The best and the healthiest way to make carrots is in the Instant Pot.
In only 5 minutes you can make steamed carrots and enjoy a healthy snack.
The carrot, cooked or raw, is undeniably one the best vegetables to use in the kitchen and it’s also full of good nutrients.
The carrot is definitely a vegetable of quality, both from a taste point of view that nutritional. Its health benefits are numerous, especially because of its rich carotenoids content.
This Instant Pot steamed carrots recipe is a great side dish when you are looking for something healthy other than brussels sprouts.
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Which Steamer Basket to use?
In order to make Instant Pot carrots, you can use one of these accessories:
1. Stainless steel steamer basket
Can I make it without steamer basket?
Yes. Place the carrots, 1 cup of water, salt and pepper inside the Instant Pot and cook for 5 minutes.
Please note you would get a slightly different result, and in my opinion it's better to use steamer basket for this recipe.
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Instant Pot Carrot Recipes
Instant Pot Carrots
- 3 carrots
- 1 cup water
- salt and pepper to taste
- Peel the carrots and cut into pieces.
- Place a steamer basket in the Instant Pot and add water.
- Add the carrots to the steamer basket
- Close the lid and cook at high pressure for 5 minutes.
- When cooking time ends, do a quick pressure release.
- Open the lid and serve. Season with salt and pepper to taste.