Tradition. Nostalgia. Togetherness. All words to describe the holiday season spent with loved ones. Do you know which word you don’t typically see associated with the holidays? Convenience.

turkey breast inside an instant pot

While there’s something special about spending time in the kitchen bringing family recipes to life, we realize it’s not everyone’s cup of tea. But there’s no need to abandon your favorite flavors of Thanksgiving – relieve some pressure and make convenience part of your big holiday meal! If this sounds more like your speed, we’re here for you. Thanks to handy kitchen gadgets, such as the Instant Pot pressure cooker, Thanksgiving meal preparations are easier than ever before. Just ask Layne from Spaceships and Laser Beams who whipped up this super easy, delicious Instant Pot Turkey Breast with Herbs right in time for Thanksgiving. Follow a few simple steps and let your Instant Pot do the heavy lifting.

gravy poured over sliced turkey breast and mashed potatoes

The juicy turkey breast meat wrapped up in a crispy, buttery outer layer will impress even the pickiest of the in-laws. Also, we know that oven space is prime real estate, so this recipe will also free up some room on the rack for your grandmother’s famous corn pudding or our personal favorite, the quintessential green bean casserole.

Don’t let the stress of holiday meal prep take away from special celebrations. The less time spent worrying over mealtime means more quality time spent with those you love. For more tips on making your holiday season the best yet, check out our Thanksgiving 101 page. Happy cooking!