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Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes
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Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes are a known classic, but making Mashed Potatoes in the Instant Pot is a new way to make this favorite side dish! The potatoes will be ready for mashing in just about 6 minutes, making this old favorite so much easier to make and enjoy!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Pressure Building Time 5 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 226kcal


  • Pressure Cooker


  • 4 potatoes peeled and cut into cubes
  • 2 tbsp butter melted
  • ¼ cup milk
  • tsp salt
  • Fresh ground pepper to taste
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder


Instant Pot Cooking Instructions

  • Wash and peel the potatoes. Cut the potato into eighths, making equal sized pieces.
  • Add 2 cups of water into the Instant Pot and add your potatoes. Put the lid on the Instant Pot, then set to MANUAL or HIGH for 6 minutes. Once the cooking cycle is complete, perform a Quick Release. Drain any remaining water, then follow the assembly instructions.

Assembly Instructions

  • Add melted butter and milk and mash with a potato masher until smooth and creamy, adding more milk if necessary.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients into the potatoes, and use a spoon to mix until well combined.
  • Enjoy! Leave a comment on this recipe letting me know what you thought.


Recipe copyright The Foreign Fork. For educational or personal use only. 
Recipe was made using an 8 qt pot.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 226kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 264mg | Potassium: 926mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 204IU | Vitamin C: 42mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 2mg