Pressure Cooker | October 25, 2017

Pressure Cooker Cheesy Potatoes Recipe

We love potatoes, all of us, in my house. We have Idaho roots, so how could we not? One of our favorite potato sides to make are these CHEESY POTATO FRIES but they can take a while to make. Potatoes take a long time to bake! and when you don’t have an hour to make dinner you turn to your instant pot. One sunday I tried a variation of these cheesy potato fries using the pressure cooker and it worked PERFECTLY. This pressure cooker cheesy potatoes recipe need to be on your menu THIS WEEK!


A fork gently picking up a single cheesy potato from a bowl of cheesy potatoes with spices.

How to pressure cook potatoes

Pressure cooking potatoes in my instant pot has become my go to way of cooking potatoes. Last night we made mashed potatoes! They all are so easy and go like this.

  1. wash and cut potatoes into large bite size pieces.
  2. add a cup of water or broth.
  3. set pressure cooker on manual high 4 minutes
  4. THATS IT! Then you layer

An overhead shot of all the ingredients used to make a cheesy potatoes recipe

How to make this Cheesy Potato Recipe

While the potatoes are cooking I make up the creamy sauce. This is pretty key to this dish. A little bit of sour cream, ranch and milk! Use about 3/4ths of it and spread it all over your platter.

An overhead shot of a baking dish with a layer of white sauce for making a cheesy potatoes recipe

Pile on potatoes, remaining sauce, cheese (SO MUCH CHEESE) bacon and chives!

An overhead shot of a cheesy potatoes recipe in an oval baking dish covered with bacon and cheese

I love how you can see everything in this photo… and this farm style tillamook cheese is pretty bomb!

A close up of a cheesy potatoes recipe on an oval baking dish topped with bacon

Since the potatoes just came out of the pressure cooker they don’t need to bake, but the cheese needs to meit! Throw the cheesy potatoes under the broiler and they’re done!! See it was so quick and easy.

A close up photo of a cheesy potatoes recipes with melted cheese and bacon on top

This cheesy potatoes recipe is always a huge crowd pleaser too. Besides making them for a our family dinner i also love to make them for parties, tailgate, extended family holiday parties. Everyone loves them. The platter is licked clean.

A side shot of a cheesy potatoes recipe topped with bacon, green herbs and cheese

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cheesy potato fries - Cheesy Potato Wedges by popular Los Angeles foodie blog Oh So Delicioso
Pressure Cooker Cheesy Potatoes Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

The best potato dish you will ever eat now done in half the time by using the instant pot; popular Los Angeles food blogger Oh So Delicioso shares her delicious Pressure Cooker Cheesy Potatoes Recipe. Click here now for the instructions!

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: instant pot potatoes with cheese, loaded potatoes with bacon
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 3293 kcal
Author: Desarae
  • 6-8 Potatoes
  • 1 cup broth
  • Sea Salt Fresh ground pepper, your favorite seasoning salt
Ranch Sauce
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup ranch dressing you may use a half of a ranch packet in emergency
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1-2 cup or as much as you like Shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup real bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1/4 cup green onions or chives
  1. Wash and cube potatoes.
  2. Place in pressure cooker with broth and salt. Cook manual high 4 min.
  3. Immediately Quick release when done.
  4. DO NOT SLOW RELEASE/NATURAL RELEASE potatoes they will be too soft.
  5. When done drain any excess water.
  6. in separate bowl mix ranch, sour cream and milk. Smooth 3/4th of the sauce on the platter.
  7. Add potatoes.
  8. Add remaining ranch sauce, cheese, bacon and chives.
  9. Broil for 2 minutes until cheese in melted.
  10. Eat immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Pressure Cooker Cheesy Potatoes Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 3293 Calories from Fat 2169
% Daily Value*
Fat 241g371%
Saturated Fat 85g531%
Cholesterol 423mg141%
Sodium 5930mg258%
Potassium 6338mg181%
Carbohydrates 193g64%
Fiber 34g142%
Sugar 19g21%
Protein 102g204%
Vitamin A 3885IU78%
Vitamin C 160.6mg195%
Calcium 1895mg190%
Iron 45.2mg251%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.




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