Instant Pot Brussels Sprouts With Balsamic Vinegar

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recipe by Srividhya Gopalakrishnan

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Get your daily dose of valuable nutrients with these delicious Brussel sprouts. The balsamic vinegar and sesame seeds add balance and texture to the vegetables—a hint of sweet and tangy flavor, plus that extra crunch. It’s a perfect side dish for any meal.

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recipe updated Apr 9, 2020


  • Brussels sprouts icon
    Brussels sprouts
    25 (about 250 g)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    2 (about 12 g)
  • Water icon
    1 cup (about 240 g)
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
    1 tbsp (about 13.65 g)
  • Balsamic vinegar icon
    Balsamic vinegar
    1 tbsp (about 16.5 g)
  • Kosher salt icon
    Kosher salt
    1 tsp (about 2.85 g)
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    ½ tsp (about 1.07 g)
  • Roasted sesame seeds icon
    Roasted sesame seeds
    1 tbsp (about 8.1 g)


  • kCook icon Paper towels
  • kCook icon Instant Pot
  • kCook icon Rack
  • kCook icon Serving plate
  • kCook icon Inner pot
  • kCook icon Sink
  • kCook icon Steamer basket

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  1. Add brussels sprouts to a clean steamer basket
  2. Pour water into the inner pot
  3. Place a clean rack in the inner pot
  4. Set steamer basket on the rack
  5. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  6. Pressure cook - Steam, High, 1 min
  7. Release pressure -
  8. Transfer Brussels sprouts to serving plate
  9. Discard the water from the inner pot
  10. Dry inner pot with paper towels
  11. Add extra virgin olive oil to the inner pot
  12. Pre-heat until hot - Sauté, Normal
  13. Then add garlic clove to the inner pot
  14. Sauté - 1 min
  15. Return Brussels sprouts to inner pot
  16. Add balsamic vinegar, kosher salt and black pepper to the inner pot
  17. Sauté - 2 min
  18. Transfer to serving plate
  19. Sprinkle with roasted sesame seeds
  20. Serve hot
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