Instant Pot Red Potatoes with Chives and Garlic
- 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
Place the potatoes, bay leaf, garlic, water, ½ tsp. salt in the pressure cooker.
Lock the lid and bring to high pressure and cook for exactly 8 minutes.
Remove the pressure cooker from heat and do a quick pressure release. Discard bay leaf.
Drain the potatoes and garlic in colander, return them to the pressure cooker.
Set the Instant Pot to “Manual” at high pressure for about 3 minutes.
Release the pressure naturally and dish out.
Mash potatoes to a chunky consistency and add butter and cream cheese.
Garnish with chives and season with salt and pepper and serve.
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