One Minute Pressure Cooker Rice with Vegetables

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Another quick and easy pressure cooker rice recipe combined with steamed vegetables to create a one pot dish your whole family will enjoy.

We’re back again with another simple recipe. For today, Kim and I are sharing her one minute pressure cooker rice and vegetables.

I’m sure there are a lot of similar recipes; however, we rarely see people use one minute rice. Which, is strange, considering how often we’ve seen people ask, “Can you cook minute rice in the Instant Pot?”

Well, now you know, yes, you can do that. Best of all, you also can add veggies to mix and create a tasty meal.

In the tips section, I’ve added a few suggestions on how to add extra flavor to the finished product or re-purpose the leftovers. Take a peek when you get the chance.

In the meantime, let’s get cooking!

A decorative bowl filled with the pressure cooker rice with vegetables.

One Minute Pressure Cooker Rice with Vegetables Instructions:

Okay, who’s ready for another simple recipe?

To get started, go ahead and grab all your ingredients and measure out the rice, water, oil, and vegetables.

Dry rice and oil have been added to the liner.

It’s important to note that you’ll want to use the same measuring cup for both the rice and the water. Otherwise, your pressure cooker rice may not turn out as expected.

Once you have everything prepped and ready to go, dump it all into the pressure cooker. That right, toss in the oil, rice, veggies, and water.

The frozen vegetables have been placed on top of the rice.

Seal the machine and set it to cook for one minute. After that, once the timer goes off, allow for a 10 minute natural release.

Open the valve to let out the rest of the steam before unsealing the pressure cooker.

The lid has been removed showing the steam rice and veggies.

Add some salt and pepper, then give it a quick stir before serving the dish. That’s it, your Instant Pot rice and vegetables are done.

Kim and I hope you like this quick recipe and wish you all the best 🙂

The pressure cooker rice served in a decorative blue bowl.

Pressure Cooker Rice with Vegetables Tips:

Leftovers can be boring, so, here’s a few suggestions to spice up your leftover rice and vegetables. Try turning it into stir-fry by dumping the extras into a large skillet over medium heat.

Use sesame oil and soy sauce to create a quick and simple vegetable stir-fry. Or, you can create Spanish rice by adding a little taco sauce to the leftovers (or canned tomatoes and taco seasoning).

Sounds crazy, I know, but it works. Sometimes people have trouble making rice in their pressure cooker.

For some reason, certain models tend to burn rice more easily than others. If your Instant Pot normally has problems with burning rice, try making this with 1 cup of rice and 1 ¼ cups water.

For the sake of simplicity, don’t about rinsing the rice. Go ahead and place it in the pot dry and unrinsed.

It shouldn’t have any effect on the final product. We use this same method for our Instant Pot minute brown rice too!

The pressure cooker rice served in a decorative blue bowl.

One Minute Pressure Cooker Rice with Vegetables

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Author: Kimberly
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
Come to Pressure and Natural Release: 15 minutes
Total Time: 21 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Minute Rice
  • 1 cup water, use the same measuring cup as the rice
  • 1 cup frozen mixed vegetables
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions
 

  • Pour the rice, olive oil, vegetables, and water into the liner of the Instant Pot. Stir to ensure all the rice is covered and evenly distributed in the water.
    1 cup Minute Rice
    1 cup water
    1 teaspoon olive oil
    1 cup frozen mixed vegetables
  • Close the lid, and use the manual (pressure cook) button to adjust the time to 1 minute.
  • After the time is up, turn off the Instant Pot and allow a 10 minute natural release before opening the valve to release any remaining pressure.
  • Carefully open the lid, stir, and serve hot.

Suggested Equipment

Notes

The calories listed are an approximation based on the ingredients and a serving size of 1/2 cup of the pressure cooker rice and vegetables. Actual calories will vary. The leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in your fridge for up to 3 days.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 120kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 27mg | Potassium: 102mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 0.01g | Vitamin A: 2310IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 2mg

Nutrition Disclaimer

Kim and John Vargo of Berly’s Kitchen and its affiliates are not dieticians or nutritionists. Any nutritional information shared is an estimate. If preferred, use your favorite online nutrition calculator to double check the amounts. Calories and other nutritional values can vary based on brand and serving size.

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2 Comments

  1. Hey there! While I haven’t tried your recipe, I’m sure it’s delicious. I came upon your page because I was looking up how to steam vegetables while cooking rice. I felt the need to click on your page to see if there was a way to leave you a comment, and here it is! Which is good, because I’m not sure if anyone has mentioned yet… psst! Girl… it’s *your* whole family will enjoy. It even comes up on the page description on Google. 😳 I thought you might want to fix it to be the best out there! Cheers!

    1. Good morning Rita, thank you for letting us know about the spelling error. I updated it this morning. It could take a day or so for it cross over to Google’s search engine. Thank you again and have a lovely day 🙂

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