How To Make Perfect Mashed Potatoes in 7 Minutes
We are huge fans of mashed potatoes. We make them all year around even in the hot summer months. There’s one problem though – they take so long to make and are a lot of work. And, that pot of water! That huge pot of water sitting on top of the stove waiting to boil – gosh, that alone is a huge turnoff right?
Well, I discovered a fast, easy, and delicious way to make them now and it only took 7 minutes in the pressure cooker! I might be a little late to the pressure cooker game, but I am so thrilled I hopped on board now!
First, let me tell you about the awesome Avalon Bay Pressure Cooker and its terrific multi-function features first – then I will show you how I made these delicious and perfect mashed potatoes in no time at all!
The Avalon Bay Pressure Multi-Function Cooker effortless to use, and believe me, it took me a minute to figure out the settings and get a good understanding of how it works. I like easy!
- 7-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker with sauté & slow cooker
- ETL, CETL, CE Certified
- Free measuring cup, ladle, and steamer rack
- Programmable, smart cooker with on/off button
- Comes with: measuring cup, ladle, and steamer rack
- Cooks your favorite dishes to perfection with only a little assistance from you
- ETL, CETL, CE Certified
- It replaces 7 kitchen appliances, which means less clutter
- Makes use of 70% less energy, and yet reduces the cooking time by up to 70%
- Multi-function pressure cooker combines 7 kitchen appliances into one
- Prepares nutritious, delectable meals every day, making the entire family healthier by the day
You literally set it, and forget it! All it takes is a push of a button for your meal to ready. No matter why meals you have planned, your cooking time is assured to be less than your old way of doing things.
7-in-1 Multifunction Pressure Cooker – This instant pressure cooker single-handedly performs the functions of 7 different kitchen appliances. It can prepare everything from soups to yogurt, to meat stews. This electric pressure cooker is every home cook’s perfect companion. You can experiment with the new recipes included in the manual and much more because this instant cooker is fast, easy and fun to use.
Smart Cooker: Super-Efficient, Superfast, and Super-clean – The Avalon Bay instant pressure cooker keeps all the heat trapped inside and uses it to cook your food faster. In fact, it makes use of 70% less energy than the traditional cooking methods to cook your food. You use a lesser amount of water than you would use in any other utensil or appliance.
Finally, because all the cooking takes place in a completely sealed environment inside the cooker, there are no spillover, no stains, and definitely no funny smells in the kitchen.
Of course, it arrived packaged perfectly to my home!
Unlike other pressure cookers, this Avalon Bay Pressure Cooker features a stainless steel cooking basket – other pressure cookers have a Teflon coating and it can go through a lot of wear and tear and starts to break down. With this stainless steel basket, you never have to worry about that plus, it cooks food more evenly!
I also love the lid! It features a lid that locks onto the pressure cooker so you don’t have to worry about constantly removing it and looking for a clean place to place it on the counter. You can easily leave it in a locked position or remove it when you need to!
Now, let’s get to the mashed potatoes cooked in the Avalon Bay Pressure Cooker in 7 minutes!
Once the pressure builds in the cooker ( that generally takes a few minutes) all you do is set the cooker for the allotted time. I had my setting on manual for 7 minutes.
I peeled my potatoes and quartered them. Made sure I didn’t overfill the cooker – I used 5lbs of potatoes and they fit perfectly! All I had to do was add about 1 cup of water, salt and pepper, and bam! Done!
Once I released the steam, I added butter and a drop of milk and that was it! I even mashed them in the pressure cooker’s basket! So mess, no fuss, and I had delicious mashed potatoes in not time at all!
I poked my forked into them to make sure they were done and you can see how they perfect to the touch of my fork!
Perfectly creamy and delicious! And to think they were cooked in literally 7 minutes! This adds a whole new meaning to how easy holiday cooking will be. It was always the mashed potatoes that held things up. They ended up cold, and I had to wrap them in aluminum foil once I had them on the table. Look at all the money you will save too! Less water, less cooking time, and no more expensive foil!
Creamy, dreamy, and delicious! No more messy pots and pans, no more waiting – it was amazing!
There are so many amazing meals you can make with the Avalon Bay Multi-Function Pressure Cooker. I am so excited to finally own one! Be sure you check it out too. The price point is amazing and on sale for $79.96!
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This product was sponsored by Avalon Bay. All opinions are my own.
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