Instant Pot Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes

Running out of time? Need a quickly prepared meal? You’re at the right place then! 🙂

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes are amazingly creamy, smooth, quick, easy, and will turn into your go-to mashed potatoes recipe in no time.

Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes are ideal for such special occasions and prepared in under 20 minutes!

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes Recipe Video

Do I have to add water?

Yes, cover the chopped potatoes completely in water before you pressure cook.

What else can I add?

You can add some shredded cheddar cheese or cream for more creamy Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes.

Add garlic powder or spices of your choice.

To make it a whole meal instead of serving as a side, add crispy cooked bacon, chopped onions, or your favorite vegetables.

You can also add this homemade Instant Pot gravy.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes

How to serve?

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes serve best as a side dish for your Thanksgiving dinner or any special occastion.

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Can I use sweet potatoes?

Sure. You can also check out this Instant Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes recipe.

Can I store the leftovers?

Potatoes don’t do well in the refrigerator but this Instant Pot Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes recipe is exceptional.

Keep the leftovers in an airtight container or bag to store for up to 3-4 days.

How to reheat?

You can utilize microwave, oven, or even stovetop to reheat Mashed Potatoes.

How to make Instant Pot Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes?

Gather the ingredients.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes

Transfer the potatoes to the instant pot and add water.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes

Pressure cook at high for 10 minutes.

Do a quick release.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes

Drain the water and set the pot to saute for a minute.

Add milk, butter, and mash the potatoes.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes

Mash and mix.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes

Dish out and serve.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes

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Instant Pot Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes

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Course: Appetizer, party, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Instant Pot Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes, Mashed Potatoes, thanksgiving
Prep Time: 7 minutes
Cook Time: 13 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 3

Ingredients

  • 3 potatoes chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp butter

Instructions

  • Add water and potatoes to the Instant Pot and close the lid.
  • Cook on high pressure for 10 minutes.
  • When cooking time is complete, do a quick release.
  • Drain the water.
  • Press "saute" and add milk, salt, pepper and butter.
  • Stir well and mash the potatoes.
  • Serve and enjoy 🙂

Nutrition

Calories: 162kcal Carbohydrates: 24g Protein: 4g Fat: 6g Saturated Fat: 4g Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g Monounsaturated Fat: 1g Trans Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 16mg Sodium: 298mg Potassium: 593mg Fiber: 3g Sugar: 3g Vitamin A: 204IU Vitamin C: 25mg Calcium: 61mg Iron: 1mg

Video

This recipe is part of our 1001 Instant Pot recipes project, a huge collection of free, easy and delicious recipes.

6 thoughts on “Instant Pot Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes

  1. So you used 3 potatoes can I use 6-9 or do you think in order to cover with water would be too high in the pressure cooker. Thanks!

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