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Instant Pot Carrot and Sweet Potato Mash

This easy Instant Pot recipe is perfect for beginners. It combines sweet potatoes and carrots for a delicious and colorful side dish that’s perfect to pair with any meal.

Nutrition Tip: Both sweet and white potatoes are nutritious, but sweet potatoes offer beta-carotene (the pigment that makes them orange). That plays a role in vision and immunity and may help cut the risk of some kinds of cancer.

Instant Pot Carrot and Sweet Potato Mash

Instant Pot Carrot and Sweet Potato Mash

This easy Instant Pot recipe is perfect for beginners. It combines sweet potatoes and carrots for a delicious and colorful side dish that’s perfect to pair with any meal. Recipe and photography by Aggie’s Kitchen.

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3-4 medium sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1” cubes
  • 6 large baby carrots, peeled, cut into 1” slices
  • 1 cup low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoon unsalted butter

Instructions

  1. Place sweet potatoes and carrots into Instant Pot insert. Add broth. Close lid (make sure release valve is set to “sealing”).
  2. Press Manual button and set time to 5 minutes. (Note: It will take about 15 minutes for Instant Pot to build pressure and heat before 5 minutes cook time begins).
  3. After 5 minutes, allow to slow release for 2 minutes before turning release knob to venting setting (quick release). Be careful to not burn yourself on the steam when releasing knob (use tongs).
  4. Carefully drain potatoes and carrots in a colander and place back into insert. Mash with until mostly smooth. Add, salt and pepper and stir well.

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Aggie Goodman

About the Author

Aggie Goodman

Aggie Goodman, of Aggie’s Kitchen, is an active mom of three who’s always thinking about the next meal. Her kitchen is her “happy place” where she can relax and do what she loves to do: feed her family and friends. Aggie loves to cook with simple fresh ingredients, focusing on health, ease, and of course, taste – especially these days as her family grows and life gets busier. When she’s not cooking or on her laptop, she’s most likely running around with her kids, getting in a good workout, finding peace in a book or getting her hands dirty in her garden. Aggie’s Kitchen has been featured as Babble’s Top Mom Food Bloggers and Aggie has worked as a contributor to Babble’s food blog Family Kitchen as well as CBS News’ Health blog.

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