Wow, these baked potatoes in the Instant Pot are really delicious. Not only is the flavor really great, but they’re also done in half the time. You can have a wonderful loaded baked potato for dinner, even if you’re on a tight schedule, or have a busy evening. You’ll want to put this recipe in your favorites because everyone will love this. Instant Pot Baked Potatoes are where it’s at!
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Instant Pot Baked Potatoes
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve enjoyed baked potatoes from the Instant Pot. It’s one of those meals that are delicious to make any night of the week. I can’t get enough of the toppings after I make baked potatoes. Your kids will even love this recipe!
Instant Pot Baked Potato Recipe Ingredients
- 4 large White Potatoes
- 1 stick of butter
- 1 carton of sour cream
- Shredded Cheddar Jack cheese
- Crumbled bacon (or your favorite bacon bits)
- Chives – chopped fine
- Salt – to taste
- Pepper – to taste
- Coarse ground Garlic Salt
- Parchment paper
- Cookie Sheet
How to Make Baked Potatoes In The Instant Pot
Wash the Potatoes with a vegetable brush and cool water. Place the Trivet in the Instant Pot, and add 1 cup of water in the bottom of the pot. Pierce the Potatoes with a fork, and place them on the Trivet. Place the lid on the Instant Pot, and press the Manual button.
Set the time for 15 minutes; make sure the pressure valve is set to SEALING, and press the Manual button again to start the Instant Pot.
While the potatoes are cooking, line the cookie sheet with a piece of parchment paper.
When the Instant Pot is done cooking and goes to OFF, make sure the pressure has been released, by turning the pressure valve to ‘VENTING’ from Sealing.
Release The Pressure On The Instant Pot
When all the pressure has been released, and the FLOAT VALVE has dropped down, remove the lid to the Instant Pot.
With a sturdy pair of kitchen tongs remove the Potatoes to the cookie sheet. Sprinkle the Potatoes with the Coarse Ground Garlic Salt. Place the Potatoes under the Broiler in the oven for about 8 minutes.
Remove the potatoes from the oven, and split them open with a knife.
Add butter, and salt and pepper to the Potatoes, sour cream, shredded cheese, bacon, and top with chives.
Serve alongside your favorite entree, or plate with other vegetables for a healthy meal. Enjoy!
NOTE: IF you are not familiar with the PRESSURE VALVE, or the FLOAT VALVE on the Instant Pot, read the instruction manual to find out where they’re located, and how to use the them.
I’d say that this is a nice and easy recipe to enjoy. What’s your favorite part about Instant Pot Baked Potatoes?
About Angela Milnes
Angela Milnes is a Qualified Teacher who has specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has studied nutrition for children and has also taught cooking skills to adults. Angela loves to share family meals and easy instant pot recipes here on The Instant Pot Table. Follow her on Pinterest!