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Instant pot cabbage is a healthy, quick and easy side dish that is ready in less than 15 minutes! Only a few ingredients with minimal clean up makes for a great weeknight side or you can serve up a crowd!
Who else had to eat greens for their New Year’s Day meal? As a kid, this was a must but I just couldn’t stomach collards! So my mom always may cabbage with it!
As I got older, I kind of forgot about cooking cabbage outside of using it in slaw. So, when I first got my Instant Pot I was like, I should totally try it! Well, it was a hit, and it’s a super-fast side dish which is a plus!
While there are all kinds of cabbage and even different colors, I just use the standard green head of cabbage about medium-sized.
Other Instant Pot Recipes:
- Instant Pot Turkey Breast
- Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes
- Instant Pot Mac and Cheese
- Instant Pot Applesauce
Other Side Dishes
- Cheesy Green Bean Casserole (Coming Soon)
- Air Fryer Corn on the Cob
- Roasted Artichokes with Remoulade
Instant Pot Cabbage
Ingredients for Instant Pot Cabbage
1 head of cabbage
1 small onion
½ to 1 tsp salt
1 tsp minced garlic
½ tsp of thyme
1 cup of vegetable or chicken broth
How to make Instant Pot Cabbage
- Cut cabbage into squares (around 1×1) and dice onion.
- Pour broth into the Instant Pot
- Add in spices and stir.
- Mix the cabbage into the liquid and spices.
- Place the on the Instant Pot and set the knob to sealing position
- Pressure cook on manual/high for 3 minutes.
- Quick-release and serve!
Tips for making Instant Pot Cabbage
- If you want your cabbage softer cook for 5-8 minutes.
- After you check the cabbage at the 3-minute mark, once it has released, you can always use the sauté function to continue cooking it for a little longer
- Don’t fill the instant pot past the max fill line!
- Feel free to add butter or vinegar before serving, if you are on WW just be sure to account for the points.
- If you want to bacon, before putting anything in the instant pot, start with the sauté function to cook it a little. Then press cancel/stop. Afterward, follow the regular instructions.
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