Maple Mashed Sweet Potatoes Pressure Cooker Recipe

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Maple Mashed Sweet Potatoes Pressure Cooker Recipe


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

  • 4 medium-large Jewel yams (about 2 pounds), peeled and cut into 1- to 2-inch chunks
  • sea salt
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons butter, to taste
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons maple syrup, to taste
  • pinch ground cinnamon
  • ¼ cup half-and-half or sour cream


  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 salt to taste
  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 7 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 a bit
  12. Drain in a colander and transfer to a bowl
  13. Using a ricer, potato masher, or handheld electric mixer on low speed, mash the potatoes; do not use a food processor
  14. Slowly add the butter, maple syrup, cinnamon, and half-and-half and beat until fluffy
  15. Taste for salt
  16. Serve immediately

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