Oma's Easy Egg Salad Recipe (Instant Pot Pressure Cooker)

Oma's easy egg salad recipe made using a pressure cooker is amazing. It's a, "Why didn't I think of that before!" kind of method that you'll LOVE! Guaranteed! Then add your homemade mayonnaise.

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

5 minutes

Total Time

15 minutes + release time


  • 8 - 12 eggs
  • about ½ cup mayonnaise (preferably homemade)
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Grease your baking dish 
  2. Crack eggs into baking dish.
  3. Put 1 cup water into Instant Pot pressure cooker. Add trivet. Place baking dish on top of trivet. Seal pot.
  4. Set to 5 minutes on manual, high pressure, and let pressure release naturally (will take about 10 minutes.)
  5. Let cooked eggs cool. Mash with potato masher, or fork, or pastry blender.
  6. Mix in mayonnaise.
  7. Season with salt and pepper. Serve.


  • Choose a baking dish that is oven-safe. It needs to fit into your Instant Pot leaving a bit of room around the sides to allow the steam to rise from the water below.

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