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Mashed Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes in a white bowl

Mashed Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes are easy, fast and delicious with just a handful of wholesome ingredients!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword instant pot sweet potatoes, mashed sweet potatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 1/2-cup servings
Calories 132 kcal
Author Toni Dash


  • 6- quart Instant Pot
  • 2 pounds Sweet Potatoes peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 cup Swanson Chicken Broth regular
  • 2 tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • 2 tablespoons fresh Orange Juice
  • 1 tablespoon Maple Syrup
  • Kosher Salt to taste
  • Potato Masher

Optional Toppings

  • 2-3 slices Bacon cooked, drained and chopped
  • 1 batch Sweet Spiced Nuts chopped


  1. Put the sweet potato cubes in the Instant Pot trivet along with the chicken broth. Close, ensure vent is sealed and program for 8 minutes on Manual and High Pressure.

  2. When complete, do a quick release and remove the sweet potatoes from the Instant Pot (tip: use a slotted spoon). Remove and reserve the cooking liquids.

  3. Keeping the Instant Pot on Warm (the default setting after cooking) add the butter to the Instant Pot insert to melt.
  4. Return the sweet potatoes to the Instant Pot. Pour in the orange juice and maple syrup.
  5. Using a potato masher, mash the potatoes and stir to combine all the ingredients. Salt to taste and serve warm. NOTE: The potatoes may be left in the Instant Pot on warm until serving.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Mashed Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 132 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 7mg2%
Sodium 170mg7%
Potassium 419mg12%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 16185IU324%
Vitamin C 6.9mg8%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.