Smoky Sweet Potato Mash


  • 1 cup Water
  • 3 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon table salt
  • 4 bacon slices
  • Place steam rack, with handles in the up position, in the inner pot of a 6-quart Instant Pot. Pour in 1 cup water. Place potatoes on rack.
  • Close and lock the lid of the Instant Pot. Turn the steam release handle to “Sealing” position. Cook on Steam setting at High Pressure 11 to 14 minutes or until tender when pierced with a fork. Open the cooker using Quick Pressure Release. Remove potatoes from cooker.
  • When cool enough to handle, peel potatoes and place in a large bowl. Mash roughly with a potato masher. Stir in butter, brown sugar, paprika and salt. Sprinkle with crumbled bacon, and serve immediately.
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