Print Recipe
5 from 3 votes

Instant Pot Sweet Potato Medallions

Instant Pot Sweet Potato Medallions are caramelized in ghee and sinfully delicious. They make a nice side dish for Thanksgiving and Christmas!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Pressure Release10 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: All types, Christmas, Thanksgiving
Servings: 3 servings
Calories: 283kcal
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


Calories: 283kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 129mg | Potassium: 764mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 32157IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 1mg