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How to Steam Carrots in the Microwave

Steam carrots in the microwave in just minutes! Depening on how many watts your microwave is, cook time may vary.
4.25 from 4 votes
Prep Time 1 min
Cook Time 3 mins
Total Time 4 mins
Course Side Dish


  • 3 cups sliced carrots in 1/2" thick rounds
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp butter to taste
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • Place carrots and water in a microwave safe dish. Cover with a plate or lid and microwave on high for about 3 minutes. Check for doneness. Microwave in 30 second intervals until desired doneness. Drain. Transfer to serving dish, mix in the butter to melt, and season with salt and pepper.
Keyword buddabowl, buddha bowl, carrots
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