Instant Pot® Brussels Sprouts Recipe

October 10, 2018

Instant Pot® Brussels Sprouts Recipe

By Above & Beyond

One of the best things about cold weather? Brussels sprouts, of course! Use this recipe from our friends at Instant Pot®, in which the Brussels sprouts are steamed, browned, paired with bacon, and then drizzled with balsamic vinegar. Easy and delicious, you’ll be making this all winter!

Recipe Credit: Instant Pot®


  • Prep Time: 20 hours
  • Cook Time: 20 hours
  • Yield: 4


  • 2 cups water
  • 12 ounces fresh Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 5 slices bacon
  • 2 tablespoons chives, chopped fresh
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt


  1. Place a vegetable steamer basket with legs* in the Instant Pot. Add water to the pot.
  2. Add Brussels sprouts to pot, arranging evenly in the steamer basket.
  3. Secure the lid on the pot. Close the pressure-release valve. Select manual and cook at high pressure for 2 minutes. When cooking is complete, use a quick release to depressurize. Press cancel.
  4. Transfer Brussels sprouts to a medium bowl. Remove steamer basket from pot; pour water from the pot. Wipe pot dry.
  5. Select sauté and adjust to normal. Add half of the Brussels sprouts and half of the bacon to the pot.
  6. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until sprouts are browned and bacon is crisp, stirring occasionally.
  7. Transfer sprouts and bacon to a serving dish; cover to keep warm. Repeat with remaining sprouts and bacon.
  8. Add to serving dish with first half of sprouts and bacon. Press cancel.
  9. Sprinkle sprouts with chives and drizzle with vinegar; sprinkle with pepper and salt. Toss quickly to coat. Serve immediately.

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