Carrots are a great source of vitamins and nutrients for both humans and our four-legged friends. However, many of us don’t eat carrots very often. These Instant Pot Carrots glazed with garlic and herb are delicious, easy, and quick to make any day of the week. Make these Instant Pot glazed carrots as a side for dinner or save this recipe as a treat for Thanksgiving or Christmas.
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How Many Calories in Baby Carrots?
Baby carrots are super tasty and they have very little calories. In fact, there are only 35 calories in a cup of baby carrots which means they are a great healthy snack to munch on both raw and cooked.
If you’re wondering how to cook baby carrots, then this glazed baby carrots recipe is just for you! Steamed baby carrots and Instant pot carrots are super nutritious. They are full of vitamins and potassium which is great for helping keep healthy blood pressure.
There are plenty of health benefits to eating carrots and they are great for both humans and our beloved pet dogs. You may be interested in reading the following article: Are carrots good for dogs?
Ingredients For This Instant Pot Carrots Recipe
- 1 pound baby carrots
- 1 cup of water
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic (2 cloves)
- 1 teaspoon parsley
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
How To Cook Carrots In Instant Pot
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes
Pressurizing time: 10 minutes
First, add your baby carrots and water into the bottom of your Instant Pot.
Next add brown sugar, minced garlic, parsley, salt and pepper to your Instant Pot.
Stir to combine and top with butter.
Place the lid on the Instant Pot and set to pressure cook for 5 minutes. When the cooking time is up, do a natural release.
- Stir to coat carrots with glaze before serving.
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About Angela Milnes
Angela Milnes is a Qualified Teacher who has specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has studied nutrition for children and has also taught cooking skills to adults. Angela loves to share family meals and easy instant pot recipes here on The Inspiration Edit. Follow her on Pinterest!