Cook Buttery Sweet Instant Pot Carrots in 15 mins! Super easy & tasty Instant Pot Vegetable Side Dish your family will enjoy. Yes, even the picky little eaters…hehe~ 😉

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These humble yet surprisingly tasty Buttery Candied Carrots are one of the easiest side dishes to throw together last minute. They’ve never ceased to surprise our lovely guests.

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Let’s get started and cook some Buttery Sweet Carrots in Instant Pot!

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Instant Pot Carrots

5 from 3 votes
Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 14 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 75 kcal
Author: Amy + Jacky

Make these humble yet tasty Buttery Candied Instant Pot Carrots! One of the easiest side dishes to cook last minute. They never cease to surprise our guests. Yes, even the picky little eaters! 😉 Enjoy~

Ingredients

  • 1 pound (454g) baby carrots
  • 2 tablespoons (28g) unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons (25g) brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon (2.8g) table salt
  • Ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Pressure Cook Carrots: Pour 1 cup (250ml) cold water, then place a stainless steel steamer basket in Instant Pot. Add 1 lb (454g) carrots in steamer basket. Pressure Cook at High Pressure for 2 minutes, then Quick Release.
  2. Make Buttery Sweet Carrots: Set aside the pressure cooked carrots. Discard the water in inner pot. Towel dry inner pot, then heat up the Instant Pot using the "Saute" button. Once the indicator says HOT, add in 2 tbsp (28g) unsalted butter. Add in the cooked carrots, 2 tbsp (25g) brown sugar, and ½ tsp (2.8g) table salt. Saute for roughly 2 minutes until the sugar melts and coat the carrots.
  3. Serve Carrots: Serve this Super Easy Buttery Sweet Instant Pot Carrots with your favorite main dishes. Enjoy!~ 🙂

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Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Carrots
Amount Per Serving
Calories 75 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 254mg 11%
Potassium 179mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 7g
Vitamin A 210.8%
Vitamin C 2.4%
Calcium 2.8%
Iron 3.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: carrot recipes, instant pot carrots, instant pot recipes, instant pot side dishes, instant pot vegetables, instapot carrots, pressure cooker carrots, pressure cooker recipes

Step-by-Step Instant Pot Carrots Guide

Super simple ingredients for this tasty glazed carrots recipe 🙂

Instant Pot Carrots Recipe Ingredients

1

Pressure Cook Carrots


Pour 1 cup (250ml) cold water, then place a stainless steel steamer basket in the Instant Pot.

Instant Pot Carrots: add water and steamer basket in Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

Place 1 lb (454g) carrots in the steamer basket.

Instant Pot Carrots: add carrots in Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

Close lid and turn Venting Knob to Sealing position.

Pressure Cooking Method: Pressure Cook at High Pressure for 2 minutes, then Quick Release.

Instant Pot Pressure Cooker High Pressure Cooking Program

Once the pressure cooking cycle ends, carefully turn the Venting Knob to Venting position to release all the pressure.

Open the lid once the Floating Valve has dropped.

Instant Pot Carrots: pressure cooked carrots in Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

2

Make Buttery Sweet Carrots


Set aside the pressure cooked carrots.

Discard water in the inner pot.

Towel dry the Instant Pot inner pot, then heat up the Instant Pot using the “Saute” button.

Once the indicator says HOT, add 2 tbsp (28g) unsalted butter in Instant Pot.

Instant Pot Carrots: melt butter in Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

Add in the cooked carrots, 2 tbsp (25g) brown sugar, and ½ tsp (2.8g) table salt.

Instant Pot Carrots: make sweet candied carrots in Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

Saute for roughly 2 minutes until the sugar has melted and coated on the carrots.

Instant Pot Carrots: how to make glazed carrots in Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

3

Serve Instant Pot Carrots


Serve this Buttery Sweet Candied Instant Pot Carrots with your favorite main dishes.

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Enjoy your Glazed Instant Pot Carrots!~ 🙂

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