Instant Pot Confetti Egg Salad

I never fail to get comments when I take this confoundingly pretty egg salad to a picnic, party or potluck. “How’d you do that??” is always the refrain, and today I’m going to show you exactly how to make the prettiest party egg salad you’ve ever seen…in your Instant Pot (get yours here:!

The secret to this amazingly cute dish is using egg molds like these. By separating the egg whites and stirring in just a single drop of food coloring (or feel free to use natural vegetable dyes like beet juice), you get a swirl of color in the whites of the eggs that looks gorgeous and different.

Let the occasion determine your color scheme. Imagine green for St Patrick’s Day, blue and red for your 4th of July picnic, peach and lavender for Easter or go all out for that gender reveal party with a pretty pink or baby boy blue. The possibilities are endless, and the praise for your creativity will be, too!

The egg salad portion of this recipe is intentionally very simple to highlight the pretty colors of this dish, but feel free to soup it up to suit your taste with additional seasonings, sauces, chipped veggies or herbs.

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