Not only is this Instant Pot Potato Salad super easy, it’s super delicious! And, we’ve left out the mayo and added in a lemon and red wine vinaigrette for a fresh taste that’s healthier than traditional potato salad.
If you don’t have an Instant Pot, don’t worry. You can easily make the potatoes and cauliflower on the stovetop. Just fill a pot with water and bring to a boil. Toss in the potatoes and cauliflower and remove when they are soft, but not mushy. Then, finish up the recipe as normal.
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Instant Pot Potato Salad Recipe
what you'll need
- 1 1/2 lbs fingerling potatoes (multiple colors make it very pretty)
- 1/2 lb cauliflower broken into large florets (optional)
- 4 scallions sliced thin white and green parts
- 1/2 cup fresh parsley
- lemon zest from 1 lemon
- 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
- 1/3 cup olive oil
- salt and pepper to taste
let's do it
- Rinse the potatoes and put into the Instant Pot on the rack with 1 cup of water.
- Set to High Pressure and set timer for 8 minutes.
- While the potatoes cook, mix the rest of the ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.
- When the timer is up, release the pressure on the Instant Pot manually. Take potatoes out and slice in quarters. Careful - they will be hot! We recommend handling with oven mitts or a dish towel.
- If you are using cauliflower, add to the Instant Pot on the rack. Add 1/4 cup more water. Set to High Pressure and set timer for 3 minutes.
- When the timer is up, release the pressure on the Instant Pot manually. Take the cauliflower out and, if necessary, cut into bite-size pieces.
- Mix the potatoes and cauliflower with the dressing while they are still hot so that the dressing will be absorbed into the dressing.
- Serve at room temperature.
One Last Thing
Recipe by Monica Ford. | Photography by Viker Media.