Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe – A Thanksgiving Favorite

This Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole is everything you love about Fall – ready in just a few minutes! Bring sweet and savory together in this delicious side dish everyone will love! 

Ok, Instant Pot fans – this sweet potato casserole recipe is a good one. I’m gearing up for the Fall already because that’s just the way the Internet works.

Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole

I make fun of all the stores when I walk in looking for a bathing suit in July and they are selling Halloween decorations… and yet HERE I AM pushing sweet potato casserole in August.

LOL! Forgive me, but you will be looking for this in a few weeks and I wanted to be sure that it was live and waiting once you do.

Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

This Instant Pot recipe requires you to use your oven as well. There’s no way to get that browning on the marshmallows in the Instant Pot and TRUST ME it will be worth it! Check out what you need to do and enjoy!!

Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe Ingredients:

  • 6 C sweet potatoes (washed, peeled and chopped)
  • 2 1/2 C brown sugar (packed) plus 1 C for topping
  • 5 TBSP unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 1/2 C whole milk
  • 1 C water
  • 1 bag of mini marshmallows
  • 1/2 C chopped walnuts
Instant Pot Potato Casserole

Instant Pot Potato Casserole Recipe Directions

Wash, peel, chop your potatoes, and set into the instant pot. Add the water to the instant pot. Set the instant pot to Manual, High Pressure for 4 minutes.

Once the cooking has completed, do a Quick Pressure Release. Once the pressure has been released open the pot.

Mash the sweet potatoes inside your pot. Turn your instant pot to saute. Add the milk, and butter to your sweet potatoes. Mix to combine. Add the brown sugar and spices. Mix to combine.

Preheat your oven to a low broil. Continue to cook on saute for five minutes while stirring often.

Instant Pot Casserole

Scoop the sweet potato casserole into a baking dish. Top your casserole with the remaining brown sugar. Sprinkle with mini marshmallow and chopped walnuts

Place the casserole dish onto the bottom rack of the oven Bake in the oven for 3-6 minutes or until the marshmallows are toasted.

Remove the potato casserole from the oven and serve warm. For that extra smoky marshmallow flavor use a flame torch and cook your marshmallows to a crispy burn. Enjoy!

Sweet Potato Casserole with marshmallows

What do you think? Looks delicious, right? YUM and YUM!

You can easily prepare this Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole ahead of time. Just bake it when you are ready to serve it to ensure that those marshmallows are nice and crispy.

Truth be told, this recipe is an absolute guilty pleasure of mine and it’s my husband’s favorite recipe of the YEAR. I’ve had countless conversations with people from England on Twitter about this particular dish because they find it fascinating that we put marshmallows on potatoes. They find it very American. LOL! I think that makes me love this side dish MORE.

I truly hope you give this Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole a try!

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Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

Ingredients

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

Instructions

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

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