Instant Pot

Baked Potato Salad

When you need a side salad for burgers, hot dogs, and even grilled chicken, prepare this Instant Pot Baked Potato Salad.  It is easy to make and absolutely flavorful.

When you need a wholesome side to serve with grilled or baked meats, this Instant Pot Baked Potato Salad is perfection.  You will cook the potatoes in the Instant Pot to give them that baked, crisp texture before adding them to a mixing bowl with other ingredients.


- red potatoes, cut into bite-size pieces. - water - salt - pepper - seasoning salt - mayonnaise - sour cream - bacon, chopped - shredded cheddar cheese. - Green onion for garnish.

Place the chopped potatoes in the steam basket for the Instant Pot.



Add water to the bowl of the pot and place the steam basket inside. Place the lid on the pot and seal the vent. Set the Instant Pot to pressure cook on high for 5 minutes.

Carefully take the steam basket out of the pot and allow the potatoes to cool to room temperature. Place the basket in the refrigerator to speed up the cooling process, if desired.


When the potatoes have cooled, season with salt, pepper, and seasoning salt. Stir to coat.


Add the mayonnaise, sour cream, cheddar cheese, and bacon. Stir to combine.


You probably did not know that you can prepare potato salad in the Instant Pot.  However, if you have this convenient piece of equipment, you can quickly prepare potatoes that are ready to get diced up and added to a blend of different ingredients, including mayo and sour cream.

Have a  Magical Day!