Instant Pot® Mashed Sweet Potatoes


Delicious, moist and full of flavor - save the oven and use your Instant Pot® for mashed sweet potatoes!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
8 servings


  • 3 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped into 2-inch pieces

  • ½ cup full-fat coconut milk

  • ½ cup vegetable broth

  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled

  • 2 tablespoons salted butter

  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Combine sweet potatoes, coconut milk, vegetable broth, garlic, salt, and pepper in a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®). Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 8 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  2. Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Carefully remove pot insert and place on a trivet.

  3. Mash sweet potatoes with butter in the pot insert using a potato masher and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Cook's Note:

You can use beef broth instead of vegetable broth and ghee instead of salted butter.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

205 Calories
6g Fat
36g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 205
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 365mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 5mg 24%
Calcium 60mg 5%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 617mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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