Who doesn’t want to make their time in the kitchen as easy and efficient as possible? After a long day of work, coming home and having to make dinner can be a daunting and tiring task. However, Pressure Cookers are absolutely changing the game. Instead of coming home to cook, you’ll come home to a fully cooked meal!
How Do Pressure Cookers Work?
Pressure Cookers work by heating the cooker to the point where the water within the pot begins to turn into steam. Because the lid of the Pressure Cooker is sealed tight, the steam is trapped and essentially raises the temperature enough to cook your meal. The moisture within the pot also ensures that your meal will remain tender and moist, no matter the length of time you’re away. Of course, the cooking time is going to vary between meals, especially if there’s chicken involved.
Quicker and better-tasting food? Why wouldn’t anyone want to invest in a Pressure Cooker?
Now that we’ve gone over the basics of Pressure Cookers, let’s take a look at some delicious meals you can make using a Pressure Cooker. Everyone loves Italian right?
Chicken Cacciatore is straight out of an Italian dream cookbook and now, thanks to pressure cookers, it’s extremely plausible to add to your weekly dinner menu. This recipe takes around half an hour. While it is slightly changed from how you would make it without a Pressure Cooker it does not sacrifice the taste!
Ready to cozy up with a hearty bowl of soup when you get home from work? The Pressure cooker has got you covered. Making Minestrone Soup has never been easier. You’re going to want to use the Saute button on your Pressure Cooker. After adding in all of your vegetables and ingredients, your soup will take no more than 20 minutes to make.
Head to Northern Italy with Polenta by cooking it in your Pressure Cooker. You make this just as you would on the stove: Cornmeal, salted water, some veggies, and any other ingredients you’d want to be added. Then switch on your Pressure Cooker and within the hour you’ll have a fully home-cooked meal.
Linguini and Pesto
Can’t have a stocked Italian menu without Linguini! This meal can be done in just 35 minutes. After adding in all the ingredients required by the recipe, you’ll use the high-pressure setting and leave it standing for around 10 minutes, then you’ll implement the quick-release method.
Yes, it is 100 percent possible to cook Lasagna in the Pressure Cooker. In fact, it might just be the best Lasagna you’ve ever tasted. The best part of it all is that a layered Lasagna only needs to be cooked in the pressure cooker for 30 minutes. Prep on the weekend and stick it in the Pressure Cooker on Wednesday night!
Knowing how to cook your favorite Italian recipes in a pressure cooker has its advantages. These recipes are simple, so you can satisfy your craving for Italian food in the comfort of your home. There are plenty of other recipes to try for you and the family to enjoy too, so go to Pinterest and get cooking!