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Mashed Potatoes

In a multicooker or instant pot

Can I Make Mashed Potatoes in a Multicooker or Instant Pot?

Just like steaming doesn’t allow for excess starch to escape from the potatoes during cooking, multicookers react similarly.  Multicookers are essentially pressure cookers, with a few other features.  They trap moisture and steam inside a cavity, resulting in rapidly cooked food.  There is usually a maximum amount of liquid you can put inside the cavity to allow the machine to build up pressure.  So, while mashed potatoes can be cooked more rapidly in a multicooker they can be a little more “gluey” than the ultimate mashed potato recipe we have listed above.