The Very Best Teeny Tiny Potatoes

from ButterYum
makes 1 pound


  • 1 pound bite-size potatoes

  • 1 cup water

  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted

  • kosher salt and pepper to taste

  • optional: freshly chopped parsley and/or chives


  1. Wash potatoes well and place them in a steam basket.

  2. Place steam basket and 1 cup of water in an Instant Pot.

  3. Seal Instant Post and cook on “high pressure” or “manual” for 15 minutes, being sure the “keep warm” feature is activated.

  4. Allow pressure to release naturally for at least 10 minutes, or up to an hour.

  5. To serve, carefully toss the tender potatoes with melted butter, salt, pepper, and if desired, finely chopped fresh herbs, using a soft silicone or rubber spatula.

    Note: to cook 2 pounds of potatoes, double all the ingredients and place them in an 8-quart Instant Pot.