15 Easy Instant Pot Potato Recipes
Whether you like them mashed and creamy or "roasted" and crispy, the Instant Pot is the appliance you need to make delicious potatoes time and time again. Transform the humble spud into decadent dishes like scalloped potatoes, potato and bacon soup, or even bangers and mash. These 15 recipes will show you how with the Instant Pot you can easily prepare potatoes that make wow-worthy main or side dishes.
Instant Pot® Garlic Roasted Potatoes
By sautéing the potatoes in olive oil before pressure cooking, they have a perfectly crispy exterior just like roasted potatoes. Simply seasoned with thyme, rosemary, and black pepper, they're a side that complements almost any meal.
Best Instant Pot® Scalloped Potatoes
Forget almost an hour of baking in the oven. If you're craving scalloped potatoes, they can be enjoyed in just over 30 minutes using the Instant Pot. The sliced potatoes are quickly pressure cooked, then layered with a creamy cheese sauce and broiled to gooey perfection.
Instant Pot® Potato Salad
"Save yourself time and one less pot to wash by cooking your potatoes and eggs together and in the same pot," says recipe creator Soup Loving Nicole. "I heard about this hack and decided to try it out myself. Not only were the potatoes and eggs cooked perfectly, the shells slipped right off of the eggs, making this a breeze to put together."
Instant Pot® Mashed Potatoes
Instant Pot® Sweet Potato Casserole
The classic holiday dish gets a modern update in this recipe that includes chipotle powder and sauce for an extra kick. And since it's ready in just 25 minutes, you can set it and forget it to work on other parts of your dinner.
Instant Pot® Garlic Roasted Melting Potatoes
Irresistibly crispy on the outside and ultra tender on the inside, these potatoes will melt in your mouth. "The key is getting a good sear on the potatoes," advises reviewer Happyschmoopies.
Instant Pot® Potato and Bacon Soup
Nothing is quite as comforting, or filling, as a hearty bowl of potato soup. Here it's dressed up with crispy bacon for extra richness. Best part? You don't even have to peel the tender red potatoes before making it, meaning less prep and more time to relax.
Instant Pot® Bangers and Mash
A beloved British and Irish meal, bangers and mash are a fun way to switch up dinner. Creamy mashed potatoes are layered up with onion gravy and sausages for a recipe the whole family will love.
Instant Pot® Broccolini and Potato Salad
A lighter take on potato salad, this recipe combines yellow potatoes and broccolini in a lemony vinaigrette. It can be served at warm or room temp, so you won't even have to fuss over keeping it hot.
Instant Pot® Loaded Baked Potato Soup
Get all the flavor of loaded baked potatoes in this delicious soup. The bacon is cooked into the soup, but for an extra hit of savory flavor, you can cook an extra piece or two to crumble on top before serving.
Instant Pot® Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Goat Cheese
"These smooth and creamy mashed sweet potatoes, mixed with honey goat cheese, make the perfect side dish any time of year, especially during the holidays," says recipe creator France C.
Instant Pot® Kielbasa, Sauerkraut, and Potato
When you need an easy all-in-one meal, this single dish dinner from the Instant Pot fits the bill. Potatoes, onions, and sauerkraut all cook down in a beer-infused sauce along with snappy kielbasa and savory bacon.
Instant Pot® Colcannon
It's not a Saint Patrick's Day celebration without a hearty helping of colcannon. But this delicious dish of mashed potatoes with cabbage shouldn't just be relegated to the Irish holiday, it also makes a tasty side for any dinner.
Easy Pressure Cooker Potatoes
If you're in a time crunch but want to enjoy a classic "baked" potato, then the Instant Pot is here to help. In about 20 minutes you'll have perfectly fluffy potatoes waiting to be topped with a dollop of butter or served with a ladle of chili.
Instant Pot® Low Country Boil
Enjoy a seafood boil with a lot less hassle. "No more waiting for that large stockpot of water to boil just to drop everything in and wait for it to start boiling again," says recipe creator Soup Loving Nicole. "By utilizing your multi-functional pressure cooker, you not only eliminate that but you also don't have to stand guard over it while it is cooking to make sure it doesn't boil over."