Instant Pot Bacon Brussels Sprouts recipe

Quick and easy side dish recipe with Brussels sprouts that are steamed and then sauteed with garlic, onion and crispy bacon. All in your Instant Pot!

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Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Brussels sprouts, Instant Pot, vegetables
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 194 kcal
Author Anna


  • 16 oz. fresh Brussels sprouts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 white onion chopped
  • 6 slices of bacon chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
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  1. Trim ends of washed Brussels sprouts. Cut each in half.
  2. Add 1 cup of water to your Instant Pot insert. Place steamer basket inside. Arrange Brussels sprouts in the basket.

  3. Close the IP lid, set valve to sealing, press "manual" or "pressure cooking" setting and set timer to 3 minutes. The pressure cooker will take a few minutes to come to pressure and will start cooking.
  4. Once done, quickly release pressure by switching the valve to "venting" position.
  5. Remove Brussels sprouts from the Instant Pot. Drain water out of the insert. Set the IP to "saute" setting. Add olive oil to insert. Add onions and garlic and saute for 2 minutes. Add bacon and cook until crispy and browned. Add Brussels sprouts and stir, sauteeing for a few minutes. Turn off the IP. Remove Brussels sprouts onto serving dish.

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Recipe Notes

You can easily double this recipe and cooking time stays the same.

Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Bacon Brussels Sprouts recipe
Amount Per Serving (4 oz)
Calories 194 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 21mg7%
Sodium 538mg23%
Potassium 526mg15%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 855IU17%
Vitamin C 97.8mg119%
Calcium 54mg5%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.