Instant Pot Brussels Sprouts

Dish Info

Instant Pot Brussels Sprouts are simple to make and the perfect side dish that doesn't require the oven. You will love the simple combination of Brussels sprouts, butter, lemon zest, and Parmesan cheese. It is perfect for almost any type of diet - from vegetarian to keto!


– 1 pound Brussels sprouts trimmed and halved – 1 teaspoon sea salt – ½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper – 1 cup broth or water – 3 tablespoons butter at room temperature – ½ teaspoon lemon zest – ¼ cup Parmesan cheese

– Toss the Brussels sprouts with the salt and pepper and place in a steamer basket. Add the broth to the bottom of the Instant Pot and lower the steamer basket.

– Close and lock the lid and set to seal. Cook at high pressure for 2 minutes and then do an instant release.

– Drain the water and return the Brussels sprouts to the pot. 

– Toss with the butter and lemon zest and return the lid to the pot to allow the butter to melt.

– Toss and top with the Parmesan cheese. 

– If desired, you can place under the broiler for a minute or two to melt the cheese.