Cook this nutrient-dense superfood Instant Pot Brussels Sprouts! Perfectly cooked Brussels sprouts make a super quick & easy healthy Instant Pot Side Dish.
What is Brussels Sprouts?
Superfood Brussels sprouts is a nutrient-dense leafy green vegetable. It has high levels of vitamin C & vitamin K, rich in antioxidants, and a good source of dietary fiber & protein.
And *suprise suprise*, it belongs to the same species as these healthy symbols: Cabbage, Broccoli, Kale, Collard Greens, and Gai Lan. 🙂
The best reasons to love them is they have rich nutrients, but few calories; they fill you up, but won’t fill you out.
Did you know? These adorable mini cabbages have long been popular in Brussels, Belgium. This might be why it was named after the city of Brussels!
Just be careful not to overcook them because they’ll turn mushy & smelly.
So let’s find out how to cook Brussels Sprouts in Instant Pot Pressure Cooker! 😀
Instant Pot Brussels Sprouts
- Pressure Cook Brussels Sprouts: Place 1 lb (454g) rinsed Brussels sprouts in Instant Pot. Sprinkle ½ tsp (2.5g) kosher salt, minced garlic cloves on Brussel sprouts. Pour in 1 cup (250ml) unsalted chicken stock. Pressure Cook at High Pressure for 2 minutes (Texture: mildly crisp) - 3 minutes (Texture: tender), then Quick Release.
- Serve: Taste & season with more salt + black pepper if desired. Serve Instant Pot Brussels Sprouts with your favorite main dish. Enjoy!~ 🙂
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Step-by-Step Instant Pot Brussels Sprouts Cooking Guide
We are making a super quick & easy Brussels Sprouts Instant Pot Side Dish.
Here are the ingredients for Instant Pot Brussels Sprouts.
Rinse & clean the brussels sprouts under cold water.
Pressure Cook Brussels Sprouts
Place 1 lb (454g) rinsed brussels sprouts in Instant Pot Pressure Cooker.
Sprinkle ½ tsp (2.5g) kosher salt, minced garlic cloves on brussels sprouts.
Pour 1 cup (250ml) unsalted chicken stock in Instant Pot.
Close lid and turn Venting Knob to Sealing position.
- Pressure Cooking Method: Pressure Cook at High Pressure for 2 minutes (Texture: mildly crisp) – 3 minutes (Texture: tender), then Quick Release.
*Pro Tip – Adjust Pressure Cooking Time: If you’re cooking a larger quantity, be sure to decrease the “Pressure Cooking Time” accordingly to compensate for the longer “Pressurizing” time.
Once the pressure cooking cycle is finished, carefully turn the Venting Knob to Venting position to release the pressure.
Open the lid once the Floating Valve has dropped.
Serve Instant Pot Brussel Sprouts
Taste & season brussels sprouts with more salt + black pepper if desired.
Serve Instant Pot Brussels Sprouts with your favorite main dish.
Enjoy your Instant Pot Brussels Sprouts!~ 🙂