This Instant Pot Broccoli Recipe is healthy, delicious and comforting! With the Instant Pot, this recipe comes together quickly for an easy weeknight meal. I think pearl couscous is fun to eat, and this Instant Pot Broccoli Recipe is loaded with nutrient packed broccoli, making it a healthy and fun eat!
Instant Pot Broccoli and Pearl Couscous
- 2 T olive oil
- 1 cup carrots chopped
- 1 cup celery chopped
- 1 sweet onion chopped
- 1/2 teas black pepper
- 1 teas salt
- 10 cloves of garlic chopped
- 1/3 cup dry white wine
- 4 cups vegetable or chicken broth
- 1 cup whole wheat pearl couscous
- 1 teas cumin
- 1 teas turmeric
- 1/2 teas crushed red peppers
- 3 cups broccoli cut in small florets
- 1 lemon, juice of
In the Instant Pot, under the sauté setting, sauté carrots, celery, onions, salt, black pepper and olive oil for about 7-8 minutes.
Then add the garlic and sauté for a minute more.
Add the wine and cook for 2 minutes.
Turn off the Instant Pot and add broth, couscous, cumin, turmeric, crushed red peppers and broccoli, and stir.
Place the lid on the Instant Pot and set to sealing.
Set the Instant Pot on manual high pressure for 7 minutes. (It will take about 10 minutes to come to pressure).
When the 7 minutes are up, let the Instant Pot naturally release for 10 minutes.
Then quick release.
Add the lemon juice, Stir and Serve.
Food Prep Tip: you can cut up the veggies on a food prep day to make this meal come together even quicker.