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Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole

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I can’t believe we are nearing a new year already, can you?! It’s almost Christmas, even nearer is Thanksgiving! And look, if you heard some kids caroling in Walmart last week, it was mine. Clearly, there is no shame in our Christmas time game. We ALL love Christmas!

Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole: The Fervent Mama - The sweetness of the potato, saltiness of the walnuts, the melty-ness of the marshmallows. I'm drooling over this Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole right now. #InstantPotHolidayMeals #PressureCookerChristmasRecipes

I know it’s only September, but those caroling goons got me thinking about how you guys are gonna be looking for all the pressure cooker Thanksgiving recipes, or maybe even Instant Pot Christmas recipes, and we’re ready to give you some of the best!

We haven’t done many pressure cooker desserts. Unless you count this Sweet Instant Pot Honey Ham or our Pressure Cooker Chocolate Chip Banana Bread– those could definitely fill the void of your sweet tooth! But we’re throwing something new at ya today!

What about Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole?

Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole: The Fervent Mama - The sweetness of the potato, saltiness of the walnuts, the melty-ness of the marshmallows. I'm drooling over this Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole right now. #InstantPotHolidayMeals #PressureCookerChristmasRecipes

You heard that right. We’re taking this holiday staple and cooking right in our Magic Pot, taking the wait (and the heat) right out of our kitchens. By using your pressure cooker, you’re making room on the stove AND in the oven, to make more delicious goodies for your family!

When I was a kid, I hated sweet potatoes. It wasn’t until I went Keto a few years ago that I learned to like them. No, they aren’t Keto friendly, but when I had a really severe sweet craving, or even a potato craving (totally a thing), I went with the sweets- better than a bowl of ice cream, right?

You’ll love these Sweet and Spicy Sweet Potatoes

Whether you’re getting a jumpstart at creating your holiday menu, or if you’re just wanting some comfort food, you won’t regret adding Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole your Menu Plan! This southern staple is sure to be a show stopper at your party!

Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole

Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole

Yield: About 8 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Additional Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 19 minutes

The sweetness of the potato, saltiness of the walnuts, the melty-ness of the marshmallows. I'm drooling over this Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole right now. 

Ingredients

  • 6 cups sweet potatoes, washed, peeled and chopped
  • 2 1/2 cups brown sugar, packed plus 1 C for topping
  • 5 tbs unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1 cups water
  • 1 bag of mini marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Instructions

  1. Wash, peel, chop your potatoes and set into the instant pot
  2. Add the water to the instant pot.
  3. Set the instant pot to Manual, High Pressure for 4 minutes.
  4. Once the cooking has completed, do a Quick Pressure Release.
  5. Once the pressure has been released open the pot.
  6. Mash the sweet potatoes inside your pot.
  7. Turn your instant pot to saute.
  8. Add the milk, and butter to your sweet potatoes.
  9. Mix to combine.
  10. Add the brown sugar and spices.
  11. Mix to combine.
  12. Preheat your oven to a low broil.
  13. Continue to cook on saute for 5 minutes while stirring often.
  14. Scoop the sweet potato casserole into a baking dish.
  15. Top your casserole with the remaining brown sugar.
  16. Sprinkle with mini marshmallow and chopped walnuts
  17. Place the casserole dish onto the bottom rack of the oven
  18. Bake in the oven for 3-6 minutes or until the marshmallows are toasted
  19. Remove the potato casserole from the oven and serve warm.
  20. For that extra smoky marshmallow flavor use a flame torch and cook your marshmallows to a crispy burn.
  21. Enjoy!

Do you enjoy making this southern classic for your family?

Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole: The Fervent Mama - The sweetness of the potato, saltiness of the walnuts, the melty-ness of the marshmallows. I'm drooling over this Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole right now. #InstantPotHolidayMeals #PressureCookerChristmasRecipes

I mean, what could be better than the sweetness of the potato, the saltiness of the walnuts, the melty-ness of the marshmallows. ERMAHGERSH, I’m literally drooling over this Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole right now. Aren’t you?

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