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Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole

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Today. I am sharing this fantastic Instant Pot Sweet Potato casserole recipe. Sweet Potato happens to be one of my favourite foods and the one thing I look forward to the most at Christmas. This simple and easy side dish goes great with any roast and is perfect for Thanksgiving too. 

sweet potato casserole

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What Is Sweet potato?

Sweet Potato also known as Kumara, is a superfood with many health benefits. Loaded with Vitamin A and antioxidants Sweet Potato is much healthier than white potatoes. Sweet Potatoes are a root vegetable that tastes similar to pumpkin.

You will often find sweet potatoes seasoned with orange, pineapple. Apples, pecans, nutmeg, cinnamon or brown sugar. 

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INGREDIENTS NEEDED FOR Sweet Potato Casserole

  • 1 cup water
  • 6 medium-sized sweet potatoes (approximately 3.5lb)
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

For the Streusel Topping:

  • 4 Tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
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HOW TO MAKE Instant Pot SWEET potato Casserole

Cut the sweet potatoes in half.

Place in the instant pot along with 1 cup of water.

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Secure the lid and set to Manual for 8 minutes.

Quick release.

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Remove the skins – they should come off easily – and drain out the water in the Instant Pot.

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In a bowl (or the bowl of the instant pot), use an electric mixer to combine the sweet potatoes, heavy cream, eggs, brown sugar, vanilla extract, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg. 

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Spoon the mixture into a heat-proof bowl or casserole dish that will fit in the Instant Pot. 

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How To Make Streusel Topping.

Combine the streusel topping ingredients.

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Sprinkle the streusel topping over the sweet potato casserole.

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Place 1 cup of water in the instant pot, followed by the trivet that the IP came with. Next add the peacans to the top of the sweet potato casserole.

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Place the sweet potato casserole over the trivet and secure the IP lid.

Set to manual for 15 minutes. Natural release.

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Your Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole is now read to serve! This is a great side dish to go with a roast, your Thanksgiving dinner or Christmas dinner.

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Yield: 6-8

Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 23 minutes
Total Time: 33 minutes

If you are looking for something best sweet dishes you can serve to your family during Christmas and Thanksgiving, then you can follow this Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 6 medium-sized sweet potatoes (approximately 3.5lb)
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • FOR STREUSEL TOPPING:
  • 4 Tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

    First, cut the sweet potatoes in half. Then place in the instant pot along with 1 cup of water. Secure the lid and set to Manual for 8 minutes. Quick release.

    Remove the skins – they should come off easily – and drain out the water in the Instant Pot. In a bowl (or the bowl of the instant pot), use an electric mixer to combine the sweet potatoes, heavy cream, eggs, brown sugar, vanilla extract, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg. 

    Spoon the mixture into a heat-proof bowl or casserole dish that will fit in the Instant Pot. 

    FOR STREUSEL TOPPING:

    Combine the streusel topping ingredients. Then sprinkle the streusel topping over the sweet potato casserole.

    Place 1 cup of water in the instant pot, followed by the trivet that the IP came with. Next add the pecans to the top of the sweet potato casserole.

    Place the sweet potato casserole over the trivet and secure the IP lid. Set to manual for 15 minutes. Natural release.

    Your Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole is now read to serve!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 457Total Fat: 23gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 105mgSodium: 844mgCarbohydrates: 58gFiber: 6gSugar: 31gProtein: 7g

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