Loaded Instant Pot Potato Salad Recipe

Loaded Instant Pot Potato Salad Recipe

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  • Author: Laura
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x


Who doesn’t love Loaded Potato Salad? With this Loaded Instant Pot Potato Salad Recipe, it takes potato salad to a whole new level. Once you try this baked potato salad, you will use this recipe for every picnic, get together or just as a delicious side for dinner.



  • 3 pounds baby heirloom potatoes
  • 12 ounces bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cup green onions, chopped
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • ½ cup mayonnaise, optional
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup water (for cooking in Instant Pot)


  1. Add oil to instant pot and turn on to saute. Add in the potatoes and roast them for 6-8 minutes, stirring on and off to ensure all the potatoes are lightly roasted.
  2. Remove potatoes and place them in a steamer basket.
  3. Add 1 cup of water to the Instant Pot inner pot and then place the steamer basket with the potatoes in the pot.
  4. Close the lid on the pressure cooker and turn the valve to sealing position.
  5. Set to a manual high time for 7 minutes. When the cooking time has finished, do a quick pressure release.
  6. Transfer potatoes to the refrigerator to cool quickly. When they are cool to the touch, half and quarter the potatoes depending on the size of the potato.
  7. In a large bowl, mix potatoes together with remaining ingredients.
  8. Season with salt and pepper.

  • Category: side dish
  • Method: instant pot
  • Cuisine: american

Keywords: instant Pot potato salad