Enjoy tender sweet potatoes in minutes thanks to this recipe for instant pot sweet potatoes. This is such an easy side dish and so delicious.

Enjoy tender sweet potatoes in minutes thanks to this recipe for instant pot sweet potatoes. This is such an easy side dish and so delicious.  Learn how to cook Sweet potatoes in the instant pot for a healthy and quick option. Instant Pot Baked Sweet Potatoes are perfect for Thanksgiving or any day of the week. #eatingonadime #InstantPotSweetPotatoes #howlongdoyoucook #HowLongtoCook #baked #recipes #howtomake #howtocooka #whole

Instant pot sweet potatoes

Instant pot sweet potatoes is so easy and one of our favorite side dishes to make. You can have them for a quick lunch with a salad or as an easy side dish for dinner. They are frugal and always so tasty.

This easy side dish can’t be beat! Plus, thanks to the pressure cooker it takes a fraction of the time in the oven. It is a win-win!

I can’t wait for you to try it!

Enjoy tender sweet potatoes in minutes thanks to this recipe for instant pot sweet potatoes. This is such an easy side dish and so delicious.  Learn how to cook Sweet potatoes in the instant pot for a healthy and quick option. Instant Pot Baked Sweet Potatoes are perfect for Thanksgiving or any day of the week. #eatingonadime #InstantPotSweetPotatoes #howlongdoyoucook #HowLongtoCook #baked #recipes #howtomake #howtocooka #whole

Ingredients for instant pot baked sweet potatoes:

  • 6 Medium Size Sweet Potatoes
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 tsp Sea Salt

Toppings:

  • 3 Tbsp Butter
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
Enjoy tender sweet potatoes in minutes thanks to this recipe for instant pot sweet potatoes. This is such an easy side dish and so delicious.  Learn how to cook Sweet potatoes in the instant pot for a healthy and quick option. Instant Pot Baked Sweet Potatoes are perfect for Thanksgiving or any day of the week. #eatingonadime #InstantPotSweetPotatoes #howlongdoyoucook #HowLongtoCook #baked #recipes #howtomake #howtocooka #whole

How do you steam sweet potatoes in an instant pot?

Wash the sweet potatoes.  Dry and stab 6-8 times per sweet potato with a fork in various spots throughout the sweet potato.

Drizzle the olive oil over the sweet potatoes and season with the sea salt.

Place the trivet in the instant pot and place the water in the instant pot.

Place the sweet potatoes in the instant pot on top of the trivet.

Enjoy tender sweet potatoes in minutes thanks to this recipe for instant pot sweet potatoes. This is such an easy side dish and so delicious.  Learn how to cook Sweet potatoes in the instant pot for a healthy and quick option. Instant Pot Baked Sweet Potatoes are perfect for Thanksgiving or any day of the week. #eatingonadime #InstantPotSweetPotatoes #howlongdoyoucook #HowLongtoCook #baked #recipes #howtomake #howtocooka #whole

Seal the instant pot and cook on high pressure for 15-22 minutes with a full natural release (usually takes around 10 minutes for the full natural release).  The cook time will depend on the size of the sweet potatoes.

If you have smaller sweet potatoes cook for 15-17 minutes, medium size potatoes cook for 17-20 and larger potatoes cook for 2-22 minutes.  Use a full natural release regardless of the size of the potatoes.

Topping ideas:

Serve topped with the butter, salt and pepper.  Enjoy!

My kids like to add cinnamon and sugar to their sweet potato. Sometimes I do too. ?

Just use what you prefer. You can’t go wrong with sweet potatoes.

Enjoy tender sweet potatoes in minutes thanks to this recipe for instant pot sweet potatoes. This is such an easy side dish and so delicious.  Learn how to cook Sweet potatoes in the instant pot for a healthy and quick option. Instant Pot Baked Sweet Potatoes are perfect for Thanksgiving or any day of the week. #eatingonadime #InstantPotSweetPotatoes #howlongdoyoucook #HowLongtoCook #baked #recipes #howtomake #howtocooka #whole

Now you know how to make instant pot sweet potatoes!

Just follow these simple steps for the perfect sweet potatoes each time. You will love making sweet potatoes in the instant pot for an easy side dish.

You can also use cooked sweet potatoes to make a sweet potato casserole or even mashed sweet potatoes. I could eat a baked sweet potato any day of the week. Yum!

The electric pressure cooker makes this so fast and easy!

You will need an instant pot to make these pressure cooker sweet potatoes.

I am using an 8 quart Instant pot but you can use a 6 quart. I personally have an Instant Pot and so far I am loving it.

You can find the Instant pot on sale here.  It’s really changed dinner time around here.

If you have been putting off trying an instant pot, I highly recommend going ahead and biting the bullet. I love using the pressure cooker when I don’t have much time.

It is perfect for frozen food or meals that normally take a while. You can toss everything in and have dinner ready in no time at all.

Those days when you forget to take something out of the freezer or wait until the last minute for dinner, the instant pot is your saving grace.

I am not exaggerating when I say it truly has changed meal time around here. We love ours and it makes soup recipes even easier.

You can also these Instant Pot Accessories to make pressure cooking a breeze. We just love to pressure cook and  I am certain you will too.

Dinner time is much easier and less complicated now that I have the pressure cooker. If you are hesitant or on the fence, don’t be. You will love it!

Now you will need an electric pressure cooker for this recipe. I personally have an Instant Pot and so far I am loving it.  You can find the Instant pot on sale here.

I seriously do love it. However, there are other great electric pressure cookers that will work great for this recipe too. You can find them all on sale here. 

Enjoy tender sweet potatoes in minutes thanks to this recipe for instant pot sweet potatoes. This is such an easy side dish and so delicious.  Learn how to cook Sweet potatoes in the instant pot for a healthy and quick option. Instant Pot Baked Sweet Potatoes are perfect for Thanksgiving or any day of the week. #eatingonadime #InstantPotSweetPotatoes #howlongdoyoucook #HowLongtoCook #baked #recipes #howtomake #howtocooka #whole

Print the recipe for instant pot sweet potatoes below:

Instant pot Sweet Potatoes

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Enjoy tender sweet potatoes in minutes thanks to this recipe for instant pot sweet potatoes. This is such an easy side dish and so delicious. 
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 6
Cuisine American
Course Side Dish
Calories 267
Author Eating on a Dime

Ingredients

  • 6 Medium Size Sweet Potatoes
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 tsp Sea Salt
  • Toppings:
  • 3 Tbsp Butter
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp pepper

Instructions

  • Wash the sweet potatoes.  Dry and stab 6-8 times per sweet potato with a fork in various spots throughout the sweet potato.
  • Drizzle the olive oil over the sweet potatoes and season with the sea salt.
  • Place the trivet in the instant pot and place the water in the instant pot.
  • Place the sweet potatoes in the instant pot on top of the trivet.
  • Seal the instant pot and cook on high pressure for 15-22 minutes with a full natural release (usually takes around 10 minutes for the full natural release).  The cook time will depend on the size of the sweet potatoes.  If you have smaller sweet potatoes cook for 15-17 minutes, medium size potatoes cook for 17-20 and larger potatoes cook for 2-22 minutes.  Use a full natural release regardless of the size of the potatoes.
  • Serve topped with the butter, salt and pepper.  Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Calories 267kcal, Carbohydrates 46g, Protein 4g, Fat 8g, Saturated Fat 4g, Cholesterol 15mg, Sodium 1340mg, Potassium 762mg, Fiber 7g, Sugar 9g, Vitamin A 32240IU, Vitamin C 5mg, Calcium 70mg, Iron 1mg

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