Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes

  • Author: Joanie Simon
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


An easy recipe for Mashed Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes made with cream cheese and perfect for effortless holiday entertaining.



  • 3lbs sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 2 in pieces (doesn’t have to be precise since you’re going to mash them)
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 4 oz Franklin Foods Greek Cream Cheese
  • 2 dashes of nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp salt (plus more to your taste)
  • maple syrup for drizzle *optional


  1. Place the sweet potatoes into the Instant Pot with 1 cup of vegetable broth and cook on manual for 7 minutes. Once the timer expires, quick release the pressure and remove the lid once the pressure is fully released.
  2. Drain off 1/4 cup worth of the broth from the cooked potatoes, by removing the insert from the Instant Pot, reserving the remaining in the pot with the potatoes.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients into the pot with the potatoes and mash with a potato masher until they’re as smooth or as chunky as you like them.
  4. Add salt to taste.
  5. Serve as is or drizzled with maple syrup.

  • Category: pressure cooker
  • Cuisine: American