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Instant pot baked potatoes on a wood cutting board topped with sour cream, cheese, and chives.

Instant Pot Baked Potatoes Recipe

Instant Pot Baked Potatoes are the fastest and easiest way to make baked potatoes. They come out so tender and fluffy every time.
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 8 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Natural Release Time 12 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 164 kcal


  • 4 medium russet potatoes (poked and scrubbed)
  • 1 cup water


  • Add 1 cup of water to a 6-quart or larger Instant Pot. Place the metal trivet inside.
  • Pierce potatoes with a fork and place them on the trivet.
  • Put the lid on Instant Pot and set the valve to sealing. Select pressure cook high, high pressure. Set a time to cook for 15 minutes.
  • When the potatoes are done cooking, turn off the Instant Pot and let the pressure naturally release for 12 minutes. Then turn the valve to release allow any remaining pressure to be released.
  • Remove potatoes, cut each potato in half lengthwise; and top with your favorite toppings. Enjoy!


Cooke Times For Potato Sizes
The cook times below are for cooking 1-4 potatoes at a time in a 6 quart Instant Pot Duo. For each additional potato add 1 minute of cook time and natural pressure release time.
  • Large Potatoes: (10 to 12 ounces each) Cook for 18 minutes on high pressure, with a natural pressure release of 15 minutes.
  • Medium Potatoes: (8 to 10 ounces each) Cook for 15 minutes on high pressure, with a natural pressure release of 12 minutes
  • Small Potatoes: (6 to 8 ounces each) Cook for 12 minutes on high pressure, with a natural pressure release of 10 minutes.
*Nutrition Disclaimer: All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on Modernmealmakeover.com should only be used as a general guideline


Calories: 164kcalCarbohydrates: 37.2gProtein: 4.3gFat: 0.2gSaturated Fat: 0.1gSodium: 13mgPotassium: 897mgFiber: 4.7gSugar: 1.7gCalcium: 26mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Instant Pot Baked Potatoes, Instant Pot Potatoes
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