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Garlic Mashed Red Potatoes

Instant Pot® Garlic Mashed Red Potatoes

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Natural Release 10 mins
Total Time 33 mins
Course Side Dish
Servings 5


  • 3 lbs Red potatoes, cut into small chunks
  • 5-6 Garlic cloves, smashed and peeled
  • 1/2 cup Chicken or vegetable broth, preferably organic
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup Heavy cream
  • 3 tbsp Unsalted butter, cut into chunks


  • Combine potatoes, garlic, and broth in Instant Pot®. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and stir to combine. Add lid and lock into place. Switch the vent to “Sealing” and set the “Manual” setting to 8 minutes.
  • When cook time is complete, allow pressure to release naturally for 10 minutes, then manually release any remaining pressure.
  • Carefully remove the lid and add heavy cream and butter. Mash the potatoes with a potato masher or immersion blender until almost smooth, but still slightly chunky. Taste and season with additional salt and black pepper, if desired.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl and serve immediately. Enjoy!
Keyword Garlic Mashed Red Potatoes