Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole

    Published: 11-21-2017
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    Save room on your stove top this holiday by using your Instant Pot for most of the prep work for this creamy, citrusy, lightly sweetened Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole! Simple and delicious!

    My Recipe

    Prep Time: 15 mins
    Cook Time: 30 mins
    Yields: 18


    • 2 large sweet ptoatoes (about 2 lbs)
    • 1/2 cup brown sugar
    • 2 tbsp butter, melted
    • 1/2 tsp vanilla
    • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
    • 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
    • 1 egg
    • 1/8 tsp cardamom
    • 2 tbsp heavy cream
    • 1 tbsp butter, melted
    • 1/3 cup brown sugar
    • 1 tbsp flour
    • 1/3 cup pecans, chopped


    1. Peel and cut sweet potatoes in half lengthwise and cut into 1/4-inch slices.
    2. Put a steamer basket in the pressure cooker pot. Add 1 cup water and the sliced potatoes. Lock lid in place, select High Pressure and 8 minutes cook time and start.
    3. When timer beeps, turn off pressure cooker and do a quick pressure release. When the pressure is released, carefully remove the lid.
    4. Place sweet potatoes in a mixing bowl and add brown sugar, butter, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg and beat with an electric mixer until smooth. Add egg and cream, mix well.
    5. Pour into greased casserole dish.
    6. For the topping, mix together butter, brown sugar, flour and nuts with a fork; sprinkle over top of casserole.
    7. Put the trivet in the pressure cooker pot. Add 1 cup water and the casserole dish on the trivet*. Lock lid in place, and cook on high pressure for 15 minutes.

    Additional Info

    *Make a sling with a piece of aluminum foil, folded three times lengthwise.