Instant Pot Mashed Red Potatoes – Creamy and Delicious
Is there anything better than creamy mashed potatoes? How about this easy Instant Pot Mashed Red Potato recipe that is creamy and delicious and definitely one of our favorite side dishes.
Now mashed potatoes are even easier to prepare using your Instant Pot! Make these yummy mashed potatoes to go with your favorite beef, chicken or pork recipe.
If the Instant Pot is new to you, give a few easy recipes a try at first that only have a few ingredients. After a few simple recipes with success, move on to more recipes!
Creamy and Super-Delicious Mashed Potatoes made with Red Potatoes using your Instant Pot.
- 2 lbs. red potatoes, washed and cubed
- 3-4 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
- 1 cup chicken or vegetable broth
- (4 oz.) cream cheese, cut into chunks
- salt & pepper, to taste
Place potatoes, garlic, and broth in Instant Pot®. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste.
Add the lid and flip pressure valve to “Sealing” position. Select the “Manual” option and adjust setting to “high.” Set cook time to 8 minutes. When finished, allow pressure to release naturally for 10 minutes, then do a quick release for any remaining pressure.
Carefully open lid and add cream cheese. Mash potato mixture with a potato masher or an immersion blender until blended, but not completely smooth. Season with additional salt and black pepper, to taste, and serve immediately. Enjoy!
A creamy and comforting side dish made with red potatoes and cream cheese.
We love using baby red potatoes to make the most delicious mashed potatoes. Leave the skins on the potatoes, but don’t forget to wash them well using cold water. You can also use a vegetable brush to make sure you get all the little nooks and crannies clean.
Need some ideas on what to serve with these quick and delicious mashed potatoes, how about some Instant Pot Chicken Marsala!
Also see how you can make the best Instant Pot White Rice.