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If you’re thinking “small batch” in an Instant Pot, really? Yep, I thought that too, but, you can make smaller amounts of food as long as you use at least 1 cup of liquid. Don’t let your amazing Instant Pot sit in the corner collecting dust because you think it’s only for making large amounts of your beloved IP recipes like I did. Use it for making small batches effortlessly too. Sometimes I just want to make a smaller amount and this Small Batch Instant Pot Black Beans recipe is hands-down honestly, THE best black beans I’ve ever eaten, because of my secret ingredient. It’s simply magical!
Being a good shopper and taking advantage of a sale, I had stocked up on chickpeas when they were a great price and was rummaging through my pantry looking for something to make with them. A Chickpea Artichoke Salad sounded really good and was born when I found a can of artichoke hearts, a jar of roasted red peppers and some black olives!
I had a lemon that needed to be used and some parsley left from another meal, but basil would be SO good in it too!
Sometimes you just want noodles in salad form and this cold Thai Noodle Salad with Peanut Sauce, Carrot and Cucumber will satisfy your craving! It’s cool, it has that irreplaceable mouth-feel that only noodles give you; along with a creamy savory peanut sauce, and some crunchy veg for awesome texture. In a word, it’s ‘SPECTACULAR!’