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Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

Three Different Ways! We Have Traditional Mashed Potatoes, Cheddar Bacon and Garlic Mashed All Made In Your Instant Pot!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time38 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes
Servings: 8
Calories: 361kcal
Author: Julie Evink

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs about 7 1/2 c. Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 1/2 c. water
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 3/4 c. warm milk or half and half
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Cheddar Bacon

  • 1 c. shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 c. cooked and crumbled bacon

Garlic

  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 Tbsp butter

Instructions

  • For traditional mashed potatoes place the rack in the bottom of the Instant Pot. Add potatoes to the pot. Pour water over top. Place the lid on the pressure cooker and set to high pressure for 8 minutes. Quick release the pressure. Drain the potatoes. Place potatoes back in pot and mix with a hand mixer or potato masher. Add the butter, milk, salt and pepper. Stir to combine. 
  • For cheddar bacon mashed potatoes place the rack in the bottom of the Instant Pot. Add potatoes to the pot. Pour water over top. Place the lid on the pressure cooker and set to high pressure for 8 minutes. Quick release the pressure. Drain the potatoes. Place potatoes back in pot and mix with a hand mixer or potato masher. Add the butter, milk, salt and pepper, cheddar cheese and bacon. Stir to combine. 
  • For traditional garlic potatoes start by sauteeing the minced garlic in 2 Tbsp butter using the saute function on the instant pot for 1-2 minutes or until fragrant. Remove garlic and butter from IP and set aside. Place the rack in the bottom of the Instant Pot. Add potatoes to the pot. Pour water over top. Place the lid on the pressure cooker and set to high pressure for 8 minutes. Quick release the pressure. Drain the potatoes. Place potatoes back in pot and mix with a hand mixer or potato masher. Add the butter, milk, salt and pepper and garlic butter that was reserved. Stir to combine. 

Nutrition

Calories: 361kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 536mg | Potassium: 605mg | Fiber: 2g | Vitamin A: 640IU | Vitamin C: 13.4mg | Calcium: 277mg | Iron: 4mg