Instant Pot Brown Sugar-Glazed Carrots
If you love amazing holiday side dishes, these Instant Pot Glazed Carrots are an absolute must.
Carrots are one of those vegetables that are seriously so versatile. They can be eaten steamed, sautéed, baked and raw.
And now, with the help of your Instant Pot, you can add another amazing way to eat them to your list.
With the holidays coming up, I’m always on the hunt for recipes that are delicious, healthy and unique.
I’m known to typically bring sweet desserts to all the family gatherings and events, but this year, I plan on bringing these Instant Pot Glazed Carrots because they are still sweet, but good for us all, too.
I’ve made these so many times, and I still love them. Sharing them with my family and friends is great because I love watching their expression after they take their first bite.
We all know what a carrot tastes like on its own…but your taste buds are truly surprised by just how sweet and delicious these cooked carrots are!
If you are wanting to change it up a bit for your family holiday meal, consider giving these Instant Pot Glazed Carrots a try.
They are quick, easy, and one of the most delicious ways to get yourself and your family to make certain to eat their vegetables!
INGREDIENTS TO MAKE GLAZED CARROTS
● BABY CARROTS: 2 pounds bag of baby carrots.
● BUTTER: 1/3 cup unsalted butter.
● SALT: just a 1/2 teaspoon of salt.
● BROWN SUGAR: 1/3 cup of brown sugar.
● GROUND CINNAMON: 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon.
● WATER: and 1/2 cup of water.
HOW TO MAKE INSTANT POT GLAZED CARROTS
To make these glazed carrots in the Instant Pot, simply:
STEP 1: Place carrots into the Instant Pot.
STEP 2: Add butter, salt, brown sugar, cinnamon and water.
STEP 3: Cover the pot and make sure the vent on the top of the cover is set to “Sealing”.
STEP 4: Press the “Pressure Cook” or “Manual” button. Set timer for 4 minutes.
STEP 5: Once the carrots are done cooking, switch the vent to “Venting”.
STEP 6: Stir carrots and serve.
ADDITIONAL BAKING TIPS
INSTANT POT: If you don’t have an Instant Pot you need to get one TODAY or at least make sure you it to your Christmas Wishlist! Here is the Instant Pot I have and love it!
BABY CARROTS: I like to make things as easy as possible, so I just bought two bags of baby carrots at the grocery store but you can buy any type of carrots you would like.
THROW IT ALL IN THE POT: So simple, just place the baby carrots, butter, salt, brown sugar, ground cinnamon and water into the Instant Pot. Cover and press “Manual” or “Pressure Cooker” button. Set timer for 4 minutes.
MORE INSTANT POT RECIPES
- 2 lbs. baby carrots
- 1/3 cup butter
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/3 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 cup water
- Place carrots into the Instant Pot.
- Add butter, salt, brown sugar, cinnamon and water.
- Cover the pot and make sure the vent on the top of the cover is set to "Sealing".
- Press the "Pressure Cook" or "Manual" button. Set timer for 4 minutes.
- Once the carrots are done cooking, switch the vent to "Venting".
- Stir carrots and serve.