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Instant Pot Baby Carrots with Mint. 4 ingredients and less than 10 minutes is all it takes for this easy gluten-free side dish recipe. Great for spring and Easter! - BoulderLocavore.com

Instant Pot Baby Carrots with Mint Recipe

This recipe for baby carrots with mint could not be easier, faster or more fresh-flavored. Using baby carrots removed any carrot prep. The only 'work' is chopping some mint. 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword baby carrots recipe, carrots with mint, instant pot baby carrots
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 side servings or 2 larger portion servings
Calories 65 kcal
Author Toni Dash

Ingredients

  • 1 pound (16 ounces) package Baby Carrots
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 tablespoon Unsalted Butter
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh Mint Leaves (plus extra as garnish if desired)
  • Sea Salt
  • 6 qt Instant Pot

Instructions

  1. Combine the carrots and water in the Instant Pot insert. Seal the lid, set the pressure vent on SEALING and select MANUAL, HIGH PRESSURE for 2 minutes.
    Instant Pot Baby Carrots with Mint. 4 ingredients and less than 10 minutes is all it takes for this easy gluten-free side dish recipe. Great for spring and Easter! - BoulderLocavore.com
  2. When the time is complete, QUICK RELEASE the pressure, and pour the carrots into a strainer to drain. Wipe out the insert, return it to the Instant Pot and select SAUTE. Add the butter and stir while it melts. Add the mint and sauté for about 30 seconds to release the flavor and aroma of the mint.
    Instant Pot Baby Carrots with Mint. 4 ingredients and less than 10 minutes is all it takes for this easy gluten-free side dish recipe. Great for spring and Easter! - BoulderLocavore.com
  3. Add the carrots back into the insert, sauté to coat, remove, sprinkle lightly with sea salt and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

The time for the Instant Pot to come to pressure may vary. An estimate has been included in the total time for the recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Baby Carrots with Mint Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 65 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 7mg2%
Sodium 92mg4%
Potassium 268mg8%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 0g0%
Vitamin A 15780IU316%
Vitamin C 3.4mg4%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.