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Baked Sweet Potatoes in Instant Pot


  • 4 medium sweet potatoes
  • boiling water


  • Wash the sweet potatoes and poke them with a fork.
  • Place 8 oz. of boiling water in the pressure cooker. The water should cover the bottom of the pot.
  • Next, put a steaming basket in the pressure cooker. The water should be beneath the level of the rack.
  • Put the potatoes on the steaming rack so that they are poking out of the water.
  • Lock the lid of your pressure cooker and set to the high pressure method with a time of 16 minutes.
  • Once the cooking process has completed, allow the pressure to release naturally.. This should take about 10 minutes. 
  • Check your sweet potatoes for softness by poking them with a fork.