Print
clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon
instant pot mashed sweet potatoes served in bowl

Instant Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes


Description

This recipe for Instant Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes is healthy and easy, and takes just about 30 minutes from start to finish. This gluten-free and dairy-free recipe includes vegan and pale options. This is such a delicious side dish that goes with so many main dish recipes.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 5 large sweet potatoes, about 2 pounds
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons vegan butter, ghee, or coconut butter

Instructions

  1. Peel and chop your sweet potatoes into approximately 1-inch chunks. Place the chunks into the base of a 6-quart or 8-quart pressure cooker. 
  2. Add the salt, thyme, and cinnamon to the sweet potatoes and toss to combine.
  3. Pour in the water and lock the lid on the pressure cooker. Set the time to 8 minutes at high pressure.
  4. When the cooking time is up, use the quick-release to release the pressure. 
  5. Carefully remove the lid and stir in the the maple syrup and vegan butter, ghee, or coconut butter to the potatoes.
  6. Use a spatula or a potato masher to mix together and serve hot. 

Notes

  1. VEGAN: use coconut butter instead of ghee
  2. PALEO or Whole30: use coconut butter or ghee. For dairy allergies, use vegan butter or coconut butter.
  3. Refrigerate any leftovers in a tightly-sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. Reheat before serving. 
  • Category: Side dish
  • Method: Instant Pot pressure cooker
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: sweet potatoes in the instant pot, instant pot sweet potatoes, instant pot sweet potato mash