Vegan Garlic Mashed Potatoes (Instant Pot)

What are vegan mashed potatoes?

Traditional mashed potatoes are made using dairy milk and butter. They are rich, creamy, and a must with almost every meal like steaks, etc.; because of the use of dairy products, people on a vegan diet can’t enjoy the creaminess of traditional mashed potatoes. But this doesn’t have to be this way!

So vegan mashed potatoes are a vegan version of the traditional recipe. This dish is healthy, easy to make, and flavorsome. Above all, it is made with 100% vegan ingredients. As a result, it is a perfect dish you can incorporate into your meal.

Different ways of making mashed potatoes

Here are several ways you can make mashed potatoes. These ways are as follows:

Stovetop: The most common way of making mashed potatoes at home is n a stovetop. It is an easy way, but the thing about it is that this conventional way takes a lot of time. Furthermore, you may have to drain excess liquid, so it requires a lot of equipment.

Pressure cooker: Most people also make mashed potatoes in the pressure cooker. It is comparatively a fast way of cooking potatoes. However, you have to keep an eye on the time of pressure.

Instant pot: Another more convenient way of making mashed potatoes is in the instant pot. It is super quick. It takes no more than 5 minutes to cook mashed potatoes in the instant pot. Furthermore, it is a one-pot dish, so no more cleaning equipment.

Recipe Credit: Healthier Steps

Nutrition Facts

  • Servings 6
  • Amount per serving
  • Calories 269
  • Total Fat 11.9g
  • Saturated Fat 3.7g
  • Cholesterol 4mg
  • Sodium 323mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 37.5g
  • Dietary Fiber 5.5g
  • Total Sugars 3.4g
  • Protein 5.1g
  • Vitamin D 0mcg
  • Calcium 30mg
  • Iron 1mg
  • Potassium 980mg

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  • 1.Wash the potatoes, scrub to get rid of dirt. Peel the potatoes and cut them into equal cubes.
  • 2.Place the diced potatoes and garlic in an instant pot.
  • 3.Pour in vegetable broth. Seal the instant pot with the lid tightly and seal the valve.
  • 4.Select manual cooking at high pressure and cook for about 5 minutes.
  • 5.After five minutes are up, switch the valve to venting.
  • 6.Quick-release the pressure.
  • 7.Open the lid carefully. Add non-dairy butter, cream cheese, and sour cream.
  • 8.Mash the potatoes using a potato masher until all the ingredients are well combined.
  • 9.Season with salt and serve.

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  • 3 pounds potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 6 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 3/4 cup vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup non-dairy butter, or olive oil
  • 1/4 cup Vegan sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons vegan cream cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt