Amish Potato Salad - Instant Pot Recipe
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Amish Potato Salad

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Amish Potato Salad – In the Instant Pot: A potato salad recipe that can also be made without an Instant Pot and that’s a side dish full of flavor!

Amish Potato Salad - Instant Pot Recipe

Amish Potato Salad

We’re BIG fans of salad recipes around here and adding this Amish Potato salad recipe to mix was a MUST!

Speaking of what we’re fans of… then we can’t fail to mention that we’re also big fans of the Instant Pot.

(See WHY we’re fans of it, and the Instant Pot recipes here on the blog that you’ll want to get your hands on too!)

So creating an Amish potato salad recipe that you can make by using the Instant Pot, just made sense, and is hopefully a quick and easy solution for you, for this very popular side dish!

What’s the Difference in Amish Potato Salad and Regular Potato Salad?

I had this question too. After reading an article online about this, I now know! Turns out, Amish potato salad tends to have a sweeter taste, than traditional potato salad. You can read more about that on RecipeLion: “Difference Between Amish & Regular Potato Salad

How to Make Amish Potato Salad

Although we’re fans of using an Instant Pot for this recipe, it’s not a MUST.

Boiling your potatoes in a stock pot on the stove will work just as well, and can be made just as easy!

You’ll find the full recipe at the end of this post, but I’d love to walk you through with photos in case you love the step-by-step tutorial too!

Amish Potato Salad

Cut the Red Potatoes

Cut your potatoes into bite-sized pieces, and place into the Instant Pot.

Chicken Broth for potato salad in instant pot

Add in the Chicken Stock

Pour in the chicken stock, secure the lid of the Instant Pot, close the steam vent, and set to manual high for 4 minutes.

If Making Without the Instant Pot

In a stock pot, bring water to a boil, add potatoes and reduce to a simmer. Cook for 8-12 minutes or until potatoes are tender. (Not mushy!) Drain and set aside.

While cooking, or once the potatoes are finished, chop the hard-boiled eggs, onion, celery, and red pepper into small pieces. Add to cooked potatoes.

Instant Pot Amish Potato Salad

Potato Salad “Dressing”

In a medium bowl, combine mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, mustard, sweet relish, milk, salt, and celery seed. Stir until thoroughly combined.

Amish Potato Salad - Instant Pot Ingredients

Use a whisk to mix potato salad mixture

Instant Pot Potato Salad

Add dressing mix to potatoes, carefully stir a few times while pouring, making sure to coat all of the potatoes.

Amish Potato Salad in the Instant Pot

Chill and Serve!

Chill and store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Amish Potato Salad

Amish Potato Salad Recipe

Easy Side Dish Recipe

So in just a few minutes, you can have an easy side dish to serve your family on a busy weeknight, to make for a summer bbq, or even for a potluck at your next church event!

Amish Potato Salad - Instant Pot Potato Salad Recipe

Amish Potato Salad - Instant Pot Recipe
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Amish Potato Salad

Amish Potato Salad - In the Instant Pot: A potato salad recipe that can also be made without an Instant Pot and that's a side dish full of flavor!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword amish potato salad, amish potato salad recipe, instant pot recipe, side dish recipe instant pot
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 19 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 419kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs red potatoes
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 6 hard boiled eggs
  • 1 cup celery sliced
  • 1/2 cup red onion diced
  • 1.5 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp distilled white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp yellow mustard
  • 4 tbsp sweet relish
  • 1/3 cup whole milk
  • .5 tsp salt
  • .5 tsp celery seed

Instructions

  • Cut potatoes into bite-sized pieces. Add potatoes and chicken stock to Instant Pot. Set to manual high for 4 minutes and close the steam vent.
  • Chop hard-boiled eggs, onion, celery, and red pepper into small pieces. Add to cooked potatoes.
  • In a medium bowl, combine mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, mustard, sweet relish, milk, salt, and celery seed. Stir until thoroughly combined.
  • Add mix to potatoes, stir a few times while pouring.
  • Chill and store in the refrigerator until ready to serve. 

Nutrition

Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 419kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 127mg | Sodium: 537mg | Potassium: 743mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 320IU | Vitamin C: 12.6mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 1.7mg

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