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Instant Pot Artichokes

A delicious healthy snack made easily with an instant pot. With only a few minutes of prep, you’ll have a tasty appetizer to enjoy without guilt.
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Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Instant Pot Artichokes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 3 artichokes
Calories: 65kcal

Equipment

  • Pressure Cooker
  • Steaming Rack

Ingredients

  • 3 Medium-sized artichokes
  • Water see recipe notes
  • 3 Lemon slices
  • Desired toppings

Instructions

  • Prepare the artichokes for cooking by removing the stem and slicing off the top. Use kitchen scissors to snip off the tips of each leaf.
  • Place the steamer rack into the bottom of the instant pot and pour the required amount of water inside. Drop a few lemon slices into the water and place the artichokes, stem side down, onto the rack.
  • Replace the lid and seal it properly. Move the valve to the “sealing” position to prepare for pressure cooking.
  • Cook on High Pressure for 20 minutes and quickly release the pressure when done.
  • Serve immediately with desired toppings.

Notes

  • You'll need to adjust cooking time depending on the size of your artichoke.
    • Small artichokes only need to cook for 10 minutes
    • Medium artichokes cook for 20 minutes, as directed in the recipe
    • Large artichokes will need to cook for 30 minutes
  • The amount of water you need depends on the size of your pressure cooker.
    • 3-quart models will need ¾ cup of water 
    • 6-quart models will need 1 cup of water
    • 8-quart models will need 1 ½ cups of water

Nutrition

Calories: 65kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 121mg | Potassium: 498mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 2mg
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