Instant Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes & Carrots
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.
- 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