Mashed Potatoes with Green Onions and Sour Cream Pressure Cooker Recipe

Recipe Category: Pressure-Cooker

Mashed Potatoes With Green Onions And Sour Cream Pressure Cooker Recipe


SERVES 4 – Cooker: 5- to 7-quart – Time: 6 minutes at HIGH pressure

  • 2 pounds (8 or 9) medium red or Yukon Gold potatoes, left unpeeled and halved
  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup sour cream, imitation sour cream, or plain Greek yogurt, or as needed
  • 6 green onions (white part and some of the green), trimmed and chopped
  • few grinds black or white pepper


  1. Place the potatoes in a 5- to 7-quart pressure cooker and fill with water to cover
  2. It is okay if a few edges of the potatoes are peeking up out of the water
  3. Sprinkle with the salt
  4. Close and lock the lid
  5. Set the burner heat to high
  6. When the cooker reaches HIGH pressure, reduce the burner heat as low as you can and still maintain HIGH pressure
  7. Set a timer to cook for 6 minutes
  8. Remove the pot from the heat
  9. Open the cooker with the Quick Release method
  10. Be careful of the steam as you remove the lid
  11. The potatoes should be soft and tender when pierced with the tip of a knife and still hold their shape
  12. Drain in a colander
  13. You can leave the potatoes in the pot or remove to a deep serving bowl
  14. Add the butter and sour cream
  15. Mash with a fork or potato masher ONLY; these are supposed to be chunky
  16. Add the green onions and mix well to distribute throughout the potatoes
  17. Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve

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