Classic mashed potatoes for a crowd doesn’t have to be a time consuming process when you use an Instant Pot.  A few simple ingredients and a few minutes of prep time, you will have a large batch of fluffy mashed potatoes for the whole family.

This recipe is easily doubled with a larger Instant Pot. 

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 6 minutes


  • 13 small/ medium potatoes, cleaned & peeled, cut
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 stick of butter, cut up
  • 1/2 cup cream (or whole milk)
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • (you may substitute garlic salt for salt if you like)


  • Prepare your potatoes, cutting them in approximately 1 inch squares. (cutting a small potato in 4 parts or a medium potato in 6 parts)
  • Place them in the Instant Pot.
  • Pour the 1 cup of chicken broth over the potatoes.
  • Seal the Instant Pot and cook on the manual mode for 8 minutes.
  • Release the pressure in the Instant Pot and carefully remove the lid.
  • Pour the cream (or milk) in.
  • Add the cut up butter pieces.
  • Using a hand masher (or electric hand beater) mash the potatoes to the desired fluffiness.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.