Pressure Cooker | November 19, 2020

Pressure Cooker Honey Glazed Carrots

These delicious, tender, and sweet carrots are made in minutes using the pressure cooker. Pressure Cooker Carrots will be your new favorite side dish because they are made with only a few ingredients, are healthy, and are so so easy.  Let us show you exactly how to do it!

A close up of pressure cooker carrots. The carrots are garnished with parsely.

Glazed Carrots In The Pressure Cooker

The pressure cooker has changed the way I cook.  I love the ease of the recipes and the speed of the cooking.  I’m always impressed by how delicious my recipes are that I cook in the pressure cooker.  I used to make these carrots on the stove top, which you of course can – but I’m converted to the pressure cooker method.  I’ve included instructions for both methods in the recipe card.

Pressure cooker carrots on a white platter. The carrots are garnished with parsley and there is a small bowl of honey to the side.

What Do I Need To Make Pressure Cooker Carrots?

For this recipe you only need a handful of item:

  • water
  • fresh carrots
  • 2 tbsp salted butter
  • salt
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • parsley for garnish (optional)

Ingredients needed to make pressure cooker carrots on a baking tray.

Tools You’ll Need

I LOVE this titan peeler. I have mentioned it before, but for all our new readers- you need to pick one of these baby’s up. You can peel back and forth making for a wicked fast peel. It says it “never dulls” and so far, after years of use it peels like it did the first day.

A 3/4 angle shot of pressure cooker carrots in a white platter. There is a bunch of parsley to the side and a small bowl of honey with a honey dipper in it.

How Do I Make Pressure Cooker Carrots?

  1. Prep your carrots by peeling and slicing as desired.  If you have smaller carrots you can leave them whole, or if you have larger carrots you can slice them into long pieces or rounds.
  2. Pour 1/2 cup water into your pressure cooker.
  3. Add prepared carrots to your pressure cooker.
  4. Toss in 2 tbsp butter.
  5. Add in 1 tsp salt.
  6. Drizzle in 1 tsp honey.
  7. Seal pressure cooker and cook on high pressure for 2 minutes. Use a quick release to release the pressure. Remove from pressure cooker and garnish with parsley if desired.

How to make pressure cooker carrots.

What Do I Serve Honey Butter Carrots With?

A few of my favorite meals that I add this recipe to are

Sometimes its the simplicity of a side that I love.

Honey butter carrots on a platter, there are copper serving utensils to the side and a small bowl of honey.

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A close up of pressure cooker carrots. The carrots are garnished with parsely.


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A close up of pressure cooker carrots. The carrots are garnished with parsely.
Honey Glazed Pressure Cooker Carrots
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
15 mins

This dish is a simple classic side to accent all those complicated entrees you got goin'!

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: honey glazed carrots, simple side dish
Servings: 6
Calories: 69 kcal
Author: Desarae
  • 6-10 whole carrots
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 Tbs honey
  • 2 Tbs Butter
  • 1 tsp salt
  • parsely for garnish optional
Stovetop Instructions
  1. Peel and cut carrots as desired.
  2. Increase water to 2 cups.
  3. Bring carrots and water to a boil and let simmer until they reach desired tenderness.
  4. Drain carrots (you may leave a few TBS of water) and add honey, butter, salt and pepper.
  5. Serve immediately.
Pressure Cooker Instructions
  1. Peel and cut carrots as desired.

  2. Combine all ingredients in pressure cooker.

  3. Close lid, and set valve to seal. Cook on high for 4 minutes.

  4. Use a quick release when cooking is complete.

  5. Use a slotted spoon to transfer to platter. Serve immediately.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Honey Glazed Pressure Cooker Carrots
Amount Per Serving
Calories 69 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 464mg20%
Potassium 195mg6%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Vitamin A 10310IU206%
Vitamin C 3.6mg4%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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