Instant Pot Garlic Mashed Potatoes
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5 from 12 votes

Instant Pot Garlic Mashed Potatoes

These Instant Pot Garlic Mashed Potatoes are so incredibly flavorful and easy to make! You don't even need to peel the potatoes first!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes
Servings: 6
Calories: 352kcal
Author: Brandie @ The Country Cook


  • 1 (32 oz) carton chicken broth
  • 3 lbs Boomer Gold Little Potatoes
  • 1 stick salted butter
  • 1/2 block (4 oz) cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 tsp minced garlic
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tbsp dried chives, optional


  • Pour all of the chicken broth into the bottom of a 6-quart Instant Pot (electric pressure cooker).
  • Add in Little Potatoes. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Cook on the steam setting for 12 minutes. Carefully turn the valve to "Venting" and quickly release the steam. Using oven mitts, remove the insert and drain the broth. 
  • Place potatoes back into the pot.¬†Add in the butter, cream cheese, milk and garlic. Season generously with salt and pepper.¬†Using a potato masher, mash the potatoes and combine all the ingredients.
  • If you need to thin out the potatoes a bit more to your liking, just add in a little milk at a time and stir.
  • Then dig in!


Calories: 352kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 843mg | Potassium: 1154mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 560IU | Vitamin C: 56.1mg | Calcium: 132mg | Iron: 2.1mg