Notes for the best Instant Best Pot mashed potatoes • For the best mashed potatoes, use russet or yukon gold potatoes. • Use heavy cream, half and half, or milk of any kind for these Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes. • For best results, use a potato masher, NOT a mixer or immersion blender. This will keep your potatoes light and fluffy, instead of gummy.
Cooking tips for Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes To make mashed potatoes with the best creamy texture, mash them by hand using a potato masher. Warm the milk before adding it to the potatoes. I like to use whole milk for flavor and richness. For richer mashed potatoes you can use cream or half and half. Stir in the milk a little bit at a time until your mashed potatoes reach your desired consistency.
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