Perfect Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

5 from 4 votes
DifficultySuper Easy
Cooking Method(s)
  • Instant Pot
IP Pressure LevelHigh
IP ProgramManual / Pressure Cook
Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Pressure Release
Total Time
15 minutes
Recipe by: Valerie Cooper
These homemade mashed red potatoes are so creamy and delicious. A great option for busy weeknights when you need a quick and delicious side dish.
Cuisine: American
Course: Side Dish
Category: Vegetables


for the Potatoes

  • 5 pounds red potatoes rinsed, peeled, and quartered
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt or to taste

to add After Cooking

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup whole milk adjust to desired consistency


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Nutrition Facts

While every effort is made to correctly calculate these nutritional facts, they should be used as general guidance as they may not be 100% accurate.

Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 648mg | Potassium: 1330mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 245IU | Vitamin C: 24.4mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 2.1mg
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