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How To Cook Kale In Instant Pot

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time7 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 People
Calories: 48kcal



  • 2 bunch kale 2-pound kale
  • water


  • Wash the kale with clean water 3 times.
  • Chop the end of the stems and discard it. Alternatively, you can cook it as a whole and chop about 1 inch of the stalk off.
  • Add water inside the inner pot and place the steamer inside it.
  • Put the chopped kale inside the steamer and seal the lid.
  • Press the “Pressure Cook” or “Manual” button. Set your timer to two minutes.
    A bowl of Kale
  • When your timer goes off, quickly release the steam or wait for the natural release.


Be sure to wash the kale properly to get rid of pesticides. I personally prefer organic varieties for leafy vegetables.
Note: The nutrition values I show here are my best estimates. Please be sure to check your preferred nutrition calculator, if you are reliant on accurate calculations in your diet.


Calories: 48kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g