French Onion Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes (Low Calorie)

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Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes are so delicious and easy to make, I had to include them in my new cookbook LOSE WEIGHT WITH YOUR INSTANT POT.

Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

This new Instant Pot cookbook is filled with all natural, metabolism boosting recipes for weight loss and weight maintenance, like these French Onion Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes.

Instant Pot Mashed potatoes with a twist! You don’t need butter and cream when you pack the recipe full of flavor.

Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

This mashed potato recipe is easy and delicious!

This recipe for mashed potatoes will quickly become your new favorite way to serve potato recipes!

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In this article you will find:

  • Mashed Potato Shopping List
  • How to Make Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes
  • French Onion Mashed Potato Recipe (printable card!)
  • Mashed Potato Calories and Nutrition

I cut calories with smart swaps like using Greek yogurt and almond milk and by reserving some of the potato water.

Still want to add butter? Try using it on top instead, so that guests can indulge or abstain according to their preference.

Mashed Potato Shopping List

This recipe is so simple and inexpensive to make, in this section I will give you the grocery list for mashed potato recipes.

Here’s what you’ll need to make Instant Pot Mashed Potato Recipes:

  • Water
  • Yellow-fleshed potatoes
  • Garlic salt
  • Olive oil
  • Onions
  • Fresh thyme leaves
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Unsweetened almond milk
  • 0% Greek yogurt
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Exact measurements and exact directions in the printable recipe card below…

How to Make Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

It’s so easy to make mashed potatoes in the Instant Pot! In this section I will show you how to make the perfect mashed potatoes, in a flash!

Here’s how you make the French Onion Mashed Potatoes in an IP

  • Add the water, peeled potatoes, garlic salt into the Instant Pot.
  • Cover and cook on high pressure for 10 minutes.
  • Quick-release the pressure.
  • Scoop out about 1 cup of the potato water. Drain the potatoes and transfer them to a large bowl.
  • Sauté, medium heat the olive oil, onions, and garlic salt. Cook for 10 minutes.
  • Add the thyme and Worcestershire sauce.
  • Add the almond milk and Greek yogurt and hit “cancel.”
  • Add the potatoes and use a potato masher to mash until smooth.

More defined directions and measurements can be found in the printable recipe card below.

French Onion Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

This mashed potato recipe is delicious and impressive… and low calorie!

I wrote this recipe for my best selling cookbook Lose Weight With Your Instant Pot, but it was such a huge hit that I wanted to share here as well.

P.S. you can find the mashed potato calories and nutrition below the recipe card!

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French Onion Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

Lose Weight By Eating
Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes made healthy and easy!
This easy Instant Pot mashed potato recipe is great for holidays, but easy enough for weeknights.
Special Note: This recipe is from my best selling cookbook LOSE WEIGHT WITH YOUR INSTANT POT.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 10 servings
Calories 158 kcal

Equipment

  • Instant Pot

Ingredients
  

  • 3 cups water
  • 8 large yellow-fleshed potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 3 yellow onions very thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/4 cup 0% Greek yogurt
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Instructions
 

  • Pour the water into the Instant Pot. Peel the potatoes and cut them into 1-inch cubes, dropping them into the pot as you work. Add 1/2 teaspoon of the garlic salt. Cover and cook on high pressure for 10 minutes.
  • Quick-release the pressure. Use a coffee mug to scoop out about 1 cup of the potato water. Drain the potatoes and transfer them to a large bowl.
  • Set the pot to “sauté, medium heat” and add the olive oil, onions, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt. Cook for 10 minutes, loosely covered but not sealed, stirring often to avoid burning. Add the thyme and Worcestershire sauce, mix to combine, and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add the almond milk and Greek yogurt and hit “cancel.” Add the potatoes and use a potato masher to mash until smooth, adding the reserved potato water 1/4 cup at a time to reach your desired consistency. Taste and add kosher salt and pepper as needed.

Notes

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Nutrition

Calories: 158kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 4gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gFiber: 4gSugar: 4g
Keyword Side Dish
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Mashed Potato Calories and Nutrition

In this section I will review the calories in mashed potatoes recipe above.

If you loved this recipe be sure to check out the best selling cookbook for more amazing low calorie Instant Pot recipes…

Makes 10 servings | Serving size: 1/3 cup | Cook time: 45 minutes | Prep time: 15 minutes

Per serving: calories 158; fat 1 g; saturated fat 0 g; fiber 4 g; protein 4 g; carbohydrates 34 g; sugar 4 g

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