Oma's Easy Egg Salad Recipe using Instant Pot Pressure Cooker!

➤ by Oma Gerhild Fulson

Use your Instant Pot pressure cooker and makes this easy egg salad extra easy. No hard to peel eggs. Perfection!

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.

Perfection! Serve this on some really good whole grain bread or some freshly baked German Brötchen

Use this quick and easy pressure cooker method to cook your eggs. You won't have to fuss peeling the eggs AND you won't have those awful green rings around the yolks.

Perfection, every time! Best of all, hubby says this tastes, "delightful" ... a term I haven't heard him use before when describing food! 

Tips on Cooking Eggs in an Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

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.

Choose how many eggs you want to make. The pressure cooking time will remain the same. I normally make 2 eggs per person and since I want leftovers, will make upwards to 12 eggs at a time. Adjust the mayonnaise accordingly.

Below, I'm using the 7" Anchor Hocking storage bowl that's used for baking as well. Perfect size for my 6-quart Instant Pot.

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Use your pressure cooker (I have the Instant Pot) and it makes this easy egg salad extra easy.

The handles on the trivet will help you remove the finished hot dish. Or, if you have those awesome silicone straps, you can use that as well.

The color of these eggs below are affected by the overhead exhaust hood light. I put my Instant Pot on my stove, however, I do have an induction stove, so there's no chance of accidentally turning the elements on and burning my pot!

Time to cook your eggs!

Cook the egg 'cake' and then proceed with whichever recipe has called for hard-boiled eggs. This is also perfect for use in my easy German potato salad

Below, the egg 'cake' is cooling before mixing it with yummy homemade mayonnaise.

Use your pressure cooker (I have the Instant Pot) and it makes this easy egg salad extra easy. No hard to peel eggs. Perfection!

Oma says,

There's little difference in the final result of cooking the eggs 'en masse' than cooking and peeling them in the usual way.

The resulting egg salad is a bit lighter in texture ... not quite fluffy, but definitely lighter. A really nice difference. Hubby called it 'delightful' ... a new term for him!

He want to learn how to use the Instant Pot now, and this will be his first recipe!

If you don't have a pressure cooker, here's how to Hard Boil Eggs in several ways, each having distinct advantages. For me, though, using my pressure cooker will be the main way to hard boil eggs from now on. :) 


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Note: This method for using a pressure cooker to cook the eggs has been all over the internet the past couple of days. Unfortunately, I couldn't find the 'first' poster ... if that's you, please let me know and I'll credit you with this amazing find!


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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

Ingredients:

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

Instructions:

  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.

Notes/Hints:

  • 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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Use your pressure cooker (I have the Instant Pot) and it makes this super easy egg salad without peeling your eggs!
You've got to try Oma's easy egg salad recipe! It's so delicious!

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Oma's easy egg salad 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!

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