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Instant Pot Whole Cauliflower

How to Make Instant Pot Whole Cauliflower

Instant Pot whole cauliflower is THE BEST way to use your instant pot to make steamed cauliflower. No mess. No mush. No prep time. Just perfect florets.
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 1 minute
Servings 1 cauliflower head


  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 whole head cauliflower


  • Add 2 cups of water to the Instant Pot liner.
  • Place the whole cauliflower into the steamer basket (or onto a trivet) leafy side down. 
  • Secure the lid, and set to seal position.
  • Using the steam button, set the cooking time to cook on high pressure for 1 minute.
  • When the high-pressure cooking cycle is complete, quick-release the pressure.
  • Remove the basket from the pot to prevent the cauliflower from continuing to cook.
  • Allow the cooked cauliflower to cool for 5 minutes. Then cut and serve!