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Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole

This Instant Pot sweet potato casserole is the perfect Thanksgiving side dish or make it year round and serve it with dinner as a real treat!

Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole

Looking for a yummy new side dish? Try this Instant Pot sweet potato casserole, it is to die for. We are always coming up with new Instant Pot recipes for dinner but now that the holidays are getting closer we’re adding our favorite traditional dishes too so take a look. (originally published 8/18, affiliate links present)

Are you looking for some Instant Pot Thanksgiving recipes, we’ll show you how to make pressure cooker sweet potatoes too.

We make pressure cooker baked potatoes quite often too but sweet potatoes are a fun color with a different taste that the kids love, even if they aren’t in sweet potato casserole.

Add a bit of butter on top with a sprinkle of cinnamon and sugar and it’s a sweet treat that can either be dessert or a side dish with protein.

Here’s what sweet potatoes look like after they’re cooked in your pressure cooker….

Super tender.

Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes

Instant Pot sweet potatoes

  1. Put 1.5 cups of water inside your pressure cooker
  2. Place the vegetable steamer basket inside and open it up
  3. Put your sweet potatoes on top like you see here
  4. Close your lid and steam valve
  5. Set to high pressure for 22 minutes
  6. Do a quick release
  7. Lift basket out
  8. Slice and serve!
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Instant Pot sweet potato casserole

Here are the items and ingredients you will need:

You can leave the nuts off if you don’t like them or have a nut allergy and it will be just as good.

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I don’t know about you but this dish is something I look forward to every year, but now this Instant Pot sweet potato casserole recipe makes it even easier to do.

What’s the benefit of cooking in your Instant Pot during the holidays?

  • It frees up the oven for your turkey, though you can make a pressure cooker turkey in it too!
  • Pressure cookers allow you to cook an entire dish in one pot = less clean up
  • Making side dishes in your Instant Pot are quicker, so you can make them right at the end and assure they will be hot
  • You can keep dishes on warm right in the pot
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If it’s the holidays and you’re looking for more Instant Pot Thanksgiving side dishes here are a few others you can make in your pressure cooker:

If you haven’t been pressure cooking during the holidays you’re missing out! Adding these melting sweet potatoes are a great side dish option for the holidays too!

The printable recipe is below!

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Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole

This Instant Pot sweet potato casserole is the perfect Thanksgiving side dish or make it year round and serve it with dinner as a real treat! 
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword instant pot, pressure cooker, sweet potato casserole, sweet potatoes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 42 minutes
Total Time 57 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 636kcal
Author The Typical Mom

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Place sweet potatoes in a steamer basket over 1 cup water in the inner pot. Close lid and set valve to sealing. Set for high pressure for 22 minutes. Do a quick release and remove the sweet potatoes from the instant pot. 
  • Remove peelings and mash in a large bowl with a fork. Add in the sugar, butter, eggs and 1/4 c. of heavy cream and mix together until smooth. If it is too thick for you, add a bit more heavy cream.
  • In a separate bowl, mix together the topping ingredients.  
  • Place 1/2 of potato mixture in a casserole dish that fits into your Instant Pot, cover with 1/2 the topping mixture, then cover dish with foil.
  • Add 1 cup of water to the inner pot of the Instant Pot and then lower the casserole dish into the inner pot on to a trivet. Cook on high pressure for 20 minutes. 
  • Do a quick release when the cooking time has finished, remove from pot and serve in another dish or on a trivet (this one will be hot).

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Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole
Amount Per Serving (3 oz)
Calories 636 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 88mg29%
Sodium 210mg9%
Potassium 594mg17%
Carbohydrates 98g33%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 68g76%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 19840IU397%
Vitamin C 3.5mg4%
Calcium 95mg10%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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