that would be 48 minutes.

4. Allow for a natural pressure for 10 minutes and then let out the remaining pressure.

5. If desired, transfer to a broiler pan and broil for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown on top.

Makes 12 servings.

Instant Pot Turkey Recipe

Enjoy this easy to make recipe for family gatherings or a special meal on a Sunday night with the entire family. This delicious meal provides you with the meat and vegetables necessary to make it a full meal in one.

Instant Pot Turkey Recipe

Instant Pot Turkey

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Servings: 12
Author: Kelly R

Ingredients

  • Turkey 8 pounds
  • 3/4 cups water
  • 3 ribs celery cut into chunks
  • 3 carrots cut into chunks
  • 1 onion halved
  • 3 garlic cloves halved

Instructions

  • Add water, celery, carrots, onion and garlic cloves to Instant Pot inner pot.
  • Place turkey on trivet rack and place on top of vegetables in the Instant Pot.
  • Close the instant pot lid and turn pressure valve to seal. Cook on manual high pressure for 6 minutes PER POUND, so for an 8 pound turkey, that would be 48 minutes.
  • Allow for a natural pressure for 10 minutes and then let out the remaining pressure.
  • If desired, transfer to broiler pan and broil for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown on top.
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