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Instant Pot Baked Potatoes

Learn how to make Instant Pot Baked Potatoes recipe easy and fast in a pressure cooker with fluffy, tender insides, and crispy, seasoned skins.

Course gluten free side dish, Side Dish, vegetable
Cuisine American
Keyword baked potatoes, crispy, instant pot
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 194 kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 medium Russet potatoes
  • 1 cup cold water

Seasoned Crispy Skins: (optional)

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¾ teaspoon onion salt
  • ¾ teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • ¾ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Wash potatoes and prick each one 5-6 times with a fork. Place potatoes on Instant Pot trivet, stacking on top of each other if necessary. Pour in 1 cup cold water.

  2. Place lid on and make sure valve is in sealed position. Cook on HIGH pressure for 12 minutes. (See recipe notes for cooking times based on potato's size) Use natural release for 8-10 minutes, depending on how many potatoes are in the pressure cooker and size of potatoes. Release any remaining pressure using quick release.

Crispy Seasoned Skins:

  1. Place cooked potatoes on a baking sheet. Drizzle with oil and brush all over skins with fingers or pastry brush. Preheat broiler.

  2. Mix all the seasonings together in a small bowl. Sprinkle all over sides of potatoes. Place baking sheet on MIDDLE rack. Broil for 1-2 minutes, flip potatoes over, and broil for 1-2 minutes longer.

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Recipe Notes

Set the Instant Pot to these cooking times, based on the potato's size. 

Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Baked Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 194 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 316mg 13%
Potassium 888mg 25%
Total Carbohydrates 39g 13%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 1g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin C 14.7%
Calcium 4.1%
Iron 10.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.