Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

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From:, October 2018

Make this classic comfort food side dish in an electric pressure cooker, like the Instant Pot, to get the potatoes soft and tender in a jiff! This easy, 5-ingredient recipe is perfect for the holidays because it's all done in one pot and doesn't take up any extra oven or stove space.

Ingredients 12 servings

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  • 3 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed and cut into 1- to 2-inch pieces
  • 4 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper
  • ½ cup low-fat buttermilk


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  1. Place a trivet, handles up, in a multicooker. Pour in 1 cup of water and add potatoes. Close and lock the lid. Cook at high pressure for 10 minutes. Release the pressure and carefully remove the trivet. Return the potatoes to the multicooker and add butter, salt and pepper. Mash with a potato masher until the butter is melted. Add buttermilk and continue mashing until desired consistency.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: ½ cup
  • Per serving: 130 calories; 4 g fat(2 g sat); 0 g fiber; 20 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 1 mcg folate; 11 mg cholesterol; 0 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 124 IU vitamin A; 0 mg vitamin C; 14 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 214 mg sodium; 368 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 1½ starch, ½ fat

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