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Instant Pot Red Potatoes With Garlic Butter

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Hey there, foodies! Today, I’ve got a game-changer for your kitchen – Instant Pot Red Potatoes with Garlic. Forget the fuss; we’re talking about a quick, flavorful side that’ll have you hooked.

This Instant Pot red potatoes recipe can be made with either large red potatoes or red baby potatoes. Imagine tender red potatoes meeting the savory kick of garlic, all thanks to the Instant Pot’s magic touch.

If you love red potatoes be sure to check out out Instant Pot Red Mashed Potatoes recipe.

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Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Quick and Satisfying: The Instant Pot makes these red potatoes tender and flavorful in minutes.
  • Garlic Butter Goodness: The rich, aromatic garlic butter takes this dish to another level.
  • Versatile Side Dish: This electric pressure cooker recipe pairs perfectly with meats and main dishes.

Recipe Ingredients

  • Red Potatoes: Known for their waxy, creamy texture and mild, earthy flavor.
  • Fresh Garlic: Minced and sautéed, it adds a robust, savory, delicious flavor that pairs well with the potatoes.
  • Chicken Stock or Broth: Infuses the potatoes with a savory depth of flavor.
  • Butter: Melts into the potatoes, enhancing their natural creaminess and adding a rich, indulgent taste.
  • Italian Seasoning: Adds a fragrant, herby note to the dish, complementing the other flavors.
  • Salt: Brings out the natural flavors of the ingredients and balances the overall taste of the dish.
Instant Pot Red Potatoes With Garlic Butter

How To Cook Instant Pot Red Potatoes?

Step 1: Wash and Chop Potatoes

Wash your potatoes and chop into 1-inch chunks.

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Step 2: Add Potatoes To Instant Pot

Add the chopped red potatoes to your Instant pot along with the chicken stock or broth.

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Next add garlic, add butter, Italian seasoning, and salt. Crush your garlic using a garlic crusher to make minced garlic.

Step 3: Pressure Cook Instant Pot Red Potatoes

Close the Instant Pot lid and move the sealing valve to the closed position. Use the manual pressure cook setting to pressure cook your potatoes on high pressure for 7 minutes.

Step 4: Quick Release Pressure

When the Instant Pot has finished cooking, do a quick pressure release to release the steam. Use caution when opening the lid, as there may still be steam inside.

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Step 5: Enjoy Instant Pot Red Potatoes

Serve your cooked potatoes with your favorite main dish. Garnish this delicious recipe with herbs or fresh parsley and enjoy!

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Cooking Tips

  • Layering: Layer potatoes and garlic in the Instant Pot for even flavor.
  • Stock Instead of Water: Use chicken broth for more flavor.
  • Resting Time: Let potatoes rest for 5 minutes post-cooking to absorb flavors.
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Variations

  • Cheesy Garlic Potatoes: Mix in shredded cheddar after cooking.
  • Spicy Garlic Potatoes: Add red pepper flakes or cayenne before cooking.
  • Herb and Garlic Potatoes: Coast with fresh herbs like rosemary, thyme, or parsley mixed with a little olive oil.

Storage & Reheating Instructions

Storage: Cool the cooked potatoes before transferring them to an airtight container. They can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Reheating: To reheat, place the potatoes in a microwave-safe dish and use the microwave’s reheat setting until warmed through. Alternatively, you can reheat them in a saucepan over medium heat on the stovetop. Add a little bit of water or broth to prevent them from drying out. Stir occasionally until hot.

What To Serve With This Recipe?

  • Roasted Meats: Such as chicken, or steak. The savory flavors of the meat will complement the taste of your Instant Pot potatoes.
  • Greens: Greens like spinach or kale can also be a refreshing side to serve with this dish recipe.
  • Soups: For a warm and comforting combination, pair it with soups and stews.
  • Casseroles: This recipe can also be a great addition to casseroles and egg dishes, making them even more flavorful and hearty.

FAQ’S

Can I Use Potatoes Other Than Red Potatoes?

Yes, you can substitute red potatoes with other varieties like russet or Yukon gold in your Instant Pot cooking.

Can I Use These Cooked Potatoes For Potato Salad

Yes you can cook red potatoes and use them for potato salad. Add mayonaise, eggs and gerkins to your potato salad recipe.

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Instant Pot Red Potatoes

Yield: 3
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes
  • Master the art of Instant Pot Red Potatoes with our easy and delicious recipe, perfect for quick meals and versatile side dishes.

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs Red Potatoes
  • 3 Cloves Garlic- Minced
  • 1 Cup Chicken Stock or Chicken Broth
  • 30g Butter
  • 2 Teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt

Instructions

  1. Wash your potatoes and chop into 1-inch chunks.
  2. Add the chopped red potatoes to your Instant pot along with the chicken stock or broth.
  3. Next add garlic, add butter, Italian seasoning, and salt. Crush your garlic using a garlic crusher to make minced garlic.
  4. Close the Instant Pot lid and move the sealing valve to the closed position. Use the manual pressure cook setting to pressure cook your potatoes on high pressure for 7 minutes.
  5. When the Instant Pot has finished cooking, do a quick pressure release to release the steam. Use caution when opening the lid, as there may still be steam inside.
  6. Serve your cooked potatoes with your favorite main dish. Garnish this delicious recipe with herbs or fresh parsley and enjoy!

Notes

  • Layering: Layer potatoes and garlic in the Instant Pot for even flavor.
  • Stock Instead of Water: Use chicken broth for more flavor.
  • Resting Time: Let potatoes rest for 5 minutes post-cooking to absorb flavors.

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More Instant Pot Recipes to Try

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