Baked Potato on brown plate in front of instant pot
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5 from 2 votes

Instant Pot Baked Potatoes

Light, fluffy baked potatoes made in your Instant Pot! Grab your pressure cooker and make these fabulous Instant Pot Baked Potatoes. They perfect side dish for your pressure cooker!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 5
Calories: 168kcal
Author: Julie Evink


  • 5 Russet Potatoes medium sized
  • 1 c. water


  • Wash and scrub the baked potatoes clean. Poke with fork several time all over the surface of the potatoes. 
  • Place trivet inside of Instant Pot Pan. Pour water in the bottom of the pan. Place potatoes on top of trivet. Place lid on instant pot and seal the valve. 
  • Press "manual" button and set timer to 15 minutes. Make sure it is set to high pressure.
  • When the Instant Pot is done cooking it will beep a few time. Let it release naturally for 4 minutes., the switch valve to venting position and let any remaining pressure release. 
  • Carefully open lid away from your face. Gently remove the potatoes with tongs and place on platter. 
  • Serve potatoes with your favorite toppings i.e. butter, shredded cheese, sour cream, chives, parsley etc.


Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 4g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 888mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 12.1mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1.8mg