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Fork Tender Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Red Potatoes

Instant Pot Red Potatoes

Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
Make Instant Pot Red Potatoes and used them to make Potato Salad or any recipe that calls for cooked potatoes. Make perfect fork tender red potatoes in the pressure cooker in only 35 minutes.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Natural Release 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Instant Pot Recipe, Instant Pot Side Dish, Side Dish
Cuisine American
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Servings 12 Servings
Calories 132 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 5 lbs whole red potatoes not baby potatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ teaspoon salt
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Instructions 

  • Scrub and wash potatoes well. Place the rack in the bottom of the Instant Pot and add the water and salt. Stack the potatoes in the electric pressure cooker and put the lid on.
  • Cook on the steam setting 10 minutes. Let pressure cooker release steam naturally. Open and check potatoes.
  • Allow the pressure cooker to release steam naturally for about 25 minutes before opening.
  • Immediately¬†remove the potatoes from the Instant Pot and run under cold water to cool off and to stop the potatoes from cooking.
  • Peel potatoes if desired and cut up into pieces in a large bowl for potato salad.
  • Makes about 4 pounds of peeled steamed potatoes.

Notes

  • Cooking times: If using extra large potatoes and they are not fork tender after you have cooked them reclose the pressure cooker and set to the steam setting and cook an additional 3-5 minutes

Nutrition

Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 132kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 132mg | Potassium: 860mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 13IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg
Keyword Instant Pot Potato Salad, Instant Pot Potatoes, Instant Pot Potatoes recipe, Instant Pot Recipes, Instant Pot Red Potatoes, Pressure Cooked Potatoes
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