Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes
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Recipe type: Side dishes
Serves: 6 People
For Pressure Cooking
  • Russet potatoes- 4, peeled & quartered
  • Salt-1 tsp
  • Ground black pepper-1/2 tsp
  • Water- ½ cup
Saute Cooking
  • Butter, unsalted- 2 tbsp
  • Cream- ½ cup (or add milk)
  • Grated cheddar cheese- 1 cup
  1. Add potatoes to the stainless steel pot along with water, salt, and ground black pepper.
  2. Close with the lid.
  3. Select pressure cook setting, set time to 15 minutes at high pressure.
  4. After 15 minutes of pressure cooking, let the pressure release naturally for 5 minutes and then do a quick pressure release.
  5. Open the lid.
  6. There wouldn't be much liquid in the pot, so no need to drain the liquid.
  7. Using a wooden spoon or potato masher, mash the potatoes without any lumps.
  8. Select Saute setting, temperature should be medium.
  9. Add butter, cream, and cheese; mash well without any lumps.
  10. Transfer to a bowl.
  11. Creamy & cheesy mashed potatoes ready to be devoured.
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