Instant Pot Sausage With Mushrooms

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This Instant Pot sausage and mushrooms is amazing! Just dump sausages and mushrooms in the Instant Pot and press the button, doesn’t get easier than that!

cooked sausages and mushrooms on a plate

You can use fresh or frozen sausage and any type of sausage and mushrooms, so simple and delicious and healthy too!

sweet italian sausage in package next to mushrooms in package

Instant Pot Sausage with Mushrooms

This recipe makes a filling meal for a hungry family or a great way to meal prep for the week ahead when you are busy and won’t have time to cook dinner every night.

Use the Instant Pot to easily cook these sausages and mushrooms at the same time. You barely have to lift a finger and dinner will be cooked in no time at all.

packages of sausages and mushrooms on counter

You can use fresh or frozen sausages! And choose any variety you like, it can be Italian, Polish, or even Bratwurst. Whatever you’re in the mood for that day.

I used Sweet Italian Turkey Sausages for mine to keep it a little healthier!

I like to buy a package of sausages in advance and keep them in my freezer for easy meals when I don’t know what else to make!

frozen italian sausages and mushrooms in the instant pot with seasoning

This recipe serves about 4 people and only takes 15 minutes to prepare.

This recipe is great for anyone on the keto diet or eating low-carb! It is also gluten-free and paleo!

frozen sausages and mushrooms in the instant pot

How to Cook Instant Pot Sausage with Mushrooms

For this recipe you won’t need very many ingredients at all!

frozen sausages and mushrooms in the instant pot

Here is what you will need to cook this recipe:

  • 1 lb sausage of choice
  • 1 lb cremini mushrooms
  • 1 cup of water
  • salt and pepper to taste

That’s it! And the only equipment you will need is your Instant Pot and a measuring cup for the water.

No chopping or cutting required!

Instant Pot Sausage And Mushrooms

Make sure your mushrooms are cleaned first if they are dirty.

One tip to cleaning mushrooms is to use a damp paper towel to gently brush off any visible dirt. Most mushrooms that are grown indoors are already free of pesticides and dirt so they might be clean enough as is.

Instant pot sausages and mushrooms cooked

Add water and mushrooms to the Instant Pot first. Then put the sausages on top of the mushrooms.

cooked instant pot sausages and mushrooms without water

Close the lid of the Instant Pot and turn the valve to the Sealing position.

close up of sausages and mushrooms in the instant pot

Press the “Pressure Cook” or “Manual” button and set the time to 15 minutes High pressure (if using frozen sausages, set the time to 20 minutes High pressure).

sausages and mushrooms with seasoning cooked in instant pot

When the Instant Pot is done cooking, quick release (QR) the steam.

close up of cooked sausages and mushrooms

Drain the sausage and mushrooms from water and sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. 

Transfer to plate for serving.

You can also add on other seasoning of your choice here, such as Italian seasoning! Yum!

close up of cooked sausages and mushrooms on a plate

Cooking Tips:

  • You can use fresh or frozen sausages for this recipe. If using frozen, increase the cook time by 5 minutes.
  • If serving to children, cut open the sausage to let it cool slightly before serving.
  • Add your own seasoning such as garlic powder, onion powder, and/or oregano for additional flavor!

close up of instant pot cooked sausages and mushrooms

What to Serve with Instant Pot Sausage and Mushrooms

You can serve this recipe as is since it is already quite filling! However, you might want to add on a side of greens or salad for a more balanced meal. You can keep it keto/low-carb by using one of these recipe suggestions!

fork holding cooked sausage over plate of mushrooms and sausages

More Instant Pot Recipes

Do you love using your Instant Pot to make easy and quick meals? Be sure to check out these other Instant Pot recipes from my site!

fork stabbing cooked sausage on plate with other sausages and mushrooms

 

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Instant Pot Sausage And Mushrooms

This Instant Pot sausage and mushrooms is amazing! Just dump sausages and mushrooms in the Instant Pot and press the button, doesn't get easier than that! You can use fresh or frozen sausage and any type of sausage and mushrooms, so simple and delicious and healthy too!
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: instant pot sausage and mushrooms
Cooking Method: Instant Pot
Diet: Gluten-Free, Keto / Low-Carb, Paleo
Servings: 4
Calories: 417kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Italian sausage or other type of sausage such as Polish or Bratwurst
  • 1 lb mushrooms cleaned
  • 1 cup water
  • salt and pepper to taste

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Instructions

  • Add water and mushrooms to the Instant Pot. Put sausages on top of mushrooms.
  • Close the lid of the Instant Pot and turn the valve to a Sealing position. Press the "Pressure Cook" or "Manual" button and set the time to 15 minutes High pressure (if using frozen sausages, set the time to 20 minutes High pressure).
  • When the Instant Pot is done cooking, quick release (QR) the steam.
  • Drain sausage and mushrooms from water and sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
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Nutrition

Calories: 417kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 86mg | Sodium: 838mg | Potassium: 648mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 2mg
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  1. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ says:

    5 stars
    I literally enjoyed this 15 minutes ago. So good! I used baby bella mushrooms and mild Italian sausage. I was worried about the texture of the mushrooms being steamed. But texture was great. Meaty! Used salt and pepper to season. That’s all they needed for me. My wife liked too. And recipe couldn’t be any easier. This is a keeper! Might try pasta sauce instead of water in the future. Great recipe! Thank You for sharing this one!

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