Instant Pot Egg Salad – The Cookie Rookie®


A delicious and creamy egg salad is so quick and easy to make in the Instant Pot. Made with Greek yogurt and mayonnaise, it’s a classic sandwich filling that can be made ahead of time.

egg salad sandwiches made in instant pot

Egg Salad in an Instant Pot

Hands down, a homemade egg salad is one of my favorite sandwich fillings! And when you are short on time, your trusty Instant Pot has you covered!

Super simple to make with just a few basic ingredients, this homemade egg salad is creamy and tangy. don’t tell anyone, but I eat it right out of the bowl with a spoon!

For more egg recipes, be sure to check out my Avocado Egg Salad and Loaded Deviled Eggs.

Why you’ll love this Instant Pot Egg Salad Recipe:

  • Quick: You can make up a batch of this delicious salad in less than 30 minutes.
  • Healthy: This recipe is low carb and low in saturated fat. It makes for a great protein packed lunch.
  • Make ahead: This keeps really well, so make up a batch and enjoy it throughout the week.
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How to make Egg Salad in the pressure cooker

Be sure to see the recipe card below for full ingredients & instructions!

  • Crack the eggs into a springform pan.
  • Place water in the Instant Pot and place the on a trivet.
  • Cook on high and release pressure.
  • Chop the eggs and mix in the mayonnaise and yogurt.
  • Stir in the seasonings and add in the chopped celery.

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How long does egg salad keep?

This egg salad will keep well in the fridge for around 4 days. Keep in in an airtight container and don’t leave it at room temperature for more than 2 hours.

Can you freeze instant pot egg salad?

It’s best not to freeze this egg salad as it contains mayonnaise. When frozen, it becomes rubbery and watery. It will still be safe to eat once thawed, but the texture will change considerably.

How to serve

I like to serve this Instant Pot egg salad between two slices of wholegrain bread with some fresh lettuce. It will also work great in tortilla wraps or even topped on a bowl of fresh salad.

To keep this recipe low carb and keto friendly, serve in in lettuce wraps. Makes a great healthy lunch any day of the week.

Do you need an Instant Pot to make this recipe?

No! If you don’t have an Instant Pot, you can still make this egg salad. Simply hard boil the eggs on the stovetop, peel them and then chop into pieces and follow the rest of the recipe. We have a great recipe for Egg Salad Sandwiches!

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stacked egg salad sandwiches

Tips!

  • Use the freshest eggs you can, and if possible use free run / organic.
  • Test the freshness of your eggs in a bowl of water. Fresh eggs will sink to the bottom and old eggs will float to the top.
  • Allow the eggs to cool completely before chopping them into pieces.
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