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Instant Pot Asparagus (Steamed In Just 2 Minutes)
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Instant Pot Asparagus

Perfectly cooked and perfectly seasoned, instant pot asparagus is one of the easiest veggies to cook in your electric pressure cooker.
Prep Time1 minute
Cook Time2 minutes
Total Time3 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Instant Pot
Servings: 2
Calories: 48kcal


Kitchen Gadgets


  • Place a cup of water (240ml) into the instant pot or if using an 8qt or 10qt instant pot, increase this to 2 cups. Then add in your steamer basket. Chop the end off the asparagus, discard the end and the band and then place in the steamer basket.
    How To Cook Asparagus In Instant Pot?
  • Season the asparagus well with salt and pepper.
    How To Cook Asparagus In Instant Pot?
  • Place the lid on the instant pot, set the valve to sealing and pressure cook for 2 minutes followed by a quick pressure release.
    How To Cook Asparagus In Instant Pot?
  • Serve warm with a little butter and parmesan cheese and extra salt and pepper.
    How To Cook Asparagus In Instant Pot?


Quantities. I have used one pack of asparagus. You could increase this to double or triple and keep the same cook time.
Thanks for reading our asparagus in instant pot recipe on Recipe This. We have many more instant pot recipes for you to check out next. Though if you would like to see more instant pot recipes using veggies then do check out our instant pot butternut squash next.


Calories: 48kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 61mg | Potassium: 207mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 840IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 2mg
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