Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes Cubed Or Whole

Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes Cubed Or Whole

If you are interested in how to make Instant pot sweet potatoes cubed or whole you will love this post. I’m so glad I got my instant pot because it really makes the best dishes quick and easy. Especially delicious vegan and plant based ones like this. Cubed or diced sweet potatoes are done in less than 10 minutes while whole ones are done in 30! 

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I adore instant pot sweet potatoes cubed and whole! Sweet potatoes are a member of the morning glory family, they are sweet, starchy, and nutritious. They are packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and more. For example they contain fiber, carbs, and protein. Also vitamin A, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, and vitamin B6. Sweet potatoes also contain folate, vitamin c, and vitamin E. 

How long should I cook sweet potatoes whole depending on their size?

  • small- under 2 inches: 15 minutes.
  • medium– 2-3 inches: 30 minutes.
  • large– 3-4 inches: 60 minutes.

What ingredients do you need to make instant pot sweet potatoes cubed or whole?

Ingredients. 

  • 3 medium sweet potatoes 
  • 1 tbsp oil 
  • 2 tsp salt 

To Cook Them Whole:

Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes Cubed
Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes

Step 1. Rinse them well, slice off the ends, then poke holes sporadically with a fork.

Step 2. Then place the trivet inside the Instant Pot and arrange sweet potatoes on the trivet.

Step 3. Drizzle them with the oil and sprinkle the salt.

Step 4. Add 1.5 cups water inside as well. (This is important or else they will burn)

Step 5. Close the lid and set the valve to ‘sealing’.

Step 5. Set it to pressure cooker – high mode- for 20 to 30 minutes depending on how thick your potatoes are.

Step 6. When the timer beeps allow for a natural pressure release. (Don’t open it for about 10 minutes). 

Step 7. If they are still not fully cooked try 10 minute increments until they are.

How do you make instant pot sweet potatoes cubed?

Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes Cubed
Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes

Step 1. Rinse them and cut off the ends then dice them into half inch pieces 

Step 2. Toss them in a large bowl with the oil and salt.

Step 3. Add them inside the instant pot with 3 to 4 tbsp of water.

Step 4.  Close the lid and set the valve to ‘sealing’.

Step 5. Set it to pressure cooker – high mode- for 4 to 5 minutes. 

Step 6. When the timer beeps allow for a natural pressure release. (Don’t open it for about 10 minutes). 

Nutrition Facts
Servings: 3
Amount per serving 
Calories140
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.7g6%
Saturated Fat 0.7g3%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 1620mg70%
Total Carbohydrate 23g8%
Dietary Fiber 4g14%
Total Sugars 7g 
Protein 2g 
Vitamin D 0mcg0%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 1mg4%
Potassium 0mg0%
Nutritional information for this recipe

Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes

Make them cubed or whole! See the instructions below.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword cheap, instant pot, plant based diet, sweet potato, vegan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Resting Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3 Servings
Calories 140 kcal
Author admin

Ingredients

  • 3 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1.5 cups water

Instructions

To Cook Them Whole

  1. Rinse them well, slice off the ends, then poke holes sporadically with a fork.

  2. Then place the trivet inside the Instant Pot and arrange sweet potatoes on the trivet.

  3. Drizzle them with the oil and sprinkle the salt.

  4. Add 1.5 cups water inside as well. (This is important or else they will burn)

  5. Close the lid and set the valve to 'sealing'.

  6. Set it to pressure cooker – high mode- for 20 to 30 minutes depending on how thick your potatoes are.

  7. When the timer beeps allow for a natural pressure release. (Don’t open it for about 10 minutes). 

    Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes Cubed
  8. If they are still not fully cooked try 10 minute increments until they are.

To Cook Them Diced

  1. Rinse them and cut off the ends then dice them into half inch pieces.

  2. Toss them in a large bowl with the oil and salt.

  3. Add them inside the instant pot with 3 to 4 tbsp of water.

  4. Close the lid and set the valve to 'sealing'.

  5. Set it to pressure cooker – high mode- for 4 to 5 minutes. 

  6. When the timer beeps allow for a natural pressure release. (Don’t open it for about 10 minutes). 

    Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes Cubed

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Servings: 3
Amount per serving  
Calories 140
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.7g 6%
Saturated Fat 0.7g 3%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1620mg 70%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 7g  
Protein 2g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 0mg 0%
 

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