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Instant Pot Baked Sweet Potatoes easy and tasty side dish recipe | lecremedelacrumb.com

Instant Pot Baked Sweet Potatoes

Instant Pot Baked Sweet Potatoes are everything you love about sweet potato casserole wrapped up all in one awesome, single-serving bundle. Cooked in your Instant Pot in half the time, with all the flavor you love. 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
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Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 289kcal
Author Tiffany


  • 4-6 medium-large sweet potatoes see note
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups mini marshmallows
  • optional toppings: butter, pecans, cinnamon + sugar


  • Place trivet in the bottom of your instant pot. Add one cup of water to the pot. Arrange potatoes on top of the trivet.
  • Place lid on the pot, slide into the locked position and turn the vent to the sealed position.
  • Set to PRESSURE COOK or MANUAL for 18 minutes.
  • Once time is up, natural release (don't do anything) for 5 minutes, then quick release (turn vent to the venting position and remove the lid once the float valve drops).
  • Slice the potatoes down the center to start cooling, then serve with butter and cinnamon-sugar or honey. OPTIONAL STEP: add marshmallows to the center of the open potatoes and transfer to oven to broil for 3-5 minutes until marshmallows are golden on top (watch closely so they don't burn).


If using sweet potatoes thicker than 2-2 1/2 inches, add two minutes onto the pressure cooking time. 


Calories: 289kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 140mg | Potassium: 763mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 32063IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 1mg