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Buttered Cabbage in a black bowl on wooden surface

Instant Pot Buttered Cabbage

Instant Pot Buttered Cabbage is simple, delicious comfort food. Fast and easy to make, this pressure cooker buttered cabbage recipe is an amazing vegetable side dish.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword pressure cooker buttered cabage recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 151 kcal
Author Sandy Clifton


  • 3/4 cup Low Sodium Chicken Broth (use 1/2 cup for small head of cabbage)
  • 6 Tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • 1 head Green Cabbage, chopped into 1"-2" pieces
  • 1/2 tsp Salt (or more/less to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper (or more/less to taste)


  1. Add the broth and butter to the pot.

  2. Add the chopped cabbage.

  3. Close the lid and set the steam release knob to the Sealing position.

  4. Press the Pressure Cook/Manual button or dial, then the +/- button or dial to select 5 minutes. High Pressure. The pot will take several minutes to come to pressure.

  5. When the cook cycle has finished, turn off the pot and let it sit undisturbed for 3 minutes (3 minute natural release). Then turn the steam release knob to the Venting position to release the remaining steam/pressure.

  6. When the pin in the lid drops back down, open the lid.

  7. Add the salt and pepper. Stir and serve!