Pressure Roasted Potatoes With Herbs - 2.5 Qt Pressure Cooker

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Total Time
10 mins
13 mins

Entered for safe-keeping, ideal for pressure frypan, from Kuhn Rikon's "Quick Cuisine". This method gives potatoes the golden brown look of oven-roasted potatoes, and infuses the herb flavoring into the onion sauce. With pressure cooking, the flavor stays in.

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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 8 medium red potatoes, cleaned and quartered
  • 1 teaspoon mixed Italian herbs
  • 14 cup water


  1. In a 2.5-quart or larger pressure cooker, heat oil over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and cook until softened.
  3. Add potatoes and brown, turning to brown all sides evenly.
  4. Add herbs and stir to coat the potatoes.
  5. Add water and bring to a boil.
  6. Close lid immediately and bring pressure to second red ring (High pressure) over high heat. Adjust heat to stabilize pressure at second red ring. Cook for 5 minutes.
  7. Remove from heat and use Natural Release Method.