Instant Pot Red Potatoes with Chives and Garlic

Yummy potatoes that can help to fill out a meal for a table full of hungry teenagers.

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Instant Pot Red Potatoes with Chives and Garlic

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Total Time 21 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 123 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 lb. unpeeled red potatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 garlic cloves peeled
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 oz. cream cheese
  • 4 tbsp. or ½ unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 tbsp minced chives
  • Ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Place the potatoes, bay leaf, garlic, water, ½ tsp. salt in the pressure cooker.

  2. Lock the lid and bring to high pressure and cook for exactly 8 minutes.

  3. Remove the pressure cooker from heat and do a quick pressure release. Discard bay leaf.

  4. Drain the potatoes and garlic in colander, return them to the pressure cooker.

  5. Set the Instant Pot to “Manual” at high pressure for about 3 minutes.

  6. Release the pressure naturally and dish out.

  7. Mash potatoes to a chunky consistency and add butter and cream cheese.

  8. Garnish with chives and season with salt and pepper and serve.

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