It’s no surprise that we love the Instant Pot, and our Friends love trying new and delicious easy Instant Pot recipes using our Little potatoes. Want to start easy? Try this recipe for crispy on the outside, soft on the inside Creamer potatoes. It’s a great side dish to any main course.

An Easy Instant Pot Recipe for little Potatoes

Cook Time: 22 minutes
Cook’s Tip: Use a 1.5 lbs bag for best results, or cook in batches
You Need:  An instant pressure style cooker (Instant Pot), measuring cup, long handled spoon, sharp knife


  • 1.5 lbs your favorite varietal Little potatoes
  • ¼ cup canola or olive oil
  • 2 tsp Italian or mixed herb seasoning (optional)
  • 1 cup  liquid (water, vegetable or chicken stock)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Press ‘Sauté’ to pre-heat the Instant Pot. When ‘Hot’ appears on the display, add the oil.
  2. Add in the potatoes, no washing, no peeling required.
  3. Stir or roll around the potatoes, browning on all sides (about 8 to 10 minutes).
  4. With a sharp knife, pierce each potato once (to prevent the skins from breaking).
  5. Pour in the liquid of your choice.
  6. Close and lock the lid of the Instant Pot.
  7. Press ‘Pressure Cook’ and then use the + or – button to set 11 minutes of pressure cooking time.
  8. When time is up, release pressure using ‘Quick Pressure Release’.
  9. Season with salt and pepper, and enjoy!


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