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Instant Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes

If you're not a fan of those super sweet sweet potato casseroles, then these Instant Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes will probably do the trick! This savory sweet potato dish is perfect for a holiday meal or a weeknight meal.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Pressurize 15 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 231kcal


  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 1/4 cup butter regular or dairy free
  • 2 oz cream cheese regular or dairy free
  • 1/2 teaspoon herb and garlic seasoning
  • 1/ teaspoon salt


  • Peel and dice potatoes
  • Place in Instant Pot and add enough water to cover
  • Seal and set to high pressure for 10 minutes
  • When cooking is completed, quick release the remaining pressure from the pot
  • Drain water and return potatoes to pot or to a large mixing bowl
  • Add remaining ingredients and mix with hand mixer or potato masher until smooth


  • Make dairy free-swap regular butter for dairy free 
  • leave out herb and garlic seasoning for a less savory mashed sweet potato
  • start with a small amount of salt and add until desired level


Calories: 231kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 181mg | Potassium: 523mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 21814IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 1mg