Steaming Frozen Vegetables in an Instant Pot
Have you ever wondered how to steam frozen vegetables in an Instant Pot? You can easily cook your frozen vegetables in an Instant Pot with the press of a button—it’s the perfect meal on busy nights when you don’t have time to thaw your veggies first! Here are the steps for how to steam frozen vegetables in an Instant Pot.
Step 1: Add Frozen Vegetables to Instant Pot
Add your frozen vegetables directly to the pot. You can fit a lot of vegetables in your Instant Pot, so feel free to pile them high.
Step 2: Add Water and Seasonings
Add just enough water to the pot to cover the vegetables (anywhere between 1-2 inches). You can also add your favorite seasonings, such as salt, pepper, garlic, onion, or lemon juice.
Step 3: Set & Start the Instant Pot
Set the Instant Pot to “steam” mode with a timer of 8 minutes. Let it build up pressure, then press “start”.
Step 4: Natural Release
Let the Instant Pot naturally release pressure for 10 minutes. Release any remaining steam and open the lid.
Step 5: Enjoy!
Your frozen vegetables are now steamed and ready to serve! You can enjoy them any way you would like – as a side dish, or over pasta, or in a salad. Enjoy!
Tips for Steaming Frozen Vegetables in an Instant Pot
- Use enough water: Make sure you add enough water to just cover the frozen vegetables, but don’t overfill the pot.
- Experiment with seasonings: You can add any variety of seasonings to your Instant Pot to enhance the flavor of your vegetables.
- Natural Release: Don’t forget to allow the Instant Pot to naturally release pressure for 10 minutes before opening.
Steaming frozen vegetables in an Instant Pot is incredibly easy—it only takes eight minutes and you don’t even have to thaw the vegetables first! Now you can enjoy healthy, delicious vegetables without spending a ton of time in the kitchen.