Instant Pot Baked Potato

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 16 minutes
  • Total Time: 21 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: American


The days of baked potatoes taking hours to make are behind us. These perfectly fluffy instant pot baked potatoes are piping hot and ready to eat in under 40 minutes!


  • 4 medium russet potatoes
  • 1 cup water


  1. Pierce the potatoes all over with a fork.
  2. Pour the water into a 6-quart Instant Pot. Place the trivet into the pot and arrange potatoes on top of the trivet.
  3. Lock the lid in place and set the vent to sealing. Set the Instant Pot to cook for 16 minutes under high pressure.
  4. When finished cooking, let the pressure release naturally. Carefully remove the potatoes and let cool for a few minutes before serving.