Perfect Mashed Potatoes and Parsnips
By :Paint the Kitchen Red
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These Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes and Parsnips come out perfect every time. The slightly sweet taste of parsnips meld so well with the potatoes that you may never go back to plain mashed potatoes again.
Votes: 2
Rating: 4.5
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Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Difficulty Easy
Duration 15-30 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook
Main Ingredient Half and Half, Parsnips, Potatoes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Servings
6 servings
Ingredients
  • 3 pounds Yukon gold potatoes peeled and cut into 1 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 pound parsnips cut into 1-inch thick circles
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 tablespoons butter room temperature
  • 4 tablespoons half and half
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Difficulty Easy
Duration 15-30 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook
Main Ingredient Half and Half, Parsnips, Potatoes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Servings
6 servings
Ingredients
  • 3 pounds Yukon gold potatoes peeled and cut into 1 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 pound parsnips cut into 1-inch thick circles
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 tablespoons butter room temperature
  • 4 tablespoons half and half
Votes: 2
Rating: 4.5
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Instructions
  1. Pour 2 cups water into Instant Pot inner pot. Place steamer basket in inner pot.
  2. Place cut potatoes in the steamer basket. Place cut parsnips on top of potatoes.
  3. Close the Instant Pot and cook on 'Manual' for 7 minutes. Do a Quick Release of pressure.
  4. Open the Instant Pot and carefully remove the steamer basket from the Instant Pot and empty into a large bowl. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  5. Using a potato masher or fork, mash the potatoes and parsnips. Add in the butter and half and half and mix well.
  6. Garnish with fresh herbs (e.g. parsley, chives, rosemary) if desired.
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