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Instant Pot Smashed Red Potatoes
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Instant Pot Smashed Red Potatoes

Very fast and easy way to make super flavorful smashed red potatoes!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 5


  • Instant Pot


  • 6 large red potatoes
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons dried chives
  • 2 teaspoons salt to taste


  • Add potatoes to Instant Pot basket with 1 cup water underneath. Cook on max pressure for 8-10 minutes or high pressure for 11-12 minutes. Quick release. Set Instant Pot to saute function and melt butter. Cut potatoes in half and add back to the Instant Pot. Stir in salt and chives and smash (they should be really nice and soft, and easy to smash with just a spatula). Add sour cream and stir. Adjust seasonings.