Grandma’s Pasta Salad
Servings Prep Time
4people 5minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4people 5minutes
Cook Time
  • 1/3cup diced onion
  • 3tbsp sugar
  • 3tbsp vinegar
  • 2 1/2cups Water
  • 2cups small pasta
  • 1tsp salt
  • 3/4cup mayo or Miracle Whip
  • 1tbsp mustard
  • 1/4tsp celery seed
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2cup chopped celery
  • 2oz cheddardiced
  1. Mix together the onion, sugar and vinegar and set aside.
  2. Put the water, salt and pasta in the Instant Pot and give it a stir. Close the lid, make sure the valve is set to Sealing and push the Pressure Cook (or Manual) button. Adjust time using the + and – buttons to get to 5 minutes.
  3. When it beeps that it’s done, flip the valve from Sealing to Venting for a quick release and when the pin drops, remove the lid. Drain the pasta.
  4. Whisk together the mayo, mustard, celery seed, salt and pepper. Add the onion/vinegar mixture and pour over the pasta. Add the celery and cheese cubes and stir well. Refrigerate for several hours to develop the flavour.
Recipe Notes

Pressure Cook and Manual buttons are interchangeable.