Tired of using your crock pot and want to opt for something better? Instant Pots are the answer! This kitchen appliance serves a multitude of purposes, acting as a slow cooker, pressure cooker, steamer, and so much more!
Although Instant Pot has been around for over 8 years, the product continues to develop and is a pretty big hit for Amazon consumers! But before we share how to use an Instant Pot, let's talk about what this incredible kitchen appliance can do.
100% yes, there are many benefits for Instant Pot owner! Founder and CEO of Instant Pot, Dr. Robert Wang, said that his company's goal is "to be known as providing the best kitchen experience by offering unsurpassed user interface design and connected technologies." The amount of functions this appliance has is unbeatable!
Instant Pots can cook just about ANYTHING that you've been craving! Want to cook rice fast? It can do it! Steam vegetables? Instant Pot can also do that! It can even make yogurt (yes, we are shocked as well). While the Instant Pot is able to cook food within just a few hours or less, it also has a cool feature that allows for a delayed programmable start!
For those who enjoy meal prepping, they may turn to a crockpot. But if you want to fix something fast to eat, an Instant Pot might be a better option for you!
Once the water test is complete, you can FINALLY get to cooking in your Instant Pot!
Pressure Cook: Commonly used for rice, soup, meat, stews, beans/chili, and cake.
Slow Cook: Commonly used for meats, pastas, and soups.
Sauté: Commonly used for browning meat, stir-frying, and pan-searing.
Important to note - Some Instant Pots (like the Smart Wifi Instant Pot) has a Yogurt option!
There are a TON of recipes out there for your Instant Pot. Here are 7 of our favorite recipes:
Instant Pot is a brand itself, however, it has different sizes and models.
If you're unsure about which model to purchase, you can check out Instant Pot's product comparisons.
Instant pots were designed to speed up the cooking process and to make your life easier! For more Instant Pot recipes ideas, check out some of our favorites here!