Instant Pot Cauliflower

Cauliflower is a vegetable of the cruciferous family. It's mostly found at the market in autumn and winter. It's eaten raw as well as cooked and the colorful varieties brighten the preparations.

This Instant Pot Cauliflower is low in calories, ideal for weight loss and has a variety of health benefits.

Quick and easy to do, cooking cauliflower in the Instant Pot as never  been so easy ! Chop, place in the instant pot, close the lid and in 3 minutes you will have perfectly cooked cauliflower to serve as a side dish.

Do I  have to use a steamer basket?

Yes, you gonna need a steamer basket to make this Instant Pot Cauliflower.

If you don't have one yet, check out this Instant Pot steamed vegetables recipe, which you an make without a steamer basket.

Can I add more vegetables?

Yes. You can mix it up and make Instant Pot Cauliflower and Broccoli.

What can I do with the cauliflower?

Eat it as is as a light snack or use the cauliflower for the Instant Pot Aloo Gobi recipe.

If you are into mashed potatoes, you can also make Instant Pot mashed cauliflower.


Instant Pot Cauliflower

A naturally low-calorie and low-carb side dish for meat entrées…
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: international
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 1 head cauliflower cut into florets
  • 1 cup water
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Chop the cauliflower in florets.
  • Place a steamer basket in the bottom of the Instant Pot.
  • Add water to the Instant Pot.
  • Place cauliflower florets inside the steaming basket.
  • Close the lid and cook at high pressure for 3 minutes.
  • When cooking time ends, do a quick pressure release.
  • Open the lid and serve. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


Sodium: 3mg Calcium: 2mg


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