Pressure-Cooker Lemon Red Potatoes

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 15 min.


6 servings

Updated: Mar. 24, 2023
Butter, lemon juice, parsley and chives enhance this simple side dish. I usually prepare these potatoes when I'm having company. Since they cook in the pressure cooker, there's plenty of room on the stove for other dishes. —Tara Branham, Austin, Texas
Pressure-Cooker Lemon Red Potatoes Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1-1/2 pounds medium red potatoes
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cut a strip of peel around the middle of each potato. Place potatoes and 1/4 cup water in a 6-qt. electric pressure cooker. Lock lid; close pressure-release valve. Adjust to pressure-cook on high for 12 minutes. Quick-release pressure. Drain any cooking liquid; transfer potatoes to a large bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, combine butter, parsley, lemon juice and chives. Pour over potatoes; toss to coat. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Test Kitchen tips
  • This recipe is versatile and works with spices you have on hand. You can make up your own combination.
  • Nutrition Facts

    1 serving: 150 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 85mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.