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How To Cook Carrots In Instant Pot

Simple, quick, and delicious, this Instant Pot Carrots recipe couldn’t be more convenient for adding more delicious flavors to your meals.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 People
Calories 123kcal


  • Instant Pot


  • 2 Lbs. Baby Carrots or 8 Large carrots peeled - optional; slice diagonally
  • 1 Cup Brown sugar tightly packed
  • ¼ Cup Butter unsalted
  • 1 Tsp. Vanilla extract
  • 1 Tsp. Kosher salt or to taste
  • ½ Tsp. Ground cinnamon


  • Wash and scrub the carrots thouroughly.
    If using large size carrots, cut the carrots diagonally, then add the carrots to a bowl and set aside.
    step by step guide to make instant pot carrots
  • Next, melt the butter then pour the butter over the carrots. Add in the sugar, salt and cinnamon. Mix well.
    Then add the vanilla extract and mix well.
    Pressure cook on high for 6 minutes. Turn the knob to seal.
    Quick Release and serve warm as a side.
    closeup picture of instant pot carrots recipe



If cooking the carrots with the skin on, be sure to properly wash and scrub the carrots before cooking.
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Calories are estimated per serving. 
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Serving: 6People | Calories: 123kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 2g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 360mg | Potassium: 805mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 7IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg