Instant Pot Butternut Squash

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Today you are going to learn how to make Instant Pot Butternut Squash and anything else you need to know about it.

Let’s begin!

First, let’s start by saying that there are many ways of making butternut squash using your Instant Pot.

Why do I say that?

Well, depending on the size of your squash it might not fit inside your Instant Pot.

What size butternut squash should fit my Instant Pot?

 A small or medium butternut squash will fit in your Instant Pot.

Why do I cook my butternut squash like this in my Instant Pot?

First, let me just say that I garden as much as I can. Cooking my butternut squash this way serves my family.

Peeling the squash is so easy after it is cooked. I then cut them into cubes or puree them or eat them.

Learn how to make Instant Pot Butternut Squash plus try these four butternut squash recipes using your Instant that are so flavorful you are going to love!

How to Cook Butternut Squash using an Instant Pot

What are the ingredients to cook butternut squash?

First, to make butternut squash in your IP you are going to need the following:

Follow these simple steps to cook your butternut squash:

Pour water into your Instant Pot liner.

Place the trivet inside your Instant Pot liner.

Place the butternut squash in the Instant Pot.

Close the Instant Pot and turn the valve to “Sealing.”

Press Manual or Pressure Cook, high, 15 minutes.

Once the Instant Pot is done, let it Natural Release for 10 minutes and then quick release.

Your Butternut Squash is ready.

What happens if your butternut squash fits perfectly?

Set the Instant Pot timer to 20 instead of 15 minutes.

What do I do after the butternut squash is ready?

Remove the seeds and peel the butternut squash.

You can cut it into cubes, make soup or anything your little heart desires.

I make soup and add them to stew.

Check out these recipes:

Instant Pot Butternut Squash

Instant Pot Butternut Squash

Yield: 6 Servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Butternut squash is a popular winter squash that can be used to make soup or eaten as a side dish. If you are looking for an easy way to cook butternut squash, then this recipe will show you how to use your Instant Pot!


  • 1 cup of water
  • 3 lbs butternut squash


  1. Add water to the Instant Pot liner.
  2. Place the butternut squash on top of trivet.
  3. Close the Instant Pot and turn the knob to SEALING.
  4. Press Manual or Pressure Cook, HIGH, for 20 minutes.
  5. Once the IP is done, allowed Natural Release for 10 minutes then Quick Release.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 91Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 11mgCarbohydrates: 24gFiber: 7gSugar: 4gProtein: 2g

These nutritional calculations might not be accurate. Please speak with a licensed nutritionist to assist you.

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