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. Source:, October 2018

Hilary Meyer


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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 Facts

130 calories; 3.9 g total fat; 2.5 g saturated fat; 11 mg cholesterol; 214 mg sodium. 368 mg potassium; 20.5 g carbohydrates; 2.7 g protein; 124 IU vitamin a iu; 1 mcg folate; 14 mg calcium; 1 mg magnesium;