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Instant Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes

The easiest side dish ever!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Servings - 8 servings


  • 5 lbs small sweet potatoes
  • 3 Tbsp butter
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Sweetener, optional


  • Peel and rinse sweet potatoes.
  • Add 1 cup water into the base of your Instant Pot, then add the steam rack and put all the sweet potatoes into the insert.
  • Set to Sealing.
  • Pressure cook on High for 15 minutes.
  • Let naturally release.
  • Open Instant Pot and strain off the liquid and remove the rack.
  • Mash the sweet potatoes in the insert, add butter, cinnamon and salt. If you wish to add a sweetener, you can
  • You could also transfer to baking dish, top with marshmallows and bake into Sweet Potato Casserole.
  • Serve Mashed Sweet Potatoes as side dish for holiday meal, or weeknight dinner.