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Instant Pot Carrot and Sweet Potato Mash

Instant Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes & Carrots

Amber Gray
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.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Sides
Servings 8 servings
Calories 119 kcal



  • 3-4 medium sweet potatoes about 1 1/2 pounds, peeled, cut into 1” cubes
  • 6 large carrots peeled, cut into 1” slices
  • 1 cup low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Place sweet potatoes and carrots into Instant Pot insert. Add broth. Close lid (make sure release valve is set to “sealing”).
  • 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).
  • 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).
  • 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.


Serving: 1gCalories: 119kcalCarbohydrates: 22gProtein: 2gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 79mgPotassium: 433mgFiber: 4gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 19754IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 41mgIron: 1mg
Keyword healthy eating, instant pot, sweet potatoes
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