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Potatoes in the Instant Pot smashed

Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

These Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes are one of my go to potato side dishes. These potatoes are creamy, easy and delicious with any side that you want to put them with. 
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 23 minutes
Servings: 8


  • 4 pounds Rose potatoes I like using the Klondike brand
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 pint whipping cream more as desired for consistency
  • 8 T Butter


  • Clean and dice potatoes into 1 inch cubes
  • Place in Instant Pot
  • Fill the Instant Pot with water to the 2/3 fill line
  • Put lid on a set to high pressure for 8 minutes
  • Quick Release 
  • Drain potatoes in a colander
  • Put potatoes back into inner pot 
  • Add butter, cream and remaining ingredients into pot
  • Mash with potato masher
  • Enjoy!


Red potatoes are awesome as well!
** My family prefers the potatoes peeled, and red potatoes vs rose potatoes. I don't mind either way.
If you're going to peel the potatoes though, peel them prior to putting the potatoes in the Instant Pot.