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Instant Pot Cheesy Garlic Mashed Potatoes
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Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

Prepared and mashed right in the Instant Pot, complemented with cream cheese, butter and garlic!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword instant pot mashed potatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 292kcal
Author Olya


  • 2 lb. Yukon Gold Potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 6 cloves garlic chopped
  • 2/3 cup chicken stock sodium free
  • 3/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 3 tablespoons Butter divided
  • 1/3 cup Cream Cheese


  • Add potatoes, garlic, chicken stock, salt and 1/2 tablespoons butter to the Instant Pot. 
    Secure the lid and turn the valve to sealing. Cook on manual high pressure for 8 minutes.
    Release pressure immediately by turning the knob to ‘vent’. Once all the steam is gone and the pressure is released, open the lid.

Mashing Potatoes in the Instant Pot

  • Mash the potatoes using a potato masher.
    Once the potatoes are mashed, add the remaining butter and cream cheese. Taste and add more salt if required.


Calories: 292kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 652mg | Potassium: 1022mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 515IU | Vitamin C: 27.2mg | Calcium: 97mg | Iron: 7.6mg