Everyone loves fresh, home-style mashed potatoes, right? This recipe for Instant Pot Vegan Mashed Potatoes is the perfect easy, plant-based, comfort food side to everything from lentil patties to home-made vegan meatballs. Plus, this recipe is a little lighter and nutritious, with just a touch of vegan butter and plant-based milk. You can season these instant pot mashed potatoes with salt and pepper to your liking. Plus, these vegan mashed potatoes can be a healthy addition to your day! One medium potato is packed with nutrition power: fiber, potassium, and vitamins B6 and C, as well as a serving of carbohydrates. No wonder potatoes have been such a satisfying accompaniment to a healthy diet in many cultures over the eons. I especially love to top casseroles and stews, such as my recipe for Shepherd’s Pie and Guinness Stew, with mashed potatoes.
But let’s admit it—homemade mashers can take some time to get on the table when you have a busy night ahead of you. That’s why I created this recipe for Instant Pot Vegan Mashed Potatoes, which can be done in under 20 minutes with only 3 ingredients (not including pantry staples)! While these potatoes are cooking, you can prepare the other elements of your dinner, including a nice crisp salad, a plant-protein, such as a bean patty, and a side of cooked veggies, such as these Brussels Sprouts. And voila, just like that you have a complete, delicious, plant-powered meal that will satisfy the mind, body, and soul. If you don’t have an Instant Pot, simply cook the potatoes in a pot over the stove, and season as indicated in the recipe. Enjoy!
This super easy, 20-minute recipe for Instant Pot Vegan Mashed Potatoes calls for only 3 ingredients (not including pantry staples). These gluten-free vegan instant pot mashed potatoes are light and healthy, too.
To make this recipe without an Instant Pot, cook potatoes in steps 1-3 in a covered medium pot over the stove. Follow steps 4-5.
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Check out some of my other favorite potatoes recipes:
Rustic Vegan Corn Potato Sausage Hash
German Potato Beet Salad
Vegan Confetti Potato Salad
Vegan Jansson’s Temptation (Swedish Potato Casserole)
You’ll find some of my favorite Instant Pot recipes here:
Instant Pot Chickpea Curry
Instant Pot Banana Coconut Brown Rice Pudding
Instant Pot Black-Eyed Peas and Greens
Instant Pot Vegetable Barley Soup
To learn more about how potatoes are grown, check out my potato farm tour here.
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