Put the oil in the pot, select SAUTÉ, and adjust to NORMAL/MEDIUM heat. When the oil is hot, add the onions and cook, stirring frequently, until beginning to soften, 3 minutes. Add the potatoes, 1 teaspoon salt, and several grinds of pepper and stir to combine. Cover loosely with the lid set to “Venting” and cook, stirring frequently, until the potatoes are barely tender when pierced with a fork, 4 to 5 minutes. Press CANCEL.