Instant Pot Potatoes with Garlic & Rosemary

Rosemary potatoes with garlic flavour make a pretty terrific side dish with the creamy taste.

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Instant Pot Potatoes with Garlic & Rosemary

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword bay leaf, cream cheese, Potatoes with Garlic & Rosemary
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 89 kcal


  • 2 lb unpeeled russet potatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 sprig fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 4 tbsp stick unsalted butter melted
  • hot water
  • 3 tbsp minced chives
  • Ground black pepper to season


  1. Place the potatoes, bay leaf, rosemary, garlic, water, ½ tsp. salt in the Instant Pot.

  2. Set to the “Manual” at high pressure for 8 minutes.

  3. Select the “Cancel” and release pressure quickly.

  4. Discard bay leaf and drain the potatoes and garlic in a colander, return them to the Instant Pot.

  5. Select the “Sauté” and cook for 5 minutes.

  6. Select the “Cancel” and mash potatoes to a chunky consistency.

  7. Add cream cheese and melted butter till all combined well.

  8. Add hot water if required to adjust the consistency of potatoes.

  9. Transfer to the serving dish and sprinkle chives, rosemary and season with salt and pepper.