Instant Pot Ranch Potatoes
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Instant Pot Ranch Potatoes

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What are Instant Pot Ranch Potatoes

Instant Pot Ranch Potatoes are a super-easy side dish or light main dish. There is very little hands on time making this dish an easy weeknight friendly meal.

Can I make Instant Pot Ranch Potatoes Vegetarian or Vegan?

Yes! This dish is already vegetarian as written. To make the dish vegan, use a vegan-friendly dry Ranch seasoning such as Marshalls Creek. You will need to use about 2 Tablespoons of seasoning to replicate the volume in a traditional packet.

What changes can I make to Instant Pot Ranch Potatoes

  • Potatoes: You could easily use red potatoes instead of yellow.
  • Carrots: If you don’t want to use baby carrots, you could easily peel, quarter and chunk regular carrots.
  • Seasoning: This dish would work well with any dry dressing mix. Garlic Herb, Italian, Spicy Ranch, etc would all be good ideas to swap into this dish.
Instant Pot Ranch Potatoes

Instant Pot Ranch Potatoes

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Wait Time 15 mins
Servings 4


  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 1 lb baby carrots
  • 2 lbs yukon gold potatoes cut in bite-sized chunks
  • 3/4 cup vegetable or chicken broth
  • 1 packet Dry Ranch Dressing Mix
  • parsley to garnish


  • Add the oil to the Instant Pot. Press the sauté button and wait for it to warm. Add the onions and cook for around 5 minutes to soften.
  • Add the carrots and sauté 5 minutes more.
  • Add the potatoes, broth and ranch to the Instant Pot and stir well. Set to pressure cooking manual for 5 minutes. Set valve to sealing.
  • When the potatoes are done cooking, allow a natural pressure release for 10 minutes and then quick release any remaining pressure.
Keyword carrot, Instant Pot, potato, ranch


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