Instant Pot Asparagus

Asparagus is brimming with benefits. Low in calories, full of vitamins, prevents cancer and cardiovascular diseases and much more!

Asparagus spears in white bowl next to a wooden spoon

So why not cook it in your Instant Pot for a tasty and healthy side dish?

This asparagus recipe is so fast and easy you may wanna make it every day.

Making steamed asparagus in the Instant Pot is the best way in my opinion since you get a crispy result each and every time 🙂

How to serve?

As a healthy side dish or as a healthy snack before dinner. You can even add bacon and make this Instant Pot Bacon Wrapped Asparagus recipe.

Can I make it vegan?

If you want to make the asparagus vegan, just take out the butter and replace with a 1 tablespoon olive oil.

Can I make a soup?

Sure. For step-by-step images and a video guide, check out this Instant Pot Asparagus Soup recipe.

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Instant Pot Asparagus

A healthy and fast way to prepare asparagus without becoming mushy or bland…
5 from 2 votes
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: international
Keyword: asparagus, healthy
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 6 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Corrie

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch Asparagus about 10 oz
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon butter for serving, optional

Instructions

  • Wash and trim the end of the asparagus. Season with garlic powder and salt.
  • Add the water and the asparagus to the Instant Pot.
  • Close the lid and cook at high pressure for 1 minute.
  • When cooking time is complete, do a quick pressure release.
  • Serve with butter on top and enjoy 🙂

Nutrition

Calories: 13kcal Carbohydrates: 2g Protein: 1g Fat: 1g Saturated Fat: 1g Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g Monounsaturated Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 2mg Sodium: 137mg Potassium: 35mg Fiber: 1g Sugar: 1g Vitamin A: 24IU Vitamin C: 1mg Calcium: 19mg Iron: 1mg
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