How to Cook Easy Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are not only delicious, but are also really good for you. They have quickly become a family favorite in our home, and it’s easy to cook Instant Pot sweet potatoes with very little effort, but tons of flavor! If you don’t have an Instant Pot, you can cook sweet potatoes in any pressure cooker.
Sweet potatoes are not only delicious, but are also really good for you. They have quickly become a family favorite in our home, and it’s easy to cook Instant Pot sweet potatoes with very little effort, but tons of flavor! If you don’t have an Instant Pot, you can cook sweet potatoes in any pressure cooker.



HOW TO COOK INSTANT POT SWEET POTATOES
  1. cleaning a sweet potato
  2. Start by scrubbing your sweet potatoes and removing any dirt or debris. Nobody wants to eat dirt, right?
  3. sweet potatoes Instant Pot
  4. Don’t worry if some of the skin comes off of the potatoes…that is totally normal and won’t effect the way the potatoes cook.
  5. Instant Pot steamer basket
  6. Next, drop the steamer basket into your Instant Pot or pressure cooker. If you don’t have a steam basket, you can use a vegetable steamer or purchase this steamer basket.
  7. water in Instant Pot
  8. Then add one cup of water to your pressure cooker. This is super important for cooking the potatoes well. Funny story…I once forgot to add the water and let’s just say that steaming potatoes with no water isn’t a great idea, and thank goodness the new versions of pressure cookers have safety shut offs.
  9. Instant Pot sweet potatoes
  10. Place your sweet potatoes on the steamer basket. I cook anywhere from 2-6 sweet potatoes at a time.
  11. Instant Pot manual timer
  12. Close the lid and set the timer to Manual for 15 minutes. Then sit back and let the Instant Pot do the work for you!