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instant pot mashed sweet potatoes in a white bowl with a white background and surrounded by chives and nutmeg
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Instant Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Instant Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes are made easily in only 20 minutes. These creamy sweet potatoes are mixed with yogurt, maple syrup, cinnamon, salt, and a dash of nutmeg. No butter or milk in this recipe, yet the combination of warming Fall spices, yogurt, and syrup creates a mouth-watering taste and an extra creamy texture!
Prep Time8 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Fall food, mashed potatoes, thanksgiving recipe, Thanksgiving sides
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 144kcal
Author: Kristina


  • pressure cooker


  • 2 lbs sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • ½ tsp salt, plus more to taste
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp plain yogurt
  • tsp cinnamon
  • nutmeg, to taste
  • chives or other fresh herbs


  • Add the sweet potatoes with 1 cup of water to the Instant Pot. Pressure cook on high for 12 minutes.
  • Drain water and mash potatoes. Add yogurt, maple syrup, salt, and cinnamon. Mix with a fork until smooth.
  • Taste and season with additional salt or cinnamon as desired. Add a dash of nutmeg. Top with a pinch of fresh herbs to serve.


Serving: 8oz | Calories: 144kcal