How to Make Mashed Potatoes in the Instant Pot
Serves: 6-8
  • 5 pounds gold or red potatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup whole milk, half-and-half, or cream
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • ΒΌ-1/2 cup butter
  • sea salt to taste
  1. Scrub, but don't peel the potatoes.
  2. Put them (whole) into an Instant Pot on the metal trivet, along with 1 cup of water.
  3. Seal and cook at hi pressure, manual setting, for 10 minutes.
  4. Release the pressure and open the Instant pot.
  5. Mash soft potatoes directly in the crock with a potato masher.
  6. While mashing, dump in the milk, sour cream, butter, and salt.
  7. Continue mashing until potatoes have reached desired consistency.
Recipe by Heavenly Homemakers at