Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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Norma Published: November 19, 2020 Modified: May 31, 2021
Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes Recipe

How To Make Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

Slow-cooked mashed potato brings out the best in terms of flavor and texture. Use an Instant Pot to make a flavorful and tender mashed potato at home.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 2lbsRusset potatoespeeled and quartered
  • ½cupwater
  • 1tspsalt
  • ½cupmilk
  • 6tbspbutter
  • ½tspblack pepper
  • 2tbspsliced chivesoptional
  • butterfor serving, optional


  1. Place the potatoes, water, and salt in an Instant Pot.

  2. Put the lid on, turn the valve to seal, then set the Instant Pot for manual high pressure for 10 minutes.

  3. When the timer goes off, release the pressure by turning the valve to vent.

  4. Add the milk, butter, and pepper to the Instant Pot. Use a potato masher to mash the potatoes to the desired consistency.

  5. Taste your potatoes and add more salt if needed.

  6. Spoon the potatoes into a serving bowl. Top with additional pats of butter and sliced chives if desired.

Recipe Notes


Add milk to achieve desired consistency.



  • Calories: 254.83kcal
  • Fat: 14.61g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.17g
  • Trans Fat: 0.56g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.75g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.63g
  • Carbohydrates: 28.51g
  • Fiber: 2.05g
  • Sugar: 1.99g
  • Protein: 4.08g
  • Cholesterol: 38.64mg
  • Sodium: 406.62mg
  • Calcium: 49.54mg
  • Potassium: 667.67mg
  • Iron: 1.35mg
  • Vitamin A: 128.05µg
  • Vitamin C: 9.20mg
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