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Pressure Cooker Caramelized Sweet Potatoes

Caramelized Sliced Sweet Potatoes cooked in a pressure cooker and pan seared with Ghee in a cast iron skillet.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Jill Selkowitz



  • Scrub sweet potatoes well and poke a few holes with a fork.
  • Place one cup of water in Pressure Cooker cooking pot and place trivet.  Add sweet potatoes to trivet.
  • Lock on lid and close Pressure Valve.
  • Cook on High Pressure for 15 minutes (or longer, if using large sweet potatoes).
  • When Beep sounds, allow a Natural Pressure Release.
  • When all pressure is released, remove sweet potatoes and slice about 1/2 inch thick.
  • Heat cast iron skillet over medium high heat. When skillet is hot, add Ghee (or other oil if using).  Pan sear until both sides are nicely browned. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.


Medium Sweet Potatoes - 15 minutes
Large Sweet Potatoes - 18 minutes