Side Dishes

Scallion & Bacon Mashed Potatoes

Cooking method:

Ninja® Foodi® XL Pressure Cooker Steam Fryer with SmartLid™
  • Prep time: 20 mins
  • Total time: 1h 1 min
  • Skill medium
  • Serves 0 people

Scallion & Bacon Mashed Potatoes

TIP: If milk splatters on heating element during cooking process be sure to wipe clean after it cools down before next use to avoid smoke.

TIP: This side dish goes great with pork chops or corned beef!


  • 5 medium russet potatoes, peeled, cut in quarters
  • 2 sweet onions, peeled, thinly sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • Kosher salt, as desired
  • 2 cups green cabbage, shredded
  • 1/2 cup bacon bits, for serving
  • 1/2 cup scallions, sliced, for serving

Cooking mode

When entering cooking mode - We will enable your screen to stay ‘always on’ to avoid any unnecessary interruptions while you cook!


  • Step 1

    Place potatoes, onions, garlic, butter, heavy cream, milk, and salt in the pot. Close lid and move slider to PRESSURE. Make sure the pressure release valve is in the SEAL position.

  • Step 2

    The temperature will default to HIGH, which is the correct setting. Set time to 20 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin cooking (the unit will build pressure for approx. 18 minutes before cooking begins).

  • Step 3

    When cooking is complete, quick release pressure by turning the pressure release valve to the VENT position. Move slider to AIR FRY/ STOVETOP to unlock the lid, then carefully open it.

  • Step 4

    Mash potatoes, using a mashing utensil that won’t scratch the nonstick surface of the pot.

  • Step 5

    Close lid and keep slider in the AIR FRY STOVETOP position. Select SEAR/SAUTÉ and set to Lo1. Open lid and select START/STOP to begin cooking.

  • Step 6

    Add cabbage and stir to combine. Sauté for 3 minutes, stirring continuously.

  • Step 7

    When cooking is complete, top mashed potatoes with bacon bits and scallions. Serve immediately.