10 Minute Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

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Make these delicious, mashed potatoes with your instant pot in just a few simple steps. This side dish couldn’t be easier or quicker!

potatoes in a bowl with dill on it

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10 MINUTE INSTANT POT MASHED POTATOES are the recipe you need to bookmark this holiday season! Creamy, delicious potatoes in no time – and they won’t take up precious stove space!

During busy holiday preparations, things get crazy.

There are always tons of things on the stove and in our oven at our house – and somehow, we always run out of space for everything.

While mashed potatoes are super simple to make on the stovetop, I NEVER have enough room to make them- from boiling water, keeping them hot, etc. on big days – and we always start them too late and need them done lightning fast.

These easy Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes are great since they dont use up precious stove real estate, you don’t have to wait for water to boil, or prep anything fussy – just pop in the ingredients, wait 8 minutes while they cook, and then mix everything together!

zoomed in potatoes with salt, pepper, and dill in it

Instant Pot Mashed Potato Flavor Ideas

I am adding dill in this recipe since we love fresh dill, but I am also adding other herbs or different flavors you might love more!

-Add thyme, rosemary, and oregano for a fresh Italian take on mashed potatoes!

-Cook your potatoes in chicken stock (like I always do) instead of water for more flavor.

-Add 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar, or grated parmesan, when potatoes are whipped for a cheesy, delicious take on a classic!

-For Vegan Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes, use unsweetened almond or rice milk intsead of cream, as well as butter, and veganaise.

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10 Minute Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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Instant Pot mashed potatoes with dill sprinkled on top.

10 Minute Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

Yield: 10
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Delicious super easy mashed potatoes packed with spices and cream take only 10 minutes to put together.


  • 4-6 potatoes, russet (peeled or un peeled) cleaned and scrubbed well, diced into 3" bits
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp garlic powder
  • 3 tsp celtic sea salt
  • 2 tbsp fresh cracked pepper
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tbsp fresh diced dill


  1. Place potatoes and stock in Instant Pot.
  2. Set to high pressure, sealed, for 8 minutes.
  3. Force release.
  4. Add additional ingredients, and blend with a handheld mixer until light, fluffy, and smooth.
  5. Serve immediately, and top with fresh dill (optional)

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Nutrition Information
Yield 10 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 212Total Fat 11gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 30mgSodium 803mgCarbohydrates 26gFiber 3gSugar 2gProtein 5g

Nutrition is automatically calculated by Nutritionix - please verify all nutrition information independently and consult with a doctor or nutritionist for any and all medical and diet advice.

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