Instant Pot Bacon & Egg Stuffed Sweet Potato

Sweet potatoes are not just for dinner. There great to use as a breakfast item. And even better when accompanied with a traditional breakfast combo.

It’s a great option for a weekend breakfast or when you have some extra time in the morning during the week.

This recipe even makes a tasteful Sunday brunch for family and friends.

Using the Instant Pot to cook your sweet potato turns out a perfect potato with a creamy inside every time.


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Instant Pot Bacon & Egg Stuffed Sweet Potato

This recipe serves one plate. Serving more than one plate, adjust recipe accordingly.

1 sweet potato (small – medium – large – your choice)

2 thick slices smoked bacon, chopped

2 eggs

1 tablespoon butter

1 green onion

1-2 tablespoons goat cheese

Cooking Sweet Potato

Scrub sweet potato then prick 5-10 times with a fork.

Add 1 cup of water to the insert of a 6 quart Instant Pot or 1 1/2 cups to an 8 quart Instant Pot.


Cook’s Notes

Measure the width of your sweet potato and using the following times to cook the potato in your Instant Pot.


Small – under 2 inches: 15 minutes
Medium – 2-3 inches: 30 minutes
Large – 3-4 inches: 60 minutes.


Place the trivet into the Instant Pot insert. If placing more that one sweet potato arrange accordingly on the trivet.

Place the lid on the Instant Pot, and set the valve to ‘sealing’.

Select manual option on Instant Pot. Set to ‘high pressure’ and set timer according to the thickness of your sweet potato.

When timer beeps, allow pressure to naturally release for 10 minutes before releasing the rest of the pressure.

Remove sweet potato to a plate and allow to cool before handling.

Cooking Bacon & Eggs

While sweet potato is cooking, fry bacon.

Place a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add chopped bacon and cook just until crisp. Remove from pan to a paper towel lined plate and set aside.

While pressure is releasing naturally from Instant Pot, turn oven broil on to high. Next, cook eggs.

Using same skillet over medium heat, add butter melt, then crack eggs over pan and scramble. Remove from heat, set aside.

Place sweet potato onto a cast iron skillet. Slice open potato length wise and stuff potato with eggs and bacon.

Top with goat cheese and place under broiler for 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat, plate and serve topped with diced green onions.

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