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Instant Pot Pumpkin

How to cook a small whole pumpkin in the instant pot. This instant pot pumpkin recipe is easy to follow, is delicious and perfect for using up those small pumpkins.
Prep Time2 minutes
Cook Time17 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time19 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Instant Pot
Servings: 2
Calories: 179kcal


Kitchen Gadgets


  • Place 1 cup (240ml) of water into the bottom of your instant pot pressure cooker. Then add in your trivet and place your whole pumpkin on the trivet.
    How To Cook Pumpkin In Instant Pot?
  • Set the valve to sealing and cook for 17 minutes, followed by a quick pressure release, then remove the lid.
    How To Cook Pumpkin In Instant Pot?
  • Use the handles of the trivet to remove the pumpkin from the pressure cooker.
    How To Cook Pumpkin In Instant Pot?
  • Put the whole pumpkin on a chopping board and slice it lengthways.
    How To Cook Pumpkin In Instant Pot?
  • Remove the seeds with a spoon and then season.
    How To Cook Pumpkin In Instant Pot?



Seeds. The wonderful thing about the seeds is that they scoop out really easily once cooked with a spoon.
Thanks for reading our instant pot pumpkin recipe on Recipe This. We have many more instant pot recipes for you to check out next. Though if you would like to see more instant pot vegetables then do check out our instant pot butternut squash next.


Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.04g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 2316mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 57891IU | Vitamin C: 61mg | Calcium: 153mg | Iron: 6mg
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