Instant Pot Blue Cheese Asparagus

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recipe by Michelle Fagone

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What better complement to a grilled filet mignon than this Blue Cheese Asparagus! Look for bright, green stalks with firm buds—so simple yet elegant. Coupled with a sexy date, a glass of cabernet, and some sultry music, this is a meal meant for love.

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recipe updated Apr 9, 2020


  • Asparagus icon
    3¼ cups
  • Blue cheese icon
    Blue cheese
    2 tbsp (30g)
  • Walnuts icon
    2 tbsp (14g)
  • Water icon
    1 cup (about 240ml)
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    2 tsp (10ml)
  • Balsamic vinegar icon
    Balsamic vinegar
    1 tbsp (15ml)


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  • kCook icon Steamer basket
  • kCook icon Inner pot

Step preview

  1. Add water to the inner pot
  2. Add asparagus to a clean steamer basket
  3. Place steamer basket in the inner pot
  4. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  5. Pressure cook - Manual, High, 1 min
  6. Quick release
  7. Transfer asparagus to serving plate
  8. Toss with olive oil and balsamic vinegar
  9. Garnish with blue cheese and walnuts
  10. Serve warm
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