Instant Pot Sweet Potato Cranberry Bake. Sweet potatoes and cranberries are not just food for the holidays, they are delicious and nutritious any time of the year. When you make a dish in the Instant Pot, the hands off approach makes it especially appealing. Just toss all the ingredients into the Instant Pot, and done. The optional date creme adds sweet flavor and a different twist. This dish is vegan, gluten free and dairy free.
Holiday cooking–because it is so crazy busy and rushed, you need dishes that are quick, easy and don’t use the oven. I don’t know about your holiday cooking, but we cook the same things year after year. The sentimentality and familiarity of the dishes is what makes it special. As you get older, and make your own holiday dinner, you carry on the family tradition taught by your parents or grandparents. This sweet potato cranberry dish, prepared in the Instant Pot, is ready in an hour, and doesn’t use stove or oven space. Sweet, tangy, traditional flavors.
Why Cook In The Instant Pot?
Pressure cooking locks in juicy flavor
Doesn’t use oven or stovetop space
Instant Pot Sweet Potato Cranberry Bake
Sweet Potato Bake
- 3 sweet potatoes shredded and peeled
- 1-1/2 cups of dried cranberries
- 1/2 cup oatmeal
- 1 tsp sea salt
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 cup coconut sugar
- 2 tbsp maple syrup
- 2 tbsp vegan butter
- 1/2 cup gluten free flour
Date Creme (optional topping)
- 3 dates plus water to soak
- 2 tbsp raw cashews
- 4 tbsp date water
Sweet Potato Bake
- Add all ingredients in baking dish that will fit inside your Instant Pot. Mix ingredients throughly.
- Place baking dish inside Instant Pot on rack. Add 1 cup of water to bottom.
- Pressure Cook for 20 minutes. Let steam naturally release. NR
- Remove bowl from Instant Pot carefully.
- Top with date creme
- Place bowl under broiler to crisp the date creme
- Place 3 dates (pits removed) and water to cover them in a cup and microwave for 1 minute.
- Add dates to cashews and add date water
- Blend in small hand blender until smooth--add more date water as needed.
Steps For Making Sweet Potato Cranberry Bake
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