Instant Pot Butternut Squash

Butternut squash is one of the winter squash that is harvested at full maturity and is eaten cooked. This squash has the distinction of having a subtle taste of hazelnut which is very appreciated.

Butternut squash is delicious all year round, but especially in the fall when it is freshly picked.

Butternut Squash in the Instant Pot
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
  • 1 butternut squash
  • Peel the squash and Chop into desired size and shape.
  • Pour 1 cup of water into the pressure cooker pot. Place a steaming basket at the bottom of the instant pot , place quash on top.
  • Close the lid and turn pressure release knob to a sealed position. Cook at high pressure for 20 minutes.
  • When cooking is complete, Release pressure immediately
  • Let squash cool slightly, peel with a knife or vegetable peeler.
  • Serve, sprinkle with salt and pepper if desired


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