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Instant Pot Rutabaga steamed in the instant pot pressure cooker
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Instant Pot Rutabaga

Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Rutabaga. Easy and simple and a family favourite at recipethis.com.
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time4 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Instant Pot
Servings: 1 Large Rutabaga
Calories: 278kcal



  • Peel and dice the rutabaga.
  • Place a cup of water in the bottom of your Instant Pot. Add the steamer shelf (trivet), then the steamer basket and then place your diced rutabaga into the basket.
  • Season the rutabaga with salt and pepper.
  • Place the lid on your Instant Pot, set the valve to sealing and then cook for 4 minutes on manual.
  • When the Instant Pot beeps manually release pressure.


We originally cooked our rutabaga in the Instant Pot for 3 minutes and found that it wasn’t quite soft enough (think hard carrots) so the next time we did it, we cooked them for 4 minutes and it was perfect.
When prepping your rutabaga make sure that you have a sharp knife. We recommend a good knife sharpener for this. Then chop off the root, peel the rutabaga and then chop it into chunks.


Calories: 278kcal | Carbohydrates: 62.8g | Protein: 9.3g | Fat: 1.5g | Saturated Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 154mg | Potassium: 2602mg | Fiber: 19.3g | Sugar: 43.2g | Calcium: 280mg | Iron: 4mg
Nutrition InfoPlease Note: Nutrition values are our best estimate based on the software we use at Recipe This and are meant as a guide. If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.
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