Yield: 4-6 servings

Instant Pot Baked Potatoes

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Fluffy and Creamy best describes Instant Pot Baked Potatoes. In a matter of minutes you can have this easy, fool proof potato ready and on your plate!


  • 4-6 medium russet potatoes
  • 1 cup water


    1. Scrub the potatoes. Prick each potato with a fork a couple times to allow the steam to escape when pressure cooking.
    2. Pour water into the Instant Pot and place trivet, steamer basket, or foil balls in the bottom. Place clean potatoes on top, stacking if necessary.
    3. Secure the lid in place and make sure the valve is set to SEALING.
    4. Set to HIGH PRESSURE and add cook time (see below).
    5. Small potatoes: Pressure cook for 10-12 minutes. Medium potatoes: Pressure cook for 14-16 minutes. Large potatoes (like you find at Costco): Pressure cook for 18-20 minutes.
    6. When cook time ends, allow pot to naturally release pressure for 8-10 minutes. Do a quick release and remove potatoes with tongs.


  • Scrub your potatoes clean
  • Size matters...find potatoes equal in size for best results
  • Use a trivet so the potatoes aren't sitting in water
  • Err on the side of the larger potato, it's better to cook the potato more than less time!
  • See blog post for more recipe tips and tricks.
  • Nutrition Information:



    Serving Size:


    Amount Per Serving: Calories: 168Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 26mgCarbohydrates: 37gFiber: 4gSugar: 2gProtein: 5g

    *Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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