Instant Pot Whole Beets Recipe

Making whole beets in the Instant Pot is super easy and quick. Litle prep time or clean-up is required for this simple dish.

Instant Pot Whole Beets Recipe

Just follow this simple recipe if you want to make whole beets in the Instant Pot.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 7 mins
Total Time 22 mins
Servings 6 beets


  • 2 bunches Fresh Beets
  • 12 ounces water


  • First, wash and scrub your beets. Remove the leaves and stem, but do not peel your beets.
  • Grab the steamer basket and put that into your Instant Pot. Put the beets into the steamer basket.
  • Add the water to the bottom of the Instant Pot.
  • Put the lid on the Instant Pot and seal the valve.
  • Cook "Manual" high pressure for 7 minutes. If you have small beets, it is 5 minute cook time, and large are 10 minutes. Since we are using medium for this recipe, it is 7 minutes.
  • After the timer is up, allow for a 10 minute natural release of pressure. Once that time is up, you can quick release remaining pressure.
  • Take the steamer basket out of the instant Pot and run the beets under cold water. Simply rub the skin off the beets with your fingers.
  • Cut the beets up into quarters or halves, and then serve.

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