Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes

How to Make Perfectly Cooked Sweet Potatoes in Instant Pot
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 127kcal
Author: Kristen Chidsey


  • 4-8 sweet potatoes scrubbed clean


  • Place 1 cup of water in bottom of Instant Pot Pan. Add trivet to pot.
  • Place potatoes on trivet and seal the Instant Pot. 
  • Cook for 18 minutes for small potatoes, 22 for standard, 27 for large. 
  • Allow pressure to release naturally for 10 minutes before releasing pressure manaually. 


It should take 10 minutes to reach pressure, 22 minutes to cook and 10 minutes before you release pressure, leaving this at 42 minutes total. 
Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 127
% Daily Value*
Sodium 17mg 1%
Potassium 109mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Sugars 1g
Vitamin A 92.2%
Vitamin C 0.9%
Calcium 1%
Iron 1.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.