Instant Pot® Traditional Dressing recipe

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1 cup butter
2 cups diced celery
2 cups diced white onion
1 teaspoon rubbed sage
¼ teaspoon dried thyme
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 ½ cups low-sodium chicken broth
20 ounces cubed seasoned stuffing
2 ounces water chestnuts, drained and diced
1 teaspoon butter
1 cup water

Nutrition Info

511.1 calories
carbohydrate: 60 g
cholesterol: 63.8 mg
fat: 26.1 g
fiber: 3.7 g
protein: 9.4 g
saturatedFat: 15.6 g
servingSize: -
sodium: 1343.1 mg
sugar: 8.5 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  1. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®) and select Saute function. Melt 1 cup butter in the pot. Stir in celery, onion, sage, thyme, and pepper. Saute for 2 minutes. Pour in broth and mix well. Turn off pressure cooker.

  2. Combine stuffing and water chestnuts in a large bowl and pour in celery mixture from the pressure cooker. Stir to combine.

  3. Grease a 1 1/2-quart, 7 1/2-inch round casserole dish with 1 teaspoon butter. Spoon in stuffing mixture, do not pack in tightly. Add 1 cup of water to the pressure cooker and place a trivet in the pot. Place casserole dish on top of the trivet.

  4. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions, set timer for 10 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  5. Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, 15 to 20 minutes.

Recipe Yield

8 servings

Recipe Note

An electric pressure cooker like the Instant Pot® can help during the holidays when you are pressed for stovetop or oven space. This dressing is flavorful and is sure to please the traditionalists.

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