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Instant Pot™ Mashed Potatoes

instant pot™ mashed potatoes Entree
Instant Pot™ Mashed Potatoes
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 8

Say goodbye to stressful party planning! This genius four-ingredient recipe for mashed potatoes makes perfectly creamy taters the easiest way ever—in your Instant Pot™. You can even make it up to an hour ahead of time and keep it on the warming feature until you’re ready to serve—how’s that for convenient? MORE+ LESS-

October 11, 2018

Ingredients

3
lb russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
2 1/2
cups water
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
1/2
cup half-and-half
1/2
cup butter, sliced
1/4
teaspoon pepper
Chopped fresh parsley leaves, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    In 6-quart Instant Pot™ insert, mix potatoes, water and 1 teaspoon of the salt. Secure lid; set pressure valve to SEALING. Select MANUAL; cook on high pressure 8 minutes. Select CANCEL. Set pressure valve to VENTING to quick-release pressure. Drain off cooking liquid; return potatoes to insert.
  • 2
    In 2-cup glass measuring cup, microwave half-and-half and butter uncovered on High 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until heated through.
  • 3
    Using potato masher, mash potatoes in Instant Pot™ until all lumps are gone. Add hot half-and-half mixture; season with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and the pepper. If potatoes are too thick, add additional half-and-half, 1 tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency.
  • 4
    Garnish with parsley before serving. (If desired, transfer hot mixture to serving dish, and top with parsley before serving.)

Expert Tips

  • Stir in cooked, chopped bacon to add smoky, savory flavor.
  • To make ahead: Be sure to consult your Instant Pot™ user manual for details on the warming feature for your specific model. We recommend holding potatoes on WARM for no longer than 2 hours for best results.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
20%
Saturated Fat
8g
42%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
550mg
23%
Potassium
560mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
3g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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