Instant Pot Smashed Potatoes
A delicious side dish that's fast to make. Add your favorite toppings!
- 12 potatoes scrubbed with skins on
- 1 cup water
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1/4 tsp parsley
Toppings for Smashed Potatoes (optional)
- grated cheese
- sour cream
- bacon bits
Pour one cup water into the instant pot insert. Place the steamer basket inside.
Add in washed (skins on) potatoes. Place lid onto the instant pot.
Turn valve on lid to sealed position.
Press pressure cook or manual button and set timer to 30 minutes.
It will take about 10 minutes to come to pressure then cook another 30 minutes.
Once the pot stops counting and beeps release the pressure from the valve on the lid.
Serving Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes
Serve individually or lightly mash the potatoes in a large bowl
Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle parsley over top.
Serve toppings separately in dishes so guests can choose their own.
- If you want you can add more water and then keep on the keep warm setting. It does make the skin more moist so just be aware.
- Sandwich the cooked potatoes between two baking sheets to smash them all in one go.